Energy Minister under fire after row over Lofoten acreage, but the ultimate losers could be Norway’s oil industry and state coffers
The oil and gas industry has been hit by a wave of pipeline protests in North America by various groups intent on disruption.
A fragile ceasefire came into effect on Monday aimed at ending the bloodbath in Syria that has killed an estimated 400,000 people since the conflict against President Bashar al-Assad began in 2011, writes Nassir Shirkhani.
The two sides in South Sudan’s brutal civil war are not as divided as they may appear.
Violence flared in oil producing Gabon last weekend after President Ali Bongo Ondimba regained power with a very slim victory over opposition leader Jean Ping in the 31 August election, writes Barry Morgan.
Successor to late leader Islam Karimov will need to open up the country’s energy sector and must move to fight poverty
Saudi Arabia and Russia might be the world’s biggest oil producers, but they can sometimes come over like two fading matinee stars desperately seeking the limelight again.
The oil boom is on again — well, at least in the Permian basin in West Texas and New Mexico in the US.
The National Energy Board (NEB) of Canada is in the middle of a showdown between pipeline giant TransCanada and some opponents of the proposed Energy East pipeline project.
Politicians in the Australian states of Victoria and the Northern Territory have delivered a serious blow to the country’s energy security by introducing new bans on onshore petroleum activity, writes Russell Searancke.
Government sets deadlines for three projects worth a total of $10 billion, but time will tell if political hurdles will stall process
For years an open oil industry was unthinkable – today it feels routine
The wrangle between Malaysia’s Petronas and Sarawak politicians over the alleged discrimination against workers from the state shows no sign of dying down.
NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari set alarm bells ringing this week with an announcement that he would seek extra powers to make decisions to revive the fast-contracting economy and arrest the freefall of it currency, the naira, writes Barry Morgan.
Stavanger hotel prices will be as high as ever for the oil industry folk who descend on Norway’s oil capital for the ONS conference next week.
CAMPAIGNING for Gabon’s presidential election began last weekend, with 13 opposition candidates challenging the incumbency of Ali Bongo Ondimba ahead of polling on 27 August, writes Barry Morgan.
Oil prices have staged something of a recovery in recent days, hitting a five-week high of $48.
Environmental groups have denounced as bribery suggestions by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that tax proceeds from future UK shale gas developments could be given directly to residents, writes Rob Watts.
As the IS makes an apparent last stand at Sirte it is now time for governments to step in
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