Letter from Brussels: National realpolitik may water down EU climate policy
27 October 2020
The EU is staking out a clear path towards climate neutrality, pursuant to its green deal. But national implementation in the decade ahead may fall short
Lebanon targets gas and aid
26 October 2020
The crisis-hit nation dreams of better diplomatic relations to help boost its crippled economy and a gas bonanza. But they may remain dreams
PetroChina predicts massive Chinese gas demand growth
20 October 2020
The country’s consumption of the fuel will double over the next 15 years, the company says
Plastics ban hits Alberta’s gas strategy
16 October 2020
Federal measures to limit plastics pollution could frustrate the province’s petchems plans
Libyan barrels’ return may be temporary
29 September 2020
Production could ramp up quickly, but the countdown is already ticking on another round of shutdowns
Licensing round October update
26 October 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Pre-salt buoys Petrobras
23 October 2020
Booming crude production in the region is helping to offset financial shock caused by Covid-19
Petrobras shuffles pre-salt plans
20 October 2020
Long-term production project delayed as economic malaise upends upstream timeline
Tullow seeks state agreement on Turkana costs
19 October 2020
The project has resumed after a five-month halt, but doubts are growing over its future
Covid delays raise fears over project delivery
13 October 2020
Impact of virus-related restrictions on work schedules appears to be increasing
Latest licensing rounds
27 October 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Coal and renewables gear up for China demand fight
28 October 2020
The engine of global gas demand growth may be at risk of a fuel problem
New LNG terminal solutions can deliver the missing kilowatt-hour
27 October 2020
Increasingly flexible infrastructure is opening up new LNG markets. But the fuel’s greatest benefit is often missed
How ExxonMobil is helping unlock LNG’s potential for India
27 October 2020
Virtual gas pipelines can help address the rising demand for cleaner energy
Gulf Coast LNG suppliers unlikely to win Asian demand race
27 October 2020
In a buyer’s market, other producers may be better placed to win Asian LNG contracts
Asian LNG demand set to rebound rapidly
27 October 2020
Both the data and personal experience point to a very quick resumption of the region’s demand growth
Chinese independents set to take major role in gas
21 October 2020
Liberalisation of energy supply infrastructure is accelerating and attracting investment beyond the state giants
Dutch mull nuclear revival to reach climate goals
28 October 2020
The Netherlands is considering whether to extend the life of its ageing nuclear plant as well as building new stations
Netherlands mulls launch of world’s first hydrogen bourse
26 October 2020
Chasing its ambition to become northwest Europe’s hydrogen hub, the Netherlands wants to create a trading platform for the fuel
Romania struggles to match gas supply and demand
23 October 2020
The country may have to import additional gas to meet rising demand as domestic resource development fails to keep pace
Pivot to renewables opens up opportunities in oil and gas
22 October 2020
Renewables are attracting investors and delivering spectacular returns—but private equity funds still see opportunities in oil
H2 shipping approaches viability in ‘niche’ circumstances
21 October 2020
Short-haul, scheduled shipping routes will likely be first to switch to hydrogen-powered vessels
India builds momentum in gas usage
24 October 2020
Steadily rising demand for natural gas is bringing environmental benefits but also concern about import dependence
Cautious optimism for winter gas demand
13 October 2020
Two forecasters predict that requirements for the fuel could be higher going forward, albeit with caveats
Covid-19 a ‘dress rehearsal for peak oil and gas’ – Shell
14 September 2020
The impacts of the coronavirus on energy consumption and prices hold crucial lessons for when oil and gas demand peak, says Maarten Wetselaar
Banging the drum for gas
27 July 2020
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum is backing the fuel to shake off its current malaise and enjoy future growth
Urals premium hurts Russian integrateds
17 July 2020
Russia’s Opec+ compliance has pushed its benchmark grade to a premium over Brent. But this is not good news for the country’s large integrated oil firms
Oil market mulls demand risks
14 July 2020
Crude price comes under pressure from concerns over a second coronavirus wave just as Opec+ considers loosening the supply taps. But are the worries overdone?
US shale deal-making stirs to life
22 October 2020
Domestic acquisitions gain momentum after woeful performance across the first three quarters of the year
No golden age for North Sea M&A—Westwood
16 October 2020
Chrysaor-Premier deal could see copycats, says consultancy, but deals will need to meet strict criteria
US shale patch dealmaking stays sluggish
16 October 2020
Several prominent deals have helped partially salvage M&A activity, but conditions still look gloomy
Chrysaor gets listing with Premier deal
8 October 2020
The private equity-backed producer accesses London market without having to attempt an IPO
Buyer’s market for UKCS sell-offs
1 October 2020
Majors may want to accelerate their North Sea divestments. But they may also need to dance to acquirers’ tunes