Finance
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
US set for a bumpy ride
1 May 2020
The shale patch may face a prolonged road back to health, agree the PE Live 1 panellists
PE Live: Covid-19 may not justify force majeure
23 April 2020
The declaring party will need to demonstrate a causal link between the pandemic and the reason it is unable to fulfil its obligations
US shale stocks go into reverse
21 April 2020
Chesapeake, Callon and Oasis Petroleum have all announced reverse stock splits, highlighting the parlous financial health of the sector
All systems go
9 April 2020
New Siemens oil and gas CEO Thorbjoern Fors says that every fuel source and technology should be in the energy mix as the world economy strives towards carbon neutrality
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
BP gets Magnus money back
6 September 2019
Enquest pays off first loan issued in innovative North Sea financing deal
Petrobras lowers capex budget
6 August 2019
Brazilian company re-evaluates spending strategy while focusing on divestment
Saudi Aramco allows sneak peek into its finances
20 June 2019
The company's mammoth $12bn global bond offering allowed a glimpse into its treasure chest for the first time
Sponsored: How Europe's gas industry can decarbonise and transform energy power sectors
6 June 2019
New policies and regulations are essential to speed up the gas evolution
Lower oil price forces tax regime changes
6 June 2019
The effective oil price ceiling created by the US shale boom is causing governments elsewhere to revise their tax codes
Trading job market reflects changing times
5 March 2019
As margins are squeezed, traders need to look at expanding their skillsets and geographical horizons
Adnoc joins the trading party
5 March 2019
The Middle Eastern NOC’s new trading venture adds to the oil market’s evolution, and potentially to the pressure on middlemen
East Med's E&P successes to take spotlight at EMGC 2019
22 November 2018
The Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference will offer attendees unique insight into the region's energy evolution
Nigeria's oil sector reforms edge closer to law
10 August 2018
The framework for investments in Nigeria may be about to change. But as ever, there are complications
US balancing act
7 August 2018
The majors are facing a capital spending conundrum sooner than many in the industry expected