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OPEC+ Can Stop An Oil Rally To $100

OPEC+ Can Stop An Oil Rally To $100

The OPEC+ group could influence…

Energy / Energy-General

Why Investors Need To Watch Capital Flows Closely

Oct 30, 2015 at 16:05 | Editorial Dept

The collapse in oil prices is draining oil-exporting countries of revenue. With substantially lower oil revenues, many of the world’s sovereign wealth funds are dropping in…

Reality Setting In For The Oil Majors

Oct 30, 2015 at 15:10 | Evan Kelly

Third quarter earnings capture some of the worst losses recorded since the downturn in oil prices began last year. Oil prices have displayed great volatility over the last twelve months,…

Chinese Demand Is Weakening For These Key Commodities

Oct 30, 2015 at 11:07 | Matt Smith

On the 70th birthday of the Fonz (aka Henry Winkler), commodities are trying to stay cool amid a bearish barrage of news.We have had Q3 earnings from Exxon…

Top Oil Companies Report Dismal Earnings

Oct 29, 2015 at 16:54 | Nick Cunningham

After a dismal quarter for oil prices, the oil majors are starting to report their earnings – and they don’t look good.Royal Dutch Shell is the latest to…

Oil Majors’ Earnings Highlight Wider Industry Woes

Oct 29, 2015 at 11:41 | Matt Smith

Three hundred and ninety-seven years after Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded, and crude prices are getting the chop once more. After yesterday’s Federal Reserve FOMC rhetoric brings a December rate…

These Private Equity Giants Are Selling Their Shale... To China

Oct 29, 2015 at 11:27 | Dave Forest

Very interesting story unfolding this week in the U.S. energy sector; showing several twists emerging amongst the players in this space, old and new.The Wall Street Journal broke…

The Gasoline-Powered Car Could Be Gone By 2050

Oct 28, 2015 at 17:12 | Colin Chilcoat

We’ve seen predictions of the death of the automotive industry before; even the death of the car salesman, and, more recently, the death of diesel. To be…

Why VW Is “Too Big To Fail”

Oct 28, 2015 at 16:57 | Michael McDonald

The phrase “Too Big To Fail” came about during the Financial Crisis of 2008 to describe banks bailed out by the U.S. government after they were deemed systematically important during…

NatGas Glut Mirrors The Problems Facing Oil Markets

Oct 27, 2015 at 15:02 | Nick Cunningham

Natural gas prices have fallen to their lowest levels in three years, plummeting by more than 10 percent on October 26.The balance of natural gas supply and…

U.S. Shale Lifelines Running Thin

Oct 27, 2015 at 14:53 | Michael McDonald

As the world heads towards the start of the winter fuel oil season, crude prices still show little sign of a sustained upward move. Instead, oil seems to be trapped…

Oil And Natural Gas Prices Crashing Once Again

Oct 27, 2015 at 14:25 | Evan Kelly

Third quarter earnings reports are starting to trickle in and the numbers will likely be poor. BP (NYSE: BP) kicked things off on October 27, reporting that its profits…

Iran May Not Be That Attractive To Oil Industry After All

Oct 26, 2015 at 17:34 | Dalan McEndree

Iranian officials last week informally presented to several Western energy companies and Iranian contracting and production companies the contract it hopes will attract $100 billion in foreign investment to…

Is This The Last Roll Of The Dice For The Offshore Sector?

Oct 26, 2015 at 16:57 | Gaurav Agnihotri

The U.S. Department of Interior announced the cancellation of the two Arctic offshore lease sales on October 16, which were to be held in 2016 and 2017. This sealed the…

Banks Give A Stay Of Execution On Oil And Gas Sector

Oct 26, 2015 at 12:02 | Dave Forest

There have been a lot of observers (including myself) worried lately about debt in the oil patch, with suspicions running high that lower oil prices will mean cuts to bank…

Can BP Finally Trigger The Chinese Shale Boom?

Oct 23, 2015 at 14:47 | Editorial Dept

Chinese President Xi Jingping wrapped up a productive week in the United Kingdom this week, inking major deals that tie the two countries closer together. The trip made more news…

Global Energy Advisory – 23rd October 2015

Oct 23, 2015 at 14:38 | Editorial Dept

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict • The situation in Kurdistan is worsening after the ruling party reportedly fired on protesters and violent clashes in two major cities have left five dead…

Chasing These Markets Higher Will Prove Very Risky

Oct 23, 2015 at 14:35 | Jim Hyerczyk

Short-term and long-term weather forecasts continued to weigh on December Natural Gas futures this week, despite a slightly bullish inventory report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). With the…

This Week In Energy: How Iran Plans To Attract $100 Billion In Oil Investment

Oct 23, 2015 at 14:01 | Evan Kelly

There was little movement on oil prices this week – a few down days and a few up days. WTI closed out the week trading in the mid-$40s, with Brent…

We've Never Seen Anything Like This $5.2 Billion Energy Investment

Oct 23, 2015 at 11:22 | Dave Forest

I wrote this summer about record amounts of investment capital being raised for natural resources. And this week we got some big news about where these billions are being deployed…

Silver Linings For Energy Sector In Canada With New Liberal Government

Oct 21, 2015 at 11:25 | Charles Kennedy

Canada ushered in a new era on October 19, as voters handed the Liberal Party a majority government. But what will the new government mean for Canada’s oil and gas…

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