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A Signal of Strong Short Term Demand in Oil Markets

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How To Profit From Crashing Oil Markets

Aug 26, 2015 at 13:51 | Michael McDonald

As market volatility heats up amid concerns about Chinese economic ineptitude, investors need to consider adding positions that could offset losses if the markets crash further.…

Just How Important Is China In The Commodities Markets?

Aug 26, 2015 at 10:05 | Matt Smith

After last week’s EIA inventory report yielded a lower refining/higher imports-sponsored build to crude stocks, last night’s 7.3 million barrel drop from the API report is…

A Winter Of Discontent For Russia

Aug 25, 2015 at 16:59 | Colin Chilcoat

Winters are the stuff of legend in Russia and – despite a fair bit of warming – winter 2015/16 is shaping up to be one…

The Real Long Term Threat To The Oil & Gas Industry

Aug 25, 2015 at 16:31 | Michael McDonald

As oil prices continue their downward slide, most investors and firms are understandably eyeing prices, revenues, and exploration costs nervously. All that makes sense, as there…

Why Today’s Oil Bust Is Not Like The 1980s

Aug 25, 2015 at 16:21 | Steve Brown

Back in February 2015, Bob Dudley, BP's CEO, said in a Bloomberg TV interview that the fundamental supply and demand picture reminded him of 1986,…

Midweek Sector Update: As China Disappoints All Eyes Are Turning To Riyadh

Aug 25, 2015 at 13:39 | Evan Kelly

The worldwide stock market crash on August 24 – dubbed “Meltdown Monday” – was the worst sell off for many indices in years. The turmoil was led by China, whose…

Is The Fed Oil’s Only Hope Right Now?

Aug 25, 2015 at 10:36 | James Stafford

In the short-term, Janet Yellen could be the only hope that oil bulls have left. Oil prices have continued to plummet, except on August 24, they…

Scuttled Iran Nuclear Deal Could Be Catalyst For Oil Price Rebound

Aug 24, 2015 at 17:08 | Michael McDonald

With oil prices plumbing multiyear lows, it’s not clear how much more downside could be left in the commodity. At the same time, sentiment on black…

Is This The Energy Storage Breakthrough We Have Been Waiting For?

Aug 24, 2015 at 16:28 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Tesla has so far been the undisputed leader in the energy storage market as its Powerwall system has already been sold out for the year 2016.…

Merciless Market Rout Drags Oil Further Down

Aug 24, 2015 at 11:50 | Matt Smith

Not a lot going on this morning, except for the small matter of a bloodbath of epic proportions across global markets. After US equity markets got…

This JV Could Trigger A Shale Boom In An Unexpected Venue

Aug 24, 2015 at 11:02 | Dave Forest

Earlier this month I discussed the billions of dollars in investment capital lining up for natural resources. Much of that cash is earmarked for energy.…

Oil Price Collapse Triggers Currency Crisis In Emerging Markets

Aug 21, 2015 at 17:48 | Nick Cunningham

Emerging market currencies are getting slammed by the collapse in commodity prices, a downturn that has accelerated in recent weeks. The health of many middle-income and…

Why Water Is More Important To Iran’s Future Than Oil

Aug 21, 2015 at 17:34 | Colin Chilcoat

As Congress prepares to vote on the Iran nuclear deal, the focus remains on what separates the Islamic republic from the United States, which, depending on…

UK Determined To Realize Its Fracking Dreams

Aug 21, 2015 at 17:23 | Andrew Topf

The development of shale oil and gas reserves in the United States has been credited with pulling the U.S. out of recession, reducing the country’s reliance…

The Precarious Life Of Energy Engineers In The United States

Aug 21, 2015 at 17:13 | Llewellyn King

Here in the United States, public officials endlessly urge young people to take up engineering as a profession. These “exhortationists” equate the future of Western civilization…

Big Data Could Revolutionize Oil And Gas Industry

Aug 21, 2015 at 16:36 | Editorial Dept

Oil and gas drillers are suffering through their darkest hours at least since the financial crisis in 2008 and 2009, if not the worst period since…

This Week In Energy: A Dangerous Global Trend Emerging

Aug 21, 2015 at 13:54 | Evan Kelly

The bear market continues. Another week, another significant loss for oil prices. WTI neared breaking through the psychologically important $40-per-barrel threshold, as a litany of negative news pushed down oil…

Donald Trump Sees No Danger For Environment In Keystone XL Pipeline

Aug 21, 2015 at 12:47 | Climate Progress

No leaks, no spills, no impact on climate change. The Keystone XL pipeline would have “no impact” on the environment if it were approved and built,…

Commodity Markets In Distress As Oil Rout Continues

Aug 21, 2015 at 10:56 | Matt Smith

One hundred and eleven years after the birth of Count Basie, and the ongoing rout in the crude complex is in full swing today. Downhill one-way…

Why Oil As An Election Issue Is Bad News For Canada

Aug 20, 2015 at 17:05 | David Yager

When oil becomes an election issue it is rarely good news. After Joe Clark’s minority PC government was defeated in 1979 over gasoline taxes in a…

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