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Bahrain’s oil find a stroke of luck, but the benefits may have to wait

Bahrain’s discovery of large unconventional oil reserves may help its financial and political stability, but the benefits may have to wait given the find’s complexity and technological requirements.

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Colombia at a crossroads on the issue of energy and fracking

With officials in Colombia grappling with the reality of dwindling oil reserves, fracking has become central to the energy conversation.

International Special Reports

China’s energy security investments: Outlook for 2018

An excerpt from our Belt and Road Initiative: Risk Insights report for 2018. This section covers China’s energy outlook and general approach to energy investments. 

Economics Europe Natural resources and energy

EU divisions and US sanctions to delay Nord Stream 2

Under pressure from US sanctions, legislation in Denmark, and weakening support in Germany, Nord Stream 2 will likely be significantly delayed.

Economics Europe

Why Nord Stream 2 will go ahead despite opposition

Opposition to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be outweighed by existing investments, economic benefits, and the backing of major European powers.

Economics Special Reports

Special Report: Brexit’s impact on the energy sector

Brexit raises significant questions for the EU’s internal energy market and UK energy security, including in the North Sea.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Eyes on China and US data. The ECB and Bank of Japan talk rates. California votes on cap and trade. Investments in Iran safe for now. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Russia and China continue to forge energy ties

The Russian pivot to Asia continues with a $2.2. billion deal between energy giant Gazprom and the Chinese National Bank. The loan will help the Russian natural gas monopolist to

Europe Natural resources and energy

Scotland stands to gain from renewable energy projects

Scotland’s renewable energy industry is not only helping it achieve its emissions targets, the large-scale energy projects that are currently underway in Scotland will create jobs, improve infrastructure, and can

Europe Natural resources and energy

Turkey Key to Future European Energy Security

With gas from the Caspian Sea set to move from the Southern Caucasus to Europe through Turkey by 2019, the EU-candidate country is destined to evolve into a more robust