The oil industry is being shaped by one of the most dramatic price movements of recent times that has changed the corporate landscape for oil companies, created a windfall of lower energy costs for oil consumers and has huge implications for the economies of oil exporters.

Oil supply: drill pickle

US shale regions might have one last burst of life left

Argus media scooped up by General Atlantic

Deal for stake in energy reporting group values it at £1bn

FT explainer: Nigerian oil attacks

Militant group’s campaign takes country’s production to the lowest level in 20 years

The British Museum should take BP’s cash

Greenpeace’s attack on the sponsorship arrangement is unjustified

LNG deal works out for all

Total is the biggest winner in PNG gas deal

Joe Cummings illustration

Nicolás Maduro, Venezuelan lord of misrule

The isolated president sits tight as his country slides deeper into chaos, writes John Paul Rathbone

Total buys into Papua New Guinea LNG deal

Oil Search’s $2.2bn deal seen as signal of faith in recovery of oil prices

New Petrobras head bans political posts

Naming of Pedro Parente at Brazil group hailed as market-friendly

Kingdom tower, Riyadh ID 48377664 © Swisshippo | Dreamstime.com

Saudi in talks with banks over bond sale

Raising debt will help slow decline in foreign exchange reserves

Oil services groups in $13bn merger

FMC Technologies expected to gain tax benefits from Technip deal

Offshore jack-up drilling rigs and dynamic positioning drilling rig in the gulf of Suez, Egypt. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)
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Technip and FMC combine to survive slump

Oil services groups are under pressure to cut their charges

IMF agrees $5.4bn bailout for Iraq

Economy hit hard by cost of conflict and fall in price of oil

Oil slides on dollar strength

Market still oversupplied despite some production outages

Petrol demand soars in US and India

Early driving season helps to establish crude prices around $50

Technip and FMC Technologies to merge

Oil services groups to combine to create new company worth $13bn

Commodities indebted to the past

Energy groups and miners need some balance sheet repair

Can Saudi Aramco fix a one-trick economy?

Some investors doubt that Riyadh will be able to kick its oil ‘addiction’, despite planned IPO

Trump ally seeks Opec unfair trade probe

Sponsor of bill to investigate cartel advises candidate on energy

Demand for oil storage soars amid glut

Surplus supply has led to boom in number of US futures contracts

Five things to watch on oil’s price rise

Key factors may fuel crude beyond $50 or stall the price rally

Oil majors swoop on Norwegian licences

Competition to explore areas shows hunger for fresh revenue

Stocks slip as data fuel Fed rate chatter

Brent oil holds near $50 a barrel level

Fracking and oil at $50 a barrel

The response of the shale industry will be key, writes Ed Crooks

Nigeria under fire on lack of currency reform

Fuel price shift alone could hurt economy, Abuja warned

US lifts lid on Saudi Treasury holdings

World’s biggest oil exporter is 13th largest holder with $117bn

Range to buy Memorial in $4.4bn deal

M&A has been rare in US energy sector since the oil price crash

Oil rallies near $50 on rising supply threat

Price rises on instability in two producer countries

Earthquakes rattle Oklahoma’s frackers

The courts are yet to decide who is liable for damage caused by increased ground tremors

Aerial ship view at the Laggan and Tormore fields 125km north-west of the Shetland Islands

Shetland energy not sunny prospect it was

Gas processing plant opens but islands not immune to oil price collapse

Cutbacks hit oil groups’ ability to invest

Fears grow of inability to compete in a changing energy landscape

28 April 2016 – Paris, France Isabelle Kocher, the CEO of Engie for Business Life
©Leo Novel

Isabelle Kocher, Engie — new kind of power

The head of the French utility company on dealing with climate change and crisis

Wanderson da Silva Araújo, 38, who rents out chairs on the beach, poses on the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro in this April 12, 2016.
©Nacho Doce/FT

Brazil: Tales of everyday agony

The decline from emerging market star to struggling nation is taking its toll on Rio’s citizens

James Ferguson illustration

Markets Spotlight: Helicopter economics

Recalling ‘Peak Oil’, and why the US stock rally has further to run

Week in Review

Week in Review, May 14

Insider trading, US retail, VW, Disney, Saudi Aramco, and telecoms

Stocks struggle in face of oil weakness

Dollar lifted by robust retail sales data

Crude soothsayers should recall Peak Oil

Oil market’s ‘grand narratives’ can be read as cautionary tales for investors

Supply disruptions push oil prices higher

Wildfires in Canada and power cuts in Venezuela have affected market

Colombia turns to ‘intelligent austerity’

President Santos tells investors that oil price decline has been ‘a blessing in disguise’

Last Chance Tavern for City’s dodgers

Record sentence for insider trading validates FCA’s dogged eight-year pursuit

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 17: Oil pipelines feed into 575,000-barrel capacity storage tanks at the Enbridge Inc. Cushing Terminal in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. Crude oil for April delivery fell on speculation that a government report tomorrow will show U.S. supplies climbed for the 19th time in 21 weeks as the recession cuts demand. New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) traded West Texas Intermediate crude oil is delivered and stockpiled at the Cushing Terminal. (Photo by Shane Bevel/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

General Atlantic leads in Argus auction

Private equity eyes controlling stake in media group


A new series about the far-reaching implications of the protracted slump in oil prices

Offshore rig operators reel from oil price rout
Seadrill, Ensco and others report losses as producers curtail costly projects

Corporate winners and losers amid the oil price crash
Airlines are beneficiaries of cheap fuel, but consumer goods groups are not getting a big boost

Oil price: ‘Shot in the arm’ misses economic target
A lacklustre global economy is yet to reap the benefit of consumers spending less at the pump

US oil and gas sector reboots to survive
Groups have cut costs to the bone but some with large debts risk bankruptcy

Saudi Arabia loses oil market share to rivals in key nations
World’s largest oil exporter suffers setback amid low prices

Rosneft runs to stand still amid oil crash
Russian oil sector needs to invest to maintain output

Get the data: Energy debt
See the funds exposed to junk energy debt

Oil and gas: Debt fears flare up
The $3tn debt mountain following the sector’s borrowing binge threatens further destabilisation

Bondholders suffer $150bn oil price hit
Rising default fears cut $2.3tn from energy groups’ market value