Author: Helen Robertson
Petrobras—back from the brink?
2 October 2017
Brazil's state-run oil firm has had a brutal few years. Growth is its focus again, but a full recovery is still some way off
Mayhem: oil and equity markets caught off guard by UK election result
9 June 2017
Yet more uncertainty will be negative for energy demand and stunt policy
The great LNG market showdown
5 April 2017
Sellers say a supply crunch is looming. Buyers say suppliers are out of touch with the changing times
Yet more Australian LNG
27 January 2017
While there's no end in sight for the global gas glut, higher crude prices will help exporters
New year, new price
27 January 2017
Brent futures will rise this year. So will volatility
Diminishing gas glut
3 January 2017
Falling production and higher demand should tighten the US natural gas market in 2017
Margin call
3 January 2017
European refining enjoyed a healthy end to 2016. Opec's production deal should add further support
Shifting the bulge
3 January 2017
An onslaught of new supply will continue to pressure LNG prices in 2017
A tale of two forecasts
3 January 2017
Both the IEA and Opec agree global oil demand will increase in 2017. Supplies are trickier to figure out
Canada steps up coal phase-out plan
23 November 2016
The country plans to eliminate coal-fired electricity generation by 2030 and start to rely on clean energy for power
The IEA thinks a supply crunch is coming
17 November 2016
Production will not keep pace with demand within a decade unless drillers start spending money again, the agency says
What happened to Polish shale?
17 November 2016
Poor drilling results, weak gas prices and an expected supply onslaught have damaged Poland's unconventional hopes. Imports will rise
UK - weak power
16 November 2016
The retirement of coal-fired power stations is tightening the UK's electricity supply-and the government doesn't seem to have a plan to cope
Baker Hughes shareholders do maths over GE deal
15 November 2016
General Electric's plan to merge its oil and gas division with Baker Hughes should be a boon for the oilfield services company amid testing times for the sector. But Baker Hughes shareholders may need some convincing
Oil markets shrug at Trump election win
15 November 2016
While equity markets around the globe were rattled by the news of a Trump win, crude futures were unfazed
Glut no more for US gas
15 November 2016
North American consumers will pay more for their gas this winter as stocks build more slowly and demand rises
Opec deal would bring subtle shift in market share
15 November 2016
If the group delivers on its pledge at the November meeting, some members will lose more than others
Indian oil-demand growth hits the road
15 November 2016
Economic expansion and more drivers mean the country needs much more fuel
The China coal-to-gas effect
15 November 2016
The country's policy to cut coal production capacity has sent prices around the globe soaring. It’s good news for Europe's decarbonising efforts
Cairo crunch
11 November 2016
Fast-rising fuel demand is a problem for a country relying increasingly on products imports
An oil industry between two fires
2 November 2016
Politicking between two US presidential candidates has never been so colourful. As the election approaches and the polls swing back and forth, neither Trump nor Clinton have offered the oil industry what it needs
Renewables scale the heights of power
31 October 2016
Electricity generated from renewable energy will soar over the next five years with wind and solar leading the charge
Divided oil world
24 October 2016
The global crude supply landscape has transformed over the past two years, bringing some blessings and many curses for producers
Margins push global refinery turnarounds 40% lower
24 October 2016
The biggest outages will be in Asia but there are stark regional differences
Swamped with gas
24 October 2016
Both demand and prices will need to pick up to ease the oversupply
A glimpse of recovery for distillates
24 October 2016
Falling runs and Middle East maintenance will tighten European distillate supply in Q4