Author: Peter Ramsay
UK High Court throws out upstream challenge
18 January 2022
Activists’ efforts to have the revised OGA Strategy ruled unlawful are rejected by judge
UK onshore firm receives six approaches
17 January 2022
With plans to restart production from an idled gas field, Angus Energy has found no shortage of interest
PKN springs surprise among divestment buyers
14 January 2022
The Polish refiner strikes deals to meet conditions of its Grupa Lotos takeover, including with a non-regional player
NCS resource growth hits seven-year high
13 January 2022
2021 additions top 500mn bl
Chariot strikes Moroccan gas
10 January 2022
UK-listed producer exceeds pre-drill expectations in gas-starved North African country
US pipeline heavyweight pivots into Midland gas
10 January 2022
Enterprise Products Partners strikes deal for Permian offtake infrastructure
Egypt celebrates licensing round success
6 January 2022
North African country find takers for eight blocks
GB road-fuel sales remain below pre-pandemic levels
6 January 2022
The country’s gasoline and diesel volumes struggle to reach February 2020 demand
Beyond buzzwords
21 December 2021
Industry pioneer Cognite warns that digitalisation’s track record of over-promising and under-delivering threatens to overshadow its huge potential to transform oil and gas
Ireland tarries on joined-up gas thinking
17 December 2021
The island nation has endorsed gas for power supply security. But it will not be rushed on its parlous procurement options for the primary fuel
Exit options still cloud Cyprus gas optimism
14 December 2021
Post-pandemic green shoots for the island nation’s fledgling upstream industry are blighted by the same old questions
Norway seeks return to fiscal stability
14 December 2021
Next year should see another change in the tax regime confirmed. The hope is that it will signal the country’s much-vaunted predictability is back
UK majors fend off breakup questions
7 December 2021
Both Shell and BP face scrutiny on whether they might be better off as more than one company
North Sea independents aim to reap carbon footprint benefits
3 December 2021
Two of the basin’s larger producers consider ways to cash in on relatively greener production
Sturgeon omits Cambo from conference speech
30 November 2021
No mention of the potential UKCS development in Scottish leader’s address to her party
All eyes on Opec+ after Biden’s SPR gamble
24 November 2021
How the cartel reacts to record release of barrels is the key variable for oil markets
Europe’s major gas suppliers in war of words
18 November 2021
Russia and Norway take divergent views on how to tackle current price volatility
Flaring risk for Hurricane
16 November 2021
Too much gas could accelerate decommissioning of key remaining asset
RWE keeps German LNG door open
15 November 2021
Utility still sees at least a short-term need for gas even as Vopak steps back from proposed import terminal
Norwegian independents diverge on Barents
9 November 2021
Aker BP gives up on Arctic exploration, but Lundin expands its presence
Opec+ sticks to its guns
4 November 2021
The cartel opts not to spring any surprise by swifter loosening of the supply shackles
Eni unit set to join the European retail gas LNG exodus
1 November 2021
Questions are being asked about the continent’s gas suppliers in the wake of a price crunch. But the trend is less engagement with the global LNG market, not more
Oil’s finest hour still to come
1 November 2021
Chemicals represent both an economic and environmental boon in the energy transition, according to Saudi Arabia’s Sabic and PIF
Var looks at IPO
27 October 2021
The Norway-focused IOC/private equity company is mulling a flotation
OGA takes aim at Elgin-Franklin laggards
26 October 2021
The UK upstream regulator is unhappy at partners in the field dragging their feet on the sale of ExxonMobil’s stake
TV review: Shell comes under fire on UK primetime
25 October 2021
Comedian’s documentary had dishonesty at its core. But its very commissioning should give the European oil industry pause for thought
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