Report
Libya's east ups the ante
10 April 2017
Haftar's recapture of the oil crescent and the GNA's disintegration have prompted renewed efforts by Tobruk to sell its own oil
The Mideast's gas paradox
3 April 2017
It is home to the world's biggest exporter—and also some of its fastest-growing consumers. Yet intra-regional trade remains thin
Australia battered but unbowed
3 April 2017
Delays and cost overruns hurt the sector, but Australia is still on course to become a global export powerhouse
Asia to soak up global LNG glut
3 April 2017
Weak prices reflect a region awash in supplies. Rising demand will soak up the global surfeit, but not until the 2020s
Reality bites for Canada
27 March 2017
Canada's export plans are among the world's most ambitious. And slowest to get moving
The US builds for the future
27 March 2017
Rapid rebalancing of the world's seaborne gas market will be crucial to the success of US exports
Glimmers beyond the glut
27 March 2017
Global exports are heading for a hefty surplus. It will take a brave developer to sanction a sizeable new plant without lining up buyers first
Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with IPO
22 March 2017
The state firm is making the right noises about its privatisation, but the clock is ticking and market fundamentals could still shift
Oil and gas in the new world order
22 March 2017
Geopolitical risks are changing and rising. The energy sector will be in the crosshairs
Prudence in a changing climate
13 March 2017
Big oil is starting to invest in renewable energy before it is too late
Reaching net-zero carbon
13 March 2017
Are renewables up to the task set by the Paris Agreement?
Oil on troubled waters in Europe
6 March 2017
Demand has perked up. But politics will weigh on consumers in 2017
Evergreen gas problem
6 March 2017
After years of decline, the continent's demand is rising again, creating a new battlefield for exporters
After Qaboos
27 February 2017
The sultan hasn't picked a successor, creating uncertainties just when the country needs to perk up its economy and find jobs for its youth
Oman's greenhouses to grow oil
27 February 2017
Oman is a leader in EOR and will soon bring in a powerful friend to help pump more oil—the sun
Oman - plugging the deficit
27 February 2017
Demand is rising faster than supply. Oman wants tight gas and Iran to fix the problem
Oman - carry on pumping
27 February 2017
It is part of the Opec deal to cut production — but Muscat's long-term goal is to do anything but
Global oil demand - an inexact science
20 February 2017
Should you bet the house - or your company's drilling programme - on long-term forecasts for oil demand?
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
Reshuffle in Caracas
13 February 2017
New appointments show Maduro plans to hold his course
Venezuela on the precipice
13 February 2017
The Opec deal is not enough to rescue Venezuela and its indebted state company PdV
Count on Kuwait
9 February 2017
Kuwait thankful for cuts after missing output targets
Doha will deliver
9 February 2017
Qatar will have no trouble keeping its part of the deal
The UAE is committed, but not enthusiastic
8 February 2017
The UAE could lift oil output but it will likely toe Saudi Arabia's line
No panacea
8 February 2017
Oil's alternatives still thrived as crude prices fell and Opec's deal is likelier to help than hinder them