http://www.petroleum-economist.com Petroleum Economist Petroleum Economist new look newsletter http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/corporate/company-profiles/2017/petroleum-economist-new-look-newsletter Our email newsletter has had a redesign, and will now be going out three times a week LNG power play http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/lng/2017/lng-power-play Weak prices are an opportunity for LNG-to-power developers. But projects need the right partners and location to succeed What will Russia do? http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/outlook/2017/what-will-russia-do The country's big producers have met most of the terms of the deal with Opec. But patience with the cuts is wearing thin What can Opec do? http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/outlook/2017/what-can-opec-do The supply deal is stuck in limbo—the cutters have complied but stocks remain high and prices weak. What now? US oil sanctions on Venezuela would escalate crisis http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/south-central-america/2017/us-oil-sanctions-on-venezuela-would-escalate-crisis As Donald Trump threatens to introduce measures against the South American nation's exports, the outcome could be ruinous for all concerned Latest licensing rounds http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/licensing-rounds/2017/latest-licensing-rounds The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses Can Opec get its mojo back in St Petersburg? http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/trends/2017/can-opec-get-its-mojo-back-in-st-petersburg Ecuador is doing what other members wish to—ditching a supply deal that has become more painful than gainful. Saudi Arabia needs to revive momentum Another Yukos? http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/corporate/finance/2017/another-yukos Rosneft acquired prized oil producer Bashneft, but now it's taking the previous owner to court. The case will have ramifications for capital markets The US' limited reach http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/lng/2017/the-us-limited-reach Deliveries from Sabine Pass to northwest and eastern Europe have begun, but don't hold your breath for an avalanche of North American supply Greece's time for another look http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2017/greeces-time-for-another-look The country's offshore has been ignored for years, but discoveries in surrounding regions have piqued interest Abuja goes for gas, again http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/lng/2017/abuja-goes-for-gas-again Nigeria has long tried to develop a domestic gas market. The Buhari administration is trying again Egypt: gas to the rescue http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/lng/2017/egypt-gas-to-the-rescue A booming natural gas sector means a return to self-sufficiency and a chance to overcome some of Egypt's economic and social problems India touts its upstream, again http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2017/india-touts-its-upstream-again New database is latest initiative to encourage investors Time to Shell out? http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/lng/2017/time-to-shell-out 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 http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2017/waste-not-want-not-in-nigeria Niger Delta oil projects used to be among the world's worst offenders, but things are improving Nigeria looking up http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/africa/2017/nigeria-looking-up 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 http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2017/nigerian-continuity-and-change 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 Energy technologies mapped out http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/trends/2017/energy-technologies-mapped-out Much bolder policy decisions are needed if technology is to help us reach our climate goals, says the IEA Good winds ahead http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/low-carbon-energy/renewables/2017/good-winds-ahead World Energy Focus talks to Michael Hannibal, chief executive of Offshore operations Siemens Gamesa, the company's renewables division, about what has driven its development and how the industry plans to continue to drive down the cost of renewable energy Iraq starts to get grip on security http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/middle-east/2017/iraq-starts-to-get-grip-on-security Career diplomat Sir Jeremy Greenstock, now chairman of London-based Gatehouse Advisory Partners and of Lambert Energy Advisory, is optimistic about Iraq's future