http://www.petroleum-economist.com Petroleum Economist US midstream boom gathers pace https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/north-america/2019/us-midstream-boom-gathers-pace Short-term expansion is baked in, but the new decade could pose challenges Canada's indigenous tribes consider pipeline stake https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/north-america/2019/canadas-indigenous-tribes-consider-pipeline-stake Canada's native population, long marginalised from the oil and gas boom, is proposing to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline Uganda oil inches forward https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/africa/2019/uganda-oil-inches-forward Uganda hopes to see its first crude oil exports by 2022 Gabon's licensing round in limbo https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/africa/2019/gabons-licensing-round-in-limbo Bidders are awaiting clarification on implementation of a new hydrocarbons code Petrobras keeps cutting https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/corporate/company-profiles/2019/petrobras-keeps-cutting The Brazilian company will need to maintain momentum to meet its ambitious divestment objectives Somalia’s first licensing round could be a tough sell https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/africa/2019/somalia-s-first-licensing-round-could-be-a-tough-sell The former “failed state” needs to deliver on its promises if the bidding process is to be a success Plastics recycling technologies compete in circular economy https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/refining-marketing/2019/plastics-recycling-technologies-compete-in-circular-economy A backlash against single-use plastics is encouraging recycling into intermediate products and fuels, complicating world oil demand forecasts All change in Kuwait's energy sector https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/middle-east/2019/all-change-in-kuwaits-energy-sector Kuwaiti energy officials are hoping that the recent wholesale shake-up of senior management will herald a calmer future European gas: an industry in denial? 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