Energy and the future

As 2019 begins, oil prices swing, China powers ahead with fuel cell technology and US energy independence is within reach. Can industry, policymakers and consumers adapt to the new energy landscape? Here’s the best of our opinion and analysis.

The sector is due a carbon efficiency overhaul

American policymakers still have good reason to be wary of a future oil shock

Producers are buying foreign tech but industry must build for future after subsidies

Leaders of oil and gas companies need to challenge orthodoxy and take some risks

Market uncertainty going into 2019 is a signal of the underlying realities

Carmaker struggles to prove profitability and cash flows are sustainable

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