During a recent industry conference in Houston, Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency President Marijan Krpan sat down with World Oil and discussed what his country is doing to improve production, including two new bidding rounds.
December 06, 2018
Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies.
November 19, 2018
The Slovak Republic has made significant progress on several fronts of energy policy, and together with its neighbors and with the support of the European Union, has strengthened cross-border connections for natural gas, oil and electricity.
November 07, 2018
Croatia has launched the country’s second onshore license round offering seven onshore blocks all located in Croatia’s prolific Pannonian basin. This is the second of three planned onshore license rounds.
February 19, 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel threw her country’s weight behind the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia, boosting the chances that the controversial link will become reality.
Last year will be remembered for its stark contrasts in global production rates, with North America absorbing the largest loss, while the Middle East and Russia chalked up big gains. It remains to be seen how OPEC’s quota deal in December will alter the rules of the game.
Shale gas has proven its worthiness through a revolution of E&P activity over the last decade, particularly in the U.S. Yet, the question remains, can it prevail beyond current, low commodity prices, as well as environmental/public controversies, specifically in Europe?
Like every year, 2015 will bring its share of surprises and unpredictable events. A year ago, the politics of the mid-term elections dominated much of the energy-related discussion. Notice I said “discussion,” because decisions were hard to come by, with a divided Congress and White House.