Author: Ian Simm
Qatar pulls LNG investment trigger as crown slips
17 January 2022
Doha is full throttle on its LNG growth targets as it seeks to retake its number one spot
Nigeria poised for refining renaissance
20 December 2021
The country is set to end a lengthy period in the doldrums with the launch of several small facilities
Basra Energy starts amid output push
16 December 2021
The JV assumes the role of Rumaila’s main contractor as a new production target is set
Hunt for more reserves at South Pars
14 December 2021
Tehran’s attention is turning to underexplored areas of the field
Basra-Aqaba pipeline talks hint at conclusion
26 November 2021
Nearly 30 years since the original agreement, Iraq’s route to the Red Sea may be in sight
Gas at the heart of Iraq’s transition
21 October 2021
While oil has grabbed the headlines for Iraq, tapping its gas potential could transform the country’s economic fortunes
Iran talks the talk on Caspian gas
27 September 2021
The Chalous deposit is both significant and conveniently located for potential export purposes. But production is likely a long way off
Iraq turns an IOC corner
27 September 2021
Following months of uncertainty about potential partner exits, Baghdad now has cause for optimism
The curious case of Kurdish gas
7 September 2021
The KRG is seeking to increase gas flows and reduce flaring, but its strategy has raised a few eyebrows
UAE and Saudi Arabia to put differences behind them
3 August 2021
An understanding that the Opec partners are better working together appears likely to keep the peace
Iran launches new port amid challenges to nuclear deal
27 July 2021
The country started loading crude from its new Jask oil terminal last week as doubts grow about the prospects for a revived JCPOA
Unlocking southern Iraq’s oil
29 June 2021
Baghdad’s revisiting on contractual terms may need to be radical to stop IOC flight and offer alternatives to China
Kuwait takes next step in Gulf refining expansion
22 June 2021
Middle Eastern NOCs have turned to the downstream to take greater control over the global supply chain
Interest grows in Nigerian refining
9 June 2021
The Dangote refinery development is raising hopes of a refinery sector revival
South Pars looks to the long term
17 May 2021
With the 38 phases associated with Iran’s South Pars gas field nearing completion, focus has shifted to maintaining production stability amid pressure concerns
Iran deal faces many hurdles
30 April 2021
A purported leak is just the latest potential obstacle to Washington-Tehran rapprochement
Jordan back on the blocks
26 April 2021
Amman rolls out some old favourites as it hopes to finally gain upstream traction
Opec+ confounds market with three-month cuts easing
1 April 2021
The group had been widely anticipated to keep the prior agreement in place, but a rapidly agreed deal will see cuts relaxed through the summer
Aramco rolls with the Covid punches
23 March 2021
The Saudi heavyweight posts an eye-watering drop in profits but pays its dividends and remains in the black
Upbeat outlook in Iraqi Kurdistan
23 February 2021
Oil and gas developers in the semi-autonomous region are looking forward to a year of rebound
US maintains Syrian oilfield presence
22 February 2021
The US government has reiterated its commitment to defeating so-called Islamic State in Syria and says it is merely protecting the country’s oil from falling into the ‘wrong’ hands
Turkey moves at pace on Black Sea gas
10 February 2021
The country’s NOC is fast-tracking development of Sakarya, but any need to bring in partners could complicate progress
Saudi strategy runs deeper than cuts
2 February 2021
Saudi Arabia’s production restraint may boost prices in the short term, but it may also assure the Kingdom greater market control in the longer term
China’s Iraq influence keeps growing
14 January 2021
Chinese companies have strengthened their already healthy position in the Iraqi oil and gas sector as other IOCs back off
Delek targets London listing
8 January 2021
The company is looking to establish a newco on the LSE, while also divesting its Tamar stake
Qatar targets long-term and spot LNG markets
10 December 2020
World leader advances its strategy to commercialise existing and planned export upgrades
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