Tagged With US
Americas target petrochemicals
10 January 2019
The region is playing a more prominent role in global petrochemical capital investments
Plastic recycling to hit oil producers
7 January 2019
The rise of plastics recycling plants may stunt demand for oil
US refiners ramp up fuel exports
3 January 2019
Surging fuel production will leave refiners well placed in 2019 to meet both domestic and external demand
Upstream sector stabilises as prices lift
3 January 2019
A sign of changing times
China to dominate global energy demand
18 December 2018
As the superpower spat continues, can the US close the trade deficit by targeting China's booming energy needs?
North America becomes LNG export powerhouse
18 December 2018
The world has a new entrant to the select group of LNG exporters
Iran sanctions cycle set to repeat
18 December 2018
The country is no stranger to its energy industry blowing in the political wind
Fragile oil price recovery
17 December 2018
The upstream benefited from higher spending in 2018, thanks to higher prices; but this increase was tentative, and signs of lower prices towards year-end forced a downturn in rig counts
North American capacity boost
13 December 2018
The region experienced decisive additions to oil and gas capacity in 2018, with soaring natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica basins outpacing the infrastructure required to move it to market
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
Canada-China ties caught in trade war crossfire
29 November 2018
Canada’s commercial and economic ties with China are becoming a victim of Trump’s trade wars
US offshore wind gets ready to join the party
20 November 2018
A landmark deal marks the start of an exciting new era for US offshore wind, which looks to build on Europe’s successes
Will new sanctions trigger a Russian recession?
15 November 2018
With the economy already wobbling, further curtailment of investment in energy and other sectors would spell trouble
USMCA designed to keep Canada from China's orbit
9 November 2018
Despite the deal's benefits, the US veto raises increased uncertainties over trade and investment
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
Global storage not tanked up enough
11 October 2018
World commercial oil inventories continued their declining trend over the past year. Oil storage owners face a mixed market
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
Destination unknown for northeast US NGLs
26 September 2018
A shale gas boom is creating a surfeit of liquids. The race is on to expand NGL infrastructure and find markets for ethane and propane
Chevron: ready for the rebound
26 September 2018
Having weathered the downturn in impressive fashion, Chevron is well placed to take advantage of any Iran supply shock
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?
Opec's next balancing act
18 September 2018
The oil market is at a crux point as bullish and bearish forces battle to set the tone
Pompeo backs Saudi moves in Yemen
14 September 2018
As government forces make progress in fighting around the port city of Hodeidah, the US has indicated that it will continue backing Saudi Arabia and its allies
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?
Taiwan’s useful LNG ally
17 August 2018
Strengthening energy links between Taiwan and the US could impact on power dynamics in the South China Sea