Exploration & Production
Mixed fortunes in Mauritania—Senegal
19 April 2018
Drilling for the gas export project between the two countries has been disappointing
Cyprus: long wait for celebration
19 April 2018
The rising prospect of East Med natural gas sales is lifting Cyprus' hopes of finding a market, despite Turkish threats
Fracks and facts
3 April 2018
Daniel Raimi's book sifts through the bluster and rhetoric. The result will please and annoy both sides
Venezuela's unprecedented supply collapse
29 March 2018
Production is likely to flirt with 1m barrels a day as the country's problems mount
Libya's oil output restrained
28 March 2018
Investment is needed to boost production capacity
Papua New Guinea fails to step on the gas
28 March 2018
Despite promising resources, disputes over payment terms are stalling progress
US still driving oil investment recovery
26 March 2018
Executives see plenty of enticing opportunities, but spending will be heavily weighted to the US and they can't commit without signs of a sustained path toward higher-priced oil
Trump's offshore oil ambitions sinking
23 March 2018
A clumsy roll-out has imperiled a plan to open nearly all of America's waters to drilling
North Sea—life in the old dog
12 March 2018
There's still plenty more value to be eked out of the maturing basin, according to one of the region's most experienced operators
Russia seeks to revive offshore Arctic ambitions
6 March 2018
New oil finds and melting ice are helping to reignite interest in the region
Norway winds down
5 March 2018
Fresh developments in the Arctic promise new production, but enthusiasm for fresh licenses has waned
Guyana gives and gives
5 March 2018
A sixth discovery off the country's coast points to further oil riches at ExxonMobil's Stabroek Block
Europe's two-horse shale race
5 March 2018
Legal and environmental challenges are tying the hands of governments keen to exploit unconventional gas
Algeria and Saudi's differing shale development
5 March 2018
Two of the most-watched countries in the expansion of unconventional gas adopt opposite approaches to tapping their substantial reserves
Venezuela in freefall
2 March 2018
Caracas doesn't have an answer for the accelerating deterioration of the country's oil industry
Brazil back on track
2 March 2018
This year should see Brazil's recovery deepen, but also holds the risk of a presidential election derailing it
US service companies set to shine
1 March 2018
A tighter market for fracking equipment and a rosy drilling outlook have operators recovering their pre-crash form
Chasing Chinese gas dreams
26 February 2018
Both the country's unconventional production and reserves are set to soar
Canadian rocky road to recovery
23 February 2018
Oil output is still ticking higher, but depressed prices and persistent pipeline problems are weighing on the industry
Senegal moves towards first oil
21 February 2018
The Cairn-led SNE venture must now convert some of the world's largest recent discoveries into viable production
Mexico stuck in neutral
20 February 2018
The resources are there and the reforms have opened the door to investors, but shale gas can't yet compete
Argentina's shale boom
20 February 2018
The country's play is set to witness a quick rise in gas output as drillers look to lock in higher subsidised prices
Shale starts giving (a little bit) back
16 February 2018
Producers are funneling more cash into share buybacks and dividends after months of pressure from shareholders to boost returns
US gas galore
16 February 2018
Returns have been more difficult to find than gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. New pipelines opening up fresh markets and better wells could help improve things
North Sea's golden years
15 February 2018
The region may be past its prime but is still running with the best
Central Asia on the move
15 February 2018
States are looking for energy output, Central European ones for diversification and integration