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Energy / Energy-General

Natural Gas Prices Are Unsustainably Low

Feb 22, 2016 at 15:15 | Arthur Berman

Every week, the EIA proclaims a new record for natural gas production. But their own forecasts show that the U.S. will be short on supply by…

Texas Oil Production Remains Resilient In Light Of Low Oil Prices

Feb 22, 2016 at 13:21 | Ron Patterson

The Texas RRC Oil and Gas Production Data is out. There appeared to be no decline in December production and may have even been a…

ExxonMobil’s New Reserves Fall Short For First Time In 22 Years

Feb 22, 2016 at 11:00 | Charles Kennedy

For the first time in over two decades, ExxonMobil failed to replace the oil and gas that it pumped in a year. ExxonMobil reported on February…

Oil Prices Rally On IEA Report

Feb 22, 2016 at 10:46 | Matt Smith

Three hundred and eighty-six years after popcorn was first introduced at Thanksgiving dinner, and the crude complex is popping higher to start the week. Here are…

OPEC Has Never Had As Much Power As People Think

Feb 19, 2016 at 17:27 | Ryan Opsal

It is no surprise that OPEC has had extreme difficulty coordinating a response to the latest price drops in the oil market. OPEC as a…

Iraq On The Brink Of Chaos As Oil Revenues Fall

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:59 | Charles Kennedy

During a sombre visit to Germany last week, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi urged the international community to help boost his country's crisis economy…

Firesale In Energy Assets

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:54 | Michael McDonald

Despite the obvious pain in the energy sector for the last 18 months, major asset sales have been few and far between in the sector. The…

Gazprom Threatens To Cut Off Gas Supply To Kyrgyzstan

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:35 | Eurasianet

When Russian gas giant Gazprom bought up Kyrgyzstan’s natural gas distribution system in 2014, some grumbled about loss of sovereignty, while others were relieved the purchase…

Downward Trend For Bakken Oil Production Set To Continue

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:33 | Ron Patterson

The Bakken and North Dakota tight oil production data is out.Bakken production was down 28,604 barrels per day to…

Don’t Be Disappointed By The Short Term

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:29 | Dan Dicker

A melange of energy topics to cover this week, including a quick wrap-up of earning and an update on a trade I suggested on January 28. First, quarterly earnings for…

Was This Another False Oil Price Rally?

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:26 | Editorial Dept

Friday, February 19, 2016 In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting figures put out this…

Global Energy Advisory 19th February 2016

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:25 | Editorial Dept

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict As the Syrian conflict rolls in earnest up to the Turkish border, and Turkey pledges to take on the Syrian Kurds who…

A Base For Oil Might Be Forming But Expect Choppy Markets

Feb 19, 2016 at 16:17 | Jim Hyerczyk

April Crude Oil futures had a strong week, having posted as much as a 7.5 percent gain. The weekly chart looks smooth and range bound, but…

Oil Rally Stalls After Iran Declines to Commit to Freeze

Feb 19, 2016 at 15:31 | Evan Kelly

When we take a look at the latest oil prices, we see that this week's rally clearly fizzled out and oil sunk back between the $30 mark. 

Activist Investors Crushed By Oil Crash

Feb 19, 2016 at 11:46 | ZeroHedge

They may end up being right, but they were all way too early. Activist investors are that special breed of hedge fund managers known for their…

Gasoline Glut Sends Oil Prices Tumbling

Feb 19, 2016 at 10:13 | Matt Smith

Five hundred and forty-three years after the birth of Copernicus, and all action in the crude complex is revolving around yesterday’s crude inventory report. While Wednesday’s…

Venezuela Raises Fuel Prices By More Than 6,000 Percent

Feb 18, 2016 at 16:42 | Nick Cunningham

In a televised-address on February 17, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivered some crushing news to his country. To address the fiscal crisis facing the country, the…

Russia Looks To Privatize Oil Assets, But Who Will Buy Them?

Feb 18, 2016 at 16:29 | Colin Chilcoat

Success in Putin’s Russia isn’t a matter of persistence, cunning, or luck; sure, that’s necessary to an extent, but high-level success in today’s system of soft…

Is Oil Wastewater A Cure For California’s Drought?

Feb 18, 2016 at 16:13 | Dex Dunford

As California grapples with a historic four-year-long drought, and farmers skimp on water for crops in the face of fines, oil wastewater is becoming both a…

Saudi Arabia’s Credit Rating Cut Two Levels

Feb 18, 2016 at 11:37 | Charles Kennedy

S&P dropped a bombshell on Thursday, downgrading the sovereign credit rating for Saudi Arabia by two notches. The ratings agency also slashed credit rating for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Bahrain and…

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