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Latest licensing rounds
24 May 2017
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
While Opec was cutting...
22 May 2017
The Permian will lead a strong US onshore recovery in 2017, while former stalwarts the Eagle Ford and Bakken struggle to regain their footing
Russian domestic battlefield
15 May 2017
Rosneft and Novatek are biting at Gazprom's heels in the domestic market. Its focus is international
Get fit, stay in shape
12 May 2017
Cooperate and be flexible to survive, industry leaders tell AOGC
America's export machine cranks up
10 May 2017
Shipments of oil and gas hit new highs in 2016. As drilling picks up and new infrastructure is built, 2017 could be another record breaker
Kuwait's new dynamism
24 May 2017
The country wants to shake off its reputation for delays and energy sector in-fighting
Kuwait's new dynamism
24 May 2017
The country wants to shake off its reputation for delays and energy sector in-fighting
While Opec was cutting...
22 May 2017
The Permian will lead a strong US onshore recovery in 2017, while former stalwarts the Eagle Ford and Bakken struggle to regain their footing
Russian domestic battlefield
15 May 2017
Rosneft and Novatek are biting at Gazprom's heels in the domestic market. Its focus is international
Get fit, stay in shape
12 May 2017
Cooperate and be flexible to survive, industry leaders tell AOGC
America's export machine cranks up
10 May 2017
Shipments of oil and gas hit new highs in 2016. As drilling picks up and new infrastructure is built, 2017 could be another record breaker
Russian pumps primed
8 May 2017
The country’s producers have been cutting output in the first two quarters of 2017, but their guidance to investors is for a reversal in the second half
Latest licensing rounds
24 May 2017
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Hunting Mexico's Perdido treasures
18 January 2017
A successful licensing round makes ready a wave of new deep-water investment
Israel tries to rejuvenate its gas-export plans
7 September 2016
New upstream terms will perk up interest in the upstream, thinks the government. But has Israel missed its chance?
Israel’s offshore open for business
2 September 2016
The eastern Mediterranean basin could replace depleting North Sea reserves on international markets, Israel’s energy minister tells Petroleum Economist. But it may struggle to find markets for its gas
Help is at hand
26 August 2016
India has revamped some upstream terms, much to the industry’s relief
Statoil drops leases in the US Arctic
18 November 2015
Norway’s state-controlled oil producer has followed Shell out of the high-cost, high-risk Arctic, but downplays the extent of the costs it has incurred there
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
Oman's greenhouses to grow oil
27 February 2017
Oman is a leader in EOR and will soon bring in a powerful friend to help pump more oil—the sun
Game-changing FLNG to set energy markets alight
25 March 2016
In the final survey conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas at OTC Asia, we learnt that FLNG is going to reshape a growing industry as opportunities abound
Asian advantage drives offshore technology
24 March 2016
According to the second of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas, Asia is leading the way in upstream oil and gas
Technological advances in the offing
24 March 2016
The first of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas found a strong future – soon - for offshore technology
Shell launches Canadian carbon capture plant Quest
10 November 2015
The company has officially launched its Quest CCS project in Alberta, designed to store more than 1m mt of carbon dioxide annually