Exploration & Production
Uganda's oil dreams move closer to realisation
29 May 2018
Production, pipeline and refinery projects are moving forward
Further finds needed in Ghana's offshore
29 May 2018
Exploration and production projects are being fast-tracked
Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan: Caspian output set to rebound
29 May 2018
Both countries signed up to the Opec deal in 2016. Neither seems destined to stick to the terms
New rigs from old
25 May 2018
Ades chief executive Mohamed Farouk reveals his firm’s formula for offering oil companies rigs at lower-than-market rates
An East Med gas renaissance
17 May 2018
After years of inertia, the prospects for the region's gas finally moving towards markets are improving
BP ploughs lonely shale gas furrow in China
2 May 2018
China is inviting foreign operators to develop its vast deposits
Can Novatek lure Aramco to Arctic LNG-2?
1 May 2018
Closer Russia-Saudi relations could bring new investment
Namibia's revival
27 April 2018
The majors are starting to take strategic offshore positions
South Sudan eyes Western oil investment
27 April 2018
Decades of civil unrest, a plunge in oil prices and international sanctions have spooked investors. Now the country's oil minister wants to lure them back
Better times for oilfield services
26 April 2018
Revenues at the sector's big firms are picking up, but the global outlook remains uncertain.
Gazprom Neft mulls new projects
24 April 2018
The Russian firm had stellar production growth of late, but it urgently needs to find new resources
Russia eyes sulphur stream
24 April 2018
The government is considering supplying high-sulphur crude in a separate stream to improve Urals export quality
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