Corporate

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
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.
Whiting collapse is shape of things to come
3 April 2020
The Denver-based shale company’s bankruptcy notice is likely to be the first of many among US producers
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
Private equity ready to play M&A role
5 May 2020
The capital is there, but the amount and cost of funding may be less favourable than it has been in the past.
Logistics no barrier to deal making
4 May 2020
The current M&A market environment is challenging, but deals can still get done
M&A bargain hunters explore options
16 April 2020
Depressed prices and the availability of previously out-of-reach assets may encourage the largest firms to relax their cautious approach, say PE Live panellists.
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
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
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
National priorities shape NOC strategies
7 May 2020
The state of countries’ finances—together with their exposure to market volatility and the pandemic—is determining funding possibilities for state oil companies
Independents vulnerable to debt trap
6 May 2020
A combination of aggressive cost-cutting and judicious hedging has given at least some independents a fighting chance of coming out the other side of the coronavirus crisis intact
IOCs put on show of strength in bond markets
5 May 2020
Majors have issued bonds and cut expenditure in equal measure, ensuring a buoyant market for their debt
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
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