Pollution drop could pressure India’s energy policymakers
28 May 2020
The lockdown has markedly cleaned the country’s air. Will citizens demand permanent change or will economics trump climate concerns?
Israel may see Turkish rapprochement logic
26 May 2020
A break with its erstwhile East Med allies is unlikely, but a Turkish solution to Israel’s gas export conundrum could appeal
Book review: GCC—a fatal schism
20 May 2020
Through a combination of adroit use of its vast gas reserves and careful diplomacy, Qatar has learned how to survive life under blockade, a new book says
Saudi Arabia braces for impact
13 May 2020
The kingdom may have to pay a steep price for its efforts to reassert leadership in oil politics
No respite in Yemen
5 May 2020
The oil price collapse dims hope of an energy sector revival, while civil war grinds on
Opec+ creates Central Asian headache for IOCs
22 May 2020
Foreign companies tapping large fields in and around the Caspian Sea face tricky decisions on production cuts
PE Live: OFSE sector should embrace the transition
22 May 2020
As the pace of the energy transition accelerates, oilfield companies are increasingly applying their engineering expertise to a more diverse range of applications
Petrobras issues stark warning on oil
21 May 2020
Brazilian heavyweight announces huge losses on assets it believes are no longer commercially viable
PE Live: OFSE consolidation needed to attract capital
21 May 2020
Creating larger companies with a greater reliance on technology could provide the stable and larger returns that investors seek
US indies batten down the hatches
19 May 2020
The sector is largely relying on balance sheet resilience to outlast the downturn. But without an imminent oil price recovery the threat of bankruptcy looms large
Angola revival stalled by global demand slump
26 May 2020
Sharply lower oil prices mean the West African country will find it difficult to finance the investment needed to replace its ageing offshore fields
Nord Stream 2 hits two more hurdles
28 May 2020
Controversial Russian pipeline project suffers two more setbacks in its TPA exemption fight
NGC prepares for brighter future for LNG
26 May 2020
The LNG market faces challenges due to excess supply and the impact of Covid-19, but Trinidad’s state gas company has a strategy for the long term.
France risks gas undershoot
22 May 2020
The need for flexible back-up for renewables and nuclear plants may mean the country needs more gas than it thinks
Tough times ahead for US refiners
20 May 2020
Slumping global oil consumption, tightening margins and throttled-back throughput pile on the pressure
US producers scramble for storage
19 May 2020
Companies are looking at creative temporary solutions as capacity fills up
LNG: Intercontinental to inter-regional?
13 May 2020
Price differentials are threatening the economics underlying global LNG arbitrage. But the lower prices may unlock competition within regions
Hydrogen may take off for industrial use
29 May 2020
Attention is moving away from transportation and energy storage towards decarbonising hard-to-abate heavy industry processes
Deep in the heart of Texas
28 May 2020
From the ashes of the collapse in oil prices comes the opportunity of the energy transition
Covid-19 is accelerating the move to renewables
28 May 2020
The pandemic and resulting fall in demand for energy is hitting the willingness to fund oil and gas projects more than those involving renewable energy
EU to fund hydrogen as part of decarbonisation strategy
28 May 2020
European Commission proposes using EU funds to kickstart private investment in hydrogen technologies that target hard-to-abate sectors
Engie commits to offshore wind
27 May 2020
The French firm is moving decisively away from its gas roots
Chinese energy demand makes tentative recovery
29 May 2020
A rebound in oil demand and gas consumption remaining largely unscathed are encouraging signs, but a global economic slump and trade tensions could undermine further progress
CO2 shrugs off the Covid-19 slump
28 May 2020
Future policy assumptions support the EU ETS after initial hit
Like a bat out of hell part three: Gas more resilient than oil
15 May 2020
The third in a five-part series from the BRG energy and climate practice evaluates the impact of plunging oil prices on natural gas and LNG
Like a bat out of hell part two: The outlook for oil
14 May 2020
The second in a five-part series from the BRG energy and climate practice looks at the impact of Covid-19 on the global oil market and the trajectory of its recovery.
Demand doubts dampen investor sentiment
11 May 2020
Concerns over the long-term future of oil exercise US investors’ thinking
Turbulent times shine a light on imperfect contract structures
7 May 2020
The pandemic provides an opportunity for a significant reset of contract structures
Clock ticking for Oxy
29 May 2020
Producer in race against time to generate funds needed to pay down mounting debts
IEA warns of investment chasm
29 May 2020
Energy funding poised to plunge as renewables fare better than fossil fuels
Different horses for the oil sands course
22 May 2020
Norway pulls funding from Canada’s heavy, sulphurous crude as Saudi Arabia expands its footprint
Ecopetrol positions for the rebound
15 May 2020
The twin shocks of Covid-19 and the oil price collapse have severely impacted the company’s bottom line, but it is well-placed to bounce back
Canadian oil firms battle for survival
14 May 2020
Profits plunged during the first quarter for a sector already struggling to contend with growing debt and a shortage of midstream takeaway