Category Archives: Market

The long ‘bridge’ of carbon capture and storage technology

There is no single magic bullet for turning global energy consumption patterns toward a cleaner future. Greening energy is not […] Read More

Market Forces and Government Policies Are Driving Technological Changes

It’s a combination of factors that drives technological changes in any industry. When it comes to the macro environment, market […] Read More

The war on plastic will dent oil demand more than anticipated

The oil and gas sector has spent far less time thinking about an important change that could have just as […] Read More

Mexico’s oil sector reforms face a challenge

Just six years ago, Mexico embarked on an ambitious economic reform program under the leadership of its center-left president at […] Read More

2019 Global Outlook: Market forces move developments in energy

As the new year starts, it is worth reflecting on the significant energy events that shaped 2018 and how they […] Read More

Venezuela: How not to run an oil sector

Venezuela stands out among oil producing countries for its contradictions. Though it sits on the world’s largest proven oil reserves, […] Read More

Oil and gas pins its hopes on new technologies

The renowned Scottish scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell once noted: “When one door closes, another opens.” This axiom well […] Read More

The IEA Launches the World Energy Outlook, 2018

On 13 November 2018, the IEA launched its gold standard of long-term energy analysis, the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The […] Read More

Digitalization in Oil and Gas Is Changing the People Equation

The issue of employment in the oil and gas industry has been a hot topic for a while, and a […] Read More

Technological Innovation Creates New Opportunities in Oil & Gas

When Thomas Edison patented his incandescent light bulb in 1879, the primary market for oil — or then kerosene, which […] Read More