Tagged With Donald Trump
Iran's upstream sector battens down for survival
14 December 2018
Sanctions scrape the remaining shine off tarnishing sector
PE Outlook 2019: A year of turbulence
12 December 2018
The mood music at year-end 2018 was increasingly gloomy, as economic and political factors spook oil and gas markets
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back
Qatar’s Opec exit a sign of rising intra-Gulf tensions
5 December 2018
The Gulf state’s departure will not damage Opec’s operations, but will cement intra-Gulf divisions
Iran sanctions: Tehran is no stranger to oil's upheavals
25 October 2018
US sanctions will target Iran’s energy industry from November. But the country where the first Middle Eastern oil discovery was made has faced many past vagaries in oil fortunes
US carbon fight moves to Washington state
23 October 2018
The lack of political enthusiasm for a federal-level US carbon tax contrasts with more positive undercurrents in Washington state’s heated carbon referendum
Is the oil market facing a supply crunch?
8 October 2018
Market forces, Trump's tweets and the latest Opec+ agreement have helped shape global supply in recent months
Canada's Saudi spat and oil's new world order
1 October 2018
Canada's relations with the oil superpower have taken a turn for the worse
Iran seeks energy allies as sanctions bite
18 September 2018
Trump’s Iran sanctions target oil. But will all be lost or will Iran find investors in Russia and China?
US-Gulf summit hangs in the balance
23 August 2018
President Trump said in April that a postponed meeting with Gulf leaders would go ahead in September. But will it happen?
China's solar curb
10 August 2018
Beijing's move to curtail solar power subsidies is far from terminal for the global market.
Continental contrasts
9 August 2018
Oil and gas production in North America is continuing its rising trend. Mexico's prospects are looking up, while Venezuela's hydrocarbon sector is collapsing
Trade war spills over
7 August 2018
US-China tensions likely to prompt shift in crude, LNG flows
Ukraine is key to unlocking Nord Stream 2
3 August 2018
Europe’s desire for cheap, stable energy clashes with the political need to maintain cordial US relations and support Ukraine
Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion
13 July 2018
As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply
Who's your swing producer now?
6 July 2018
Under pressure from Trump, Saudi Arabia has demolished the Opec deal and will now pour oil into a market that is suddenly running short
WGC 2018: US puts LNG at heart of energy plans
26 June 2018
The emergence of the US as a global LNG exporter fits Trump's plans to boost - rather than diminish - the future role of fossil fuels in the country
Opec starts to ease cuts
22 June 2018
The group is seeking to return compliance to 100%, implying a sharp immediate rise in output. But the details are vague
Trump's spectre looms over tense Opec meeting
19 June 2018
Russia and Saudi Arabia plan to raise supply. The move will please the US but make for a rocky summit this week
Iran looks to Asia for sanction relief
13 June 2018
European firms will be wary of doing business with Iran under US sanctions, but China and India are among states which won’t back off
Trump's fuel fight
7 June 2018
The administration wants to roll back proposed fuel efficiency standards, but rising consumption would mean fewer barrels available for export
China goes for gas in Iran
5 June 2018
Beijing glimpses a Middle East energy consolidation, by replacing France's Total in South Pars gas expansion venture
A Rhum deal: US sanctions threaten North Sea project
24 May 2018
Uncertainty over US sanctions is causing jitters among oil and gas project developers
Saudis claim diplomatic victory on Iran
11 May 2018
The kingdom says Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal vindicates its long-standing regional strategy
Iran importers face sanctions shell game
10 May 2018
Trump’s sanctions plan lacks international support for now, but importers will nonetheless have to adapt
Trump lays down Iran gauntlet
9 May 2018
The US administration must win over sceptical European and Asian allies to make oil sanctions bite as hard as last time