Tagged With US
Iran-US conflict: more to come?
9 January 2020
With the US’s killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, the risk of attacks on Mena oil infrastructure is likely to increase
US lobs a grenade into a box of fireworks
3 January 2020
Washington and Tehran may consider their next moves after drone kills top Iranian general, but restraint is the likeliest casualty
Mounting sanctions squeeze Iranian exports
19 December 2019
The country’s oil sector and economy will continue to feel the suffocating effects of US sanctions
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
Vietnamese LNG works on politics and price
13 December 2019
Hanoi needs energy security. But US LNG can also tick some boxes for its relationship with Washington
Chinese-US trade war threatens globalisation
1 December 2019
Economic tensions may ease over the short term. But critical differences will only continue to divide rival global superpowers
US balances old energy alliances with new
28 November 2019
Washington remains committed to GCC nations but is also strengthening relationships in Asia-Pacific and beyond, says State Department
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
The US-China trade war may escalate to energy
26 November 2019
A trade reconciliation between Washington and Beijing may come too late for the US oil and gas industry
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
Energy transition no grounds for ‘culture war’
15 November 2019
The challenge of re-engineering the global energy system to meet or exceed Paris Agreement commitments is too important and too complex to be reduced to Right-Left squabbling
US-China tariff war to persist: Condoleezza Rice
14 November 2019
Former US secretary of state says a bipartisan consensus against its increasingly assertive rival will be lasting impediment to global trade and keep downward pressure on oil prices
Bondholders close in on Citgo
1 November 2019
Venezuela misses crucial bond payment as danger of losing control of the US refiner looms
Technology takes over tight oil
15 October 2019
As the shale business matures, its wildcatter mentality is being replaced by artificial intelligence
Citgo’s future hangs in the balance
11 October 2019
Rival Venezuelan regimes’ hopes of holding onto US firm look bleaker
Global oil demand to disappoint
7 October 2019
Peak requirements may be here much quicker than in some forecasts
Iran makes the best of it
4 October 2019
Sanctions are constraining Iran’s output and straining oil storage capacity
US may set Timchenko precedent
26 September 2019
Washington’s desire to limit Iranian influence in Iraq may leave its Volga Group sanctions looking hollow
Saudi Arabia in the firing line
23 September 2019
The oil facility attacks highlight potentially fatal vulnerabilities in Saudi Arabia’s critical infrastructure
Saudis opt for words not weapons
20 September 2019
The kingdom sees Iran's hand behind the recent attacks but is holding fire for now
Charif Souki warns of dire need for US gas infrastructure
18 September 2019
Up to $300bn is needed for associated gas evacuation to maintain shale production
Iran seeks to read Trump's mind
16 September 2019
The devastating attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil sector have left the kingdom and its allies dazed
US LNG export stampede faces challenges
16 September 2019
Innovative commercial and pricing models will be needed to get more projects over the line
Preparing the US for the energy transition
3 September 2019
Former President Obama special assistant Jason Bordoff says that government and industry need to work together to tackle climate change
Dog days for the wildcatters
29 August 2019
The creditworthiness of independents is falling. Barely-positive cash flow and weak enthusiasm for consolidation may not be enough to save them
Calcasieu Pass adds to US LNG second wave
27 August 2019
Venture Global takes the third Gulf Coast export FID of the year, even as questions over pricing grow