Electric vehicles—the great unknown
12 June 2017
Forecasters agree that EVs will hurt oil demand—but on the size of the impact consensus is scant
Electric threat
12 June 2017
The oil industry needs to start taking the rise of alternative vehicles seriously
Fast-track to Saudi Arabia's throne?
5 June 2017
Recent top appointments have increased speculation about the succession, but the overall outlook for the kingdom appears stable
Saudi gain before more pain
5 June 2017
The rescinding of civil servants' pay cuts will not deflect the government from pursuing broad economic reforms
Refining Saudi Arabia's future
5 June 2017
Saudi Arabia is taking the opportunity of collective oil-production cuts to focus on downstream ventures
A greener Gulf
31 May 2017
Blessed with sunshine and wind as abundant as its oil and gas, the region is starting to plot a cleaner post-oil future
Ties that bind in Turkey
30 May 2017
Energy and economic interdependence between Turkey and the KRG will transcend political crises
Iraq is living dangerously
30 May 2017
The defeat of IS in Mosul will uncover a range of festering political grievances
Middle East tricky energy triangle
30 May 2017
Baghdad's and Erbil's oil-output plans are entwined with political differences and Ankara's strategy to diversify energy sources
While Opec was cutting...
22 May 2017
The Permian will lead a strong US onshore recovery in 2017, while former stalwarts the Eagle Ford and Bakken struggle to regain their footing
Russia is over the worst
15 May 2017
GDP is picking up, partly thanks to higher oil prices. But reforms are needed to consolidate the gains
Gazprom's next gas battle
15 May 2017
The Russian giant is ready to defend its market share in Europe and face off the threat of American LNG
Russian domestic battlefield
15 May 2017
Rosneft and Novatek are biting at Gazprom's heels in the domestic market. Its focus is international
Russian supply vs production
8 May 2017
Extending the deal with Opec is the only barrier to oil-output growth in 2017. But Russian exports should keep rising whatever is decided in Vienna
Russian pumps primed
8 May 2017
The country’s producers have been cutting output in the first two quarters of 2017, but their guidance to investors is for a reversal in the second half
Rovuma exports inch closer
24 April 2017
Eni's project in Mozambique should soon get the official go-ahead. Tanzania's progress is much slower
Start-stop for Russian LNG
24 April 2017
Some Russian LNG projects are advancing, but bigger expansion plans look ever distant
Surf's up for LNG in Europe
24 April 2017
Everyone expected a wave of supply to be hitting Europe’s market by now. It hasn’t arrived yet, but it will
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
Libya's unending oil war
10 April 2017
As the latest battle in the Sirte basin shows, Libya's output recovery remains hostage to the country's politics
Libya's east ups the ante
10 April 2017
Haftar's recapture of the oil crescent and the GNA's disintegration have prompted renewed efforts by Tobruk to sell its own oil
The Mideast's gas paradox
3 April 2017
It is home to the world's biggest exporter—and also some of its fastest-growing consumers. Yet intra-regional trade remains thin
Australia battered but unbowed
3 April 2017
Delays and cost overruns hurt the sector, but Australia is still on course to become a global export powerhouse
Asia to soak up global LNG glut
3 April 2017
Weak prices reflect a region awash in supplies. Rising demand will soak up the global surfeit, but not until the 2020s
Reality bites for Canada
27 March 2017
Canada's export plans are among the world's most ambitious. And slowest to get moving
The US builds for the future
27 March 2017
Rapid rebalancing of the world's seaborne gas market will be crucial to the success of US exports