Falling reserves expose big oil's weaknesses

PROFITS up, production down. This is the curious world of oil at a time of sky-high prices � and a time

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02 AUG 2005

Sell Unocal to CNOOC? Not for all the tea in China

TRICK question time... in Slugcatcher�s left hand is a $US1 note. In his right hand is another $US1 note.

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25 JUL 2005

Sakhalin inflicts another case of Shell-shock

OH dear, is it just another Shell fiasco, or is the massive cost blow-out at the Sakhalin 2 liquefied

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18 JUL 2005

Politics takes precedence over business

IS it Slugcatcher�s imagination or has politics suddenly become more important than business principles

Slugcatcher

11 JUL 2005
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Angry grannies and office politics could make Shell merger messy

HOME free! That�s probably the mood in the plushly-padded offices of the chaps running the soon-to-be-unified

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05 JUL 2005

Unocal's China Syndrome - it's as simple as ABC

OIL has always played a peculiar role in American society. Some people in the US see it as a business,

Slugcatcher

28 JUN 2005

Green projects put the wind up The Slug

WIND, contrary to what some people think about this column being a bag of hot air, is not a subject close

Slugcatcher

20 JUN 2005

Oil giants plead for protection from new African player

IF it didn�t involve a few billion dollars, and possibly control of the oil market of Africa�s biggest

Slugcatcher

14 JUN 2005
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Dili doctrine deters development

AND so, as delegates to the annual SEAAOC conference sniff their chardonnay on a Darwin balcony, and

Slugcatcher

07 JUN 2005
Slugcatcher looks at the long and the short

Slugcatcher looks at the long and the short

TO buy, or not to buy. That�s the question keeping oil company chief executives awake at night, and oil

Slugcatcher

30 MAY 2005

Slugcatcher spots a backhanded Aussie benefit in proposed gas cartel

DID you know that the world faces a glut of LNG and that the price of liquefied natural gas is about

Slugcatcher

23 MAY 2005
Slugcatcher recommends chamomile tea for the tellerman

Slugcatcher recommends chamomile tea for the tellerman

NO sane person has ever felt sorry for a bank, and Slugcatcher is not about to suggest that this admirable

Slugcatcher

16 MAY 2005
Slugcatcher smells gas from the home of Big Oil

Slugcatcher smells gas from the home of Big Oil

CONSPIRACY theories are marvellous things, especially when they involve Big Oil. So, it is with a tremendous

Slugcatcher

09 MAY 2005

Slugcatcher has right tune, wrong song

AS a keen reader of ERN, it pains me to have to point out that the venerable Slugcatcher in his column

Slugcatcher

06 MAY 2005

Dili changes its tune but hits wrong note

�LOVE is in the air, Everywhere I look around, Love is in the air, Every sight and every sound...�

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02 MAY 2005

Big oil's big profits could mark end of an era

THE smell of money will replace the smell of oil in the energy world this week with BP and Shell revealing

Slugcatcher

26 APR 2005
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