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Apr 15, 2019 at 16:36 | Nick Cunningham

Late last week, Chevron announced its decision to takeover Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion, a deal that could mark a watershed moment for the Permian basin and the U.S. shale…

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Apr 15, 2019 at 16:35 | Gregory R. Copley

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi’s visit to the White House on April 9, 2019, resulted in one of the worst setbacks for U.S. Middle Eastern policy under the Donald Trump…

The World’s Most Unorthodox Oil Nation

The World’s Most Unorthodox Oil Nation

Apr 15, 2019 at 13:06 | Kurt Cobb

In what seemed like an episode of the Norwegian television drama Occupied, Norway's largest political party joined smaller ones in the nation's parliament to prevent oil exploration in the scenic 

Think Tank: Mexico’s New Refinery Already Doomed

Think Tank: Mexico’s New Refinery Already Doomed

Apr 15, 2019 at 12:46 | Haley Zaremba

A Mexican think tank has declared that Pemex’s newest refinery is doomed in a grim analysis released this month. The Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad, or…

‘High’ Oil Prices Are Already Dampening Demand

‘High’ Oil Prices Are Already Dampening Demand

Apr 15, 2019 at 11:33 | Irina Slav

Crude oil prices are affecting demand for the commodity negatively, the International Energy Agency’s head Fatih Birol told S&P Global Platts in an interview. "The higher oil price environment…

Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Oil Trade

Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Oil Trade

Apr 12, 2019 at 18:25 | Irina Slav

Artificial intelligence has been making inroads into the oil and gas industry for a while now after the industry realized all the benefits it could reap from the deployment of…

Trump’s New Ambassador Scrambles To Salvage Relationship With Riyadh

Trump’s New Ambassador Scrambles To Salvage Relationship With Riyadh

Apr 12, 2019 at 18:21 | Tim Daiss

The Senate has confirmed President Trump’s nominee to be the new U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Though Trump has been in office for more than two years, it will…

“It’s Stupid”: German Professor Slams Berlin Battery Play

“It’s Stupid”: German Professor Slams Berlin Battery Play

Apr 12, 2019 at 18:20 | Jon LeSage

Electric car battery sales are projected to hit $60 billion by 2030, and Germany wants to grab the lead. That will be a tall wall to climb, with Chinese, Korean,…

Traders In Limbo As Mounting Uncertainty Pulls Oil In All Directions

Traders In Limbo As Mounting Uncertainty Pulls Oil In All Directions

Apr 12, 2019 at 18:15 | Jim Hyerczyk

Crude oil prices are expected to finish the week higher, but the price action late in the week suggests the market may be getting a little top heavy. Early in…

Is Oil Due For A Correction?

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Apr 12, 2019 at 15:54 | Editorial Dept

Crude oil prices are expected to finish the week higher, but the price action late in the week suggests the market may be getting a little top heavy. Early in…

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