Exploration & Production
Smaller FLNG vessels showing outsized potential
7 November 2018
Transborders Energy is pioneering small-scale LNG development for markets looking to buy modest volumes
Madagascar seeks to emulate Mozambique
1 November 2018
After a protracted process, new licenses have been signed, while onshore LNG projects are edging closer to realisation
Are reports of Canada's oil sands demise greatly exaggerated?
25 October 2018
Canada is looking to boost oil sands output by 2020, in spite of the major political and environmental challenges
Africa is back on the deep-water agenda
4 October 2018
Drillers are starting to renew interest in African projects deemed too costly and risky
Slow rise for Asia's deep-water sector
4 October 2018
Deep-water exploration in the region is expected to see an uptick in investment in the coming decade
India enters new deep-water era
24 September 2018
India’s plans for its deep waters could take its energy industry into a new phase
Deep-water hopes still high in northwest Europe
24 September 2018
Efficiency savings and the use of existing infrastructure mean deep-water prospects look more promising than they have done in recent years
NLNG's race for Train 7
14 September 2018
Nigeria LNG CEO Tony Attah says timing is critical to the success of its planned Train 7 project
Israel faces upstream reform challenge
11 September 2018
A government committee has failed to tackle the root causes of a slump in upstream expansion, argues energy analyst Gina Cohen
Ades announces major rig expansion plan
10 September 2018
The Egyptian firm, while benefiting from the country's own upstream boom, is moving into new markets
Transocean deal a sign of rising confidence
6 September 2018
Betting on better times ahead, the rig supplier is building a stronger fleet
The Caspian neither sea nor lake, apparently
17 August 2018
An agreement of sorts has been reached on how to carve up the Caspian
Continental contrasts
9 August 2018
Oil and gas production in North America is continuing its rising trend. Mexico's prospects are looking up, while Venezuela's hydrocarbon sector is collapsing
Cabo Delgado attacks threaten gas developments
27 July 2018
Oil firms have slowed work on new Mozambican export projects due to security concerns
IEA sees upstream spending revival
25 July 2018
After investor confidence plummeted in the wake of crashing oil prices, upstream spending may finally be on the comeback trail
Extending the life of the North Sea
19 July 2018
Oil and gas production is likely to sag in the coming years, but the industry won’t go without a fight
Growing pains for the Permian
7 June 2018
The Permian is primed for years of booming production—if a range of infrastructure problems can be solved
Uganda's oil dreams move closer to realisation
29 May 2018
Production, pipeline and refinery projects are moving forward
Further finds needed in Ghana's offshore
29 May 2018
Exploration and production projects are being fast-tracked
Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan: Caspian output set to rebound
29 May 2018
Both countries signed up to the Opec deal in 2016. Neither seems destined to stick to the terms
New rigs from old
25 May 2018
Ades chief executive Mohamed Farouk reveals his firm’s formula for offering oil companies rigs at lower-than-market rates
An East Med gas renaissance
17 May 2018
After years of inertia, the prospects for the region's gas finally moving towards markets are improving
BP ploughs lonely shale gas furrow in China
2 May 2018
China is inviting foreign operators to develop its vast deposits
Can Novatek lure Aramco to Arctic LNG-2?
1 May 2018
Closer Russia-Saudi relations could bring new investment
Namibia's revival
27 April 2018
The majors are starting to take strategic offshore positions
South Sudan eyes Western oil investment
27 April 2018
Decades of civil unrest, a plunge in oil prices and international sanctions have spooked investors. Now the country's oil minister wants to lure them back