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Wood Mackenzie

Wood Mackenzie report maps long-term outlook for global oil supply more

Drilling & Exploration

The OPEC+ meeting confirmed Saudi Arabia and Russia’s high-level commitment to co-operate to manage the oil market. more

Refining/Petrochemical

This week, as ministers from the OPEC nations meet in Vienna, they must make a decision in the face of challenging and uncertain circumstances. more

Refining/Petrochemical

French oil major Total said it will buy a majority stake in electricity retailer Direct Energie in a 1.4 billion euro ($1.73 billion) deal. more

M&A/Investment

Joint refinery-petrochemical complex investment a significant milestone for India and Saudi Aramco more

Downstream

As previously forecasted by Wood Mackenzie, 2017 saw a significant recovery in upstream FIDs, with the number of project sanctions more than doubled compared to 2016. more

Upstream

U.S. oil production is booming, but how long can this last? much of it will depend on how quickly and effectively operators develop and deploy new technologies. more

Drilling & Exploration

2017 was really the year that the electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage narrative entered the metals and mining space. more

Renewables

Wood Mackenzie recently modeled the impacts of the new law using their Global Economic Model (GEM) and found that the cut in the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% could provide significant value to E&Ps. more

Offshore & Marine

The Department of the Interior is proposing the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the U.S.; EIA forecasts U.S. crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day; Seven BLM state offices generated $170.7 million in bonus bids... more

Upstream

How will peak oil demand affect the chemicals sector? more

Chemical Processing

IHS Markit study of Permian Basin; LLOG makes way in Buckskin Project; BSEE creates partnerships for energy production; Total joins Chevron in the Gulf; Wood Mackenzie releases carbon emissions study... more

Upstream

Tight oil profitability has been the focus of much debate since the oil price collapse of 2014. more

Natural Gas

Ethane has the biggest risk for a 10-20% price collapse from Harvey, as inventories persist over fifty million barrels while nearly half of total ethane demand is offline. more

Refining/Petrochemical

GTM Research report identifies major trends driving industry's transformation more

Power Generation

Operators favoring brownfield projects over greenfields; majors continue to dominate new project sanctions more

Upstream

Asian buyers spent US$20 billion on US unconventionals between 2010 and 2013, but deals have dried up since 2014. more

Natural Gas

According to a recent Wood Mackenzie report, a leaner and more cost-competitive deepwater industry is emerging from the downturn, with the most attractive projects now competing with US tight oil plays. more

Offshore & Marine

Upstream companies may be quietly optimistic about the outlook for 2017, but many remain cautious. more

Upstream

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