Middle East

OPEC Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Africa, America, Energy, Middle East, Oil, Rigzone, Technology

OPEC Faces Increasing Competition

There are a number of interrelated drivers behind the worldwide demand for crude.

USA and China trade war
Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Gulf States, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, Rigzone

China’s Tariffs: A Headache for the Next Wave of US Natgas Export Projects?

What effect will Trump’s tariffs have on US LNG exporters in particular and LNG trade?

USA and China trade war
Business, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Gulf States, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, Oil, Pipelines, Rigzone

Oil Demand Shrinks Under Weight of US-China Trade War

This trade war has slowed demand for oil in China, but also in Europe and America itself.

Oil refinery
Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, Oil, Pipelines, Rigzone

Attack on Saudi Oil Production Triggers Fears for Global Oil

Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq plant has restarted and is now processing about 2 million barrels a day, restoring just under half the output lost after the facility was damaged in an attack.

OPEC
Business, Energy, Europe, Gulf States, Middle East, Nigeria, North America, Northern Europe, Oil, Rigzone, South East Asia, Western Europe

OPEC Sees Oil Surplus in 2020 Amid Shale Surge

It is likely that any further production cuts by OPEC and Russia to maintain prices will be harder to implement if all it does is boost American oil producer’s profit margins and encourage greater investment in well drilling and completions.