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
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- Conoco, Devon, and the international pullback
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
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