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    1. April 18, 2016

      Egypt puts hopes in ‘supergiant’ gasfield

      Until last year, Egyptians were plagued by daily power blackouts, plunging homes and businesses into darkness for hours...

    2. March 8, 2016

      Reasons to be cautious over commodity optimism

      The stunning rally in iron ore and mining stocks has turned commodity pessimism into a bout of optimism overnight. But...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in the Arab World

      Advisers say companies hit by low oil prices are looking to sell non-core assets or re...
    2. Modern Energy

      While global leaders prepare for crunch talks on climate change in December, renewable...
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    1. February 5, 2016

      Fall in number of oil rigs drilling in US speeds up

      The decline in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the US accelerated sharply this week, as companies adjusted to...

    2. January 25, 2016

      Investment in Canadian oil and gas to be further slashed

      Investment in Canada’s oil and gas industry is forecast to fall again this year as companies continue to respond to the...

    3. January 14, 2016

      Delayed oil projects total nears $400bn

      Energy groups have shelved nearly $400bn of spending on new oil and gas projects since the crude price collapse,...

    4. January 14, 2016

      Relentless fall in crude has oil companies over a barrel

      The slump in oil prices has become a rout. Any industry hopes for a rebound in 2016 appear to have been dashed, giving...

    5. October 18, 2015

      North Sea oil producers face a perfect storm

      Tove Stuhr Sjoblom stood in front of 300 oil industry insiders in Aberdeen, slipped into the local Scottish dialect and...

    6. October 18, 2015

      Oil explorers predict 10,000 more job losses in North Sea sector

      Two of the biggest independent oil explorers in the North Sea have predicted a further 10,000 jobs will be lost from...

    7. October 12, 2015

      North Sea gas: bottom fishing

      The poet A C Swinburne looked off England’s Anglian coast and saw “a sea that is hungrier than death”. In recent years...

    8. September 30, 2015

      Mexico oil auction eases memory of previous sale flop

      Despite the plunge in oil prices, Mexico banished the bitter memory of its oil tender flop by awarding more blocks than...

    9. September 30, 2015

      Rio Tinto: out of a hole

      Pressure makes diamonds. So said George Patton. Rio Tinto, the Anglo-Australian miner, felt pressure from the markets...

    10. September 22, 2015

      Oil price slide forces companies to rethink how they operate

      It has four legs, bad breath and is coming to a North Sea oil platform near you. As the world’s energy groups look for...

    11. September 21, 2015

      Zinc at five-year low as stocks rise

      Zinc fell to a five-year low on Monday on fears about rising stocks and waning demand in China. Zinc for delivery in...

    12. September 7, 2015

      Falling prices force cutbacks and delays to exploration

      Even by the standards of past oil price collapses, the latest is shaping up to be momentous. And the world’s biggest...

    13. September 7, 2015

      North Sea oil areas at ‘serious risk’ of shutdown

      There is a “serious and urgent risk” that parts of the North Sea oil industry will be abandoned unless energy companies...

    14. August 3, 2015

      Commodity prices fall hits capital expenditure

      A fall in commodity prices is shrinking global corporate spending, with capital expenditure predicted to fall this year...

    15. July 26, 2015

      Oil groups have shelved $200bn in new projects as low prices bite

      The world’s big energy groups have shelved $200bn of spending on new projects in an urgent round of cost-cutting aimed...

    16. July 16, 2015

      Iran: The oil and gas multibillion-dollar ‘candy store’

      Evolution meets revolution: five phases of Iranian oil They did not advertise their presence. But in the days and weeks...

    17. July 12, 2015

      Gas overtakes coal at US power stations

      The US generated more of its electricity from gas than from coal for the first time ever in April — in a sign of how...

    18. July 8, 2015

      China’s equity rout sparks metal meltdown

      The $3tn rout of Chinese equities has spilled over into commodities, pushing nickel, zinc and iron ore into bear market...

    19. June 23, 2015

      US oil industry launches 2016 offensive

      The US oil industry has launched a campaign to win support in the 2016 elections for what it calls “pro-energy”...

    20. April 8, 2015

      Japan’s annual coal benchmark influence on the wane

      Japan’s annual supply agreements, which run from April, the start of the country’s financial year, remain one of the...

    21. March 10, 2015

      Verisk buys Wood Mackenzie for £1.85bn

      Verisk Analytics is to buy Wood Mackenzie, the Scottish stockbroker transformed by the North Sea oil boom four decades...

    22. Nick Butler

      March 8, 2015

      Can solar transform the energy market ?

      I have never given much credence to the idea that an international agreement on climate change capable of establishing...

    23. March 1, 2015

      Wood Mackenzie seeks £2bn listing

      Wood Mackenzie is preparing for a stock market listing in which the UK energy research consultancy would seek a...

    24. February 28, 2015

      WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids

      Wood Mackenzie, one of the world’s leading energy consultancies, has received competing takeover offers that value the...

    25. February 9, 2015

      UK North Sea: deconstruction

      “There is nothing outside of the text” said the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. His method of operation was not to...

    26. January 25, 2015

      Battered energy groups brace for spending cuts

      The world’s biggest energy companies are preparing to cut billions of dollars from capital spending as they set out...

    27. January 9, 2015

      New drilling affected by oil price fall

      Crude lost another 11 per cent this week amid continuing worries about a supply surplus as demand slows, with the Brent...

    28. Nick Butler

      January 4, 2015

      After the oil price fall, is natural gas next?

      The process of adjustment in the energy market is far from over. After the dramatic halving of the oil price since June...

    29. November 13, 2014

      Oil’s dive set to transform LNG market

      The downward spiral in oil prices is poised to shake up liquefied natural gas, a critical source of energy in east Asia...

    30. October 29, 2014

      Opec expects fall in US shale output

      Opec expects a sharp reduction in higher cost production such as US shale if the price of crude oil remains around $85...

    31. July 14, 2014

      Norway shows how to boost oil exploration

      Those tasked with overhauling Britain’s fiendishly complicated North Sea tax regime could do far worse than look at...

    32. June 18, 2014

      Ireland to lift top tax rate for offshore oil groups to 55%

      The Irish government is to raise the maximum amount of tax levied on offshore oil and gas production to 55 per cent but...

    33. June 8, 2014

      Coal: Environmentalists predict ‘last gasp’ for a traditional industry

      Coal exports, a lifeline for the besieged US mining sector, are faltering. After hitting a record high in 2012, they...

    34. May 21, 2014

      Aluminium poised for price rise on Indonesia export ban

      Indonesia’s export ban on mineral ore has already sent one industrial metal into the stratosphere. The price of nickel,...

    35. April 13, 2014

      Japan nuclear energy: let healing begin

      The shock is over. The healing can begin. Japan must inevitably return to nuclear power in the long run. Friday’s...

    36. March 19, 2014

      Snam: pipe dreams

      Carlo Malacarne, the chief executive of Snam, has a beautiful dream: to unite north and south Europe. Expanding the...

    37. January 21, 2014

      Iron ore tumbles as China stocks jump

      The calm before the storm? Last week iron ore, one of the best-performing commodities of last year, broke out of the...

    38. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2014

      S Africa oil: time to look offshore?

      To date, South Africa has done little to explore its offshore oil. Geological data is old and out of date, existing...

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