Europe & Eurasia
BP developments extend North Sea bounce
11 April 2018
The supermajor bucks the trend by investing in two smaller fields.
Horizontal drilling comes to the UK, but fracking must wait
6 April 2018
Pioneering driller Cuadrilla is optimistic over shale gas well prospects
UK gas security safe from Russian reprisals
29 March 2018
Russia is in a weak position to directly hinder UK gas supply in response to diplomatic disputes. Brexit creates more risk for future energy security
UK's unclear post-Brexit emissions strategy
23 March 2018
The shape of future EU carbon trading hangs in the balance
North Sea oil and gas bounce may be short-lived
22 March 2018
The UK oil industry’s trade body is cautious over prospects for the maturing oil province
UK shale sector seeks revival
21 March 2018
Sentiment towards fracking remains lukewarm
Short shrift for Gazprom’s portfolio investors
19 March 2018
The world’s largest gas producer is once more likely to ignore calls to increase dividends
Russian energy giants face contagion risk
19 March 2018
Constrained by sanctions, firms are tied to the fortunes of domestic banks
Offshore wind firms up the ante in Europe
8 March 2018
No longer a niche sector restricted to north-west Europe, offshore wind is likely to play a significant role in meeting the world's clean energy needs
City bans propel diesel's demise in Europe
1 March 2018
With urban pollution rising up the political agenda, high emissions and a poor public image could prove terminal for the road fuel
France's changing energy mix
21 February 2018
The Macron government faces the difficult task in 2018 of juggling competing demands for France's energy cocktail
Opec's new partner
23 January 2018
Russian producers grudgingly adhered to the cuts and a stronger oil price helped perk up the economy
Brexit casts dark cloud over UK's North Sea industry
18 December 2017
The UK's oil and gas sector has been the focus of some sizeable asset acquisitions recently, but uncertainty over the terms of the country's withdrawal from the EU is confusing the outlook
Europe's gas security conundrum
23 November 2017
Central Asian countries are eager to pick up the slack, if sanctions hit Russian pipeline supply to Europe
Germany’s Energiewende blowin’ in the wind
29 September 2017
The direction of the country's energy transition policy remains unclear following the general election
Gazprom feels the heat
21 September 2017
New US sanctions on Russia may create problems for the country's gas export giant
Climate change: European disunion
19 September 2017
Consensus across the continent on energy and emissions policy is severely lacking
Norway's political storm warnings prove unfounded
18 September 2017
The country's election result should quell nerves in the oil and gas sector
France's Macronenergy
4 September 2017
France's new president has plans to transform his country's energy market. They are on a breathtaking scale
Caspian contagion risks
17 August 2017
A banking crisis is a short-term risk in a region bursting with energy developments
Burisma and the case for Ukrainian energy independence
8 August 2017
The reserves are there, but the government needs to help out, says the head of the country's largest independent gas producer
Cyprus: gas falls victim to unity failure
10 July 2017
The collapse of UN-brokered talks in Switzerland to reunify the island is a setback for Cypriot offshore gas ambitions
Mayhem: oil and equity markets caught off guard by UK election result
9 June 2017
Yet more uncertainty will be negative for energy demand and stunt policy
Russia is over the worst
15 May 2017
GDP is picking up, partly thanks to higher oil prices. But reforms are needed to consolidate the gains
Time to build Russian-US bridges
19 April 2017
Former Russian energy minister Igor Yusufov says the new US administration will be a boon for hydrocarbons cooperation
Kiev looks east
12 April 2017
Ukraine may have swapped dependence on Russian natural gas for reliance on European supply but diversifying import routes is proving challenging