Corporate

Rosneft: scaling the heights of power
19 April 2017
High-wire deal-making has become the hallmark of Russia's national oil champion. But are expansion plans risking too much?
Tatneft edges towards the precipice
5 April 2017
The company's finances are under severe strain, as its resources are drained off to prop up an ailing local economy
China's oil loans run into trouble
5 April 2017
China extended much credit to secure oil supplies. Now it needs borrowers to start repaying
Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with IPO
22 March 2017
The state firm is making the right noises about its privatisation, but the clock is ticking and market fundamentals could still shift
An M&A lifeline in the North Sea
15 March 2017
Assets that cut tax bills could be a blessing for UKCS operators looking for a bargain
Rosneft: scaling the heights of power
19 April 2017
High-wire deal-making has become the hallmark of Russia's national oil champion. But are expansion plans risking too much?
Tatneft edges towards the precipice
5 April 2017
The company's finances are under severe strain, as its resources are drained off to prop up an ailing local economy
Trying to right the Petrobras ship
8 March 2017
Brazil's oil major is on the course of recovery, but has a long way to go
Sinopec - putting the house in order
25 January 2017
The Chinese giant is shifting priorities to make the most of weaker crude prices
What is New Baker Hughes worth?
6 December 2016
The service industry’s favourite target has finally found a new home— and gets a new financial outlook to boot
Glencore - debt demons
5 December 2016
The dark days of 2015 may well be over, but Glencore still has a lot of work to do
An M&A lifeline in the North Sea
15 March 2017
Assets that cut tax bills could be a blessing for UKCS operators looking for a bargain
Depth, breadth and data
15 March 2017
Fresh from the merger with Baker Hughes, GE Oil & Gas boss tells Petroleum Economist about his firm's plans for digital analysis, cost-cutting and recovery
The puzzling Glencore-Qatari-Rosneft deal
19 January 2017
The sale of a stake in Russia's largest oil producer might not be as significant as many thought
Slumptastic
4 December 2016
Weak and volatile prices dulled M&A activity in 2016, with a few exceptions
Bring on the deals
25 November 2016
Conditions are right for a surge in M&A activity in 2017, despite lingering uncertainty over valuations
Baker Hughes shareholders do maths over GE deal
15 November 2016
General Electric's plan to merge its oil and gas division with Baker Hughes should be a boon for the oilfield services company amid testing times for the sector. But Baker Hughes shareholders may need some convincing
China's oil loans run into trouble
5 April 2017
China extended much credit to secure oil supplies. Now it needs borrowers to start repaying
Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with IPO
22 March 2017
The state firm is making the right noises about its privatisation, but the clock is ticking and market fundamentals could still shift
Russneft polishes up
19 January 2017
Moscow's first energy IPO since sanctions puts the company on a solid footing – but may make it a target
The charge for funding
5 January 2017
Accessing energy sector cash from traditional sources has been difficult while oil and gas companies are cutting capital spending. But projects have been taking off
Deals and prayers in Venezuela
7 December 2016
A bond swap has staved off the immediate threat of default, but the downward spiral continues
Canada's high-flying juniors fall to earth
9 November 2016
Smaller companies that push at the frontiers of technology and geology are going bust
Petronas
16 May 2016
Financial results for Petronas
Petrobras
16 May 2016
Financial results for Petrobras
Gazprom
16 May 2016
Financial results for Gazprom
CNPC
16 May 2016
Financial results for CNPC
Saudi Aramco
16 May 2016
Financial results for Saudi Aramco
ExxonMobil
16 May 2016
Financial results for ExxonMobil