Leaders
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
Oil's well—for now
28 November 2017
Experts differ on when oil demand will peak but agree we're accelerating towards it
Another heave for Opec
17 November 2017
Opec must extend its deal or face another sell-off. Then it needs to find an exit strategy
Oil prices—is the worst over?
17 October 2017
Supply-demand balances are tightening and sentiment is turning, but the next two quarters will be decisive
10 lessons from a decade of exploration
17 October 2017
Finding big oil has got harder. An industry veteran has some advice
The other damaging glut
2 October 2017
Emissions-trading systems have suffered from an oversupply of permits. Regulators are trying to fix that and show the mechanisms can still work
We won't always have Paris
2 October 2017
The climate pact can just about cope without Donald Trump's America, say its supporters. Others aren’t so sanguine
LNG gluts and cycles
12 September 2017
Structural oversupply is about to hit the market and some projects will have to curtail output to cope. But buyers and developers must take a longer-term view
France's Macronenergy
4 September 2017
France's new president has plans to transform his country's energy market. They are on a breathtaking scale
Europe's black and green stuff
4 September 2017
Europe's energy supply mix is changing again. It won’t be good news for the climate targets
Bolivia—another strike from the resources curse?
4 August 2017
An IMF study fears Bolivia's gas boom could explode. It wants the government to change tack
More boom, more bust for oil
12 April 2017
The industry's history suggests that Opec’s latest efforts to stabilise the oil price will not be successful
Slow reset of US-Russian relations
20 March 2017
Trump and Tillerson should help improve US-Russia relations. But an end to sanctions doesn't look imminent
Building walls
20 March 2017
The new White House promises to be generous to energy. Some policies will be anything but
As good as it gets for Opec
20 March 2017
Compliance with the Opec deal is defying the group's sceptics. How long can it last?
The comeback
3 January 2017
Opec's deal is a seismic moment for the oil market. But forces beyond the group's control will decide how effective the cuts are
The search for storage
8 December 2016
In the fourth of a six-part series, our trader looks back at a time when oil was the best commodity one could hold
Opec - now for the hard part
21 November 2016
Opec's Algiers deal has put a floor in prices - but the group must give the market real details at its end-November meeting
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
Back to the new normal
13 October 2016
Judging by history, and reflecting rampant supply, tepid demand and a passive Opec, $50 oil is about where the price belongs
Swing states
20 September 2016
Is American tight oil really now the world’s swing supplier?
Coming down
31 August 2016
In the third of our six-part series, our trader navigates a plan with deal-altering drugs
Overcooking US gasoline demand
31 August 2016
Has the country been burning more gasoline than ever before? The data paint a confusing picture
Time for action from Opec
24 August 2016
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister says Opec will take “any possible action” to stabilise the market. The group should cut, now
A new day for you, a new day for us
2 May 2016
Looking to oil's vanishing point
27 April 2016
Hard-to-quantify shifts may be underway in global energy and the oil industry will ignore them at its peril
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