Author: Anna Kachkova
US shift to renewables gains momentum
1 July 2020
A gradual move towards renewables was already underway, and the pandemic is helping to push coal further out of favour
US producers scramble for storage
19 May 2020
Companies are looking at creative temporary solutions as capacity fills up
Covid-19 compounds European refiners’ challenges
2 April 2020
The demand impact from widespread lockdowns causes an immediate demand headache. But longer-term structural obstacles remain
European refiners lag on IMO 2020
29 March 2020
The continent’s crude processors are playing catch-up following the introduction of IMO 2020 regulations on sulphur content in marine fuel
Oil price collapse deals blow to Permian
11 March 2020
Plunging crude prices are bad news for US shale, with some producers set to be severely afflicted
Major trend emerges for net-zero targets
21 February 2020
Several oil and gas companies including BP and Equinor have adopted long-term net-zero emissions targets and it seems inevitable that more will follow
Annova LNG grinds forward
6 February 2020
A recent pipeline access agreement is a step forward for the Gulf Coast LNG export project, but an FID still faces obstacles
Hess receives go-ahead for Bakken EOR
10 December 2019
US independent has been given approval by North Dakota regulators to proceed with an EOR pilot project that it hopes will help boost recoveries in the Bakken shale play
Water infrastructure booms with shale
26 November 2019
The US oilfield water-handling market is growing as shale production continues to rise, with the Permian Basin leading the way
Permian gas seeks exits
19 November 2019
The glut of associated gas production in the Permian Basin has led to a scramble to build new takeaway capacity, although significant relief will not come before 2021
Equinor sounds Eagle Ford alarm bell
19 November 2019
The Norwegian firm’s exit is another signal that US shale may no longer be the promised land
Permian pipelines bring relief—and challenges
23 August 2019
Two major new crude pipelines out of the Permian Basin entered service this month, but while this provides some relief to producers, it shifts the congestion to the Gulf Coast
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