Author: Justin Jacobs
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
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
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
In the US northeast, more pipes and more gas
29 March 2017
New infrastructure will unleash new supplies from the Marcellus and Utica. It could temper the recent price rally
Building walls
20 March 2017
The new White House promises to be generous to energy. Some policies will be anything but
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
Taxing times in the US
20 February 2017
A proposed US border levy would lift producers, hit consumers and upend oil markets
Odebrecht's trail of destruction
20 February 2017
The builder's region-wide corruption scheme has endangered energy projects across Latin America, none more important that Peru's Southern Gas Pipeline
Mexico - opportunistic cutter
15 February 2017
Mexico will probably end up losing more oil supply in 2017 than it pledged to cut
South America's desperados
13 February 2017
Latin America's two Opec members needed the deal to cut and Venezuela will probably shed even more output than it agreed
Venezuela on the precipice
13 February 2017
The Opec deal is not enough to rescue Venezuela and its indebted state company PdV
Big Oil will get a bigger voice under Trump
16 January 2017
Oil's stock is on the rise in Washington DC as industry backers prepare to take the reins of power
Opec cuts, shale mends
10 January 2017
Is American tight oil going to ruin the price recovery?
Deals and prayers in Venezuela
7 December 2016
A bond swap has staved off the immediate threat of default, but the downward spiral continues
What will the Donald mean for energy?
6 December 2016
Trump's energy policy is long on ambition, short on detail. The market and technology will remain the biggest drivers anyway
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
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
Argentina - closing the deal
5 December 2016
Argentina will spend 2017 trying to come good on its upstream promise
After the car wash
30 November 2016
A modest oil-price rise, and pro-investor reforms, should spark a recovery for Brazilian energy and Petrobras in 2017
Cracks appear in Brazil
9 November 2016
As Brazil competes for international investment it is opening up its trove of pre-salt reserves to foreign majors
New frontiers for US energy
7 November 2016
Propelled by technological advancement, market forces and shifting political winds, change is coming fast to every corner of America’s energy business
Gas rallies
7 November 2016
Prices are on a bull run and demand looks robust
The great transformation of US power
7 November 2016
The US power sector faces unprecedented change with the rise of renewables and gas
Promising future for US shale
7 November 2016
The tide is turning, slowly, for America’s beleaguered shale industry
Loosening the purse strings in the Permian
7 November 2016
The Permian and pipelines are hotspots as transactions picks up
America's pipeline wars
7 November 2016
Public opposition and shrinking growth opportunities have put the midstream in a tough spot. Expect more deal-making