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Licensing rounds announcements and developments
29 March 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Majors’ divestment dilemma
26 March 2020
Depressed oil prices are forcing large-cap producers to roll back spending. But will they continue to try to shed non-core assets?
Ten principles for operator transitions
24 March 2020
Incoming operators face several challenges when taking over an asset, including managing the transition, improving performance, and capturing value. These principles can guide the way
Downturn hits Latin America’s upstream hard
24 March 2020
Worsening economic conditions set to slash oil production growth in the region
Oilfield services share in the economic gloom
20 March 2020
Industry downturn forecast as wave of E&P companies forced to dramatically cut capex
Latest licensing rounds
30 March 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Majors’ divestment dilemma
26 March 2020
Depressed oil prices are forcing large-cap producers to roll back spending. But will they continue to try to shed non-core assets?
Ten principles for operator transitions
24 March 2020
Incoming operators face several challenges when taking over an asset, including managing the transition, improving performance, and capturing value. These principles can guide the way
Downturn hits Latin America’s upstream hard
24 March 2020
Worsening economic conditions set to slash oil production growth in the region
Oilfield services share in the economic gloom
20 March 2020
Industry downturn forecast as wave of E&P companies forced to dramatically cut capex
Gloom overshadows North Sea exploration hits
20 March 2020
Two pieces of good news in the UK and Norway are buried by cost-cutting and depressed prices
Aramco’s upstream comes into focus
20 March 2020
Saudi heavyweight must achieve ambitious government pledge despite revenues feeling the squeeze
Latest licensing rounds
30 March 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Licensing rounds announcements and developments
29 March 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Licensing rounds update
18 February 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Colombian bid round: old and new challenges
24 January 2020
A combination of social disputes and competition from Guyana and Suriname is hampering Bogota’s efforts to attract further investment
Senegal prepares to repeat licensing success
22 January 2020
Hot on the heels of FID for its Sangomar oil project, the West African country is heavily promoting a promising licensing round
Landmark Brazilian auction falls flat
11 November 2019
Enormous offshore pre-salt reserves fail to entice IOCs to the Transfer of Rights surplus bidding round
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