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US shift to renewables gains momentum
1 July 2020
A gradual move towards renewables was already underway, and the pandemic is helping to push coal further out of favour
Letter from Houston: Energy hotspot hopes for a ‘bronze lining’
30 June 2020
The US oil capital may be battling both the oil price crash and a Covid-19 resurgence, but there are still reasons to be optimistic
No rebound in sight for US shale
30 June 2020
Domestic crude production will continue to be squeezed despite the modest oil price upturn and faces a long-term existential threat in the form of the Democratic manifesto
Chesapeake peers over the precipice
24 June 2020
Rapid expansion beyond core natural gas assets has stretched the firm to the verge of bankruptcy
PE Live: Regulation needs to catch up with hydrogen development
24 June 2020
The rapid emergence of hydrogen as a potential major fuel and energy storage medium means regulation will need to be overhauled—and certain countries are already taking an early lead.
PE Live: Approaches to hydrogen may diverge
23 June 2020
The green hydrogen approach increasingly favoured by the EU and some western US states may not be suitable for other regions
PE Live: US and EU take divergent pathways to net zero
16 June 2020
The EU is pursuing a unified approach to the energy transition, while individual US states are taking the initiative on the road to a broadly similar destination
Iraq seeks a reset
8 June 2020
The new Baghdad government asks for much in return for a pivot towards Saudi Arabia and the US
Clock ticking for Oxy
29 May 2020
Producer in race against time to generate funds needed to pay down mounting debts
IEA warns of investment chasm
29 May 2020
Energy funding poised to plunge as renewables fare better than fossil fuels
Hydrogen may take off for industrial use
29 May 2020
Attention is moving away from transportation and energy storage towards decarbonising hard-to-abate heavy industry processes
Deep in the heart of Texas
28 May 2020
From the ashes of the collapse in oil prices comes the opportunity of the energy transition
Tough times ahead for US refiners
20 May 2020
Slumping global oil consumption, tightening margins and throttled-back throughput pile on the pressure
US producers scramble for storage
19 May 2020
Companies are looking at creative temporary solutions as capacity fills up
US indies batten down the hatches
19 May 2020
The sector is largely relying on balance sheet resilience to outlast the downturn. But without an imminent oil price recovery the threat of bankruptcy looms large
Demand doubts dampen investor sentiment
11 May 2020
Concerns over the long-term future of oil exercise US investors’ thinking
US electricity prices turn negative
4 May 2020
Plunging domestic energy demand is raising concerns that Covid-19 will slow the growth of renewables
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
Gas and LNG brace for tougher times
1 May 2020
The global gas market faces choppier waters on demand uncertainty, overbuoyant supply and lower-for-longer oil
Saudi Arabia’s pyrrhic oil war triumph
24 April 2020
The kingdom may consider it has prevailed over Russia and US shale producers in the short-term, but its longer-term prospects are clouded in uncertainty
Texas searches for oil industry salvation
23 April 2020
Record low oil prices are compelling the state to consider proration. But greater measures may be needed to stave off financial ruin
Producers’ mindset needs to change
20 April 2020
Storage logistics have never been more challenging, playing to oil traders’ strengths. Pure producers’ structural lack of patience may only assists them
Oil sector faces unprecedented challenge
3 April 2020
Billions of people under quarantine and a global shutdown of business operations is devastating company finances
Whiting collapse is shape of things to come
3 April 2020
The Denver-based shale company’s bankruptcy notice is likely to be the first of many among US producers
The US should avoid repeating past mistakes
2 April 2020
North America's storied oil history highlights lessons that need to be learned in the current economic crisis
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