Oil & Gas News

The Wiser daily oil & gas news email brings you the best articles from around the web on the petroleum industry. It is the best way to stay informed about developments. The oil & gas industry is a driver of global growth, while also being a concern. Those concerns center on everything from energy security to environmental concerns to concerns about the cost of living - the oil & gas industry has an effect on all of these things. It is an industry that is involved in the exploration, removal, production and distribution of oil to make fuel oil, gasoline and chemical products. The biggest producing companies are Saudi Aramco at 12.5 million barrels a day, Russia's Gazprom at 9.7 million barrels, and Iran's National Iranian Oil Co at 6.4 million. Changes in the industry are taking place as reserves in parts of the world become depleted, and governments seek to encourage the use of alternative forms of energy. You can follow all the latest oil & gas news by signing up to the Wiser daily email. It has been specially tailored to bring you the key articles from around the web offering the best news, information and analysis.

Recent Oil & Gas News Coverage
 
Your Weekly Recommendations Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 
Recommended for you
Indian IT firms value scaling encryption, lag in adoption: Study
The Economic Times of India • Pti
Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in US-Europe relations
CNBC • Tom Dichristopher
Contrarian investor: Reports of the internal combustion engine’s death are greatly exaggerated
MarketWatch • Victor Reklaitis
UK government wants to ban sale of gas and diesel cars starting in 2040
Ars Technica • Sebastian Anthony
Why the E.U. is Worried About America's New Sanctions Against Russia
WNYC
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy Mag • Robin Whitlock
Worldwide gas glut claims $27 billion LNG project in Canada
World Oil Online • Natalie Obiko Pearson
Major oil companies beating slump as CEOs learn to live with $50 crude
World Oil Online • Rakteem Katakey
‘Big Oil’ fights back
Financial Times
Germany's Merkel has warned against demonizing diesel, spokeswoman says
Reuters
 
Recommended for You
Oil & Gas, Russia
Indian IT firms value scaling encryption, lag in adoption: Study
The Economic Times of IndiaPti
NEW DELHI: Indian IT firms value scaling of data encryption but lag in adoption of the technology compared to the global average, says a study commissioned by French security technology firm Thales. "95 per cent of organisations in India valued scalability for...
Share
Energy Finance, Natural Gas
Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in US-Europe relations
CNBCTom Dichristopher
Congress opened another rift in America's strained relationship with Europe on Tuesday when the House of Representatives moved to limit the type of business energy companies can do with Russia. Some European leaders are bristling over the potential impact on the continent's...
Share
Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Contrarian investor: Reports of the internal combustion engine’s death are greatly exaggerated
MarketWatchVictor Reklaitis
Getty Images The U.K on Wednesday promised to ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars by 2040, in another swipe at the internal combustion engine. All new vehicles in Britain will have to be fully electric in 23 years, and...
Share
Air Quality, Auto Industry
UK government wants to ban sale of gas and diesel cars starting in 2040
Ars TechnicaSebastian Anthony
All new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned from UK roads from 2040, the government will announce on Wednesday in a revised "controversial bomb" air pollution plan. The Tory government published a draft air pollution plan in May, but...
Share
Natural Gas, Russia
Why the E.U. is Worried About America's New Sanctions Against Russia
WNYC
While the Senate was voting on health care on Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan bill H.R. 3364 — the “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” — which places new sanctions on Iran, North Korea, and Russia. The sanctions against...
Share
Air Quality, Auto Industry
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
More than a fifth of people in the UK are unconvinced that electric cars will reduce air pollution, according to new research from business and technology consultancy Baringa Partners. The UK Government’s final Air Quality Plan is due out today, in which...
Share
Compressed Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas
Worldwide gas glut claims $27 billion LNG project in Canada
World Oil OnlineNatalie Obiko Pearson
VANCOUVER (Bloomberg) -- A $27 billion energy project in Canada just became the latest casualty of a worldwide glut of natural gas. Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional abandoned on Tuesday its plans for the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal, a plant that would have liquefied...
Share
Accounting, Crude Oil
Major oil companies beating slump as CEOs learn to live with $50 crude
World Oil OnlineRakteem Katakey
LONDON (Bloomberg) –Major oil companies are starting to beat the crude-market slump as the industry rediscovers how to make money at lower prices. Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell are forecast to more than double second-quarter profit from a year earlier, far...
Share
Oil & Gas
‘Big Oil’ fights back
Financial Times
Threat from lower cost shale and renewables sees conventional majors cut costs and improve production
Share
Auto Industry, Oil & Gas
Germany's Merkel has warned against demonizing diesel, spokeswoman says
Reuters
BERLIN () - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has repeatedly warned against "demonizing" diesel engines, a German government spokeswoman said on Wednesday after Britain announced a plan to ban combustion-powered cars by 2040. Britain said it would ban the sale of new petrol...
Share