Author: Peter Ramsay
Editor-in-chief
Pluto’s second train may be Chevron NWS sale casualty
26 June 2020
The major’s decision to seek a buyer for its Australian liquefaction stake could be the harbinger of further realignment in feedgas projects
Excelerate expands FSRU fleet
26 June 2020
The US LNG specialist takes delivery of a tenth regasification-enabled vessel as a shipping boom continues unabated
Canadian cashflows tempt i3
23 June 2020
North Sea developer eyes cut-price production to bolster its balance sheet
Crude edges higher on Opec+ compliance promises
19 June 2020
Traders see the positives as producers commit to even greater respect for quotas
Analysts fret on Hurricane’s single well reliance
16 June 2020
The North Sea fractured basement specialist’s dependence on one producing well at its Lancaster project is causing concern
European hydrogen projects make progress
10 June 2020
Pilot schemes are moving forward as ambitions for the fuel grow
BP cuts its price in Premier deal
5 June 2020
The major will take a much lower upfront fee with more to follow from production revenues and if prices recover
French refining feels the squeeze
5 June 2020
Tougher economics could spark another rationalisation in the sector
PE Live: Decommissioning throws up opportunities
5 June 2020
Picking up the tab for end-of-life liabilities is inevitably a thorny issue in a mature basin. But decommissioning offers pros as well as cons
PE Live: Hope remains for UKCS buyers
2 June 2020
The landscape may look very different to when deals were struck. But it is not all bad news for those that acquired North Sea assets in recent years
PE Live: UKCS M&A faces challenges
2 June 2020
Downturns often usher in buying opportunities, but there are unique obstacles in the current environment
Total and the logic for net-zero
2 June 2020
The French major commits to a target out of fear of being overlooked by investors
Record-setting Q2 at northwest Europe’s LNG terminals
1 June 2020
Six of the region’s eight LNG terminals saw deliveries above 80pc of capacity for a second consecutive month
JOG goes back to the future
6 May 2020
A field already in decommissioning holds no fears for the North Sea newcomer’s bold regional plans
Private equity ready to play M&A role
5 May 2020
The capital is there, but the amount and cost of funding may be less favourable than it has been in the past.
Logistics no barrier to deal making
4 May 2020
The current M&A market environment is challenging, but deals can still get done
Oil demand faces an uncertain future
4 May 2020
A recovery in demand is key to getting the oil market back into balance. But both short and long-term prospects are clouded
US set for a bumpy ride
1 May 2020
The shale patch may face a prolonged road back to health, agree the PE Live 1 panellists
Navigating Norway’s cut
1 May 2020
The non-Opec nation’s decision to join in mandated production restrictions is headline grabbing. But the material impact is open to question
Oil price promises more May madness
30 April 2020
After April’s unprecedented negative futures contract pricing, there is every chance of more volatility to come
Total grabs a Ugandan bargain
23 April 2020
Major shows that distressed-seller opportunities are out there for buyers with more robust balance sheets
M&A bargain hunters explore options
16 April 2020
Depressed prices and the availability of previously out-of-reach assets may encourage the largest firms to relax their cautious approach, say PE Live panellists.
Price crash response quicker than 2014
9 April 2020
Players have moved more swiftly and in different ways to react to the current oil price slump compared to previous downturns, panellists tell PE Live
North Sea FIDs suffer slippage
7 April 2020
Two of the three most anticipated project green lights are postponed and a third looks at risk
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
Shell’s Lake Charles LNG pullback bodes ill
1 April 2020
The major’s step away from a brownfield project should ring even louder alarm bells for greenfield sites