Daily Archives: March 25, 2010

Kate Mackenzie

The rapid rise of US shale gas is prompting great interest in whether other parts of the world – particularly Europe and China – could also see a similar boom, but it’s early days for both. We spoke to Rhodri Thomas, Wood Mackenzie’s Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa upstream research manager: Read more

Kate Mackenzie

On FT Energy Source:

- Conoco, Devon, and the international pullback
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Kate Mackenzie

Last week we wrote about the usefulness or otherwise of weekly EIA data, given the shortcomings of the data itself and the comparative paucity of similar indicators from other big oil importers.

Well John Kemp has crunched some numbers to prove* that it’s not too useful — at least, not now: Read more

Sheila McNulty

Before ConocoPhillips confirmed it would halve its 20 per cent stake in Lukoil, few believed the sale would go ahead. But the interesting thing about this economic downturn is that it has forced companies in the energy industry to think about what is really important to them. Read more

James Fontanella-Khan

BG Group, China sign Australia’s biggest LNG deal (Bloomberg)

Cargill considers switching palm oil supplier (FT) Read more