Sustainable Fracking? For Real?
A new coalition of environmental groups and fracking companies hopes to advance a more sustainable model for shale-gas exploration. Is it a new paradigm or just greenwash?
Shell's Recent Profit Warning Won't Be the Last
Upstream cost overruns and refinery overcapacity paint a rather bleak future for Shell.
Will Total’s Bold Move Into U.K. Shale Gas Pay Off?
Despite the U.K.’s large estimated gas reserves, Total faces a host of challenges as it seeks to develop two newly acquired shale gas licenses.
Will Asset Sales Be Enough for Shell?
Despite investor concern over Shell’s high spending levels, the company has numerous asset sale opportunities to boost cash flow and maintain dividend growth.
Why Oil & Gas M&A Activity Plunged in 2013
Last year’s sharp decline in the total value of global oil and gas M&A deals highlights some interesting developments amongst upstream companies.
How Serious Is Shell's Profit Warning?
Shell’s recently issued profit warning highlights some of the company’s biggest challenges in the years ahead.
Why the Next Shale Oil Boom Could Be in Russia
Laying claim to what could be the world’s largest shale oil reserves, Russia stands out as one of the most likely candidates to foster a shale oil boom.
3 Energy Companies Underwent Extreme Makeovers but Should Investors be Interested?
ConnocoPhillips, Devon Energy, and Hess look completely different than they did a little while back, so should you invest in them?
Are ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell plc Just Wasting Their Money on This Project?
10 years, almost $50 billion, and these companies still can't get the Kashagan project right. Is there any hope for this thing?