Author: Charles Waine
Sanctions squeeze Venezuela's heavy crude output
18 July 2019
Latin America's economically troubled oil giant faces the difficult task of significantly raising Asian crude grades
Thailand sets its sights on larger LNG share
16 July 2019
Thai government looks to increase imports as gas reserves continue to slide
Incoming government raises Papua LNG doubts
11 July 2019
Oil minister Kerenga Kua has pledged to re-examine controversial deal following the collapse of scandal-hit government
High hopes for Eco Atlantic in Guyana
9 July 2019
CEO Gil Holzman is confident of a major offshore discovery in Guyana following promising exploration findings
Citgo caught between Venezuela's competing governments
5 July 2019
Authorities reveal a second failed coup attempt, as President Maduro seeks to limit the influence of the opposition
Colombian fracking edges closer to reality
2 July 2019
Mindful of the country's energy security, the government is looking towards its shale assets
US sanctions debilitate Venezuelan oil output
17 June 2019
President Nicolas Maduro is standing firm, despite oil production falling to levels not seen since the infamous oil lockout of 16 years ago
Exit stage left for Nazarbayev
30 May 2019
Kazakhstan's president departs after decades of tight control. Could it kickstart a privatisation push?
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
Petronas on an upward trajectory
29 April 2019
The company is balancing its upstream ambitions with government debt obligations, while finalising a key domestic downstream project
ExxonMobil's Midas touch
10 April 2019
Guyana’s exploration success shows no sign of slowing. But the promise of oil revenues is also driving political division
Petrobras breathes easy
3 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras keeps cutting
15 March 2019
The Brazilian company will need to maintain momentum to meet its ambitious divestment objectives
Rival presidents face off as Venezuela's economy crashes
22 February 2019
Despite severe US sanctions, President Maduro is standing firm. But how long can the political impasse last while oil production continues to decline?
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
Political tensions dent Comoros energy ambitions
1 February 2019
Indian Ocean nation hopes to repeat the offshore successes of neighbouring Mozambique
Guyana's governance gap
11 December 2018
The oil-rich country is the world's biggest new deep-water play. But can the government develop a transparent energy policy?
Colombia's fracking plans take on a new urgency
10 December 2018
The new administration is turning to shale deposits to hold back the threat of imports
IEA sees upstream spending revival
25 July 2018
After investor confidence plummeted in the wake of crashing oil prices, upstream spending may finally be on the comeback trail
India's new oil-supply strategy
27 November 2017
The first shipment of US crude to the country signals a new era in US-Indian relations. It also sends a clear message to Opec that the world's third-largest consumer has other supply options
US oil output set to reach record high
18 August 2017
The country's production has surged this year and is showing no signs of a slowdown