Oil & Gas Exploration

Rising Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean: Another South China Sea?


Border disputes, lucrative energy resources, and an aggressive regional hegemon – the similarities between the Eastern Mediterranean and the South China Sea are striking.

Enhanced Oil Recovery: Cleaning up “Dirty” Oil

Sunderr, cc Flickr Paul Lowry, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The vilification of oil is bad for perception but good for business for the largest oil companies.

Technology: The Next Oil Superpower

BahDer, cc Flickr Ryan Lackey, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Technology is determining the winners and losers of the global oil industry.

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Rise as an Independent Energy Player

OilBarrels, cc Flickr Sergio Russo, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Iran’s energy engagement is serving to solidify Iraqi Kurdistan’s shift towards greater autonomy.

Oman: A Beacon of Tolerance in the MENA Region

Al Alam Palace I, cc Flickr Andrew Moore, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Oman has adopted progressive policies compared to its neighbors in the MENA region, and it’s now reaping rewards in the field of energy investment.

Dictators, Democracy, and Almighty Oil in the MENA Region

SaddamStat, cc Flickr, modified, Amir Farshad Ebrahimi, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Western states would prefer to deal with dictatorships to shore up their energy security.

Outlook 2016: The Oil Bust Is Here to Stay


The worst is yet to come for struggling oil producers.

Canada’s Energy Industry: A Who’s Who of Pain

Enbridge, cc Mack Male Flickr, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

After a forgettable 2015, Canada’s energy industry is preparing for another tough year.

GPM Oil Report: Revisiting the “Fragile Five”

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With no recovery in sight for oil prices, will the “fragile five” governments of Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Venezuela, and Algeria succumb to their fiscal pressures?

GPM Oil Report: The Short-Lived Dead-Cat Bounce in Oil Prices

Blackcat, cc Flickr timlewisnm https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Last week’s rally in crude prices has proven to be short-lived thanks in large part to OPEC and more bad news from China.

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