Europe & Eurasia
Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine
30 July 2019
Russian supplies to Europe via Ukraine may be heading for an interruption next year
Germany belatedly joins Europe's war on coal
29 July 2019
Europe’s largest coal consumer illustrates a pathway for the remaining hold-outs
Novatek closes in on Arctic LNG 2
23 July 2019
FID on Novatek’s second Arctic LNG production project, expected in Q3 2019, appears to be a formality
Tax overhaul heaps pressure on Russian refiners
19 July 2019
More expensive feedstock threatens independent operators
Lukoil makes inroads offshore
12 July 2019
Russian-Kazakh waters in the Caspian Sea are central to the company’s plans
Russian minnow embarks on Arctic megaproject
12 July 2019
A Rosneft-linked independent is developing one of Russia’s biggest ever discoveries
Wind farms threaten to speed up North Sea decommissioning
11 July 2019
Oil and gas operators planning to prolong fields’ lifespan may find themselves increasingly in conflict with wind farm developers
Okea IPO hit by market turbulence
10 July 2019
Private equity-backed North Sea producer cuts price and reduces share volumes as it makes Oslo Bors debut
The East Med: Trouble in paradise
4 July 2019
Overlapping claims of sovereignty in the waters off Cyprus—and conflicting premises and perceptions—add a note of uncertainty to the island’s gas development ambitions
Energean acquires Edison E&P
4 July 2019
The deal expands Energean’s footprint in the Mediterranean, giving it assets in gas-rich Egypt and Algeria for the first time
Selva gas estimates on the rise
28 June 2019
Po Valley targets first production in 2020 from its recently awarded Italian concession
Valeura shifts to London
28 June 2019
The Turkish gas producer joins Toronto peers in an LSE listing
Interview: Cairn Energy targets transformative changes
28 June 2019
Simon Thomson, the chief executive of Cairn Energy, expects 2019 to be an eventful one for the London-listed exploration and production company
Cyprus offshore: Turkey turns up the heat
12 June 2019
The prospects for monetising natural gas discovered off Cyprus have risen, but so has the geopolitical temperature
Mind the divestment gap
10 June 2019
Oil and gas majors are setting increasingly ambitious divestment targets, despite volatile market conditions and questions over the size of the buyer pool
OMV Petrom calls for Romanian fiscal stability
7 June 2019
New deepwater gas play needs greater clarity on terms
Third time lucky for Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline?
6 June 2019
Financial and institutional obstacles to the project appear at last to be clearing
Nationalisation hurdles in the UK
31 May 2019
UK opposition Labour party threatens to nationalise the national grid at below fair value
Exit stage left for Nazarbayev
30 May 2019
Kazakhstan's president departs after decades of tight control. Could it kickstart a privatisation push?
Norway's field of dreams
21 May 2019
Equinor has had to dig deep to get Aasta Hansteen underway, in more ways than one
Chrysaor ups Central North Sea game
16 May 2019
ConocoPhillips deal expands the private equity-backed producer’s position in the UKCS engine room
Netherlands turns to LNG
1 May 2019
The Dutch reign as a pivotal European gas supplier is officially over, as supply from the Groningen gas field declines
Wintershall-Dea no guide to future IPO performance
25 April 2019
Post-merger momentum contrasts with wider industry cynicism over energy IPOs
Rattray could hold the last great North Sea oil reserves
8 April 2019
Vulcanism was supposed to have scuppered the oil potential of a large area of the central North Sea, but academics say it may be worth another look
Treasures in the basement?
8 April 2019
Untested geological formations known as ‘fractured basements’ could be hiding a vast store of hydrocarbons, but explorers need to overcome logistical challenges and industry scepticism
Italy imposes offshore exploration moratorium
26 March 2019
The industry’s future hangs in the balance as the government considers a new energy transition strategy