Repsol sows seeds for organic growth
15 December 2011
From small things, good things grow, says Antonio Brufau. Repsol’s chief discusses the strengths of not-so-big oil
Trans-Caspian gas pipeline vital to Nabucco
17 October 2011
Contentious trans-Caspian gas pipeline will be built; Shah Deniz gas will be transported through Nabucco; managing director Reinhard Mitschek talks to Kwok W Wan
Excelerate targets LNG import double
26 April 2011
LNG tanker technology player Excelerate Energy has joined the floating liquefied natural gas rush and expects to complete at least two more floating regasification import projects within the next year, chief executive Rob Bryngelson told Petroleum Economist
Patrick Moore: The 'sensible environmentalist'
31 March 2011
There is little love lost between Patrick Moore and Greenpeace
Peru bidding round: exclusive interview
26 May 2010
Rapid growth in oil and gas production and a competitive fiscal regime should make Peru's forthcoming licensing round a success, says Perupetro
Pragmatism the key to green progress
9 March 2009
Engineering a sustainable building is easy, says Max Fordham. But poor planning is preventing progress
Out of Africa
1 December 2008
"The barbarians have long since arrived at the gates of world oil, have achieved control of many commanding heights and should not now be expected to retreat." Derek Brower speaks to author Duncan Clarke
Opec on the attack
1 August 2008
Opec is annoyed. In interviews last month with Petroleum Economist, the group's secretary-general, Abdulla El-Badri, and its president, Chakib Khelil, explained why
Book LNG now or risk shortages later, says Shell
1 July 2008
With Asian and European buyers prepared to pay high prices for LNG under long-term contracts, building a receiving terminal is no guarantee of receiving supplies in the future, says Linda Cook, Shell's executive director for gas and power
Chandler: there's no excuse
1 January 2007
Geoffrey Chandler, a former director of Shell International and founder chair of the Amnesty International UK Business Group, says companies with no moral basis do not deserve to survive and probably won't. Interview by Tom Nicholls
Safe hands
1 April 2005
Two deals – the purchase of North Sea assets from BP in 2000 and last year's take-over of Energy Africa – have changed perceptions about Tullow Oil in both the industry and the City. Aidan Heavey, the company's chief executive, talks to Steve Hawkes