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Indonesia looks to gas to cover growing energy needs
22 February 2024
Recent elections and on-going LNG developments highlight the importance of domestic gas demand in the sprawling island nation
Namibia continues to yield exploration success
12 February 2024
TotalEnergies explains it is seeking the ‘sweet spots’ to develop fields with unevenly distributed resources
Africa embraces floating LNG
8 February 2024
FLNG developments are reaching fresh milestones on the continent, but questions remain about the ability of the smaller players to advance some of these projects without additional partners
EnergyPathways advances UK Irish Sea ambitions
7 February 2024
The AIM-listed firm sees its gas plans as meshing with UK energy transition goals
Muddled policies cloud Korean LNG outlook
29 January 2024
Planned terminal expansions do not fit with Seoul’s stated goals of trimming LNG dependence
Outlook 2024: Freight sector grapples with regulations and geopolitics
24 January 2024
EU ETS extension is the latest change for the sector
Angola’s OPEC departure runs deep
22 January 2024
Luanda’s decision to leave the influential group surprised many observers but may have been coming for some time
Dangote refinery startup fails to appease doubters
18 January 2024
Mega-refinery set to transform Nigeria but questions remain over feedstock that may limit key gasoline production, at least for now
Vaalco eyes more African growth
12 January 2024
The independent plans further Africa-focused expansion and shrugs off the recent coup in Gabon
Gas and LNG: Five things to watch in 2024
20 December 2023
The global market remains structurally tight as the new year approaches
US sanctions target Myanmar’s NOC
13 December 2023
But the measures also further complicate gas-dependent Thailand’s supply outlook
European gas prices still on alert
11 December 2023
The market is better prepared but still jittery, while the industry remains wary of the EU price cap
‘Lawfare’ threatens Australian investor confidence
11 December 2023
Barossa is just the latest project impacted as the industry warns of a worsening regulatory environment
LNG freight must navigate chokepoints and bottlenecks
28 November 2023
Rising LNG demand and supply risks are outpacing shipping logistics amid Panama and newbuild challenges
Mozambique LNG targets 2028 start-up – TotalEnergies
17 November 2023
The gas-rich country continues to attract interest, despite security challenges
Tamboran pursues Northern Territory gas ambitions
3 November 2023
The Beetaloo Basin is a gas-rich shale play
Libya’s upstream promise still hamstrung by instability
2 November 2023
But the troubled north African nation is not short of international investment interest
Venezuela’s limited oil sanctions relief
1 November 2023
Washington’s move to ease restrictions on Caracas will likely have a more meaningful impact on US refiners than global crude markets
Chevron Australia averts renewed strikes
27 October 2023
But the gas markets remain jittery amid a range of other risk factors
Nigerian companies assume growing oil and gas sector role
24 October 2023
Law firm Olaniwun Ajayi grants Petroleum Economist detailed insight into Nigeria’s changing oil and gas landscape
Papua LNG targets 2024 FID
20 October 2023
The Pacific nation’s second liquefaction development will overlap significantly with the existing PNG LNG project
US LNG expansion bolsters Europe, but risks remain
18 October 2023
The US continues to play an increasingly pivotal role in the LNG market, but short- and medium-term risks and uncertainties persist
Thai oil production poised for modest rebound
12 October 2023
Efforts by independents and NOC PTTEP will help boost production this year, but the sector is increasingly mature
Tellurian eyes first LNG late 2027
9 October 2023
The integrated developer remains bullish despite previous delays
Longboat splits attention between Norway and Malaysia
5 October 2023
CEO Helge Hammer speaks to Petroleum Economist about the company’s recent activities and its expansion plans
Asian gas industry group counts on rising demand
27 September 2023
Regional industry body ANGEA remains bullish about Asia's adoption of gas and LNG, despite elevated prices and logistical challenges
Refinery delays contribute to Abuja’s fuel challenge
21 September 2023
Nigeria’s downstream status quo changed forever with the end of fuel subsidies, but the flagship Dangote refinery has still yet to start operations
Uruguay-focused independent upbeat on farm-in deal
14 September 2023
AIM-listed Challenger is seeking partners to help develop its licences off the coast of Uruguay
Arc of instability threatens Sahel’s upstream, pipeline ambitions
11 September 2023
Coups and geopolitical rivalries complicate energy projects in the expansive region
LNG market braces for Australian strikes
8 September 2023
Significant capacity is affected, but the market impact may prove limited
Karpowership charts unique course
7 September 2023
The floating power station specialist discusses its plans in South Africa and elsewhere
Maurel & Prom acquires independent Assala
31 August 2023
The French firm confirms its position in Gabon
Shipping shrugs off Hormuz Strait incidents
22 August 2023
Despite contradictory claims of increased tensions in Mideast Gulf waters and possible rapprochement between the US and Iran, the situation appears business as usual for freight
African lenders back Angolan refinery
21 August 2023
Efforts by African institutions and others to push development in the continent appear to be gaining momentum
Kosmos unfazed by Greater Tortue Ahmeyim delay
17 August 2023
Postponement of large LNG project does not seem to have derailed Kosmos’ expansion or capex plans
Eni banks on gas for transition future
7 August 2023
The Italian major continues to reorientate its portfolio to focus on gas
Afentra continues Angolan portfolio expansion
4 August 2023
The UK independent sees Block 3/05 as key to its growth ambitions in Angola’s maturing upstream
Canberra stokes Tokyo’s LNG concerns
2 August 2023
Talks between the trading partners reveal growing tension over the potential impact on LNG flows of domestic Australian policies
Delta sees LNG-to-power back on track in Vietnam
27 July 2023
The company remains bullish despite last year’s LNG sector upheaval
Ghana poised for short and medium-term oil boosts
24 July 2023
New wells at the Jubilee field will lift output in 2023, while the Pecan field offers longer-term prospects if development can be progressed
Optimism grows around Mexican upstream
17 July 2023
Things are looking up for exploration and production in Mexico, with new finds and developments set to boost output in coming years
East Asian LNG demand may not threaten Europe
12 July 2023
Risks persist, particularly those related to weather, which could tighten gas availability for Europe
Outages could drive renewed European gas price volatility
10 July 2023
Europe is better prepared than last winter, but risks remain
Trinidad & Tobago looks to awaken the Dragon
7 July 2023
The island nation’s energy minister delivers a bullish outlook on oil and gas both home and abroad
Letter from Paris: Africa eyes future fuelled by oil and gas
30 June 2023
A recent industry forum highlights how developing nations see hydrocarbons very differently from some in the West
Eni and Neptune sign acquisition deal
29 June 2023
The Italian firm continues to increase the share of gas in its growing portfolio
Senegal eyes global and domestic energy markets
14 June 2023
Dakar is keen to meet its own energy needs, even as major export projects near start up
Namibia keen on active role as it firms up energy ambitions
12 June 2023
The southern African country’s plans include NOC portfolio diversification and boosting domestic gas consumption
Kinshasa pins hopes on eastern oil export route
8 June 2023
Regional mega-project could help overcome infrastructure barrier to Congo development, but hurdles remain
Exploration basins of the future
2 June 2023
Exploration has rebounded since the pandemic while also becoming more focused. Petroleum Economist looks at the basins likely to see the most upstream activity over the coming years and at developers’ investment criteria
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