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How will the oil price plunge impact renewable energy?

SINGAPORE (April 9): Burning more fossil fuel hurts the environment, but with crude oil prices staying way below the historical peak, the lure of basic economics has stymied the pace in which renewable energy is used as an alternative.

Oil & Gas

Crude oil prices see double whammy from Covid-19, Opec+ spat; likely to stay low ahead

SINGAPORE (March 13): Crude oil prices have already taken a blow since the start of 2020. The out­break of the novel coronavirus or Cov­id-19 did not only infect more than 119,000 and kill more than 4,000, but also impeded economic activity. This led to

Offshore & Marine

SembMarine sees another year of red, but new orders momentum could improve

Despite an uptick in crude oil prices in 2019, a recovery in oil exploration and production activity was somewhat limited. This inevitably prolonged the downturn in the oil services industry, which has seen a glut of rigs and offshore

Oil & Gas

Market observers shun oil and services sectors, but some locally listed names could shine

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco), the kingdom’s national oil corporation (NOC) and world’s biggest oil producer, had a positive debut on the Tadawul exchange. Its shares have gone up 19% from its IPO price of SAR32, closing at S