Kuwait bows to local and global realities
20 February 2020
Domestic politics and international demand fears dictate downward revision of production targets
Row engulfs Canadian oil sands project
13 February 2020
Battle lines are drawn as the contentious Frontier project awaits ultimate verdict
Spotlight on Guyana’s impending oil wealth
13 February 2020
As ExxonMobil ramps up production from the Liza project, election buzz has caused murmurings that contracts should be renegotiated
Somalia ratifies petroleum law
10 February 2020
Final stage in the legislative process paves the way for IOC investment
Baghdad targets greater gas security
7 February 2020
As US-Iranian tensions threaten energy imports, Iraq is ramping-up domestic gas development
Latest licensing rounds
25 February 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Tullow hopeful of Kenya FID this year
21 February 2020
The operator remains positive, but the future of Kenya’s first oil development remains very uncertain
Mexico discovery strengthens Eni portfolio
21 February 2020
European firm returns oil from block acquired in landmark bidding round. But progress towards first production at Zama faces renewed uncertainty
PTTEP faces margin pressure on gas plan
20 February 2020
As the Thai NOC embarks on its record five-year investment programme, analysts wonder how it will maintain profitability
Suncor looks to rebound
19 February 2020
Canadian producer aims for recovery after tough period of enforced production restrictions
Companies embracing digitalisation set to thrive
26 February 2020
Climate change and regulatory intervention are combining to create unprecedented opportunities across the energy sector
Russia beating US in LNG price war
25 February 2020
Aggressive pricing is giving Russia a strong position in Europe’s competitive LNG import market, according to Platts
Bright outlook for Middle East LNG bunkering
25 February 2020
Oman and the UAE are leading the way as the region catches up to a shipping industry revolution spurred by low gas prices and tighter marine fuel regulations
Energy demand: Three drivers
25 February 2020
Energy use will be increasingly efficient and less carbon intensive than it is today
Covid-19 to cut China’s 2020 gas demand ‘by 10bn m3
25 February 2020
LNG will bear the brunt of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on China’s demand for natural gas in 2020. But the effects are likely to be short-lived unless there is a major escalation of mainland infections
BP marketing deal sets up Senegal-Mauritania LNG exports
24 February 2020
Marketing agreement for phase one of Greater Tortue Ahmeyim will elevate the countries into the league of large-scale LNG exporters
Defiant Shell remains bullish on LNG
21 February 2020
Amid the gloom and doom of a supply glut and record low prices, the major, which controls more than one-fifth of the global LNG market, sees a bright future
Energy Institute tells industry to ‘own’ climate change
25 February 2020
Net-zero target by 2050 is not ambitious enough, IP Week delegates told
Major trend emerges for net-zero targets
21 February 2020
Several oil and gas companies including BP and Equinor have adopted long-term net-zero emissions targets and it seems inevitable that more will follow
Investors and NGOs take tougher line on climate change
20 February 2020
Fossil fuel projects in Africa often need international support to proceed and multilateral agencies and asset managers are strengthening their climate-related investment criteria, potentially leaving valuable resources stuck in limbo
Gas a bridge to nowhere
13 February 2020
The fuel without a CCUS solution is reaching a “dead end” in the energy transition debate, warns the head of a bonds market non-profit
Canada takes methane emissions reduction lead
7 February 2020
The country’s oil and gas industry, often maligned for an overall high carbon footprint, is setting the pace on a GHG hot button issue
Why major oil and gas projects go wrong
8 February 2020
The underlying causes of disruptions and disputes could be moderated by improving contracts, audits and controls
Oil demand to rebound in 2020
3 January 2020
Macroeconomic factors promise to boost oil requirements and bolster prices, which may see the market spring a surprise
Opposing forces will affect oil market balance
19 December 2019
Sluggish demand growth may be matched by an almost as equally anaemic lift in output
Benchmarks face 2020s evolution
10 December 2019
The reference prices for crude and other energy markets are unlikely to stand still
2020s oil price: beware black swans
5 December 2019
Oil analytics firm OilX sees a gradual evolution of the 2020s market balance, although with both energy transition in demand and Opec renaissance in supply signalling downside
Peak oil in less than a decade: Rystad
3 December 2019
CEO makes bullish prediction on the energy transition and suggests investment in oil and gas will never again hit 2014 record
Total defies the odds
14 February 2020
Succession of acquisitions and project ramp-ups help strengthen the company’s portfolio in a tough environment for the sector
US heavyweights feel the squeeze
11 February 2020
Financial results suffer as erratic global politics and abundant supply sends energy prices tumbling
Financial institutions go green
7 February 2020
Lenders shift towards cleaner investments to align with Paris Agreement targets
Share price falls pressure asset valuations
17 January 2020
The underperformance of oil and gas stocks will lead auditors to closely examine goodwill and impairment testing calculations
Oil & gas credit quality stagnates
10 January 2020
The recovery in credit risk across the global industry has slowed, due to several sources of disruption