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Peak demand and oil's long-term trap
19 January 2018
Fixating on the timing of a peak in oil demand is misplaced. Rather, the peak's significance is in shifting the paradigm, from perceived scarcity to perceived abundance. And it poses a problem for low-cost producers
Majors come calling for Brazil's pre-salt
16 January 2018
Shell and Petrobras were the big winners in Brazil's latest upstream bid round, along with backers of Brazil's oil reforms
Big oil buying into green
16 January 2018
2018 looks set to be another big year in renewables deal-making for the oil majors
Forties crude flows again, but safety concerns linger
9 January 2018
Continuing investigations by UK authorities into the temporary closure of a key North Sea pipeline network could signal further safety worries
Trump's offshore oil bonanza
9 January 2018
The administration has proposed a sweeping opening of America's waters to oil drilling. But politics and industry realities will rein in the ambitions
Time for financial discipline
2 January 2018
The pattern of consolidation and restructuring among oil companies during the past year looks set to continue
Repsol tuning up
10 October 2017
The Spanish major has tightened its belt, lifted its profitability and positioned itself to capitalise on an evolving market
Senegal's vote in favour
29 September 2017
The coalition ruling one of Africa's more stable nations has out-performed expectations in recent polls, giving assurance to the hydrocarbons sector
How to thrive in the transition
22 September 2017
Weaker oil prices, new digital trends and the energy transition are redefining the business. State companies must be prepared
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
Egypt: gas to the rescue
18 July 2017
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
17 July 2017
New database is latest initiative to encourage investors
Oil firms need to come clean on climate threat
26 June 2017
The sector must step up its investments in clean energy and efforts to mitigate climate change or risk being left with expensive, stranded assets, says a new report
Energy demand stayed low in 2016, as the fuel mix shifted towards cleaner energy sources
20 June 2017
China and India accounted for almost all the growth, says BP, and global emissions were flat for the second year in a row
Kuwait's new dynamism
24 May 2017
The country wants to shake off its reputation for delays and energy sector in-fighting
BP
29 April 2016
Financial results for BP
Explorers still chasing wildcats offshore Latin America
15 March 2016
Oil prices offer little encouragement, but unexplored areas around the continent are still drawing investment
Two major fields reopen in Libya as disputes are settled
23 October 2015
State firm NOC says it can recover output quickly and add to capacity, but some believe the country’s political disintegration makes this unlikely
Asia still focused on coal despite low-carbon goals
19 October 2015
Asia’s burgeoning green growth not yet enough to topple king coal
BP invests $1bn in UK North Sea project
5 August 2015
The investment will bring new life to the Eastern Trough Area Project in the central North Sea
BP reaches US deal over Macondo disaster
29 July 2015
BP has closed the darkest chapter in its corporate history with an $18.7bn settlement deal over the 2010 Macondo disaster
BP sees China shale gas surge
30 April 2015
China will become the world’s second largest shale-gas producer by 2035, behind only North America, according to BP’s chief economist
BP goes ahead with Egypt gas development
11 March 2015
The development will increase the country's gas production by a quarter
BP optimistic for UK Kinnoull economics
16 January 2015
Despite falling oil prices BP is retaining a positive outlook of the North Sea field
Politics weigh on regional pipeline projects in Eurasia
11 December 2014
Central Asia is not yet the solution for Europe’s energy diversification needs, especially as connections to China expand
Pricey business
24 September 2014
Cost inflation has replaced market access as the biggest worry for operations in Canada's oil sands