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Are we About to See a Buying Opportunity in Oil

Jul 25, 2014 at 13:04 | Editorial Dept

Despite the recent weakness in Nearby Crude Oil on the daily chart, the weekly and monthly charts are showing quite a bit of resiliency. Both of these charts suggest the…

World Oil Production at 3/31/2014–Where are We Headed?

Jul 24, 2014 at 16:09 | Gail Tverberg

The standard way to make forecasts of almost anything is to look at recent trends and assume that this trend will continue, at least for the next several years. With…

Looking for the Next Oil Boom? Follow the Tech

Jul 14, 2014 at 16:59 | James Stafford

Much larger than Eagle Ford and once thought to have reached peak production, new technology has brought us full circle back to the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico,…

The World Still Needs Saudi Arabia’s Oil

Jul 10, 2014 at 16:58 | Chris Dalby

Economic analysts are torn as to how important Saudi Arabia will prove to the global economy in years ahead. In the first half of 2014, the US surpassed Saudi Arabia…

Successfully Trading the Crude Oil Markets

Jul 04, 2014 at 12:05 | Editorial Dept

Speculators versus ProfessionalsLast week’s article highlighted the crude oil futures market and the roles that supply and demand as well as the major market participants play in determining…

The 3 Biggest Downsides to the U.S. Oil Boom

Jul 02, 2014 at 16:35 | Martin Tillier

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard that the U.S. is in the middle of an oil boom. Advances in technology have enabled the recovery of…

Where The US Got Its Oil in 2013

Jul 01, 2014 at 15:57 | Robert Rapier

How Much Oil Do We Import?As events in Iraq continue to unfold, we have been getting quite a few queries on just how much oil the US imports…

Black Gold: U.S. States Where Oil Is King

Jun 27, 2014 at 16:25 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. has succeeded in lifting its oil production to over 8 million barrels per day, the highest levels in decades. But where exactly is all that oil coming…

Understanding the Crude Oil Markets

Jun 27, 2014 at 11:56 | Editorial Dept

Crude oil futures and oil stocks have one thing in common. They both trend well. Stocks have one advantage, they tend to have unlimited upside potential while the upside in…

Oil Sale Boosts Kurdistan As It Signals Move Toward Independence

Jun 24, 2014 at 16:30 | Nick Cunningham

On June 20, the oil tanker SCF Altai docked in Israel and offloaded oil from Kurdistan. The completion of the sale marked a huge win for the semi-autonomous region…

Buying WTI Might Not Be The Slam Dunk You Think

Jun 20, 2014 at 17:25 | Martin Tillier

There is, it seems, a constant stream of bad news coming from Iraq. As the rebel forces of ISIS advance closer to the capital Baghdad, it looks increasingly unlikely that…

Global Energy Advisory – 13th June 2014

Jun 13, 2014 at 12:05 | Editorial Dept

Geopolitical DevelopmentsThe Bulgarian government has announced it will suspend work on Russia’s South Stream pipeline amid strong opposition from the EU and the US and the looming threat…

China’s Oil Hoarding Is Raising Prices

Jun 12, 2014 at 16:56 | Nick Cunningham

China has been buying up oil at a record pace in order to stockpile reserves for a rainy day as part of its strategy to insulate the country from…

Should U.S. Lift Limits On Oil Exports? Depends Who You Ask.

May 29, 2014 at 16:29 | Daniel J. Graeber

Depending on who's talking, lifting the longstanding limits on U.S. crude exports would be a boon to the economy and a benefit to U.S. drivers, or it would increase U.S.…

Sky Could Fall on North Dakota's Oil if We're Not Careful, Shale Boss Says

May 23, 2014 at 16:47 | Daniel J. Graeber

All parties with a collective interest in seeing the North Dakota oil experiment succeed need to work together because, right now, the boss at the largest stakeholder in the Bakken…

Iran Says OPEC Needs To Make Room For Its Oil

May 16, 2014 at 16:54 | Daniel J. Graeber

Iran's oil output is moving away from a 20-month high reached earlier this year. Nevertheless, with OPEC expecting growing demand for its crude, Iran says it's ready to make its…

OPEC Questions Sustainability Of North American Oil Boom

May 15, 2014 at 16:52 | Daniel J. Graeber

OPEC Secretary-General Abdalla el-Badri said oil supplies from North America “will play an important role in the coming few years,” but he cast doubt on their sustainability over the long…

Increased Oil Production Offsets Effects Of Geopolitical Tensions

May 15, 2014 at 16:46 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices briefly hit a three week high this week as geopolitical tension and strong demand tighten oil markets. Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on…

As U.S. Oil Imports Decline, Questions About Oil Exports Are Raised

May 13, 2014 at 16:57 | Daniel J. Graeber

U.S. crude oil imports are down 23 percent since production from tight oil plays started to increase in 2008. While some industry officials and observers wonder if the U.S. should…

Oil Market Forecast & Review – 9th May 2014

May 09, 2014 at 12:34 | Jim Hyerczyk

With reports circulating about U.S. crude oil supply near record levels, many traders have been asking “why isn’t the price going down?” The problem could be that professionals haven’t distributed…

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