Tagged With US
The volatile 10
21 March 2018
As the oil market regains balance, risk will affect the price. Here's where to watch
The West endorses Saudi crown prince
20 March 2018
MbS’s first visits to the UK and US as crown prince show acceptance there that he’ll be the next Saudi king. But not all Saudis are happy
Venezuela catches the crypto craze
16 March 2018
Is "The Petro" a leap forward or just a cash grab?
Powder keg year for geopolitics
9 March 2018
Iran, Venezuela and North Korea are all potential flashpoints in 2018
Will the new shale surge wreck the rebalancing?
9 March 2018
As tight oil soars, producers should welcome the retreat in prices. Cheaper oil is the best chance to bring back market equilibrium
Tight oil's surge poses a familiar dilemma for Opec
9 March 2018
The rebalancing effort is on shaky ground. To keep cutting is a problem but to stop might be just as bad
Canada's climate wars
9 March 2018
Chris Turner's new book is a thorough account of how Alberta's oil sands became one of the energy world's hottest properties—and its most controversial
Trump's protectionism spooks energy industry
2 March 2018
Steel tariffs could slow booming pipeline and downstream infrastructure construction and feed producer inflation
US service companies set to shine
1 March 2018
A tighter market for fracking equipment and a rosy drilling outlook have operators recovering their pre-crash form
Energy risk in all shapes, all sizes
27 February 2018
Geopolitics may be bullish or bearish. But it will almost certainly bring volatility to the oil market
Priced out of the Permian
26 February 2018
M&A has slowed in the US' hottest shale basin as investors look elsewhere for cheaper growth opportunities
Electrifying potential
23 February 2018
The falling cost of storing energy is emerging as a key enabler of electric vehicle and renewables growth. The oil and gas industry is taking notice
Mexico stuck in neutral
20 February 2018
The resources are there and the reforms have opened the door to investors, but shale gas can't yet compete
Shale starts giving (a little bit) back
16 February 2018
Producers are funneling more cash into share buybacks and dividends after months of pressure from shareholders to boost returns
US gas galore
16 February 2018
Returns have been more difficult to find than gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. New pipelines opening up fresh markets and better wells could help improve things
The oil market has a forecasting problem
14 February 2018
Predicting oil production growth is a perilous task at best. Surging US oil output isn’t helping
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Venezuela—the sick man of Opec
9 February 2018
Production will continue to collapse, while the spectre of default looms large in 2018
Demand growth now the focus for oil market
8 February 2018
Surging supply threatens to overwhelm balances, unless consumers come to the rescue
Pumping the US brakes
7 February 2018
Output will rise again in 2018, but less drilling and greater capital discipline will slow growth
The Gulf of Mexico's misty horizons
7 February 2018
While production will rise in 2018, the longer-term prospects are less positive
Volatile market conditions
6 February 2018
Saudi Arabia wants Opec to keep cutting, despite the steady tightening of the market. It's a risky strategy
Middle East's elusive olive branch
5 February 2018
While diplomatic efforts to end conflicts may intensify, success will be in short supply
Uneasy neighbours
5 February 2018
Strains within the GCC and shifting external alliances will make for an unsettled year
Iran's brakes off
2 February 2018
The Islamic Republic's ambitious oil and gas schemes will make progress against the background threat of more sanctions
Oil's electric shock
2 February 2018
More EVs will push their way onto the road as new affordable models are rolled out