Author: Charles Waine
Americas Correspondent
Permian leads the shale charge
23 March 2021
Output is creeping up in the US but still faces a tough task in rebounding to pre-Covid levels
IPO highlights investors’ US shale hesitancy
22 March 2021
Vine Energy’s financing efforts reveal lingering public market doubts despite healthy prospects for gas
Tullow back to square one in Suriname
18 March 2021
Latin American exploration campaign stutters as producer continues search for major offshore oil find
Lula return casts a cloud for Petrobras
16 March 2021
Court case vindication could open the door to next year’s election, with implications for the NOC and wider energy reforms
Chevron puts Permian at heart of its net-zero strategy
16 March 2021
Robust FCF and driving down emissions in the shale patch are central planks in the US major’s journey towards low-carbon energy
Chevron puts Permian at heart of its net-zero strategy
16 March 2021
Robust FCF and driving down emissions in the shale patch are central planks in the US major’s journey towards low-carbon energy
Pemex treading a tightrope
11 March 2021
Mexican producer must weigh ambitious upstream strategy with rapidly rising debt
Colombia kickstarts bidding round
9 March 2021
Latin American producer expands acreage offer nationwide to capitalise on its upstream potential before time runs out
Policy measures key to US net-zero goal—CeraWeek
5 March 2021
The new administration has set lofty low-carbon ambitions but must take radical action to overhaul the nation’s energy mix
Latin America plays catch-up
4 March 2021
The pandemic wreaked havoc on NOC balance sheets in 2020, but the region still has some competitive advantages
Policy measures key to US net-zero goal
4 March 2021
The new administration has set lofty low-carbon ambitions but must take radical action to overhaul the nation’s energy mix
Petrobras bucks the trend
3 March 2021
The company’s pre-salt portfolio helped offset last year’s economic crisis, but investors will still be nervous about potential downstream interference
Guyana packs a punch for ExxonMobil
1 March 2021
Achieving early production at the Liza project is only the first step in the US major’s ambitious strategy
Biden shines spotlight on climate
25 February 2021
International collaboration will be crucial to achieving the Democrat government’s bold climate agenda
Biden shines spotlight on climate
25 February 2021
International collaboration will be crucial to achieving the Democrat government’s bold climate agenda
US refining put on ice
18 February 2021
Blizzards in Texas have dramatically halted downstream activities, leaving opportunities for facilities still running
Outlook Live: Trouble brews for US shale
16 February 2021
Global energy demand will recover as the pandemic recedes, but production in the Lower 48 may already have reached its apogee
YPF dodges default
15 February 2021
Financially beleaguered producer reaches debt compromise, allowing it to focus efforts on boosting Vaca Muerta supply
Petrobras inks downstream sale
11 February 2021
Divestments have struggled to get going amid tough economic conditions, but could the first refinery sale prise open the door?
Ofse firms diversify away from North America
9 February 2021
Nosediving revenues are forcing companies to shift capital to international assets
Cautious US majors curb annual spend
8 February 2021
Recovering oil prices will not be enough to convince producers to stump up additional cash, but investors may still benefit from a substantial dividend pay-out
Drilling ban spooks Gulf of Mexico
4 February 2021
A long-term federal waters embargo would trigger severe production losses in the region, forcing firms to withdraw capital
Tullow focuses on West Africa
1 February 2021
The Anglo-Irish producer is narrowing its scope for another transitional year
Suriname plays exploration catch-up
25 January 2021
After years of drilling letdowns, the small Latin American nation is finally starting to prove its offshore potential
No quick fix for Pemex
21 January 2021
The government may have been forced to scale back its upstream ambitions. But even the revised targets might be too much, too soon
Biden inherits Venezuelan conundrum
19 January 2021
The incoming US government faces a multitude of foreign policy challenges, but will its arrival also mark reconciliation with Latin America’s largest petrostate?
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