The UK's Rough storage facility. Exploration & Production

NBP day-ahead likely to see gains

Colder temperatures across the UK in November could provide a boost to the NBP day-ahead.

By Catriona Scott 2 November 2017
The Trinidad Onshore Compression project Exploration & Production

Trinidad’s LNG exports to receive upstream boost

Changing fortunes will see Trinidad’s LNG exports increase after years of decline, while gas demand from the petrochemical sector is also set to rise.

24 October 2017
Exploration & Production

Pre-salt will deal a blow to Brazil’s gas imports

Brazil’s imports of gas and LNG will continue to fall as pre-salt output consolidates its position in the country’s supply mix.

25 August 2017
Exploration & Production

Tightening Louisiana market supports Henry Hub

The tightening gas market in Louisiana will buoy prices at the Henry Hub over the coming years, discouraging its use as an index in long-term gas and LNG contracts.

18 August 2017
Exploration & Production

Iran throws down gauntlet on production growth

Iran issued a challenge to its Arab Gulf neighbours by saying it will dramatically boost oil and gas production and exports by 2021.

24 July 2017
Exploration & Production

European hub prices hold steady

The NBP day-ahead price was down to 36 p/th on Tuesday, a 6% decline from the highs seen last week.

7 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Brazil’s gas sector lurches from crisis to crisis

A political crisis unfolding in Brazil has the potential to adversely impact the country’s oil and gas sector.

26 May 2017
Exploration & Production

Egypt makes a comeback with West Nile Delta gas

The startup of Egypt’s West Nile Delta marks a major milestone in the country’s journey to become self-sufficient in gas production.

12 May 2017
Exploration & Production

Challenges ahead for Canadian gas

Canada’s struggle to find customers for its gas will persist as growing shale output in the US provides tough competition.

21 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Thailand faces a growing need for LNG

Thailand is set to become increasingly dependent on imported LNG and could be vulnerable to price spikes as the market tightens.

21 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Qatar eyes greater exports as North Dome moratorium ends

Qatar is intent on defending its share of LNG and gas exports after lifting a self-imposed moratorium on North Dome.

7 April 2017
Exploration & Production

OPEC should be worried about dollar strength

US oil production and the strength of the dollar could prove a double whammy for OPEC when the oil producers group meets in May.

5 April 2017
Exploration & Production

OPEC cuts fuel US production growth

US oil production is rising and a backlog of uncompleted wells raises the risk of further price weakness later in the year.

22 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Permian drives US oil and gas production growth

The Permian Basin is at the epicentre of oil and gas production growth in the US, accounting for nearly half the wells drilled in the country this year.

15 March 2017
Exploration & Production

US ratcheting up exports of crude oil and NGLs

US NGL and crude oil exports may have an even bigger impact on global markets than US LNG, Interfax Chief Energy Analyst Peter Stewart told an LPG conference in London this week.

2 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Warm summer weather in NE Asia to boost demand

A hot summer in Northeast Asia will boost demand for air conditioning, supporting requirements for gas-fired power generation and total gas consumption.

27 February 2017
Exploration & Production

Australia LNG – delays will not stop the deluge

Delays to the commissioning of Australia’s LNG export projects will ease the glut this year, but the influx of supply will only be slowed, not stopped.

16 February 2017
Exploration & Production

France – pressure on gas ahead

Stronger nuclear output and weaker demand will weigh on French gas prices.

26 January 2017
Exploration & Production

Trump and China: on a collision course?

The new US president has threatened to boost coal, cut emissions regulations and introduce tariffs on Chinese goods. His counterpart in Beijing, meanwhile, has stressed the need to do exactly the opposite.

24 January 2017
Exploration & Production

US reliance on shale gas a risky strategy

Overemphasis on shale gas production in the US could derail prospects for cheap gas in the country by boosting Henry Hub prices over the coming years.

18 January 2017
Exploration & Production

Next year’s well completions may boost US oil and gas

The US has more than 5,000 wells drilled but not completed, meaning production could be in for a boost if the oil market rebalances in 2017.

19 December 2016

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