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BP Proves Analysts Wrong With Better Than Expected Earnings Report

Apr 28, 2015 at 15:40 | Andy Tully

 Due mostly to the low price of oil, BP’s adjusted earnings for the first quarter of 2015 dropped to $2.58 billion, down by nearly 20 percent from the same period…

No Steep Decline In U.S Oil Production Expected Anytime Soon

Apr 28, 2015 at 15:22 | Ron Patterson

Increased oil output in the US has kept World oil output from declining over the past few years and a major question is how long this…

UK Govt To Oppose Any Moves On BP

Apr 27, 2015 at 10:37 | Charles Kennedy

The U.K. government wants BP to still stand for “British Petroleum.”The Financial Times reported that Downing Street would do all it could to block a takeover of…

Mysterious Oil & Gas Worker Deaths Across America

Apr 24, 2015 at 16:27 | ZeroHedge

In July of 2012, the mother of 21-year old Dustin Bergsing filed a wrongful-death suit in Yellowstone County District Court. Bergsing died on January 7 of…

Fortune Favors The Bold, Especially In Iran

Apr 24, 2015 at 16:01 | Editorial Dept

Introduction The tentative framework deal reached between Iran and the P5+1 nations over its nuclear program has raised the prospects of a broader thaw…

Trend Should Remain Up Despite Trader Indecision

Apr 24, 2015 at 15:40 | Jim Hyerczyk

June Crude Oil futures posted an inside move last week. This reflected trader indecision or that traders are waiting for fresh information. There was very little…

Big Hit For U.S. Oil Production In January

Apr 23, 2015 at 16:12 | Arthur Berman

U.S. crude oil production fell at least 135,000 barrels of oil per day in January 2015 compared to December 2014 according to the EIA (Figure…

A Plot To Hold Down Oil Prices Or Just A Happy Coincidence?

Apr 23, 2015 at 10:57 | Leonard Brecken

The recent unprecedented surge in oil imports has again prompted a review of things here. In a prior story, we wrote that the lack of…

US Oil Production May Not Drop In Earnest Until 2016

Apr 22, 2015 at 14:29 | Euan Mearns

Readers are keen to know when US oil production will begin to fall. This is not an easy question to answer but in the comments…

A Closer Look At The World’s 5 Biggest Oil Companies

Apr 21, 2015 at 10:53 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Today, the ‘black gold’ that is oil has become a true global commodity. With global oil prices still subject to volatility and geopolitical uncertainty, most of…

Who Is Saudi Arabia Really Targeting In Its Price War?

Apr 20, 2015 at 17:32 | Arthur Berman

Saudi Arabia is not trying to crush U.S. shale plays. Its oil-price war is with the investment banks and the stupid money they directed to fund…

What Is Preventing An Algerian Energy Boom?

Apr 20, 2015 at 17:14 | Colin Chilcoat

The African energy narrative can be summarized as follows: an underexplored and underdeveloped region with a bright, if not gassy, future. Put another way, the continent,…

Railroad Commission: Texas Crude In Decline, Gas Inches Up

Apr 20, 2015 at 16:22 | Ron Patterson

The Texas Railroad Commission has released its incomplete production data for February. The RRC also estimates final production but that data has not been posted…

The EIA Is Bizarrely Optimistic About Future US Oil Production

Apr 17, 2015 at 16:28 | Ron Patterson

The EIA came out with its final update of Annual Energy Outlook 2015. It seems that the EIA is extremely optimistic concerning future US crude…

The Difference Disciplined Trading Makes

Apr 17, 2015 at 15:12 | Dan Dicker

 I love it when the trolls come out of hiding, as they have this last week, specifically to rag me for ‘missing’ the last rally in energy stocks. Trolls have…

Falklands Present A Unique Opportunity To Smaller Players

Apr 17, 2015 at 15:02 | Editorial Dept

IntroductionArgentina has started to make a name for itself in the oil and gas world due to the vast reserves located in the…

Libyan Civil War Could Drive Away Energy Investment

Apr 16, 2015 at 16:14 | Martin Vladimirov

One thing that keeps uniting the warring factions in the spilling-out-of-control civil war in Libya is crude oil revenues. Despite falling from a high of 1.7…

Oil Prices Taking Their Toll On North Dakota Production

Apr 16, 2015 at 10:51 | Ron Patterson

The NDIC Bakken Production Data and the NDIC North Dakota Production Data is in. Production in the Bakken was down 11,941 barrels per day and production…

Has The Bakken Peaked?

Apr 16, 2015 at 09:46 | Charles Kennedy

The Bakken is one of the foundations of U.S. oil production, and one of the principle reasons why the U.S. has become a massive oil producer.…

Latest EIA Predictions Should Be Taken With More Than A Pinch Of Salt

Apr 15, 2015 at 16:54 | James Stafford

The U.S. government released its landmark Annual Energy Outlook on April 14, with some rather bold predictions about the future of oil and gas. The EIA…

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