Exploration & Production
Bullish Adnoc focuses on offshore
15 August 2019
The national oil company has begun several large scale projects to return the Emirate to gas self-sufficiency
Norway's longer shelf life lures PE players
9 August 2019
The private equity model targets the potential remaining in Norwegian waters
West of Shetland takes centre stage
8 August 2019
Exploration in the region may lead to the partial revival of the UK Continental Shelf
Crude curtailment boosts Albertan producers' profits
7 August 2019
Higher prices more than offset Western Canada restrictions on production
Belated progress on Kuwait's upstream ambitions
31 July 2019
KOC is poised to deliver on offshore and gas plans after delays stretching back more than a decade
Centrica to sell North Sea business
30 July 2019
The UK utility is confident of interest in its stake in Spirit Energy E&P arm
Deepwater Gulf exploration starts to rebound
29 July 2019
The US Gulf of Mexico is experiencing an uptick in exploration, but the way companies operate in the region has changed due to the downturn in oil prices
Qatar Petroleum accelerates overseas expansion drive
26 July 2019
While international attention is focused on the Qatari state energy company’s flagship domestic LNG project, the firm is quickly building a worldwide portfolio
Tullow cuts production forecast and delays FIDs
24 July 2019
The Africa-focused oil firm is struggling with technical problems and protracted negotiations with host governments
Faroe Islands enlists help in exploration drive
5 July 2019
Interest in the Faroese offshore may be buoyed by exploration success in adjacent West of Shetland waters
Big names bid in Argentina's offshore auction
18 June 2019
Some of the world's biggest oil companies get involved in Argentina's first offshore licensing round in almost three decades
Australia finds more gas for home and abroad
18 June 2019
Santos’ discovery of a sizeable gas column in the Northern Carnarvon Basin should boost the NWS venture’s expansion plans
Turkmenistan sees light at the end of the tunnel
10 June 2019
Turkmenistan must overcome economic crisis and political hurdles to reverse its gas exports decline
Caspian players plot oil revival
30 May 2019
Gas has made most of the recent running, but major producers like Azerbaijan are focusing on boosting crude oil production too
Tullow flags up African glitches
28 May 2019
One of the African oil sector's bellwethers lowers its production forecast
Deepwater struggles to make its case
21 May 2019
The oil price recovery has not yet translated into a rush of cash into challenging offshore environments
Pemex shoulders upstream burden
14 May 2019
Suspension of private investment opportunities ramps up pressure on the Mexican state firm
Economic crisis threatens to stall Vaca Muerta
14 May 2019
Economic turmoil and infrastructural congestion are raising doubts over Argentina's shale growth
Chinese shale struggles to get moving
30 April 2019
The Asian giant is having difficulties emulating the US shale gas revolution, but is determined to keep developing its own resources
ExxonMobil gas discovery boosts Cyprus’ energy hopes
28 February 2019
The find may revive interest in establishing an LNG plant on the island
Egypt's gas gold rush
28 February 2019
February's oil and gas conference in Cairo attracted firms from around the world for one simple reason: Egypt's gas sector is booming
Angola boosts efforts to shore up flagging production
27 February 2019
Africa's second-largest oil exporter needs more than the currently envisaged pipeline of oil projects if it is to remain a force
Senegal and Mauritania projects make headway
26 February 2019
BP's Greater Tortue project already has the green light, and Woodside's SNE development is poised to be next
Russia aids Kurdistan gas boost
26 February 2019
Strategic investments from Rosneft have unclogged Kurdistan's messy export scene, paving the way for supplies to Turkey in the early 2020s
The changing landscape of north-west Europe
8 February 2019
A rebound in the region is happening above and below water
Mexico's new leader puts bid rounds on hold
4 February 2019
The new administration puts its faith in Pemex with expanded E&P budget