NOC’s Sanallah: ports deal with ‘criminal’ Jadhran threatens Libyan oil recovery
11 August 2016
The UN’s agreement to pay off militia controlling oil terminals will ‘contaminate’ its reputation in the country and sets a dangerous precedent, says NOC chief
NOC pleads for money from Tripoli
11 August 2016
Unity government’s refusal to transfer funds pledged to state firm is stalling oil-output recovery, says NOC chief
Sanallah: Keep NOC out of the war
11 August 2016
Oil is now driving the conflict in Libya, says the state company’s boss, and dragging the firm into it will worsen the situation
The UK’s shale carrot
8 August 2016
Will paying people to like fracking change the outlook for UK gas?
Libya’s dangerous oil deal
3 August 2016
The UN-brokered ports deal with Jadhran cannot, on its own, increase the country’s oil output. But it may worsen the conflict
Making the desert bloom
13 July 2016
Unable to rely on neighbours’ supplies, Jordan wants renewables, gas and kerogen to secure its energy
Back in the fold
8 July 2016
Gabon, at least, doesn’t think Opec is finished – it just rejoined the group, hoping for a seat at the top table
Latest licensing rounds
24 August 2016
With projects stopping and starting, it's important to keep abreast of what's coming up in the upstream
Iran’s oil output could hit 4.5m b/d if investment flows
24 August 2016
Production could rise by 0.9m b/d by 2025 but it needs help from international oil companies (IOCs)
Angola tries to ride out the slump
24 August 2016
The economy has stalled and oil-output growth targets will not be met. Now the president has put his daughter in charge of the state company
Japan reacts and evolves
27 July 2016
Japan’s energy economy is pulsating – under the weight of its past, imprisoned by imports, and a desire to innovate
US crude by rail shipments tumble as oil-price spread narrows
16 August 2016
Prices, pipelines and declining production will push volumes even lower
Bulging product stocks pressurise refinery margins
3 August 2016
Profits for processing crude into refined products have fallen far from last year’s highs. Europe in particular is feeling the pressure
Plants with benefits
28 July 2016
Once Australia has digested its massive liquified natural gas building programme, costs could fall and productivity rise
Nigeria: making gas work
19 July 2016
A recent IPP deal suggests Abuja may have a way to come good on promises to provide power to the people
Asleep at the helm
13 July 2016
Policies to control emissions should push merchants to use liquified natural gas as a fuel. Delaying the switch will cost them
Latin America’s NOCs fall from grace
28 June 2016
The state’s heavy hand will slow recovery for the region’s state firms, hurting production and new exploration for years to come
Nuclear power in the EU has fallen out of fashion
25 May 2016
Nuclear is more prone to popularity peaks and troughs than many other energy sources, and it’s not looking good at the moment
The greening of Latin America
28 June 2016
Climate pledges are suddenly turning into real investment in the continent’s renewable-energy sector
Big Oil, big risk in the long term?
2 June 2016
Even during a price slump, the threats to oil’s longevity are mounting
Looking to oil's vanishing point
27 April 2016
Hard-to-quantify shifts may be underway in global energy and the oil industry will ignore them at its peril
Time for action from Opec
24 August 2016
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister says Opec will take “any possible action” to stabilise the market. The group should cut, now
US carbon emissions from gas to surpass coal
23 August 2016
Despite gas being a cleaner-burning fuel higher demand has boosted pollutants
Is Opec just talking up the market again?
19 August 2016
A deal is likelier now than it was before, but hurdles remain
China’s oil product exports soar in H1 2016
19 August 2016
The country’s crude demand may be slowing but sales are ramping up
US gas goes from glut to crunch
5 August 2016
After years of bloated stocks and low prices US gas supply is about to get much tighter
What does a balanced oil market mean?
19 July 2016
Supply and demand might come back into line this year, but without the kind of price rises the industry hopes for
Lukoil: Russia's sleeping giant
8 July 2016
Lukoil’s move for Bashneft suggests the company is at last ready to use its cash pile and challenge Rosneft
Saudi Aramco's light in the desert
8 June 2016
A partial sale of the state-owned firm is just part of the plan for a world-beating company that also wants to find more gas, refine more oil and produce even more crude
Chopping up Saudi Aramco
3 June 2016
Selling part of the state-owned firm will be just the start of a broad divestment project that turns the firm into a huge holding company
Gazprom's clipped wings abroad
3 June 2016
New competitors are hurting Gazprom’s export strategy, which is also suffering from the Kremlin’s foreign adventurism
Gazprom's trouble at home
3 June 2016
Gazprom’s local rivals are taking an ever bigger slice of a shrinking Russian market
Energy transitions and power sector unbundling 2.0
18 August 2016
Decommoditising the electricity sector may be the next step in the transition to a lower carbon future
How can energy support the growth of urbanisation?
15 August 2016
A transformative approach is needed, argues a forthcoming Arup report for the World Energy Council
Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW 2016)
15 August 2016
24-28 October 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Sustainable retreat
8 August 2016
The industrial revolution is over and the sustainability revolution has begun. Sustainable development is out and sustainable retreat is in. This changes the game for everyone. Jason Drew, CEO of AgriProtein, explains
Looking ahead to the WEC 2016 World Energy Congress
1 August 2016
Explore the 2016 leading congress destination
WEC Chair Nadeau's invitation
1 August 2016
WEC Chair Nadeau invites the international energy community to the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, October 2016