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Can OPEC Survive the Arab Spring?

Can OPEC Survive the Arab Spring?

Apr 03, 2013 at 17:51 | Daniel J. Graeber

U.S. oil production is putting a crimp on demand from OPEC suppliers, the cartel said in its monthly report for March. Saudi Arabia alone cut its output by around 700,000…

Have the Canadian Tar Sands had their Day?

Have the Canadian Tar Sands had their Day?

Apr 02, 2013 at 17:56 | Dave Cohen

Is Canada's tar sands expansion in trouble? Probably not, but the issue is complicated, so bear with me.Back on November 9, 2012 I wrote a post called

Lack of Transport Causes Short Term Problems for US Oil Industry

Lack of Transport Causes Short Term Problems for US Oil Industry

Apr 02, 2013 at 17:52 | Dian L. Chu

Oil is again climbing toward $100 a barrel and consumers are paying more than ever at the pump. Even natural gas prices have climbed off the mat, besting $4 per…

Is There Any Way to Win the Tar Sands Debate Given all These Spills?

Is There Any Way to Win the Tar Sands Debate Given all These Spills?

Apr 01, 2013 at 18:06 | Daniel J. Graeber

Exxon Mobil dispatched more than 100 responders to a community in Arkansas to address a release from its Pegasus pipeline system. So far, the company said it has managed to…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 29th March 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 29th March 2013

Apr 01, 2013 at 11:13 | Jim Hyerczyk

Last week our work suggested that crude oil may have been closer to a bottom than a top because the Commitment of Traders report showed that small speculators were liquidating…

Pipelines Can't Handle North American Oil Boom

Pipelines Can't Handle North American Oil Boom

Mar 27, 2013 at 17:48 | Daniel J. Graeber

The production of oil from Western Canada is expanding to the point that existing pipeline capacity is overwhelmed. Canadian pipeline company Enbridge aims to get its Northern Gateway project built…

Lebanon’s Oil Industry Heading into Troubled Waters

Lebanon’s Oil Industry Heading into Troubled Waters

Mar 20, 2013 at 18:25 | Claude Salhani

Oil and natural gas from Lebanon’s yet to be exploited fields in the Mediterranean Sea are heading into troubled waters experts in Beirut predict. Unless the Lebanese government adopts stern…

Colombia: Shale Oil Exploration Gains Momentum

Colombia: Shale Oil Exploration Gains Momentum

Mar 20, 2013 at 18:17 | Editorial Dept

(This report is part of Oilprice.com’s premium publication Oil & Energy Insider. Oil & Energy Insider gives subscribers an information advantage when investing, trading or doing business in the…

Shell to Spend $1bn in Iraqi Oilfield Development

Shell to Spend $1bn in Iraqi Oilfield Development

Mar 19, 2013 at 18:13 | Jen Alic

As Royal Dutch Shell prepares to resume operations at Majnoon field in Iraq in May, the supergiant plans to invest more than $1 billion this year to bring production online.…

Oil Sands Show Obama’s Policy-Making at Its Worst

Oil Sands Show Obama’s Policy-Making at Its Worst

Mar 19, 2013 at 18:01 | Llewellyn King

What a mess President Obama makes as he tries to placate both sides of a dispute and comes out looking just inept.The president’s possible approval of the 2,000-mile-long…

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