Outlook
Demand spurt as oil prices tumble 25%
13 August 2015
Crude prices fell in July and August, but forecasts show demand will be stronger than anticipated
Oil and gas investors need to weigh investment options
11 August 2015
Producers and investors could be sitting on billions of dollars of unspent funding because of the current industry downturn
IEA cuts global gas demand growth forecast for Asia
18 June 2015
The International Energy Agency has taken the step after surprisingly weak Asian markets
Integrated Big Oil model proves its worth
11 June 2015
Wall Street challenged the model, but Big Oil has proven the methods might just help withstand the downturn
Industry must hold its nerve
26 May 2015
The sector has yet to fully find its feet following the collapse of oil’s latest bull run.
Optimism amid the downturn at Asia conference
21 May 2015
Pessimism over the oil price reigned at this year’s Asia Oil and Gas conference, in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, but some argued that the downturn could yield benefits for the industry
It’s time to innovate and evolve says McCallum
18 May 2015
James McCallum, chief executive at energy services company LR Senergy, a part of Lloyd’s Register Group, believes this is a defining moment for the energy industry. He tells Petroleum Economist why
AOGC delegates seek debate on industry’s future
18 May 2015
Optimistic views were heard at the conference amid uncertain times
Asia will be the driving force behind expansion, says PM
18 May 2015
Malaysian Prime Minister urges AOGC delegates to innovate and reform to spark more growth
Oil price may drop another $20 by the end of Q2
18 May 2015
Chairman of the Facts Global Energy consultancy revealed the figures to delegates at AOGC 2015
Lower oil prices the ‘New Normal’ say CEOs
18 May 2015
Industry experts have told the Asia Oil and Gas Conference that companies need to get used to lower oil prices
Uncertainty looms for the energy market
7 May 2015
Traders believe the market may balance by the end of 2016, but until then the future is uncertain
Further fluctuations predicted for crude prices
20 March 2015
Rig counts, demand, contango, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Iran and ever-rising supplies from North America: they all point to further fluctuations in crude prices
BP sees US shale output holding steady
19 February 2015
The company's Energy Outlook 2013-35 released the predictions this week
Moody’s sees little boost for global economy from lower oil
12 February 2015
The investors service is not revising their global growth outlook, despite theories that the oil price will boost the economy
The market can't count on a Chinese rescue as prices fall
22 January 2015
The markets are desperate for some good news. The oil price has fallen further and faster than nearly anyone thought possible a couple months ago
More price drops predicted as the market is yet to recover
19 January 2015
Oil prices could take some time to bounce back - and the rout is not over yet
Oil rout will drive deals for oil companies
16 January 2015
Hugh Ebbutt, Richard Forrest, Vance Scott and Alvin See, of consultancy AT Kearney, weigh up where the action will be as the price plunge shakes up the sector
Mozambique will be transformed by gas reserves in 10 years
15 January 2015
Anadarko predicts one of the poorest countries in the world will become the world's third largest LNG exporter
China is the one to watch for energy market predictions
5 January 2015
The country is becoming more significant in the global oil markets - its future in energy is important for the industry
Bakken powers ahead with production despite low oil price
27 November 2014
Opec countries and other producers hoping that a lower oil price is going to lead to a quick fall in production from the Bakken oilfield in North Dakota, the US' most prolific shale producer, are likely to be left disappointed
Opec holds output steady amid talk of new price war
25 November 2014
The 30 million barrel a day (b/d) ceiling was retained, and prices dropped as a result of the announcement
US oil output continues to surge despite four-year low crude prices
19 November 2014
The International Energy Agency have released figures expecting US oil output to increase by 1.4m b/d this year
Asia’s energy demand set to rise by 37% by 2025
6 November 2014
The increase in demand will result in Asia’s energy imports increasing by 53%
Non-OECD Asia to drive global oil demand growth to 2040
6 November 2014
Opec World Oil Outlook 2014 forecasts total global oil demand will reach 111.1m b/d in 2040
Pressure on Opec from weak demand and rising supplies
23 October 2014
But these pressures are not for the first time. Robin Mills puts the latest crisis in context