SDF fighting in Raqqa Policy & Regulation

Iran sanctions loom as Middle East conflict worsens

As tensions ratchet up over Syria and other pressure points, it looks more likely the US will attempt to reimpose sanctions on Iran.

By Peter Stewart 18 April 2018
Supply & Demand

Is Brexit a risk for UK gas supply security?

If the UK were to leave the EU’s single energy market, it would have far-reaching implications for energy security that could revitalise LNG demand and boost investment in gas storage.

20 October 2016
Global Markets

When will oil prices bounce?

Low prices are starting to hit global oil and gas production and are stoking demand. Prices will eventually bounce, but only when the overhang of stocks is absorbed.

16 August 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Brazil won’t buy gas to meet Olympic Games power demand

If Brazil does suffer electricity cuts during the Olympic Games in August, it will not be for lack of gas.

21 July 2016
Supply & Demand

US LNG exports unlikely to compete in Europe

With the first LNG shipment from the US now delivered, the sustainability of the country’s export model has come under scrutiny.

17 March 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas makes headway in power sector

Lower gas prices and cheaper floating regasification technologies have improved the economics of using gas for power generation, despite the simultaneous decline in coal prices.

17 February 2016
Exploration & Production

Oil price rout continues

Oil prices have continued to plunge so far this year, bringing many grades of crude close to their operating cost breakeven price.

21 January 2016
Global Markets

Oil price drop may boost gas in long run

The latest drop in oil prices is making gas more competitive against fuels such as coal, and COP21 may give it a further boost.

16 December 2015
Supply & Demand

Is the IEA underestimating the potential of gas?

IEA analysis suggests gas consumption will increase by 50% by 2040. But is this based on a view of renewable energy’s potential that is too optimistic?

18 November 2015
Policy & Regulation

COP21 to spur energy innovation

With prices low, gas should be making bigger inroads against coal in the power sector. CCS could make the difference.

22 October 2015
Global Markets

The race is on

Developing LNG futures in Asia has been talked about for years. Now the plans have become more concrete.

17 September 2015
Global Markets

Low oil prices not all doom and gloom

Short-term disadvantages of low oil prices may encourage longer term investment into gas and LNG.

19 August 2015
Global Markets

The China syndrome

The prospect of a Greek exit from the euro has garnered most of the headlines over the past month, but a potentially bigger crisis on the other side of the world could be a greater threat to energy markets.

15 July 2015
Policy & Regulation

Gas as a transition fuel

There has been a flurry of activity promoting the role of gas in the transition to a fossil-free future.

17 June 2015
Supply & Demand

US LNG: Asia or Europe?

Contrary to received wisdom, Europe may become a more attractive destination than Asia for US LNG exports.

20 May 2015
Companies & Finance

Shell’s mega-merger with BG Group will trigger more industry consolidation

The biggest merger in the oil and gas sector in more than a decade has the potential to transform the industry.

21 April 2015
Exploration & Production

Lower rig use fails to cut oil and gas supply

Prices may be down and the oil and gas rig count falling, but the effect on global output has been minimal so far.

18 March 2015
Global Markets

What the curves are saying

The degree of backwardation or contango in oil and gas markets provides important clues about where prices might be heading in the short-to-medium term.

17 February 2015
Global Markets

Economic growth may struggle despite energy price drops

How will the global economy respond to the recent halving of oil prices?

21 January 2015
Exploration & Production

Oil price drop may hit shale gas

The more than 40% drop in world oil prices between June and December is putting enormous pressure on US shale producers.

17 December 2014
Pipelines, Storage & Power

South Stream cancelled – Global Gas Analytics view

South Stream is dead, but Russia could yet carry out the project’s aims of increasing the gas supply to southeast Europe, through another planned pipeline that will use Turkey as a conduit.

2 December 2014

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