International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Denmark Gives Nord Stream 2 Nod to Restart Pipeline Work

Action removes a key obstacle to bringing Russian gas to Europe.

July 6, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Venezuela’s Oil Exports Sank in June to 77-year Low

The fall in oil exports has starved the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro of its main source of revenue, contributing to an economic collapse.

July 2, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Crude Oil , Trade , International , Shale Plays , Storage

Oil and Gas Investor At Closing: OPEC’s Dilemma, Shale’s Hope

Even for the leanest, meanest oil and gas producer sitting on the best assets in the land, fate hinges on the nature of the recovery.

July 1, 2020

Trade , International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

EU Prepares Response to Nord Stream US Sanctions Threat

Commission says that the threatened US sanctions could violate international law.

June 30, 2020

Exploration & Production , International , Shale Plays

Insight: Russia Takes a Leaf Out the US Shale Oil Playbook

Russia is taking a leaf out of the U.S. shale playbook so it can ramp up oil production quickly and hang on to its share of the global market when demand finally recovers after the coronavirus pandemic.

June 25, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Crude Oil , Trade , International

‘Worst Is Over’ for Oil and Gas, OPEC’s Barkindo Says

Scale of oil demand drop for oil has led to largest and longest supply adjustments in history, OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo says.

June 24, 2020

Crude Oil , International

Oil Steady After Navarro Walks Back Market-Jolting Comments

Trump insists the trade deal with China is intact after the trader adviser said it was ‘over.’

June 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , International

China Targets Rise in Oil, Natural Gas Output this Year

Despite price collapse, China is pursuing energy security.

June 22, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

US Slaps Sanctions On Mexican Firms, Individuals Linked to Venezuelan Oil Trade

US claims that the oil-for-food deal didn’t deliver food for the Venezuelan people.

June 19, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

OPEC+ Pushes for Compliance, Remains Undecided on Extending Oil Cuts

OPEC and allies, known as OPEC+, have been cutting output since May by a record 9.7 million bbl/d—or 10% of global supply—after oil demand plunged by up to a third.

June 18, 2020