Category Archives: Market

Assessing Tunisia’s Upstream Petroleum Fiscal Regime

The overriding objective of this paper is to examine Tunisia’s upstream petroleum fiscal regime, in consideration of the government’s stated […] Read More

A New Oil Era: How US Tight Oil Mutes Middle East Tensions

When oil tankers were recently attacked in the Strait of Hormuz, few analysts rushed to predict mayhem in global oil […] Read More

The disruptive power of American tight oil

Tight oil has increased global supplies and competition U.S. supplies should maintain growth in the medium term The influence of […] Read More

Qatar builds up its gas muscle

Qatar has been an outlier on several fronts compared to its Middle East neighbors. Capitalizing on its natural gas reserves […] Read More

GIS Dossier: The shale gas revolution

GIS Dossiers aim to give readers a quick overview of key topics, regions or conflicts. This survey reviews the consequences […] Read More

The U.S. shale revolution continues to alter gas markets

Primarily an American story, the “shale revolution” ended up having a transformational impact on both the United States and global […] Read More

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