Exploration & Production
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
Norway's Barents bounce
3 May 2017
The death of Arctic exploration has been greatly exaggerated—in Norway, at least
Canada's missing barrels
3 May 2017
The majors have carried billions of barrels of oil sands reserves on their books. The price downturn is making them disappear
Senegal's offshore oil plans inch ahead
26 April 2017
Cairn seeks to manage expectations, as reserve estimates grow
Argentina looks to recapture Vaca Muerta shale momentum
26 April 2017
Investment in Vaca Muerta has slumped. A deal between Shell and YPF shows government efforts may be turning things around
Finding the sweet spot: Canadian conventional oil
19 April 2017
The oil sands get most of the attention and investment, but there is life in the country's oil sector beyond bitumen
Pioneer's startling Permian output-growth plans
29 March 2017
Pioneer Natural Resources' growth plans will transform the company and points to a long bull run for Texas's prolific shale play
Kuwait still drilling
1 March 2017
Kuwait is plugging away in its upstream and will seek more IOC help to do so
Pertamina unleashed
21 February 2017
Back outside Opec again, Indonesia's oil and gas giant will spend heavily
Guyana's new crude frontier?
1 February 2017
The Liza oil find offers the promise of an economic boost for the country but the government must plot its course carefully
North Sea struggles in a new era
1 February 2017
Higher oil prices would help, but they won’t restore glory to an increasingly marginal play
Opec cuts, shale mends
10 January 2017
Is American tight oil going to ruin the price recovery?
Opening up Trinidad's tar sands
5 January 2017
The island holds large bitumen reserves. The head of a company wanting to develop them says the resource could help fix the country’s energy-import problem
CEE oil & gas companies embrace Energy Union
12 December 2016
By working together, regional energy markets can feel the benefit of scale economics
Iran - now it gets harder
8 December 2016
Iran has made the big post-sanctions output gains. Now it must make its upstream attractive to outside investors
Keeping a tight belt
7 December 2016
Upstream companies must make cost savings structural and permanent in 2017, not short-term and reactionary
Tunisia struggles on
7 December 2016
A fresh energy minister and new discovery offer glimmers of light
Kazakhstan's credibility (almost) restored
7 December 2016
After repeated mishaps, Kashagan's restart could do wonders for the local energy industry's image
Full speed ahead for Kuwait
6 December 2016
Kuwait is on the road to boosting oil-production capacity to 4m b/d, but lifting fuel subsidies will be trickier
Ready or not, Guyana nears oil output
6 December 2016
The country's Liza find is among the most promising in Latin America, though some pitfalls lie ahead
Corporate wrangles in Senegal
5 December 2016
Senegal's upstream is showing promise, though developers are arguing over drilling rights