Equinor sounds Eagle Ford alarm bell
19 November 2019
The Norwegian firm’s exit is another signal that US shale may no longer be the promised land
Data revolution before shale revolution
18 November 2019
China needs to replicate the US approach of making more data available before it can hope for game-changing shale production growth
Energy transition no grounds for ‘culture war’
15 November 2019
The challenge of re-engineering the global energy system to meet or exceed Paris Agreement commitments is too important and too complex to be reduced to Right-Left squabbling
Aramco IPO part of a bigger plan
15 November 2019
The Saudi state-owned producer is aiming for a formidable network of midstream and downstream assets
US-China tariff war to persist: Condoleezza Rice
14 November 2019
Former US secretary of state says a bipartisan consensus against its increasingly assertive rival will be lasting impediment to global trade and keep downward pressure on oil prices
Rise of the machines
15 November 2019
Technology is increasingly replacing the roles of humans across the energy supply chain
Latest licensing rounds
13 November 2019
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Oil firms chase efficiency gains
29 October 2019
The spectre of ‘peak demand’ puts an onus on producers to tighten up their games
Lebanon’s gas hopes threatened by corruption
28 October 2019
Energy sector legislation may not prevent corruption marring any future gas discoveries, a new book says
Petrobras ramps up production
22 October 2019
Expanding output from the pre-salt province starts to bear fruit for the Brazilian company
Landmark Brazilian auction falls flat
11 November 2019
Enormous offshore pre-salt reserves fail to entice IOCs to the Transfer of Rights surplus bidding round
Permian gas seeks exits
19 November 2019
The glut of associated gas production in the Permian Basin has led to a scramble to build new takeaway capacity, although significant relief will not come before 2021
Plastic recycling threatens oil demand growth
15 November 2019
Technology developments could take a chunk out of demand forecasts, but the impact may be just to moderate growth rather than shrink overall demand
South Africa eyes industrial boost through IRP
14 November 2019
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe outlines the benefits expected from the country’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019 beyond energy security
Eni targets LNG portfolio expansion
14 November 2019
The Italian oil and gas firm is aiming to grow despite a challenging market
Interconnected markets boost LNG trading
14 November 2019
German gas and power firm Uniper sees a compelling need to understand LNG, given the impact on its core business
Aphrodite feels the love
12 November 2019
Cypriot energy minister Georgios Lakkotrypis issues the country’s first exploitation licence to the Aphrodite consortium to export gas to Egypt
UK prime minister promises $1bn CCS injection
19 November 2019
Does electoral pledge indicate that carbon capture and storage (CCS) is finally being taken seriously?
Big investors put pressure on big oil
15 October 2019
Oil firms may still able to raise billions of dollars for big upstream projects, but institutional investors are starting to demand emissions reduction measures
Solving the CCS cost conundrum
3 October 2019
Changes to the energy mix and government-backed development of CCS would put the climate goal within reach, according to DNV GL
To drill or not to drill
3 October 2019
Producers’ view of the future may run the risk of complacency
BP focuses on being part of the solution
27 September 2019
The major has embarked on a significant PR drive around its commitment to the energy transition
Opec confronts security and investment challenges
11 October 2019
The organisation’s secretary general has concerns on vulnerability of infrastructure and ESG investment agenda
Global oil demand to disappoint
7 October 2019
Peak requirements may be here much quicker than in some forecasts
Carbon price drives generating fuel switch
8 August 2019
Coal pays for its greater carbon intensity in a rising European CO2 price environment
There's still life in coal
16 July 2019
Recent falls in the price of coal were due to increasing supply rather than declining demand
Transformation and sustainability may be the new watchwords
6 June 2019
Shrinking optimism over the longer term
Oil price puzzle as sanctions choke Iran exports
4 June 2019
Which direction is the price of Brent crude heading following deployment of a US naval and B-52 bomber strike force to the Middle East? The answer is complex
Pemex posts a loss
8 November 2019
Sagging oil prices bruise the firm’s bottom line, despite a positive quarterly upstream performance
Culture is critical in New Energy dealmaking
7 November 2019
In the New Energy environment, culture may sometimes trump traditional calculations in determining deal success
Petroleum Economist reveals 2019 awards winners
20 November 2019
The winners of the 2019 Petroleum Economist Awards were announced in London on 19 November
Bondholders close in on Citgo
1 November 2019
Venezuela misses crucial bond payment as danger of losing control of the US refiner looms
Vitol warns on LNG production shut-ins
22 October 2019
The trading house fears that US liquefaction plants may join the list of capacity on the side lines next year
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.
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
4-8 November 2019.
Video: Gas to Power Forum 2019
20 May 2019
This event featured a day of discussion on the challenges and opportunities within the burgeoning gas-to-power sector.
24th World Energy Congress
1 March 2019
9-12 September 2019, Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre