Angola announces Namibe Basin awards
16 January 2020
Partial success of 2019 licensing round sees Sonangol, Total, Equinor and BP take interests in blocks, leaving several other blocks open to offers
South Africa to embrace off-grid generation
16 January 2020
Africa’s richest nation will resort to allowing industry to generate its own power, to relieve pressure on beleaguered state utility Eskom amid load-shedding crisis
Map: Libya's conflict
16 January 2020
This regularly updated map shows the ongoing conflict among rival factions seeking control of the territory and oil of Libya
Turkey’s dual Libya objectives
14 January 2020
Moscow’s cooperation with Ankara in seeking a Libya peace deal implies Russian acceptance of Turkey’s controversial East Med maritime border claims
A long way to go for Aramco
14 January 2020
The successful initial domestic listing of Saudi Aramco cannot disguise potential challenges—not least security and geopolitical threats—facing the IPO further down the line
Trafigura targets Argentinian potential
24 January 2020
Trading heavyweight acquires stake in President Energy, undeterred by the country’s financial and political risks
Colombian bid round: old and new challenges
24 January 2020
A combination of social disputes and competition from Guyana and Suriname is hampering Bogota’s efforts to attract further investment
US shale patch faces worsening headwinds
23 January 2020
Mounting constraints on US light-tight oil only compound the hazardous task of predicting growth
Senegal prepares to repeat licensing success
22 January 2020
Hot on the heels of FID for its Sangomar oil project, the West African country is heavily promoting a promising licensing round
Rising costs test patience levels at Tengiz
21 January 2020
Chevron is facing a significant uptick in spending at Kazakhstan’s Tengiz oilfield, challenging its renewed commitment to capital discipline
Ultra-deepwater progress boosts Myanmar’s options
24 January 2020
The sanctioning of the Shwe Yee Htun-2 project suggests the government is finally aligning its interests with those of operators
Nigeria secures $2.5bn gas pipeline finance
24 January 2020
Stakeholders will sign an agreement with Chinese lenders by Q2 2020 to fund the country’s biggest pipeline project
Pressure rises in PNG gas standoff
22 January 2020
The P'nyang gas agreement is becoming a test case for the Marape government’s promise to stand up to resource extraction firms
US-China deal to drive HK bunkering role
21 January 2020
The phase one trade agreement signed between the US and China can revive Hong Kong’s standing as an international trading port, and points to its potential re-emergence as a supplier of bunker fuel
China targets Singapore bunkering
14 January 2020
Chinese tax reform will trigger a gradual shift in the bunker fuel market away from Asia’s dominant hub
IMO 2020 promises widespread disruption
14 January 2020
Large-scale changes in refinery operations will be just one of the major changes the new regulations will bring to the energy landscape
Electricity production is on a sustained charge
13 January 2020
Renewable cost reductions and increasing storage availability will fuel exponential electricity growth
US states continue to lead on climate
22 January 2020
Resistance is growing to federal unwinding of US environmental protections, while states are increasingly determined to take action
Transition leaders more optimistic on profits
20 January 2020
Confidence in hitting financial targets is correlated with investment in efficiency and decarbonisation, finds DNV GL report
COP markets failure may see UN by-passed
17 January 2020
Independent efforts may gather their own momentum after deadlock in Madrid
How to decarbonise by 2050
10 January 2020
Improved technologies, incubated by leading energy companies and new ventures, will be needed to realise decarbonised vision
Dividing lines appear in transition approaches
7 January 2020
Differences have emerged between how IOCs and NOCs are tackling the energy transition—and the size of oil and gas reserves also has a big impact
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
Opec confronts security and investment challenges
11 October 2019
The organisation’s secretary general has concerns on vulnerability of infrastructure and ESG investment agenda
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
Independents seize Southeast Asia M&A initiative
9 December 2019
As the majors exit, ambitious small and mid-sized entrants are challenging NOCs' dominance in the asset purchase market
Mastering the transition tightrope
6 December 2019
Lorenzo Simonelli has reinvigorated Baker Hughes’ oilfield business lines while positioning it to be at the forefront of the energy transition
ExxonMobil, Shell, Neste take different paths to sustainability
2 December 2019
Solutions such as renewable diesel can be much better for the environment than large-scale biofuels
First LNG-to-Power Forum explores digitalisation, finance
1 December 2019
The first in a series of events saw senior figures from across the value chain discuss critical issues that will impact on LNG-to-Power's future
EMGC 2020
14 November 2019
The 7th Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) takes place in Nicosia, Cyprus on 11-12 March 2020. The conference provides attendees with the latest information on the region’s developing natural gas industry, and the ability to gain entry to regional markets and seek potential new business partners.
LNG to Power Forum
18 October 2019
Join your industry peers for a day of discussion and to understand more of the challenges and opportunities within the burgeoning LNG sector.
LNG to Power Forum - Dubai
18 October 2019
Join your industry peers for a day of discussion and to understand more of the challenges and opportunities within the burgeoning LNG sector.
US LNG export stampede faces challenges
16 September 2019
Innovative commercial and pricing models will be needed to get more projects over the line
Africa Oil Week
15 August 2019
For over 25 years Africa Oil Week has been the meeting place of choice for Africa’s most senior E&P stakeholders. It’s where they come to set out the future direction of the continent’s upstream oil and gas sector, make new deals and network. 1,500 senior decision-makers make up the attendee list, including ministers, CEOs and senior representatives from: NOCs, IOCs, GEOs, oilfield services and business service providers. The entire value chain is represented, making it the premium deal-making hub for the industry. Click here to find out more