Petroleum Economist NLNG strikes while the iron’s hot Plans are finally in motion to expand Nigeria’s LNG export capacity Myanmar faces energy crossroads Huge potential in the country’s energy sector faces equally sizeable challenges Latest licensing rounds The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses IOCs face choppy South China Sea conditions Beijing's determination to exert its influence in the South China Sea is causing problems for oil companies active in the region Interview: Energean's Mathios Rigas targets East Med success Energean’s boss reveals the secrets of his small company’s big success in the Eastern Mediterranean Targeting frontier areas in the North Sea Latest license round set to unlock stranded reserves Extending the life of the North Sea Oil and gas production is likely to sag in the coming years, but the industry won’t go without a fight Rosneft makeover 'on the way' Chief executive Igor Sechin has outlined bold reforms for Russia's largest oil company, but will they be put into practice? Czech Republic seeks a new path Political turmoil and divisions over how to reform the state-controlled utility ČEZ is creating a headache for the nuclear envoy China's teapots are filling up Chinese authorities are giving independent refiners greater freedom to source their own supplies of crude oil Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply Serica sanguine on Iran sanctions The firm's historic links to Iran are in the spotlight as US sanctions resume The return of cautious optimism in the North Sea The UK’s North Sea hub, braced for production declines, has received a boost from new investments and revived interest from the supermajors China loans make Venezuela’s outlook more precarious Patience is wearing thin among both China and other trading partners Iran wants Caspian 'release valve' opened Sanctions-hit Iran and its neighbours are seeking to resolve boundary uncertainties to unlock further oil and gas reserves in the Caspian Sea Oil markets on the rise The oil-price recovery has helped to improve the outlook for oil and gas capital markets Colombia hopes for a revival Duque’s victory in June’s elections is likely to open the way for new upstream investment opportunities Amlo and the realities of Mexico's oil reform The Mexican president-elect needs a strong oil and gas sector to fund a promised social transformation India embraces gas and renewables With prime minister Narendra Modi now less than a year away from a general election, his energy successes and failures will be in the spotlight Strategy v market dynamics Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply