Oil and Gas Insight

Oil & Gas Insight brings you analysis of regional trends, regulatory changes, projects and investments plus competitive intelligence on the growth strategies of leading companies in the sector

See Prices or Subscribe

Key stories from this month's issue...

Industry Trend Analysis - Permian Natural Gas On The Rise - NOV 2017

Americas September 2017 / United States / Industry

Production of natural gas in the Permian will rise alongside a continued rise in crude. The majority of growth will come from the Delaware Basin given a growing strategic focus on the western side of the play.


Industry Trend Analysis - Improving Bilateral Ties Enhances Upstream Outlook - NOV 2017

Asia September 2017 / Philippines / Industry

Locating new crude oil and natural gas sources continues to be of paramount importance for the Philippines as output from its sole producing Malampaya field rapidly declines. Improving bilateral ties with China increases the prospect for a joint-exploration in the potentially resource-rich South China Sea, and offer upside to our long-term oil and gas production forecasts.


Industry Trend Analysis - Russian Capex Slowing Into 2018 - NOV 2017

Emerging Europe September 2017 / Russia / Industry

Capital expenditure at Russia's largest companies will be approximately USD3bn under early year expectations in 2017, and will fall another 2.1% in 2018. Higher lifting costs and reduced spending downstream will limit outflows as investment into major strategic projects ploughs on.


Industry Trend Analysis - Tanin & Karish Step Up Offshore Competition - NOV 2017

Middle East & Africa September 2017 / Israel / Industry

Government efforts to improve competition in the Israeli offshore are close to bearing fruits as Energean steps closer to an FID on the Tanin and Karish fields. Sales contracts negotiations are already indicating this is supporting lower gas prices.


Oil Price Outlook - Brent: Firming Fundamentals To Lead H217 Price Growth - NOV 2017

Western Europe September 2017 / Global / Industry

Global oil prices will strengthen from current levels in H217 led by strong compliance to production cuts, slower supply side growth and a seasonal uptick in global crude and fuels demand. Large supply additions will keep prices broadly flat in 2018, before a thinning projects pipeline and strong EM demand push the market into deficit from 2019.