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Down to Mexico: analysing the energy financing agreement between the UK and Mexico 22 May, 2015 The recent unveiling of a financing agreement between the UK and Mexican governments to heighten collaboration in their energy production efforts could carry considerable benefits for...

UK budget 2015: Osborne backs oil & gas with tax cuts 18 March, 2015 UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced what he says amounts to £1.3bn of support for operators on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) in response to industry lobbying over fears...

Offshore Caribbean – a resource filled paradise? 12 March, 2015 Brimming with sun-drenched islands and a booming tourist trade, the Caribbean isn’t an obvious offshore oil and gas hub, yet many Caribbean countries have been trying to lure oil companies...

Offshore Lebanon – will the Levant Basin be a blessing or a curse? 26 February, 2015 Government delays, ongoing maritime border disputes and geopolitical instability have marred Lebanon’s bid to exploit its share of the gas-rich Levant Basin. But with the government keen to...

Taxed out the game – is the UK’s fiscal regime killing the offshore oil & gas industry? 17 February, 2015 Oil & Gas UK say fiscal reforms for operators in the UK continental shelf are not enough to sustain the industry in the long-term, especially in light of a low-oil price. Are tax breaks needed...

Platts London Oil Forum – what’s behind the oil price fall? 10 February, 2015 Increased supply, better innovation, slow growth in key markets and America replacing OPEC as the swing producer have all contributed to the fall in oil price, oil industry executives heard at...

Open for business: why China’s NOCs are looking West for inspiration 03 February, 2015 China has put a record number of offshore blocks up for auction as it looks to kick-start its domestic oil and gas industry through joint ventures with foreign operators. Julian Turner asks...

Offshore Cyprus: navigating geopolitical issues in the Levant basin 20 January, 2015 With a share of the resource rich Levant Basin, a pipeline to Europe under consideration and increased capex spend anticipated – Cyprus is an emerging offshore energy frontier worth watching....

All change for Mexico's oil and gas market 21 November, 2014 In two years, Mexico will open up its oil and gas industry to foreign investment, ending Pemex’s monopoly of the market. What changes and challenges lie ahead as the Mexican oil and gas...

Deep impact: can subsea survey technology locate Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370? 19 November, 2014 Offshore survey specialist Fugro is employing multi-beam sonar and subsea sled technology in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Julian Turner talks to Rob...

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