Interview
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
Adnoc opens up
28 March 2018
The company now faces a group-wide transformation
North Sea—life in the old dog
12 March 2018
There's still plenty more value to be eked out of the maturing basin, according to one of the region's most experienced operators
Saudi Aramco mixes it up
18 January 2018
While keeping oil at the core of its operations, Saudi Aramco is looking to a greener future and preparing to import gas for the first time
Mexico's rainy-day fund
12 December 2017
The sovereign-wealth fund is a good idea—now it just needs some wealth to manage. The FMP’s executive coordinator spoke to Petroleum Economist
Petrobras—back from the brink?
2 October 2017
Brazil's state-run oil firm has had a brutal few years. Growth is its focus again, but a full recovery is still some way off
Sky's the limit for Gazpromneft-Aero
6 September 2017
Gazpromneft's jet-fuelling division has big plans for growth, domestically and abroad. Its chief executive, Vladimir Egorov, answered our questions over email
Iraq starts to get grip on security
12 July 2017
Career diplomat Sir Jeremy Greenstock, now chairman of London-based Gatehouse Advisory Partners and of Lambert Energy Advisory, is optimistic about Iraq's future
“Lower for longer is the new normal”
11 July 2017
Baker Hughes, a GE Company head Lorenzo Simonelli says newly merged firm is already adapting to the industry’s leaner environment
Dana Gas - 'We went in with our eyes open'
24 May 2017
Dana Gas has struggled to get paid for its work. Yet its chief executive still thinks gas in the Middle East will thrive
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
Depth, breadth and data
15 March 2017
Fresh from the merger with Baker Hughes, GE Oil & Gas boss tells Petroleum Economist about his firm's plans for digital analysis, cost-cutting and recovery
Mexico's reformation leader
9 January 2017
In October, Petroleum Economist met with Mexico's Secretary of Energy, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, during our strategy forum in Mexico City. In the following weeks, we carried out an interview over email with the minister. The questions and answers follow
Urals gets a benchmark
26 November 2016
Russia wants a contract for its main export blend. Petroleum Economist talks to the head of the exchange that will offer it
Running the rule on US supply
20 October 2016
The head of the EIA discusses the market, the debate over fracking and what the future holds for the country’s energy data
'We are moving forward again rather than sideways', says Tullow Oil chief
12 October 2016
Tullow Oil’s chief executive says his company is starting to emerge from a rough patch. New production will help, but the firm is still exploring
Israel’s offshore open for business
2 September 2016
The eastern Mediterranean basin could replace depleting North Sea reserves on international markets, Israel’s energy minister tells Petroleum Economist. But it may struggle to find markets for its gas
NOC’s Sanallah: ports deal with ‘criminal’ Jadhran threatens Libyan oil recovery
11 August 2016
The UN’s agreement to pay off militia controlling oil terminals will ‘contaminate’ its reputation in the country and sets a dangerous precedent, says NOC chief
NOC pleads for money from Tripoli
11 August 2016
Unity government’s refusal to transfer funds pledged to state firm is stalling oil-output recovery, says NOC chief
Sanallah: Keep NOC out of the war
11 August 2016
Oil is now driving the conflict in Libya, says the state company’s boss, and dragging the firm into it will worsen the situation
India's oil minister: 'We want to increase gas consumption'
13 July 2016
Natural gas is cheap, abundant and cleaner than other fossil fuels. It’s the fuel for India, says the oil and natural gas minister, Dharmendra Pradhan
Egypt's petroleum minister: a man with a plan
8 June 2016
Tarek el-Molla believes his country will be a major oil hub, and self-sufficient in natural gas
Ali Moshiri: Chevron's Asset Manager
27 April 2016
The downturn has the supermajor's man in Latin America and Africa taking a fresh look at his portfolio – shale is up, deep water is down
Looking past the glut
6 April 2016
Charif Souki and Martin Houston think now is the time to start building more US liquefaction capacity
"The US is now our competitor"
18 January 2016
Margaret McCuaig-Boyd has one of the toughest jobs in global oil - reviving Alberta's oil sector in the face of wilting prices and persistent opposition. In an exclusive interview, Shaun Polczer meets the province's energy minister
Choppy waters ahead for Equatorial Guinea as production declines
9 December 2015
Minister of mines, industry and energy, Gabriel Obiang Lima, is taking a hard line with investors amid low oil prices and falling output
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