Energy exploration and production (E&P) companies face increased cost risks as insurance premiums could rise, following BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which forced reinsurance firms, such as Germany’s Munich Re, to shell out hefty payments
The aftermath of BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill could double the amount energy companies will spend on information technology (IT) as they look to adhere to new regulatory requirements in offshore drilling pursuits
Trayport chief speaks to Lianna Brinded about how energy and commodities trading risk management systems will cope with changes in regulation
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil's results are hit by major losses on hedging derivatives in spite of a rise in profits and production
Lloyds Banking aggressively pushes into Norway with a range of energy financing deals for exploration and production (E&P), prepares to expands its Houston oil & gas team and looks at the European shale gas business
The latest US Senate energy bill has been criticised for omitting a renewable energy standard (RES), which drafters felt would not attract the 60 votes needed to pass the bill
Nigeria’s oil minister has dismissed market reports that the country’s oil supply will dramatically tighten following insolvency rumours and major plans for offshore drilling
HSBC and Total Oil Trading expect to offer their first products in a few months' time
BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill will tighten global oil supply as US oil production is set to wane, following expectations the disaster will lead to stricter regulation and closer scrutiny of drilling operations in the US, say Barclays Capital
The International Energy Agency’s claim that China has overtaken the US as the largest energy user, has exacerbated concerns that supply and demand data could be out of sync with price forecasts
Nearly one third of all oil and gas companies are more susceptible to systemic risk, as a report reveals 31% of these firms lack an energy trading and risk management (ETRM) solution for their operations
Rating agency gives a surprise boost to Malaysian oil company Petronas’s credit rating from negative to stable, despite the company’s substantial acquisition of an Iraqi oil field with Royal Dutch Shell
China’s seemingly insatiable appetite for energy production and consumption reaches new levels as the country unveils plans to increase oil and gas production by a third by 2020
Iraq calls on foreign energy companies, such as BP, Eni and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to move swiftly to implement their recently awarded contracts
As thousands of barrels of oil continue to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, energy giant BP has seen its bond spreads widen to unprecedented levels. What will be the implications for Big Oil, and can investors factor in tail risks of this magnitude?
The International Energy Agency says game changing events including sovereign debt issues, China’s oil demand and the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill have forced it to revise the way it assesses oil markets
Deutsche Bank has listed 10 new exchange-traded commodities on the London Stock Exchange to complement the 19 it issued earlier this year in Frankfurt
Erste Group Bank AG issued nine individual certificates on to the Bucharest Stock Exchange as it joins the Romanian market.
European refining has been in the doldrums for the last few years. Alex Davis looks at the outlook for Europe’s refiners and at how this will affect hedging strategies
The world is seeing the first signs of an energy technology revolution with rising investment in low-carbon technologies, but more is needed, says the International Energy Agency (IEA).
With the Commodity Futures Trading Commission poised to implement position limits in energy markets, how will a dramatic expansion of the regulator’s power affect those plans? By John Ferry
The FSA has fined and banned a former oil futures broker for manipulating the price of brent oil after an “extremely heavy” drinking session.
The US President will immediately appeal yesterday’s ruling by a Louisiana judge to block the six-month drilling moratorium put in place in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico