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Russia Under Threat From U.S. Natural Gas

Mar 22, 2016 at 16:15 | Global Risk Insights

The world focused its attention recently on Cheniere and the United States’ first liquid natural gas export. But the more telling story actually lies behind the…

Oil Prices Struggle To Move Beyond $40

Mar 22, 2016 at 14:46 | Evan Kelly

First of all, we take a quick look at some of the critical figures and data in the energy markets this week, in which we see that the oil rig…

Oil See-saws On Brussels Bombings, OPEC Freeze Rumors

Mar 22, 2016 at 12:03 | Matt Smith

News of terror attacks in Belgium have shaken up financial markets and the western world generally. Oil is gauging the sentiment in broader markets and is…

New Wind Turbines Taller Than The Empire State Building

Mar 21, 2016 at 16:59 | Michael McDonald

Wind power may not be the cheapest, most efficient, or even most common form of renewable energy, but it is surely one of the most visually…

Have Oil Markets Grown Numb To Supply Disruptions?

Mar 21, 2016 at 16:36 | Dan Hassey

Most of the articles, reports about oil in the financial media since mid-2014 have been bearish, and oil prices more than reflect the bearishness. This article…

Seeing Beyond Sentiment In Oil’s Latest Rally

Mar 21, 2016 at 13:47 | James Hamilton

Today I discuss the factors that brought oil prices so far down and more recently back up. World oil production was essentially stagnant for seven years…

BP, Statoil Withdraw Staff From Algeria After Al Qaeda Attack

Mar 21, 2016 at 11:55 | Charles Kennedy

BP and Statoil have announced that they will temporarily withdraw some of their staff from two natural gas treatment plants in Algeria after the facilities suffered…

Oil Markets Increasingly Bullish As Long Positions Surge

Mar 21, 2016 at 11:11 | Matt Smith

Three hundred and thirty-one years after the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, and the market is once again looking composed, despite its recent push to multi-month…

A Massive Funding Source Emerges In Oil And Gas

Mar 21, 2016 at 10:51 | Dave Forest

Despite the U.S. saying no to Atlantic drilling, the news wasn’t all bad for the oil and gas business this week. Even as the Obama administration…

Supply Outages in OPEC Countries Push Up Oil Prices

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:57 | Nick Cunningham

Much of the current oil price rally – up about 50 percent in less than two months – is due to the growing optimism in the…

The Forgotten Shale Boom Towns

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:40 | Michael McDonald

2008 was a bad year. The economic recession was the worst since the Great Depression, and many people thought it would take the economy a decade…

An Output Freeze Is Still The Big Red-Herring For Oil

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:31 | Charles Kennedy

The way things are shaping up on the oil price panic barometer, 17 April is now a D-Day of sorts for the industry. It’s the day…

The Unexpected Threat To Our Economic Growth System

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:31 | Gail Tverberg

Economic growth never seems to be as high as those making forecasts would like it to be. This is a record of recent forecasts by the…

The Energy Market ‘Rapid Roundup’

Mar 18, 2016 at 16:56 | Dan Dicker

A few words about this ‘Rapid Roundup” of energy names before I start reeling them off (or as many as I can reasonably do). My request…

Oil Storage Continues to Weigh on Rally

Mar 18, 2016 at 16:54 | Editorial Dept

Friday, March 18, 2016 In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting…

Rig Counts May See Uptick As Oil Surpasses $40

Mar 18, 2016 at 16:48 | Jim Hyerczyk

May Natural Gas While the world was watching the volatile price action in crude oil futures this week, May Natural Gas futures were quietly rising back…

Despite Fundamentals, Oil Surges Above $40

Mar 18, 2016 at 15:54 | Evan Kelly

We begin with a look at the key figures for the U.S. oil and energy industry this week from which we see a minor decline in…

Oil Industry On Edge As Political Turmoil In Brazil Rages On

Mar 17, 2016 at 18:26 | Nick Cunningham

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff looks more vulnerable than ever, and her exit from power no longer looks unlikely. More than 3 million people protested in…

Tesla Bears Fear This Metric

Mar 17, 2016 at 18:25 | Michael McDonald

Almost no other company in America generates passionate debate like Tesla. Despite the fact that Elon Musk has built the company up from nothing amid extremely…

The Fed And The Oil Markets On Unsustainable Path As Election Looms

Mar 17, 2016 at 15:59 | Leonard Brecken

Oil prices have increased 50 percent since the lows exhibited earlier this year, a rise that is largely linked to the positive market reaction to the…

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