Exploration & Production
Plain sailing for Gulf offshore
29 April 2016
Saudi Arabia and the UAE are pressing on with offshore drilling activity despite the slump
Going off script in the Gulf of Mexico
29 April 2016
Output is still rising in the Gulf of Mexico, even if the longer-term picture is cloudier
BHP Billiton pushes on in the Caribbean
29 April 2016
Enough faith might have been shown in a number of blocks that might just generate a few more years of extraction
Choppier waters in Latin America
29 April 2016
A beacon for the offshore industry in recent years, the region is now suffering through the downturn
Canada's offshore weathering the storm
29 April 2016
The Maritimes’ offshore is still plugging on with developments and withstanding tricky conditions
Production on ice in the Arctic
29 April 2016
Projects are moving glacially, if at all
North Sea output heads south
29 April 2016
Slowing offshore activity in the UK and Norway is prompting support
Slim pickings for Eastern European offshore
29 April 2016
Azerbaijan and Bulgaria are the main areas of European offshore activity east of the North Sea
Time for the Levant's moment in the sun?
29 April 2016
Politics have thwarted the region’s offshore promise so far, but the Zohr discovery has revived momentum
Russian production thaws
27 April 2016
It was keeping to the pledge not to lift oil output. Now the battle is to sustain recent highs
Pain in the Permian
30 March 2016
West Texas is the beating heart of US oil. Can it survive the price bust?
Explorers still chasing wildcats offshore Latin America
15 March 2016
Oil prices offer little encouragement, but unexplored areas around the continent are still drawing investment
For the majors, Middle East oil loses some lustre
15 March 2016
Poor investment terms, political risk and the weak oil price have made the majors less keen on the Middle East
Russian oil ministry sees a collapse in output
15 March 2016
Russia has repeatedly defied outsiders’ forecasts of imminent oil decline. Now the energy ministry is the one preaching doom
Shake up and share out
26 February 2016
If you’re an oil company executive looking to save money at a time of low oil prices and you’ve already pared your margins down to the bone, cooperation – sharing information with your fellow companies – should make a lot of sense
Heading south
25 February 2016
Outside Brazil, Latin American output is on its way down
Liquid, not solid
25 February 2016
Short of a full-on political decision to cut supply, the Middle East’s output will rise again this year
Flatlining in the FSU
25 February 2016
The region’s three big producers will have a mixed 2016. Russian output will hold steady, while Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan see small declines
Defying the gloom
25 February 2016
Canada’s oil sector is suffering, but output is still going to rise this year
Nearing the cliff edge
25 February 2016
As things stand now, US oil output is about to start dropping quickly. Almost 1m barrels per day could be lost
The storm nears in the North Sea
25 February 2016
UK and Norwegian oil output has defied gravity for the past year, but the slowdown will become plain in 2016
West Africa on the up
25 February 2016
Oil production will grow again in 2016, despite the downturn in prices
Asia past its peak
25 February 2016
China’s output will fall this year, the biggest loser as Asia’s oil production drifts lower
Production forecasts: falling, not freezing
25 February 2016
Welcome to our in-depth report on production forecasts
Colombia’s oil bust
19 February 2016
The Latin American heavy oil producer has had a stellar few years but will see output fall this year
Doubts linger in the Rovuma
19 February 2016
Mozambique offshore gas could transform its economy. But plans to use it domestically or build a lucrative export business have hit a number of problems