Outlook 2019
Small players drive a revival in the North Sea
17 December 2018
Norway and the UK showed increasing appeal for E&P firms in 2018, with M&A moves propelling investment into the North Sea—but Brexit was a concern for some in the UK side of the play
African deep-water makes progress
14 December 2018
Drillers began to renew their interest in African projects that were once deemed too costly and risky
Moscow calling the shots
14 December 2018
Russia ramped up production in 2018, with Arctic developments playing a major role
Middle East tensions rumbled on in 2018
13 December 2018
Oil prices recovered, but old conflicts remained unresolved
East Med rides the waves
13 December 2018
Egypt, Israel and Cyprus all saw progress in their ambitions to develop the prodigious East Med basin in 2018
China shows its muscle
13 December 2018
The country was at the centre of activity in the Asia-Pacific region, boosting production and imports—though some showed wariness about Beijing’s growing power
North American capacity boost
13 December 2018
The region experienced decisive additions to oil and gas capacity in 2018, with soaring natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica basins outpacing the infrastructure required to move it to market
PE Outlook 2019: A year of turbulence
12 December 2018
The mood music at year-end 2018 was increasingly gloomy, as economic and political factors spook oil and gas markets
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back