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May 08, 2019 at 16:39 | Tsvetana Paraskova

North America’s energy-focused private equity firms just saw a five-year low in fund closings and the lowest amount of total capital raised for energy investment since early 2016. During the…

Iraq Close To Signing Mega $53 Billion Oil Deal

Iraq Close To Signing Mega $53 Billion Oil Deal

May 08, 2019 at 13:49 | Irina Slav

Iraq will soon finalize a large-scale, long-term deal for the development of oil fields in the South with Exxon and PetroChina. The 30-year contract will involve investments of US$53 billion…

Trade War Worries Weigh On Bullish Crude Markets

Trade War Worries Weigh On Bullish Crude Markets

May 08, 2019 at 12:27 | Editorial Dept

After a brief spell of geopolitical extravaganza, Brent prices dropped back below $70 per barrel this week as the oil market started worrying about the fragile future of US-China trade…

The Energy Implications Of Additive Manufacturing

The Energy Implications Of Additive Manufacturing

May 08, 2019 at 12:25 | Ross McCracken

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a three-step process involving Computer Aided Design (CAD), creation of a digital computer file and then manufacture of a product from the computer file using 3D…

An Energy Independent Mexico Is A Pipedream

An Energy Independent Mexico Is A Pipedream

May 08, 2019 at 12:24 | Editorial Dept

Natural production declines, the price drop of 2014-2015, the status of a national cash-cow, lack of sophisticated EOR technology, regular policy U-turns on foreign investment – it is difficult to…

Turkey: A Ticking Time Bomb In Cyprus

Turkey: A Ticking Time Bomb In Cyprus

May 08, 2019 at 12:21 | Editorial Dept

Investors: Exxon Is Protected in Cyprus, But Turkey Will Risk Rationality Here There are two things for certain right now offshore Cyprus: Peace talks aren’t going anywhere, and Exxon’s drilling…

Ballooning U.S. Crude Stocks Cap Oil Prices

Ballooning U.S. Crude Stocks Cap Oil Prices

May 08, 2019 at 12:18 | Editorial Dept

2019 has been good for oil bulls. Hedge funds largely poured into the long side of the market this year as OPEC+ showed strong discipline in removing barrels from the…

“The Stock Is Cheap”: Brazil’s Hedge Funds Jump Into Petrobras

“The Stock Is Cheap”: Brazil’s Hedge Funds Jump Into Petrobras

May 08, 2019 at 11:59 | Haley Zaremba

Last month, Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (colloquially known as Petrobras) made headlines when it put investors on edge when the company announced a controversial decision to walk…

How Trump's Tweets Are Transforming Oil Markets

How Trump's Tweets Are Transforming Oil Markets

May 07, 2019 at 13:35 | Tim Daiss

You have to hand it to President Trump. He’s increasingly becoming the most indecisive president in U.S. history. His apparent and abrupt about-face on Sunday to increase tariffs on…

Oil Prices Fall Further As Saudis Boost Exports

Oil Prices Fall Further As Saudis Boost Exports

May 07, 2019 at 12:06 | Tom Kool

For the first time ever, Oilprice.com is releasing its annual Top 50 Oil & Gas Companies report to readers. This 5-part series includes an in-depth financial and…

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