Author: Ian Lewis
Supply chaos clouds European gas outlook
15 December 2017
Europe may be pushing to diversify gas imports, but two surprise supply shocks have put the sector on edge
Happy days ahead for Tullow Oil
14 December 2017
The company's bottom line suffered when crude prices crashed in mid-2014, but a landmark maritime boundary resolution should lead to a welcome boost for company revenues
Maersk’s Tyra field redevelopment secures Danish gas supply
7 December 2017
The country’s main gas-producing field is to get a costly makeover, extending the life of North Sea developments
South Africa's offshore open for business
6 December 2017
Eager to emulate its neighbours' success, the country is striving to reinvigorate interest in its deepwater potential
Greece's eyes on the prize
5 December 2017
Greece's drive to attract investment to the hydrocarbons sector is gathering momentum
Republic of Congo bouncing back
30 November 2017
The central African nation looked to be a hydrocarbons has-been, but chunky discoveries in recent years have reversed the trend
Investors still feel the lure of North Sea
23 November 2017
Two major M&A deals and a boost from the Autumn 2017 budget may breathe new life into the UKCS
World Energy Outlook: oil-price pressure
16 November 2017
While crude demand will grow over the long-term, vast US reserves and lower cost production will keep a lid on prices, says the International Energy Agency
Total shores up LNG market share with Engie asset grab
14 November 2017
The French supermajor's acquisition gives it access to 10% of the global LNG market, second only to Shell
Plenty of optimism in West Africa
7 November 2017
Nigeria remains West Africa's largest producer by far, but if you want an exciting exploration prospect then Senegal and Mauritania are the places to be
Kenya's oil pipeline plans stall amid political tension
2 November 2017
A project to build an oil pipeline from reserves in the north of the country to the coast is inching forward - slowly
Africa's upstream investment terms fail to impress
27 October 2017
The region will have to offer much more attractive investment terms to lure operators to its upstream
Tanzania's LNG plans remain stalled
19 October 2017
A decision to split the energy and minerals ministry in two may be intended to dispel uncertainty over future liquefied natural gas export plans, but more than that will be needed
FLNG—a quiet revolution
19 October 2017
Shell and Petronas pushed the technology first, but African developers are poised to transform the continent into an FLNG production hub
North Sea waters start to calm
19 October 2017
Total's Maersk oil deal is unlikely to be surpassed in the region any time soon
North Sea under pressure
19 October 2017
The industry still thinks the mature province offers opportunities, but the good times may not have long to roll
Statoil's ray of North Sea sunshine
17 October 2017
The Verbier discovery is undoubtedly a welcome boost for the UK oil industry, but plenty more like it will be needed to arrest the region’s decline
Nord Stream 2: Pay your money, take your choice
6 October 2017
The pipeline faces a tough financing climate and continued opposition
Refining's big expansion
5 October 2017
Teapots are vying with the state giants in China, while India and the Middle East are ramping up
Storms gather for refiners
5 October 2017
Oil will remain the lifeblood of the transport sector for years, but refiners must prepare for its slow demise
Germany’s Energiewende blowin’ in the wind
29 September 2017
The direction of the country's energy transition policy remains unclear following the general election
Côte d'Ivoire's deep ambitions
29 September 2017
It's got the fiscal terms and even the domestic power market. Now Côte d'Ivoire just needs a major hydrocarbon find
Senegal's vote in favour
29 September 2017
The coalition ruling one of Africa's more stable nations has out-performed expectations in recent polls, giving assurance to the hydrocarbons sector
Refiners should expect the unexpected
22 September 2017
Trend spotting is easier said than done in the refining sector
End of a golden era for refiners?
22 September 2017
Refiners may struggle to keep making the profits of recent years, but there's life in the sector yet
Recruitment: March of the Millennials
22 September 2017
How can the industry attract young, tech-savvy recruits to energy companies?