Upstream

Independent E&P journey ‘can be done again’
7 August 2020
Ex-Tullow man thinks that doom and gloom about the global upstream business is overdone
Petrobras undeterred by tumbling profits
6 August 2020
Hefty financial losses and a depressed oil market fail to sway Brazilian NOC from pursuing ambitious upstream strategy
Egyptian optimism
5 August 2020
One of the more regressive fiscal regimes and a generally challenging environment are not enough to dampen United Oil & Gas’ enthusiasm for the Western Desert.
Somalia announces regulator leadership
2 August 2020
Somali Petroleum Authority board has been approved by the Mogadishu government ahead of licensing round
Central bank holds key to Gabon’s oil future
30 July 2020
If oil companies are forced to hold revenues in the local currency—combined with mandated Opec cuts—the Central African country will struggle to attract the new investment it desires
Pharos’ main man goes back to the East Med future
7 August 2020
The independent’s CEO was making oil discoveries in the Gulf of Sinai in the 1970s. Now he is back in the region
Pharos’ main man goes back to the East Med future
7 August 2020
The independent’s CEO was making oil discoveries in the Gulf of Sinai in the 1970s. Now he is back in the region
Independent E&P journey ‘can be done again’
7 August 2020
Ex-Tullow man thinks that doom and gloom about the global upstream business is overdone
Petrobras undeterred by tumbling profits
6 August 2020
Hefty financial losses and a depressed oil market fail to sway Brazilian NOC from pursuing ambitious upstream strategy
Egyptian optimism
5 August 2020
One of the more regressive fiscal regimes and a generally challenging environment are not enough to dampen United Oil & Gas’ enthusiasm for the Western Desert.
Central bank holds key to Gabon’s oil future
30 July 2020
If oil companies are forced to hold revenues in the local currency—combined with mandated Opec cuts—the Central African country will struggle to attract the new investment it desires
Canadian oil sands compound their image problem
25 July 2020
Emission pledges are being rolled back to counter adverse economic conditions, reinforcing a sense the sector is not serious about lowering its carbon footprint
Somalia announces regulator leadership
2 August 2020
Somali Petroleum Authority board has been approved by the Mogadishu government ahead of licensing round
Latest licensing rounds
28 July 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Global announcements and developments July
16 July 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Global announcements and developments June
2 June 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Liberia perseveres with licensing round
4 May 2020
West African country presses ahead with plans to auction offshore acreage
Licensing rounds update
28 April 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
AspenTech enters hybrid modelling era
3 March 2020
CEO Antonio Pietri discusses his lighthouse pilot for hybrid modelling capabilities
Trading braces for digital transformation
27 February 2020
The age of big data is transforming not just the upstream but energy’s spot markets
Firms embracing digitalisation set to thrive
26 February 2020
Climate change and regulatory intervention are combining to create unprecedented opportunities across the energy sector
Demystifying digitisation
13 February 2020
Designing a digital transformation strategy can be easy, if firms choose the right partner and take a pragmatic approach
AI takes aim at shale margins improvement
7 February 2020
Poor levels of profitability in shale are prompting a search to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the efficiency of production and improve the bottom line
No killer app for Asia’s transition
19 December 2019
Japan's government is seeking to get as close as possible to carbon neutral by 2050