Author: Justin Jacobs
Venezuela catches the crypto craze
16 March 2018
Is "The Petro" a leap forward or just a cash grab?
Tillerson ouster shakes up energy diplomacy
15 March 2018
American policy towards Iran and Venezuela will likely grow harsher, injecting more risk into energy markets
CERAWeek: Shale surge puts Opec in a bind
9 March 2018
Tight oil producers were buoyant and Opec accommodating as the global oil industry gathered
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
Trump's protectionism spooks energy industry
2 March 2018
Steel tariffs could slow booming pipeline and downstream infrastructure construction and feed producer inflation
Venezuela in freefall
2 March 2018
Caracas doesn't have an answer for the accelerating deterioration of the country's oil industry
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
Is Amlo a threat to Mexico's oil opening?
27 February 2018
The industry fears a López Obrador victory in July's presidential election could derail the country's reforms
Priced out of the Permian
26 February 2018
M&A has slowed in the US' hottest shale basin as investors look elsewhere for cheaper growth opportunities
Electrifying potential
23 February 2018
The falling cost of storing energy is emerging as a key enabler of electric vehicle and renewables growth. The oil and gas industry is taking notice
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
Brazil watches the polls
12 February 2018
The South American country will choose a new president in 2018, with major ramifications for the oil industry
US defends its oil-output data
30 January 2018
What do the EIA's weekly production figures tell the market—and what don't they?
Venezuela's oil exports to the US fading fast
29 January 2018
Collapsing shipments point to deep pain in the country's oil industry
Guyana—at the frontier
19 January 2018
ExxonMobil and its partner are racing ahead with their major Liza discovery in Guyana, at Latin America's exploration frontier. Others are struggling to replicate the success
Majors come calling for Brazil's pre-salt
16 January 2018
Shell and Petrobras were the big winners in Brazil's latest upstream bid round, along with backers of Brazil's oil reforms
Venezuela going for broke
16 January 2018
The Maduro government wants a new deal on its debt. Things are going to get messy
Big oil buying into green
16 January 2018
2018 looks set to be another big year in renewables deal-making for the oil majors
Where next for the Bakken?
9 January 2018
Producers are making the North Dakota tight oil play an attractive place to drill again, but it will struggle to compete with the Permian
Trump's offshore oil bonanza
9 January 2018
The administration has proposed a sweeping opening of America's waters to oil drilling. But politics and industry realities will rein in the ambitions
US energy: what to watch in 2018
3 January 2018
Oil production, trade, renewables and technology top our list of major questions facing America's energy industry heading into the new year
Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
US tight oil turning over a new leaf?
18 December 2017
A shale sector that emphasised returns over production growth would be a win from both shareholders and oil markets