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Energy / Energy-General

The Oil Company Where All Employees Still Get Six-Figure Bonuses

Dec 14, 2015 at 17:08 | Andy Tully

Every so often this or that magazine publishes an article rating the best communities for raising a family or a city’s best restaurants. There are even…

Government Influence Over Asset Prices Growing

Dec 14, 2015 at 16:58 | Leonard Brecken

Where most analysis on oil markets tends to fall short is on the depth of analysis vs. reading headlines and group think, the latter of which…

Is The Russian-Turkish Standoff An Opportunity For The West?

Dec 14, 2015 at 16:47 | Gregory R. Copley

It is now apparent that Russia can no longer ignore the reality that Turkey will remain the major impediment to Russia’s control over its strategic ability…

Oil Hits 11 Year Lows As Glut Worsens

Dec 14, 2015 at 10:25 | Matt Smith

Five hundred and twelve years after the birth of Nostradamus, and financial markets remain just as ever hard to predict. The crude complex, however, is somewhat…

LNG Glut Worse Than Oil

Dec 11, 2015 at 16:37 | Nick Cunningham

The glut in oil is expected to continue for the next year or so before balancing in late 2016, but the pain for liquefied natural gas (LNG) could be just…

Oil Companies See Better Investment Climate In Iran

Dec 11, 2015 at 16:20 | Gaurav Agnihotri

In a bid to increase foreign investments in its oil and gas sector, Iran has introduced a new mechanism for its future oil and gas contracts. In a conference that…

Inflated EIA Data Could Keep Oil Prices Subdued Next Year

Dec 11, 2015 at 16:00 | Leonard Brecken

It is indisputable that central bank mandates have morphed from just employment/inflation managers to all out asset class manipulators. One may argue what assets classes those are but it’s pretty…

Oil Cutbacks Coming, But More Supply in the Works

Dec 11, 2015 at 15:34 | Editorial Dept

Friday, December 11, 2015 In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting figures put out this week in the energy…

How Far Will Oil Sink Before Christmas?

Dec 11, 2015 at 14:31 | Evan Kelly

From the key figures from the oil and gas industry this week, we see U.S. crude imports surge, whereas U.S. domestic production sees a slight decline. U.S. average gasoline prices…

Oil Heads Lower Over Bearish IEA Report

Dec 11, 2015 at 10:22 | Matt Smith

Thirty-four years after Muhammad Ali fought his last fight, the crude complex is on the canvas once more. Today’s knockout blow comes courtesy of the IEA’s monthly oil market report,…

EU Could Break Gazprom’s Business Model

Dec 10, 2015 at 17:01 | Dalan McEndree

This month, Gazprom Deputy Chief Executive Officer Alexander Medvedev heads to Brussels to meet with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager as part of Gazprom’s continuing efforts…

Oil Industry Cutting Again, But It Still Might Not Be Enough

Dec 10, 2015 at 16:37 | Nick Cunningham

On December 9, Chevron announced its decision to slash capital expenditures even further for 2016, cutting spending down to $26.6 billion, or about 24 percent…

OPEC’s Newest Member That Actually Likes Low Oil Prices

Dec 10, 2015 at 16:14 | Gaurav Agnihotri

As expected, OPEC’s decision to stick to its ‘high’ production levels in its December 4th meeting in Vienna didn’t go down well with the markets as…

The Hidden Danger Of OPEC’s Market Share Strategy

Dec 10, 2015 at 13:02 | Mike Priaro

The Saudis' crude oil market gambit to increase market share by refusing to reduce production in order drive out higher-cost producers has not yet killed off competition from North America.…

Bearish OPEC Report, Stronger Dollar Send Oil Prices Down

Dec 10, 2015 at 11:13 | Matt Smith

One hundred and eighty-five years after the birth of American poet Emily Dickinson, and OPEC has been waxing lyrical today in its latest monthly oil…

Tick Tock: Time Running Out for Struggling Oil and Gas Drillers

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:58 | Nick Cunningham

The 18th oil and gas driller so far this year is in the process of filing for bankruptcy protection, as the company ran out of funds. As reported by Fuel…

Why Texans Might Soon Be Driving On Mexican Gasoline

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:48 | Michael McDonald

  The world is changing fast in the energy industry and for no company is that truer than Mexican National Oil Company Pemex. After decades of bloated operations and mismanagement,…

How Electricity Markets Could be Upended by this Supreme Court Decision

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:46 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The Supreme Court may shortly decide an obscure case entitled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association (FERC v EPSA). The issue before the…

What Will Iran Do With its Enriched Uranium?

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:13 | Charles Kennedy

Iran is moving quickly to comply with all aspects of the nuclear deal reached with the P5+1 nations earlier this year, and that includes shipping its…

2016 Spells More Gloom For Oil Producers

Dec 08, 2015 at 17:04 | Nick Cunningham

A year after OPEC sent oil markets spiraling out of control, the group may have sparked another round of bearishness for crude. OPEC failed to agree…

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