Exploration & Production
Canada's cost cutters
28 June 2017
In the race to lower costs, Alberta's in situ oil sands producers are beating the miners
Heavyweights lift Mexico's second oil round
21 June 2017
Drilling boom offers bright spot in otherwise bleak global oil exploration outlook
Senegal—steady as she goes
20 June 2017
A ministerial departure and a supermajor arrival reflect the rising stakes in West Africa's latest upstream player, but the president is playing it cool
More haste, less speed in Malawi?
20 June 2017
Malawi hopes to emulate its eastern African neighbours by making big hydrocarbons discoveries but progress is slow
Qatar's foot off the brake
20 June 2017
With an eye on Iran's rapid exploitation of the shared North Field, Qatar has lifted its development moratorium
Canada looks to Beijing for new oil sands investment
12 June 2017
As IOCs flee, Ottawa hopes to lure Asian petrodollars back
North Sea—what lies beneath
7 June 2017
Shell wants to leave some of its defunct Brent infrastructure at sea. It’s the cheap way to decommission—but might also have ecological benefits
Myanmar rejuvenation time
31 May 2017
International interest in the country's upstream has waned lately. New investment laws about to come into force could help
Kuwait's new dynamism
24 May 2017
The country wants to shake off its reputation for delays and energy sector in-fighting
While Opec was cutting...
22 May 2017
The Permian will lead a strong US onshore recovery in 2017, while former stalwarts the Eagle Ford and Bakken struggle to regain their footing
Russian domestic battlefield
15 May 2017
Rosneft and Novatek are biting at Gazprom's heels in the domestic market. Its focus is international
Get fit, stay in shape
12 May 2017
Cooperate and be flexible to survive, industry leaders tell AOGC
America's export machine cranks up
10 May 2017
Shipments of oil and gas hit new highs in 2016. As drilling picks up and new infrastructure is built, 2017 could be another record breaker
Russian pumps primed
8 May 2017
The country’s producers have been cutting output in the first two quarters of 2017, but their guidance to investors is for a reversal in the second half
Norway's Barents bounce
3 May 2017
The death of Arctic exploration has been greatly exaggerated—in Norway, at least
Canada's missing barrels
3 May 2017
The majors have carried billions of barrels of oil sands reserves on their books. The price downturn is making them disappear
Senegal's offshore oil plans inch ahead
26 April 2017
Cairn seeks to manage expectations, as reserve estimates grow
Argentina looks to recapture Vaca Muerta shale momentum
26 April 2017
Investment in Vaca Muerta has slumped. A deal between Shell and YPF shows government efforts may be turning things around
Finding the sweet spot: Canadian conventional oil
19 April 2017
The oil sands get most of the attention and investment, but there is life in the country's oil sector beyond bitumen
Pioneer's startling Permian output-growth plans
29 March 2017
Pioneer Natural Resources' growth plans will transform the company and points to a long bull run for Texas's prolific shale play
Kuwait still drilling
1 March 2017
Kuwait is plugging away in its upstream and will seek more IOC help to do so
Pertamina unleashed
21 February 2017
Back outside Opec again, Indonesia's oil and gas giant will spend heavily
Guyana's new crude frontier?
1 February 2017
The Liza oil find offers the promise of an economic boost for the country but the government must plot its course carefully
North Sea struggles in a new era
1 February 2017
Higher oil prices would help, but they won’t restore glory to an increasingly marginal play
Opec cuts, shale mends
10 January 2017
Is American tight oil going to ruin the price recovery?
Opening up Trinidad's tar sands
5 January 2017
The island holds large bitumen reserves. The head of a company wanting to develop them says the resource could help fix the country’s energy-import problem