Venezuela oil industry woes hit China’s Petro-King
19 June 2014
Services provider Petro-King warned investors of a slowdown
Shell bags nearly $6bn for Woodside stake
17 June 2014
Shell will cut its stake to less than 5%, with half going to Woodside and half to institutional investors
Services firms fast to take Russian opportunities
30 May 2014
The country’s shift to trickier reserves and enhanced oil recovery is behind a surging oilfield services sector
Energy companies could face risks by using third parties
29 May 2014
Integrity compliance and integrity due diligence are crucial to companies with international operations. David Lister and Gavin Proudly of EY look at the key issues, and at how oil and gas companies are tackling them
Chevron needs more gas in the tank after 27% fall in profits
14 May 2014
The US major's figures were worse than expected, but the company is pushing forward with gas
Russia's Lukoil announced a drop in profits in 2013
15 April 2014
The company's net profit in 2013 dropped by 29% to $7.83 billion
Santos' production fell, but LNG projects are on schedule
6 March 2014
Start-up of the Australian company's flagship LNG projects may give it the boost it is looking for
China's oil companies tightening their belts
21 February 2014
The growth-at-all-costs approach has hindered the country's financial performance
Panama Canal deadlock threatens new US-Asia energy trade
7 February 2014
The project to expand the Panama Canal is in crisis over cost overruns
Optimism despite Petrobras' production decline
5 February 2014
Brazil's state-controlled flagship has, of late, been long on promise but short on return. However, its long-term outlook is increasingly bright
Asian oil firms face squeeze, but gas offers opportunities
22 January 2014
Subsidy reforms and rising prices add up to a good deal for investors
OGX plots its comeback from corporate bankruptcy
15 January 2014
The company filed for bankruptcy protection in October while it negotiated with creditors
North Sea decommissioning to offer new market to contractor
11 December 2013
Field decommissioning work, particularly in UK waters, is due to accelerate over the next few years, offering a large new market for offshore contractors
First contract for Pieter Schelte on Brent field
11 December 2013
Allseas' decommissioning, installation and pipelaying vessel has its first contract for the Brent field
Services firms poised to pounce as shale gas grows
5 December 2013
The shale boom might be restricted to North America in the short term, but investment could change that
Chevron eyes permit sell-off in Australia's Browse basin
4 December 2013
US producer Chevron is set to shake up control of Australia's gas-rich Browse basin as it seeks to offload its exploration permits in the region
Shareholder forces chairman to resign from Dart Energy
28 November 2013
Dart Energy faces an uncertain future after a dissatisfied shareholder forced the company chairman and three directors to resign
Kogas looks to sell assets to cut debt and go upstream
6 November 2013
As it plans to cut debt by selling off assets, NJ Watson looks at the South Korean gas firm's plans
Brazil's OGX files for bankruptcy after assets disappoint
31 October 2013
A series of unfortunate events has spelled the end for one of Brazil's most high profile companies, writes Justin Jacobs
We need new thinking for new realities, says Saudi Aramco boss
15 October 2013
Saudi Aramco’s chief executive Khalid Al-Falih tells WEC Congress News that the energy industry must work together to find solutions to the challenges that lie ahead
OMV enjoys summer of exploration and discoveries
16 September 2013
It's been a good summer for OMV and its strategy to move away from the lower-margin downstream sector to focus on the more profitable upstream
Texas Keystone wins $1.6bn suit over Kurdish assets
12 September 2013
Excalibur Ventures claimed it was entitled to $1.6bn for a 30% share in Gulf Keystone’s oil assets due to a signed collaboration agreement
Petrobras hopes for strong output growth
23 August 2013
Having over-promised and under-delivered in recent years, Brazil's state firm thinks its pre-salt is at last primed for strong output growth
Argentina's YPF struggling to find investors
23 August 2013
With most of its oil and gas producing fields maturing, Argentina's oil company needs to find investors for the Vaca Muerta to change fortunes
Statoil balances state demands with shareholders interests
23 August 2013
Statoil is a model for other NOCs, neatly balancing the needs of its state controller with the urges of its private shareholders
Lower oil prices and weaker refining margins bludgeon majors' profits
13 August 2013
The majors all saw their results take a hit as lower crude prices and weak refinery margins ate into second-quarter profits