Saudi Arabia gets a new next king
21 June 2017
Mohammed bin Salman will have a free hand as the next Saudi king but faces formidable domestic and regional hurdles. Oil policy is one
Arab oil states: the devil's in Opec's data
20 June 2017
The group's latest figures show Gulf oil states' earnings have plummeted, while the region's population keeps rising
Eastern Libya tries to wrest control of oil supply again
15 June 2017
NOC output growth plans threatened by renewed dispute
Troubled waters in the Gulf
14 June 2017
The Qatar crisis has ensured that the region can no longer boast being an oasis of tranquillity
East Africa—can we talk?
14 June 2017
East Africa's new oil producers could maximise the industry's potential by working together, but that's easier said than done
Latest licensing rounds
22 June 2017
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Senegal—steady as she goes
20 June 2017
A ministerial departure and a supermajor arrival reflect the rising stakes in West Africa's latest upstream player, but the president is playing it cool
More haste, less speed in Malawi?
20 June 2017
Malawi hopes to emulate its eastern African neighbours by making big hydrocarbons discoveries but progress is slow
Qatar's foot off the brake
20 June 2017
With an eye on Iran's rapid exploitation of the shared North Field, Qatar has lifted its development moratorium
Brazil on the block
14 June 2017
The coming slate of oil auctions in Brazil will give the industry its biggest crack at developing the country's crude in two decades. But nothing in Brazil comes easy
Heavyweights lift Mexico's second oil round
21 June 2017
Drilling boom offers bright spot in otherwise bleak global oil exploration outlook
EV's good vibrations
19 June 2017
The Golden State prepares to tax petroleum demand into decline, promoting electric and zero-emissions vehicles
Not so fast for EVs
19 June 2017
EVs will get a bigger share of the car market, but won't pose much of a threat to global gasoline demand
Fringe engines
19 June 2017
Natural gas and fuel cell vehicles are not growing as quickly as EVs, for good reasons
EVs supercharged incentives
12 June 2017
If governments want more EVs, they’ll have to pay consumers to buy them and manufacturers to make them—at least for now
Let a million EVs bloom
12 June 2017
China wants to electrify its car fleet—and lead the global race to manufacture EVs
Electric vehicles—the great unknown
12 June 2017
Forecasters agree that EVs will hurt oil demand—but on the size of the impact consensus is scant
Batteries are streets ahead
19 June 2017
Batteries, not fuel cells, biofuels, or natural gas, are winning the race to power the next generation of cars
A greener Gulf
31 May 2017
Blessed with sunshine and wind as abundant as its oil and gas, the region is starting to plot a cleaner post-oil future
Bright forecast ahead for solar energy?
12 May 2017
Solar costs continue to fall, recently hitting less than 3 cents/kWh in some parts of the world. But the scaling back of incentives and constraints of the existing electricity infrastructure could hinder future expansion
The US' greener red states
3 May 2017
Wind and solar energy have put down roots across the US and will keep growing even if Washington turns hostile
Prudence in a changing climate
13 March 2017
Big oil is starting to invest in renewable energy before it is too late
Energy demand stayed low in 2016, as the fuel mix shifted towards cleaner energy sources
20 June 2017
China and India accounted for almost all the growth, says BP, and global emissions were flat for the second year in a row
The global oil-demand growth forecast for 2017 depends on a bumper Q4
15 June 2017
Either Q1-Q4 crude consumption will rise at its fastest pace since 2010, or the data are very wrong
The blockchain technology challenging the energy world
8 June 2017
As companies queue up to lend their financial support, the rise of this new innovation is unstoppable
Opec: more of the same
26 May 2017
Extending the cuts for nine months is designed to kill off the stock glut, but the pledge to keep going will buoy tight oil
Opec's narrowing options
24 May 2017
An extension to the cuts may not help the group as much as it helps Texas
Opec, cornered
23 May 2017
The group has no real option but to roll over its deal on 25 May. Prices should rise in the second half of the year—and then the policy debate will start again
Pemex showing signs of life
14 June 2017
Austerity and higher prices have helped put the state firm back in the black. Deeper reforms are still needed
ExxonMobil back to basics
31 May 2017
The world's biggest oil firm is relying on science, technology and, increasingly, its domestic base to insulate it from weaker oil prices
Dana Gas - 'We went in with our eyes open'
24 May 2017
Dana Gas has struggled to get paid for its work. Yet its chief executive still thinks gas in the Middle East will thrive
PCG—growing into a dynamic future
12 May 2017
PCG charts future growth through petrochemical projects in PIC
Saudi Aramco's shifting strategy
11 May 2017
Saudi Aramco has big plans for expanding its refining capacity and it won’t let oil-price volatility stand in the way, Abdulaziz Judaimi, the company's downstream vice president, says
Power Week
18 May 2017
13-17 November 2017, Singapore
24th Africa Oil Week
10 May 2017
23-27 October 2017, Cape Town, South Africa
WGC 2018 - The 27th World Gas Conference
4 May 2017
25-29 June 2018, Washington DC, US
Power Purchase Agreement
28 February 2017
24–27 July 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Petroleum Economist Awards, 2017
9 February 2017
Petroleum Economist’s annual awards ceremony returns on 21 November 2017
Better by design?
18 October 2016
Europe’s evolving energy market needs to focus on effective mapping