Editorial calendar 2017

Petroleum Economist writes features each month based on news from the ground. However, we also plan in depth features and reports each year to give you a picture of the energy industry beyond the headlines. Take a look at our editorial calendar to see what's coming up. 

November

In depth

South America

A dearth of investment, low prices and political instability have sent oil output plunging among the region's top producers. Are there any upstream hotspots? This report will tell you all you need to know about the investment opportunities and demand trends among the region's largest economies.

Reportage

The Gulf

Fearful of the rise of US shale and electric cars, GCC states want to lessen their dependence on oil revenues. Both Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have published ambitious plans to wean their economies off of oil revenues, in an effort to mitigate oil-price volatility. This special report, from our correspondent on the ground, will tell you all you need to know about the region's changing energy landscape.

Forward intelligence

Gas and renewables in the Gulf

Natural gas and renewable energy will be a key part of the Gulf's transition to diversify its economy away from oil and to a lower carbon future. This report will tell you all you need to know about the shifting sands in the Gulf's energy mix over the coming years.

Company profile

Saudi Aramco

The world's largest oil exporter has big plans for expanding its refining capacity and with its planned IPO scheduled for 2018, Saudi Aramco is expected to undergo some big changes in the months and years ahead. Here we'll profile the company's financial prospects.

The ledger

East Mediterranean 

The region has produced evidence of significant offshore gas reserves. In Egypt's giant Zohr gasfieldwith an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet of gas in place—Eni is hoping to start production in late 2017. Meanwhile Israeli fields, such as Leviathan, further east, yielded a new gas discovery by Eni in offshore Libya. Here, we'll look at the East Mediterranean's economics and production prospects.

To advertise against any of the above features in our November issue contact Owen Raw-Rees, Commercial Manager, on +44 203 409 2241, or owen.raw-rees@petroleum-economist.com 

December/January

In depth

African frontier

Investment in West Africa is picking up pace and Senegal in particular is being well and truly blooded as a new oil and gas province. In this report we'll profile the region's upstream growth prospects and the geopolitical risk of operating there as the list of discoveries grows.

Report

Iraq

The swift recapture of Kirkuk and other disputed areas by Iraqi forces in October has changed the face of the country and left Iraqi Kurds with an uncertain future. The core of the dispute between Baghdad and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) is sovereignty over disputed territory. But the fate of oil is inextricably bound up in the same dispute. This special report will tell you all you need to know about the political implications of the recapture, as well as its effect on the country's energy sector, the outlook for IOCs' investments in Kurdish areas and the political future of Baghdad and Erbil.

Forward intelligence

Oil and gas finance

Upstream investment turned a corner in 2017 with some multibillion-dollar deals being announced. This report will tell you all you need to know about finance in the industry and the sector's outlook.

Company profile

NNPC

Nigeria's oil-dominated economy has been hit hard by plummeting crude prices, sabotage to pipelines and allegations of corruption. But over the longer-term the government hopes to attract around $10bn in new investment into the country's energy sector. Here we'll profile the state-run company's prospects in the years and months ahead.

The ledger

Bakken 

Thanks to continued improvements in productivity and technology, operators in the US' most prolific shale plays are slashing spending. But that doesn't mean output is suffering. Here, we'll look at the region's economics and production prospects going forward.

To advertise against any of the above features in our joint December/January issue contact Owen Raw-Rees, Commercial Manager, on +44 203 409 2241, or owen.raw-rees@petroleum-economist.com