International Energy Agency
IEA's Birol Says Middle East Militancy Poses 'Major Challenge' For Oil
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 The rise of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria presents a major challenge for the investment necessary to prevent an oil shortage in the next decade, the IEA's top economist says.
IEA Confirms Chief Economist Birol Elected Executive Director
Friday, February 13, 2015 IEA elects Turkish economist Fatih Birol as executive director, the Paris-based agency confirms, a day after it was announced by Turkey.
IEA: US Oil Output 'Party' to Last to 2020
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 The US will remain the world's top source of oil supply growth up to 2020, even after the recent collapse in prices, the IEA says, defying expectations of a more dramatic slowdown in shale growth.
Amid US Oil Price Crash, Cost Cutting Ripples Through Industry
Friday, January 16, 2015 Any lingering doubt about the depth of the crisis facing the US energy industry is quickly evaporating.
IEA: Slow Demand, Rising Supply Put Further Pressure On Oil Price
Friday, December 12, 2014 Oil prices are likely to come under further downward pressure, IEA says, as it cuts its outlook for demand growth in 2015 and predicts healthy non-OPEC supply gains will aggravate a global oil glut.
IEA Sees New Era, No Quick Rebound In Oil Prices
Friday, November 14, 2014 The oil market has entered a new era with lower Chinese economic growth and booming US shale output, making a return soon to high prices unlikely, IEA says.
IEA: Low Oil Prices To Bite Into 2015 US Shale Growth
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Falling oil prices may cut investment in US shale oil by 10% next year, the IEA says, slowing growth in a sector that has turned the United States to a major global producer.
Oil Price, Industry Costs Dominate Debate at SPE Amsterdam Meet
Monday, October 27, 2014 The oil price and the need for the oil and gas sector to reduce its operating costs dominate the debate at the opening session of the SPE's Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam.
IEA Sees 2015 Oil Demand Growth Much Lower, Supply Hitting Prices
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Demand for oil in 2015 will grow far slower than previously forecast as global economies remain weak, the IEA says.
IEA Chief: Oil Price Slump Yet To Hit US Shale Oil Production
Monday, October 13, 2014 The vast majority of shale oil in the US is produced at costs far below the current price of crude, IEA says, which means US projects can withstand the market slump squeezing other producers.
IEA: US Shale Squeezing Out Saudi Oil Imports, Boosting Gasoline Exports
Thursday, September 11, 2014 North America's shale oil boom has started to squeeze Saudi Arabian oil out of the US market in the same way it did with West African crude, IEA says.
IEA: Iraq's Oil Growth At Risk As Demand, For Now, Accelerates
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Iraq's oil growth targets look increasingly at risk, the IEA says, as threats to supplies from political instability and violence grow just as demand is picking up due to a stronger global economy.
Report: Climate Rules Could Put $1.1T in Oil Investment at Risk
Thursday, May 08, 2014 Investors could spend up to $1.1 trillion over the next decade on oil projects and assets that never reach production if governments enforce measures to curb climate change, a report by Carbon Tracker Initiative says.
Fossil Fuels to Keep Dominating Energy Consumption Mix
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Despite more than 25 years of efforts to reduce fossil fuel consumption and boost renewable energy use, fossil fuels will keep dominating the global energy consumption mix, said IEA's Fatih Birol.
Despite Shale, Middle East Remains Key to Oil Demand
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 The US shale revolution has helped reshape the global energy market, but Middle Eastern oil will remain vital for meeting future Asian energy demand, said IEA's Fatih Birol.
Robust Demand Tightening Oil Market, IEA Says
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Stronger-than-expected demand drains oil inventories to their lowest level since 2008.
IEA Sees Oil Use Rising As Global Growth Picks Up
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Global oil demand will rise more quickly this year as economic growth in industrialized countries accelerates, absorbing more supply even as US shale oil production reaches record highs, IEA says.
Clyde Russell: China Oil Demand Growth to Miss Forecasts
Friday, December 13, 2013 Chinese oil demand this year is virtually certain to miss forecasts by the International Energy Agency and the country's top producer.
Small, Mid-Scale LNG Developments May Be A Better Fit for Southeast Asia
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Southeast Asia's escalating gas demand may be better met by developing small and mid-scale LNG projects rather than costly large-scale developments.
Lured by Cheap Coal, Southeast Asia Turns Away from Gas
Monday, December 09, 2013 Southeast Asia's power sector will tilt away from gas to use more coal by the end of this decade, chipping away at demand for liquefied natural gas as the region of more than 600 million people tries to cut costs to meet soaring electricity needs.