Corporate

Ovintiv faces test of staying power
26 March 2020
The Canadian firm has rebranded and joined the US shale revolution. But the oil price crisis is raising doubts about whether recent acquisitions will be economically viable
Threat of Tullow collapse looms
12 March 2020
The failure of multiple projects in Africa and depressed oil prices puts the company in ‘significant doubt’
Bahrain mulls asset sale as cash crunch bites
10 March 2020
Manama may seek to sell non-producing assets in order to mitigate the severe shock of falling oil prices, experts say
Trafigura goes upstream
2 March 2020
The trading house expands its E&P footprint, but does not want to go down the ‘mini-major’ route
Commission pushes euro-denominated trading
1 March 2020
European authorities are keen to try to move markets away from the dollar
Financial institutions go green
7 February 2020
Lenders shift towards cleaner investments to align with Paris Agreement targets
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
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
Gulf Energy Information survey shows Shell, Schlumberger as leaders in sustainability
20 November 2019
Gulf Energy Information asked readers in the upstream, midstream and downstream to name their perceived leaders in Sustainability
Understanding sustainability in oil and gas
30 October 2019
Sustainability in oil and gas is becoming increasingly important to the long-term viability of the industry.
Ovintiv faces test of staying power
26 March 2020
The Canadian firm has rebranded and joined the US shale revolution. But the oil price crisis is raising doubts about whether recent acquisitions will be economically viable
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
Pemex posts a loss
8 November 2019
Sagging oil prices bruise the firm’s bottom line, despite a positive quarterly upstream performance
Bondholders close in on Citgo
1 November 2019
Venezuela misses crucial bond payment as danger of losing control of the US refiner looms
Energean adapts for survival
17 October 2019
Independent oil and gas firms have no choice but to respond to environmental pressures, says the firm’s CEO
Algeria talks tough on gas renegotiations
3 October 2019
Industry observers had predicted changes to the structure of long-term gas contracts. But Sonatrach and the government appear uncompromising
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
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
Permian M&A faces challenges
16 July 2019
Expectations of a post-Anadarko flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the prolific shale basin may be wide of the mark
Disruption shapes oil and gas M&A at a time of oil price volatility
18 December 2018
Technology's growing importance in building resilience to volatility means that digital capabilities will likely be a notable driver of acquisitions in 2019
Priced out of the Permian
26 February 2018
M&A has slowed in the US' hottest shale basin as investors look elsewhere for cheaper growth opportunities
Buyer's market
31 January 2018
Deal making recovered in 2017 and will continue to pick up in 2018 as investors look for new growth opportunities
Petroleum Economist reveals 2019 awards winners
20 November 2019
The winners of the 2019 Petroleum Economist Awards were announced in London on 19 November
Energy Consultancy of the Year
28 November 2018
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Petrochemicals Company of the Year
28 November 2018
EQUATE
Downstream Initiative of the Year
28 November 2018
Sadara Chemical Company
Exploration Company of the Year
28 November 2018
Eni
Energy Company of the Year—small cap
28 November 2018
Energean
Bahrain mulls asset sale as cash crunch bites
10 March 2020
Manama may seek to sell non-producing assets in order to mitigate the severe shock of falling oil prices, experts say
Trafigura goes upstream
2 March 2020
The trading house expands its E&P footprint, but does not want to go down the ‘mini-major’ route
Commission pushes euro-denominated trading
1 March 2020
European authorities are keen to try to move markets away from the dollar
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
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
Capital costs rise on sustainability concerns
4 October 2019
An intensifying investor focus on sustainable investing and the climate emergency is impacting the oil and gas sector
Threat of Tullow collapse looms
12 March 2020
The failure of multiple projects in Africa and depressed oil prices puts the company in ‘significant doubt’
Total defies the odds
14 February 2020
Succession of acquisitions and project ramp-ups help strengthen the company’s portfolio in a tough environment for the sector
US heavyweights feel the squeeze
11 February 2020
Financial results suffer as erratic global politics and abundant supply sends energy prices tumbling
Mixed fortunes in oil majors' results round
3 May 2018
Upstream results from some leading oil firms were the best seen for years, but others fell flat
Petronas
16 May 2016
Financial results for Petronas
Petrobras
16 May 2016
Financial results for Petrobras