International Energy Agency (IEA)

After stalling last year, global capacity additions of renewable power are set to bounce back with double-digit growth in 2019, driven by solar PV’s strong performance, according to the International Energy Agency. Read more

Power Generation

U.S. natural gas production continued to increase in August, setting a new daily production record of 92.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) on August 19, 2019. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The IEA said global oil demand to May from January grew at its slowest since 2008, hurt by mounting signs of an economic slowdown and a ramping up of the U.S.-China trade war. Read more


OPEC has shifted the goalposts for assessing an overhang in oil inventories, giving the group more room to prolong production cuts, while analysts warn the move will offer a distorted view of market conditions. Read more


The right of free energy transit is critical to the global economy and must be maintained Read more


The International Energy Agency has established an independent high-level global commission to examine how progress on energy efficiency can be rapidly accelerated through new and stronger policy action. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is very concerned about the impact that tensions in the Middle East may have on global energy security and will act if there is any physical disruption to supplies. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The outlook for oil demand growth in 2019 has dimmed due to worsening prospects for world trade. Read more


Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back while investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables. Read more


U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently chaired a hearing where International Energy Agency Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol testified about his agency's perspective on global energy markets. Read more


After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, renewables around the world added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises concerns about meeting long-term climate goals. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Sweden is a global leader in building a low-carbon economy, with the lowest share of fossil fuels in its primary energy supply among all IEA member countries, and the second-lowest carbon-intensive economy. Read more

Power Generation

The United States will drive global oil supply growth over the next five years, adding another 4 million barrels per day to the country’s already booming output, the International Energy Agency said on Monday. Read more



Trong Nguyen

Global oil refining capacity is set to increase at its fastest pace on record this year, possibly boosting stocks of products such as diesel, gasoline and marine fuel. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Major oil and gas (O&G) exporters have weathered many upheavals in recent decades, and a renewed commitment to economic diversification will be vital to cope with the changing dynamics of global energy. Read more

Lifting & Transport

The global oil market could move into deficit sooner than expected, thanks to OPEC’s output agreement with Russia and others and to Canada’s decision to cut supply. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

INEOS Phenol is planning to expand the capacity of its plant in Mobile, Alabama...Petrochemicals are becoming the largest drivers of global oil demand...Sinopec Corp. has joined a group planning to build a bitumen upgrading and petrochemical refining Read more


Government policies will be critical to determine shape of the energy sectors of the future Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Reform and economic diversification are vital for their economies and for global energy markets Read more

Drilling & Exploration

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