Report
Mexico—zero to hero
9 November 2017
A string of successful auctions has set the stage for an exploration boom in Mexican waters
US—revival in the north
7 November 2017
Drilling in Alaska is pricey compared with tight oil in the Lower 48. But the potential remains huge
Canada's home-ice advantage
7 November 2017
Vast reserves are the oil sands' main advantage. Local producers think they can drive costs down where foreign entrants couldn't
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
India's sunny uplands
3 November 2017
To avoid the huge run-up in fossil-fuel demand forecasters expect, India will deploy more renewables and hope to electrify its passenger-transport sector
Flexing India's muscles
3 November 2017
The country will need to import more oil and gas. But, as recent oil and LNG deals show, the advantage is presently with the buyer
Cyprus catching up?
31 October 2017
Egypt is far ahead in the race to be the top East Med gas producer, but Cyprus is hoping it will soon move into second place
Iran's great opening
31 October 2017
Iran's risks lie above the ground. Below it, a wealth of opportunity awaits careful investors
Greenfields galore for Russia
26 October 2017
Eastern Siberia will be the engine for rising Russian oil and gas output for decades
Help at hand in India
13 October 2017
Conservation, EVs and renewables can play their part. But India wants much more yield from its own oil and gas resources too
India—demand dynamo
13 October 2017
India's economic success will make it a decisive player in global energy for decades
Jordan—pick and mix
28 September 2017
Jordan needs to expand its power-distribution system as it becomes one of the most advanced Arab states in developing renewables
Jordan—rocks to watts
28 September 2017
Jordan is hoping that burning oil shale to create power will be a significant step towards greater energy independence
Investors needed in Cambodia and Vietnam
31 July 2017
Both countries need investment to arrest declining domestic output and plug an impending supply gap—opportunities for China and LNG
Reasons for Thailand to smile?
31 July 2017
Thailand's energy sector is struggling to cope with rising demand and maturing fields. Investors are not flocking to help
Petronas—made for the sea
31 July 2017
Petronas's new floating LNG platform is up and running—and hopes to take a slice of the burgeoning maritime-fuel market
Indonesia treading water
31 July 2017
The government wants higher oil production. The prospects are dim
Time to Shell out?
17 July 2017
The world hardly needs another LNG plant but a capacity expansion at Nigeria's NLNG looks more probable than it has for a while
Waste not, want not in Nigeria
17 July 2017
Niger Delta oil projects used to be among the world's worst offenders, but things are improving
Nigeria looking up
17 July 2017
Long-awaited legislative progress, peace in the Delta and some astute political management are creating optimism in the country's energy sector
Nigerian continuity and change
17 July 2017
Oil production is picking up and vital legislation affecting the future of the sector looks to be heading for the statute book, but Nigeria is not out of the woods yet
China's gas needs
10 July 2017
China's market is growing quickly again, spurring more enthusiasm for domestic shale and attracting exporters as far away as the US
China's tired fields
10 July 2017
China's output is continuing to slow, which is good news for exporters targeting the country
China's belt loosening
10 July 2017
China's economy isn't skipping ahead as it once did, but its role as an engine for global expansion is only rising
Electric vehicles—if you build it...
26 June 2017
While EV charging stations are expanding rapidly in Europe, the US uptake is slower
New electric mobility
26 June 2017
Surging green energy generation is creating surpluses, in turn supporting the rise of electric transport