Tagged With BP
Uncertainty for Iraq oil industry as troubles divide country
7 July 2014
The Islamist-led Sunni surge leaves Iraq on the brink of collapse. Derek Brower assesses what it means for the country’s oil industry
Output expected to rise from the Gulf of Mexico
24 April 2014
Output from the Gulf of Mexico is about to soar. Costs and the US crude oil export ban remain dark clouds on the horizon
The unconventional oil age
12 February 2014
Shale is going global. Its arrival will shape the supply picture for years to come
Is the UK the best shale bet in Europe?
20 January 2014
With exploration stalled in mainland Europe, the UK government's unconventionals push has opened a new frontier for investors and E&P companies alike.
Supermajor BP declares the death of peak oil
16 January 2014
The supermajor sees energy landscape shifting as demand growth slows and new fuels emerge to challenge oil's supremacy
Indonesian CBM a "stealth sleeper play"
6 November 2013
Indonesia's coal-bed methane (CBM) potential has been largely overlooked by investors, leading one prominent unconventional gas consultancy to describe it as a "stealth sleeper play"
E&P on rise in resurgent Gulf of Mexico
3 October 2013
Almost four years on from the Macondo disaster, the deep-water Gulf is experiencing a revival. Output is growing and explorers are making major finds in deeper, newly emerging plays
Reliance-BP venture opens new Indian gas play
9 September 2013
The latest find is in the Cauvery basin, off the east coast of India
NOC is struggling amid another crisis in Libya
23 August 2013
Libya is in chaos. Can its state oil firm survive intact?
National oil companies on top of the world
23 August 2013
Their domination of global reserves has put NOCs in control of the oil industry. But they must do more to keep their advantage
Lower oil prices and weaker refining margins bludgeon majors' profits
13 August 2013
The majors all saw their results take a hit as lower crude prices and weak refinery margins ate into second-quarter profits
BP gives $1 billion upgrade boost to Alaska
6 June 2013
It will add two new rigs to the Prudhoe Bay field and upgrade existing facilities
Indian gas find offers glimmer of hope for country
4 June 2013
The new gas play off India's eastern coast offers hope for the gas-short nation
Deutsche Bank keeps the faith in BP to overcome problems
27 March 2013
Analysts think BP will overcome its problems after several years of decline
Dips in output and prices dent majors’ results
19 February 2013
Improved refining margins prove a silver lining as big players unveil disappointing full-year figures
Final decisions to be made for Shah Deniz expansion
8 February 2013
The partners in the Shah Deniz field must make two important decisions: a final investment decision for the Caspian gasfield's second-phase development and a pipeline to carry production to Europe
Iraq's fractious politics weigh on oil sector
30 January 2013
Fears that country is teetering on the brink of civil war and the increasingly poisonous relations between Baghdad and Erbil may stymie Iraq's ambitions to boost crude production
Terror attack casts long shadow over Algeria’s troubled upstream
24 January 2013
BP fears the worst as the outcomes of the terror attack on Tigantourine wet-gas complex remain unknown
Gulf sale fetches $157.8m as BP hit by US bar
29 November 2012
BOEM raised $157.8 million from the sale of drilling leases in the western Gulf of Mexico
BP agrees $4.5bn Macondo settlement
16 November 2012
UK supermajor BP has entered a guilty plea and agreed to pay a fine of $4.5 billion
Big oil sees profits slump as prices and production fall
8 November 2012
Major oil players saw lower oil and gas prices, coupled with lower production, eat into their third-quarter profits
BP and Rosneft shift the Russian landscape
23 October 2012
A new agreement gives the UK major another crack at Russia’s upstream, ends its fraught TNK-BP partnership, and may turn Rosneft into the world’s largest oil company
BP gains $2.5bn for Texas City refinery
9 October 2012
The sale of the refinery will bring the UK supermajor closer to meeting targets
BP nears Macondo fund total with $5.5bn Plains deal
11 September 2012
BP edges closer to divestment target with the sale of Plains Exploration for $5.5bn
BP far from beyond problems over two years after Macondo
30 August 2012
BP is still grappling with the consequences of Macondo, two-and-a-half years after the disaster. And, as NJ Watson finds out, there may be more difficulties ahead for UK supermajor as it puts its stake in TNK-BP on the block