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
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
Licensing rounds update
18 February 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Uncertainty clouds Jebel Ali gas optimism
18 February 2020
The discovery could have far-reaching ramifications for Emirati and regional gas markets, but there is a risk of jumping to premature conclusions
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
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
LNG delays push Pakistan towards coal
18 February 2020
Pakistan’s hope that the growth of LNG imports would relieve energy-induced constraints on economic growth has been dashed by project delays. Instead, it has turned to the IMF for economic help and coal to relieve energy shortages
Australian emission plans will fuel expansion of gas-to-power
16 February 2020
New South Wales will rely on coal seam gas and/or imported LNG to form the core of its plan to reduce emissions and electricity prices
Alberta suffers loss on crude-by-rail contracts
14 February 2020
Canadian province reverses policy after financial burden begins to mount
Tanzania’s LNG hopes on a knife-edge
11 February 2020
Delays to talks over Tanzania’s planned LNG export facility are putting the project’s future in jeopardy
Annova LNG grinds forward
6 February 2020
A recent pipeline access agreement is a step forward for the Gulf Coast LNG export project, but an FID still faces obstacles
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
Equinor sets out its renewables vision
6 February 2020
The Norwegian oil and gas firm gives its New Energy Solutions division significant CMD airtime
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