Trends
Carbon price drives generating fuel switch
8 August 2019
Coal pays for its greater carbon intensity in a rising European CO2 price environment
There's still life in coal
16 July 2019
Recent falls in the price of coal were due to increasing supply rather than declining demand
Oil price puzzle as sanctions choke Iran exports
4 June 2019
Which direction is the price of Brent crude heading following deployment of a US naval and B-52 bomber strike force to the Middle East? The answer is complex
Majors mull power puzzle
3 June 2019
Financial and regulatory challenges are curbing the ambitions of major oil companies' ambitions to invest in the electricity supply sector
Uncertainty reigns in oil markets
31 May 2019
Analysts see price drivers both to the upside and to the down
Building growth strategies on shifting sands
21 May 2019
Supply and demand fundamentals are being disrupted by trade tensions and uncertainties over the energy transition
Opec: kicking back against transparency?
10 May 2019
As new technologies trump its modest initiatives, Opec may see value in telling the market less, and less predictably
Opec+ stress test as oil price lifts off
9 May 2019
Cartel heavyweight Saudi Arabia draws heat from White House and Russia
A new gas benchmark for southern Europe
7 May 2019
New lease of life is raising the profile of a once-moribund hub
Wrong way on Wall Street
23 April 2019
Lack of access to capital markets could have consequences for US oil production
Energy transition fears drive short-term focus
23 April 2019
The world will still need oil and gas for the foreseeable future. But concerns over how much and for how long are stifling investment
JKM comes of age
16 April 2019
Exchange traded contracts settling against the Platts’ Asian LNG marker are on the rise
Dated Brent gets another makeover
16 April 2019
The world’s most important Fob oil benchmark will get a new Cif element from October
Tehran left in the cold as old allies cut crude imports
8 March 2019
Recent oil sales to Asia make for troubling reading for Iran's embattled government
Canada's differential dilemma
27 February 2019
Wide discounts for Canadian oil lead to unilateral production cuts
Conventional oil and gas investment remains key
5 February 2019
Growing conventional hydrocarbon production should still be a priority as the energy transition takes shape
Oil majors' strategies are variations on a theme
15 January 2019
The majors' plans for 2019 look remarkably similar on the surface, but there are key differences
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back
M&A: Oil majors jockey for position to ride an LNG boom
29 October 2018
Firms are reshuffling their portfolios in favour of gas ahead of the looming energy inflection point
IEA: Oil recovery lulls producer nations into economic stupor
26 October 2018
Hydrocarbons-dependent nations need to diversify their economies fast to make up for future revenue shortfalls
Is the oil market facing a supply crunch?
8 October 2018
Market forces, Trump's tweets and the latest Opec+ agreement have helped shape global supply in recent months
Opec's next balancing act
18 September 2018
The oil market is at a crux point as bullish and bearish forces battle to set the tone
Strategy v market dynamics
2 August 2018
Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply
Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion
13 July 2018
As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply
Oil markets on the rise
10 July 2018
The oil-price recovery has helped to improve the outlook for oil and gas capital markets