January 10, 2019

Trump Pushes Ahead With Arctic Drilling Amid Shutdown

The Trump administration is pursuing its plans of opening up more federal lands in Alaska to oil and gas drilling. Reuters reports the Alaska Bureau of […]
December 6, 2018

Saudi al-Falih, U.S. Iran Envoy Meet Ahead Of OPEC Summit

Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih met with the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, on Wednesday, a day before OPEC is meeting to discuss […]
December 4, 2018

OPEC Oil Exports Jump Ahead Of Meeting

Crude oil exports from OPEC went up by 619,000 bpd last month, data from French shipping data tracking company Kpler showed, with Venezuela notable for a […]
November 14, 2018

Russia Pulls Ahead In Middle East Nuclear Race

In most of the industrialized world, nuclear energy has lost its appeal due to, among other reasons, the disaster at Fukushima in 2011. Few countries have […]
November 2, 2018

U.S. And OPEC Flood Oil Market Ahead Of Midterms

OPEC and the U.S. are together adding enormous volumes of new supply, which together have softened the oil market. In October, OPEC hiked oil production to […]
October 29, 2018

Rouhani Replaces Key Economic Officials Ahead Of Sanctions

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has replaced several senior economic officials a week before U.S. sanctions against Tehran come into effect, Sputnik reports, citing a statement by […]
September 26, 2018

Traders Turn Bullish Ahead Of Iran Sanctions

It’s that season again: ahead of the final quarter of the year, oil markets are once again riled by an event that will have a major […]
September 20, 2018

Japanese Refiners Stop Buying Iran Oil Ahead Of Sanctions

Japanese refiners have stopped buying Iranian crude ahead of the November 4 deadline set by Washington to all countries doing business with Iran before economic sanctions […]
September 20, 2018

Strong Rise In Spending Keeps Offshore Ahead Of Shale

A recent surge in final investment decisions (FIDs) on offshore oil and gas projects has set the scene for a healthy increase in offshore investments next […]