Author: Justin Jacobs
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
Shale v Opec
31 October 2016
The shale industry is itching for the chance to start growing again. Opec’s Algiers deal might just be it
Running the rule on US supply
20 October 2016
The head of the EIA discusses the market, the debate over fracking and what the future holds for the country’s energy data
Light at the end of the tunnel for oil-field services companies
19 October 2016
Firms are clawing back some of their losses, creating tension with producers still relying on cut-rate drilling costs
Macri's reforms burned in gas-tariff fight
14 October 2016
A retreat on subsidy cuts casts doubts on the Argentine president’s broader energy agenda