Tag Archives: U.S.

Can Iranian Oil Recover?

This article is part of an upcoming ENERPO Journal edition. Zach Waller offers analysis of the Iranian Oil Sector post-sanctions.

The Week in Review September 5 – 12

by Sophie Nguebana, Daniel Tsvetanov, Patrick Osborne, Alberto Perego, Alexander Geysman, Timothy Abraham – Featured photo by Jerry Mathes III Egypt to Use Gas from Cyprus In the end of August, Cyprus and Egypt signed an agreement, under which natural gas from offshore fields located in Cyprus will be supplied to Egypt. The agreement (which […]

Getting Into the Swing: U.S. and Saudi Arabia as Swing Producers

By Lina Nagell Photo: Jerry D. Mathes II Saudi Arabia has functioned as a global swing producer in the oil market since the 1970s, before abandoning its role in 2014. Amongst changing market conditions, some observers still latch on to the idea of a global swing producer. While some believe in the resurrection of the […]

ENERPO Workshop: Drebentsov, BP’s Chief Economist for Russia and the CIS

by John Collins Amidst the vortex of uncertainty surrounding world hydro-carbon markets, Mr. Vladimir Drebenstov, the chief economist for BP in Russia and the CIS, arrived last Wednesday at the European University to give a presentation aptly entitled the Changing World of Oil and Gas, and included projections from the latest BP Energy Outlook. The presentation […]

The Week in Review – April 04 – 10

Photo by Jerry Mathes II The Monitoring Team: Aaron Wood, Henrik Vorloeper Doha meeting turns out to be a farce already The high expectations set on the meeting between two major oil producing countries Saudi-Arabia and Russia to take place in April 2017 has already razed all hopes for those who have an interest in […]

The “Lottery Economics” of Shale – Why only smaller companies are successful in the Shale Revolution

By Henrik Vorloeper The revolution of shale has been a revolution from below. Not Chevron, ExxonMobil or Shell – major oil and gas companies who share the majority of the market and have overwhelmingly large financial assets, – were the leaders amongst the development of unconventional hydrocarbon extraction. Predominantly smaller and mid-sized independent companies, those […]

Week in Review – March 29 – April 4

Photo by Jerry Mathes II Monitoring Team – John Collins, Bogdan Polishchuk Saudi Arabia Plans $2 Trillion Megafund for Post-Oil Era In the preparation for the ‘post-oil era’, Saudi Arabia is planning steps to diversify the economy. One of such steps is the IPO and resulting sale of up to 5% in Aramco field by […]

The Week in Review (March 13 – 20)

The Monitoring Team: Aaron Wood, Pierre Jouvellier Rocket Strike. Gas infrastructure out of commission in Algeria. Algerian Gas Infrastructure Suffers Rocket Strike A Statoil and Sonatrach joint venture in Algeria suffered an as of yet unidentified rocket strike. In Sallah suffered damage to its central processing system on March 18th, although luckily no staff have […]

The Acceleration of American Energy Exports: Implications for Russia

As the U.S. started exporting oil and gas to Europe in late February, 40 years after the oil embargo imposed by the Congress, American oil and gas on the European market may have grave implications for Russia.

The Week in Review (March 07 – 12)

The Monitoring Team: Michael Roh, Henrik Vorloeper    The European Union Commission Holds Talks with Gazprom on Anti-trust Case The meeting on March 9th between Gazprom’s deputy chief Medvedev and the European Competition Commissioner Verstegen allegedly turned out to be “mutually acceptable” for both parties in the antitrust case imposed by the European Union against […]