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Transition leaders more optimistic on profits
20 January 2020
Confidence in hitting financial targets is correlated with investment in efficiency and decarbonisation, finds DNV GL report
Mena: a region of backhanders
13 January 2020
A new book identifies corruption as a major factor holding back Middle East and North Africa (Mena) development —not least in oil-exporting states
Oil & gas credit quality stagnates
10 January 2020
The recovery in credit risk across the global industry has slowed, due to several sources of disruption
Oil demand to rebound in 2020
3 January 2020
Macroeconomic factors promise to boost oil requirements and bolster prices, which may see the market spring a surprise
Opposing forces will affect oil market balance
19 December 2019
Sluggish demand growth may be matched by an almost as equally anaemic lift in output
US election looms large for energy in 2020
17 December 2019
Foreign policy will pose a range of geopolitical risks to energy markets, while US shale will slacken its breakneck pace
A clearer China picture set to emerge
13 December 2019
New technologies will allow the oil market to understand what is going on in China quicker and in greater depth than before
East/west tug-of-war for Russia’s barrels
12 December 2019
Challenges and costs increase as ageing oil fields reach the ‘babushka’ stage
Benchmarks face 2020s evolution
10 December 2019
The reference prices for crude and other energy markets are unlikely to stand still
2020s oil price: beware black swans
5 December 2019
Oil analytics firm OilX sees a gradual evolution of the 2020s market balance, although with both energy transition in demand and Opec renaissance in supply signalling downside
Peak oil in less than a decade: Rystad
3 December 2019
CEO makes bullish prediction on the energy transition and suggests investment in oil and gas will never again hit 2014 record
Russian production looks to technology for growth
28 November 2019
Expanding the use of enhanced oil recovery methods could offset output declines
Plastic recycling threatens oil demand growth
15 November 2019
Technology developments could take a chunk out of demand forecasts, but the impact may be just to moderate growth rather than shrink overall demand
Priming the pump
4 November 2019
Targeted support from a multilateral institution can result in substantial commercial and developmental rewards, says Olivier Mussat of the World Bank Group’s IFC
Oil firms chase efficiency gains
29 October 2019
The spectre of ‘peak demand’ puts an onus on producers to tighten up their games
Global oil demand to disappoint
7 October 2019
Peak requirements may be here much quicker than in some forecasts
Capital costs rise on sustainability concerns
4 October 2019
An intensifying investor focus on sustainable investing and the climate emergency is impacting the oil and gas sector
To drill or not to drill
3 October 2019
Producers’ view of the future may run the risk of complacency
An oilman not of oil
22 September 2019
A new biography of Calouste Gulbenkian portrays him as a formidable behind-the-scenes fixer, rather than a fuel fanatic
China spearheading EV adoption
5 September 2019
The country leads the world in embracing electric vehicles, but this does not necessarily mean domestic demand for oil will decline anytime soon
Majors urged to lead energy transition
4 September 2019
IOCs would benefit from taking a prominent role in the transition and face capital flight if they do not, says former UNFCC leader
Emerging market clean power offers investment option
30 August 2019
Capital is being attracted to emerging market renewables and gas-fired power projects to profitably and effectively mitigate climate change
Oil could have a sustainable future
29 August 2019
The money spent subsidising renewables would be better used funding research into carbon capture and storage
The climate threat: Will investors exit big oil?
17 July 2019
Institutional investors are increasingly being required to factor climate change into their decision-making
EV revolution could stall due to mineral shortages
12 June 2019
More planning is required to ensure adequate supply, researchers say
Lower oil price forces tax regime changes
6 June 2019
The effective oil price ceiling created by the US shale boom is causing governments elsewhere to revise their tax codes