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Ireland's Atlantic Margin attracts Majors interest Sep 2016

Ireland's Atlantic Margin attracts Majors interest

The latest licensing round for Ireland's Atlantic Margin has attracted the interest of the Majors. And it saw the largest number of awards made yet, with 28 licensing options awarded to a total of 17 companies. This is an endorsement of the potential of the frontier, particularly the Porcupine Basin, which the Majors have targeted. We examine how the Majors will approach the area and what the future economics of a significant find would be.

Can Iran become a major gas exporter? Sep 2016

Can Iran become a major gas exporter?

Iran is sitting on the second largest reserve of natural gas in the world, yet only has a limited role in international gas trade. Since the lifting of nuclear sanctions, Iran has however taken steps to attract foreign investment and tackle domestic issues as and it hopes to boost its gas exports.