Power generation
Majors see opportunity in utility fragmentation
17 July 2019
PWC sees value for IOCs as the traditional utility model becomes less relevant
Who will lead the gas-to-power charge?
2 July 2019
Low LNG prices and pressing environmental challenges are becoming key drivers for the gas-to-power sector. But widespread adoption faces political and technological hurdles
EV revolution could stall due to mineral shortages
12 June 2019
More planning is required to ensure adequate supply, researchers say
Another hot summer in prospect for Iraq
11 June 2019
Protests could return this summer, against a background of political fragmentation
RWE warns on European gas demand
7 June 2019
The German utility paints a sobering picture for the future of the fuel, even in a lower price environment
Coal and CCGT help support steam turbine market
7 May 2019
The global trend towards the use of renewables is not denting the demand for older methods of power generation
Gas-to-power facing socio-economic challenges
1 May 2019
Vested interest opposition to wider natural gas use for electricity generation discussed as Petroleum Economist holds its first Gas to Power forum in London
Caribbean energy: devastation and opportunity
13 April 2018
Governments want to remake their electric grids
India's new oil-supply strategy
27 November 2017
The first shipment of US crude to the country signals a new era in US-Indian relations. It also sends a clear message to Opec that the world's third-largest consumer has other supply options
Filling China's tanks
10 November 2017
Beijing is working hard to put its SPR expansion programme back on track
Technology and new business models boost electricity access
10 November 2017
More people worldwide are getting connected for the first time with renewables and off-grid systems are playing an increasing role, says International Energy report
Jordan—pick and mix
28 September 2017
Jordan needs to expand its power-distribution system as it becomes one of the most advanced Arab states in developing renewables
Jordan—rocks to watts
28 September 2017
Jordan is hoping that burning oil shale to create power will be a significant step towards greater energy independence
Energy storage gains momentum in Australia
7 September 2017
Canberra is ahead of the game when it comes to the biggest challenge for new energies
Times of change in Mexico
7 September 2017
Mexico's energy sector has undergone a radical transformation since far-reaching reforms were enacted four years ago. Jaime Hernández, CEO of the country's Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) who is also the new president of the World Energy Council’s Mexico chapter, outlines the impact of these changes
Europe's black and green stuff
4 September 2017
Europe's energy supply mix is changing again. It won’t be good news for the climate targets
Do we really need big power plants any more?
8 December 2016
Governments obsess about baseload energy. This is an outdated approach
Canada steps up coal phase-out plan
23 November 2016
The country plans to eliminate coal-fired electricity generation by 2030 and start to rely on clean energy for power
Turkey - stuck in the twentieth century
22 November 2016
Turkey enters 2017 with an energy strategy that looks increasingly anachronistic
UK - weak power
16 November 2016
The retirement of coal-fired power stations is tightening the UK's electricity supply-and the government doesn't seem to have a plan to cope
Japan reacts and evolves
27 July 2016
Japan’s energy economy is pulsating – under the weight of its past, imprisoned by imports, and a desire to innovate
Power play
13 April 2016
Cheap natural gas is bringing coal’s long reign as the fuel of choice in US generation to an end
The next China?
22 February 2016
Strong GDP growth, coupled with some reforms at home, could make India a new engine of global energy demand
UK to close coal power stations by 2025 says energy minister
18 November 2015
The UK Conservative government is to consult on phasing out coal completely by 2025 – but only if new gas capacity is advancing fast enough
Demand for naphtha decreases as gas based chemicals increase
26 June 2015
A rapid swing in chemicals feedstock use is set to upturn refinery operations worldwide
Downstream projects suffer as Gulf spending tightened
26 February 2015
Several new developments are about to come on stream. New proposed ones will be delayed by the weak oil price