US Deepwater_A Glass Half Full US Deepwater – A Glass Half Full? With Resource Base Discovery at 50%, You Need to Invest in a Straw

The US deepwater industry has likely passed the nadir of the downturn, with a productive lease sale and projections of a slow but steady increase in activity. Exploration...

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New Offshore Field Exploration And Developents in the UK and Norway_March 2017 Offshore Exploration And New Field Developments in the UK and Norway – March 2017

Offshore exploration and new field developments in UK and Norwegian waters offer a combined visible drilling potential of up to 386 wells (UK: 177; Norway: 209) by 2023 t...

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Impact of New US BOP Rules on OCS Compared to UK_Norway Impact of New US BOP Rules on OCS Compared to UK & Norway

  • The Macondo disaster gave new impetus to reviews of offshore safety rules in the US, the UK and Norway
  • The UK and Norway regard their existing regul...

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LNG Outlook LNG Outlook 2020

  • Continuous expansion in LNG import capacity, especially in China, led to relentless growth in gas liquefaction capacity
  • LNGC owners followed suit, t...

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Note on US Oil Market and Saudi’s Decision not to Cut Production Note on US Oil Market and Saudi’s Decision not to Cut Production

  • The US still imports over 7 million b/d of crude, mainly from Canada and Saudi Arabia, but exports 2.36 million b/d of oil products
  • US crude product...

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India's Oil Products and Natural Gas Market India’s Oil Products and Natural Gas Market

India’s diesel reforms initially succeeded in curbing demand but consumption soon recovered after Narendra Modi’s election as renewed economic optimism and consumer c...

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FPSOs With More Plant FPSOs with more ‘plant’ – A New FLNG Era?

Whilst the concept of FLNG might not be entirely novel, what is new is the sheer scale of some of the projects currently proposed or under construction. According to our ...

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Nuclear or New Clear Iran Nuclear or New Clear Iran? Perspectives on Iran’s Oil Future

Iran’s government claims it can raise crude production by c. 1.2 million b/d within 3 months. We envision three production scenarios, depending on which, Iran's crude c...

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Hopes for a Mexican Easter Miracle Hopes For an Easter Miracle in Mexico — Reforms For Pemex & New Opportunities

Although endowed with a massive reserve potential, Pemex has struggled to maintain production levels and, to date, has relied on EOR efforts at its giant offshore fields ...

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Libyan Oil at a Standoff Libyan Oil at a Standoff Production Overshadowed by Uncertainty

  • Libyan crude output slightly improved, but still down by more than 50% due to protracted civil turmoil and the seizure of key terminals
  • Global oil s...

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