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Saudi Arabia arrests stoke oil price rally

The massive anti-corruption drive launched by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has prompted a rise in oil prices.

By Peter Stewart 22 November 2017
Policy & Regulation

China leads on renewables, but gas is power mainstay

Recent data suggests a pattern of rapid growth in renewables in China continued in 2015, supported by a switch away from coal towards gas and LNG.

15 June 2016
Global Markets

Risk of oil price spike may benefit gas

GGA Chief Energy Analyst Peter Stewart spoke at the IEA last week on the interaction between oil and gas prices. These are the main points of his speech to the standing committee on oil markets.

8 June 2016
Global Markets

OPEC freeze unlikely with oil above $50/bbl

With oil prices at around $50/bbl, the prospect of OPEC capping production levels at its June meeting is looking increasingly remote.

3 June 2016
Companies & Finance

Upstream cuts create potential for supply shock

Oil and gas companies are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain finance for upstream projects, but a lack of investment now could spell a supply shock later.

25 May 2016
Global Markets

Saudi market share drive intact despite change at top

Saudi Arabia is continuing to pump at full throttle, and the appointment of a new oil minister is unlikely to reverse the kingdom’s policy any time soon.

18 May 2016
Global Markets

Henry Hub linkage could stabilise gas-to-power

The advent of LNG exports from the United States offers a window of opportunity for buyers looking for a stable gas price.

11 May 2016
Gas for Transport

Gas in transport will survive low oil prices

The sudden drop in oil prices may have been a blow to gas-for-transport demand, but initiatives are under way worldwide that could see gas win out eventually.

4 May 2016
Global Markets

Are LNG benchmarks still relevant?

The recent convergence of regional gas prices has made the need for global LNG pricing benchmarks less pressing.

27 April 2016
Global Markets

Oil and gas prices may go their separate ways

Oil and gas prices are diverging as a rebalancing of the market helps crude recover while LNG prices remain pressured by a supply glut.

20 April 2016
Global Markets

Oil prices may hurt data transparency initiative

An initiative to improve the transparency of energy data around the world appears to be struggling now oil and gas prices have fallen.

14 April 2016
Global Markets

Traders cut short positions in oil and gas

Speculative traders have sharply cut their short positions in oil and gas futures in advance of the ‘emergency’ meeting of oil producers in Doha later this month.

6 April 2016

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