The Australian Race for Energy
Let's go behind the scenes of the North West Shelf Venture project to prove its worth and explain the keen interest for the region.
Shareholders to Big Oil: Show Me the Money!
Investors' message to big oil is clear: Cut the expensive growth projects, divest low-returning assets, and line our pockets with dividends and buybacks.
Did Five Eyes Spy on Brazil’s Libra Oil Field?
Some say they’re the world’s most exclusive intelligence sharing club. A recent conspiracy theory suggests that one of their Canadian operatives was found snooping around at Brazil’s Ministry of Mining and Energy.
Ukraine Not So Weak, and Why Gazprom Is Losing the Game
The European Summit in Vilnius is not only going to change the geopolitical landscape of Eastern Europe, it will also light warning signs for Gazprom as it sets Ukraine on a path towards energy independence from Russia. Kiev's newfound courage will be bolstered by efforts from ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell to develop one of Europe's largest hydrocarbon reserves.
2 Important Takeaways From ExxonMobil's Earnings
A couple key items from the oil giant's report may shed light on why one of its rivals could prove to be a better bet going forward.
Time to Give Up on Royal Dutch Shell?
Despite Shell’s disappointing third-quarter performance, there is still cause for optimism.
5 Unexpected Benefits for America From the Natural Gas Boom
Sure, natural gas may drive down the price of electricity costs, but the surge in production also has benefits we may not have thought of previously.
Is Petrobras for Real this Time?
Petrobras has high hopes. Will assistance from Royal Dutch Shell and Total SA be enough?
3 Key Takeaways From Ensco's Earnings
Ensco shared in the spoils with Hercules Offshore while also suffering like Diamond Offshore.