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OPEC's Cautious and Calculated Strategy

OPEC's Cautious and Calculated Strategy

OPEC's decision on Sunday to…

What Does ConocoPhillips’ Marathon Acquisition Mean for the Permian?

What Does ConocoPhillips’ Marathon Acquisition Mean for the Permian?

ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil announced…

Energy / Energy-General

Oman Calls OPEC To Action, Doesn’t Buy Saudis Strategy Anymore

Nov 09, 2015 at 14:52 | ZeroHedge

Last week, in the wake of S&P’s downgrade of Saudi Arabia and an IMF report which suggests that a number of Mid-East producers will be…

A Big Week For The Oil Markets Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Nov 09, 2015 at 10:24 | Matt Smith

On Lou Ferrigno’s 64th birthday, economic concerns are growing to hulk-like proportions. The theme of economic weakness has been kicked off by poor Chinese trade data…

Political Climate Shifting Against The Oil And Gas Industry

Nov 06, 2015 at 17:47 | Nick Cunningham

Oil and gas companies have had a tough time over the past year trying to weather the storm of falling oil prices. But the political and financial winds are moving…

Energy Storage Could Become The Hottest Market In Energy

Nov 06, 2015 at 17:40 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Panasonic is the biggest shareholder in the lithium ion battery market today. With a market share of close to 20.5 percent the Japanese company has…

South Africa Finally Wakes Up To Its Resource Potential

Nov 06, 2015 at 16:22 | Editorial Dept

South Africa has the second largest economy on the African continent, but it is not a major oil producer. It does have a very large coal…

The Next Great Scandal For The Oil Industry?

Nov 06, 2015 at 15:43 | Evan Kelly

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Crude Sinks As Jobs Report Propels Dollar Even Higher

Nov 06, 2015 at 10:33 | Matt Smith

We reach the penultimate unemployment release of the year, with a lot hinging upon this report. The headline numbers – ironically 154 years after the birth…

U.S. Dollar Damaging Hopes Of A Rally In Oil

Nov 05, 2015 at 10:51 | Matt Smith

Remember, remember the 5th November, for Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the UK Houses of Parliament some 410 years ago. Onward to today, and bulls…

What’s Really At Stake At The Paris Climate Conference

Nov 04, 2015 at 16:15 | Tom Dispatch

At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held.…

Amnesty International: Shell’s Claim Of Clean Up In Nigeria “Blatantly False”

Nov 04, 2015 at 10:44 | Charles Kennedy

A new report from Amnesty International alleges that Royal Dutch Shell did not, in fact, clean up its oil spills in Nigeria despite company claims…

Imported Oil Putting The Squeeze On Bakken Producers

Nov 04, 2015 at 10:04 | Matt Smith

As Ralph Macchio celebrates his 54th birthday (make you feel old? me neither, ahem…), the crude complex has tried to kick higher ahead of the weekly…

Why Has Carbon Capture And Storage Not Taken Off Yet?

Nov 03, 2015 at 15:57 | Michael McDonald

For all of the talk about green energy one fact still remains clear; fossil fuels are going to continue to be used in enormous quantities for decades to come. From…

OPEC Infighting Reaching Critical Levels

Nov 03, 2015 at 15:26 | Evan Kelly

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OPEC Members Pushing For Quotas Or A Price Floor

Nov 03, 2015 at 10:42 | Matt Smith

It is apt that it is national sandwich day, given yesterday’s first-day-of-the-month onslaught of global manufacturing numbers, and ahead of tomorrow’s return to form in economic…

Oil Megaprojects Won’t Stay On The Shelf For Long

Nov 02, 2015 at 17:06 | Nick Cunningham

One casualty of the oil price downturn could be the megaproject. For years, as conventional oil reserves depleted and became increasingly hard to find, oil companies…

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Takes a Step Forward

Nov 02, 2015 at 16:57 | Michael McDonald

For the first time in close to a century, mankind may be about to give serious attention to a technology that has the potential to be…

U.S. Production Finally Starting To Drop Significantly

Nov 02, 2015 at 16:28 | Ron Patterson

The EIA’s Petroleum Supply Monthly is just out with production numbers, through August, for each state and offshore territories. The EIA’s Monthly Energy Review…

Don’t Expect A Breakout In Oil Prices Any Time Soon

Nov 02, 2015 at 12:13 | Matt Smith

One hundred and two years after the birth of Burt Lancaster, and oil prices feel like they are going to be stuck in mid-forty dollardom ‘From…

Major Oil And Gas M&A News That Has Yet To Make The Headlines

Nov 02, 2015 at 09:57 | Dave Forest

A relatively obscure newspaper globally wrote a single line this weekend -- which may show that one of the biggest trends going in oil and gas is about to explode…

What The Oil And Gas Industry Is Not Telling Investors

Oct 30, 2015 at 18:17 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices crashed because of too much supply, but will rebound as production shrinks and demand rises. But what if long-term demand for oil ends up being sharply lower than…

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