Petroleum Economist Latest licensing rounds The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses Turkey gears up The country must cross several hurdles before it can channel significant gas supplies to Europe Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with IPO 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 Geopolitical risks are changing and rising. The energy sector will be in the crosshairs Slow reset of US-Russian relations Trump and Tillerson should help improve US-Russia relations. But an end to sanctions doesn't look imminent Building walls The new White House promises to be generous to energy. Some policies will be anything but As good as it gets for Opec Compliance with the Opec deal is defying the group's sceptics. How long can it last? Lebanon's muted celebrations IOCs' wariness takes the shine off Lebanon's first licensing round Bank the cash Opec can make or break whole economies. But its news is also a big deal for part-time day traders An MandA lifeline in the North Sea Assets that cut tax bills could be a blessing for UKCS operators looking for a bargain Depth, breadth and data Fresh from the merger with Baker Hughes, GE Oil and Gas boss tells Petroleum Economist about his firm's plans for digital analysis, cost-cutting and recovery What would the US border tax adjustment mean for energy? A mooted border tax would likely strengthen the dollar and may buoy some oil producers. But it could raise US pump prices, be bearish for world crude markets and disruptive to geopolitics, and spark tit-for-tat trade spats Prudence in a changing climate Big oil is starting to invest in renewable energy before it is too late Reaching net-zero carbon Are renewables up to the task set by the Paris Agreement? Mozambique needs less haste, less speed Bureaucracy, financing problems and last-minute wrangles are slowing Rovuma Basin projects Trying to right the Petrobras ship Brazil's oil major is on the course of recovery, but has a long way to go Deepening conflict in Libyan oil heartland threatens output Islamic militias widen their influence, endangering production Oil on troubled waters in Europe Demand has perked up. But politics will weigh on consumers in 2017 Evergreen gas problem After years of decline, the continent's demand is rising again, creating a new battlefield for exporters Rosneft's pipedream Not content with its oil eminence, the state-controlled oil giant has Gazprom in its sights