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US Oil Production Could Provide A Few Surprises

Feb 18, 2015 at 15:49 | Matt Smith

The current US oil market is in the midst of a slugfest reminiscent of a Rocky fight, as competing…

Why Oil Prices Must Go Up

Feb 17, 2015 at 17:32 | Nick Cunningham

It may be difficult to look beyond the current pricing environment for oil, but the depletion of low-cost reserves and the increasing inability to find major…

What On Earth Are We Doing Looking For Oil In The Arctic?

Feb 17, 2015 at 17:19 | Colin Chilcoat

Shell is back in; Statoil is pensive, but eager; and Russia is pushing ahead. Low prices have stunted exploration, but the Arctic is still…

Will Texas Survive The Downturn?

Feb 17, 2015 at 17:10 | Parker Hallam

Here are some staggering statistics: Texas alone produces about 20-percent of all oil and gas in the United States. The sum-total of Lone Star oil and…

Surprising Production Numbers From North Dakota

Feb 17, 2015 at 17:03 | Ron Patterson

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has released the Bakken and North Dakota monthly production numbers for December 2014. There was a bit of a surprise…

Libya Oil Output Plunges Amid Heightened Violence

Feb 16, 2015 at 18:05 | Nick Cunningham

Libya’s oil fields and infrastructure have come under attack multiple times over much of the last two years, but events have recently taken a turn for…

How Obama Could Turn The Keystone Debate To His Advantage

Feb 16, 2015 at 17:57 | Robert Berke

If you listen to the arguments for and against the Keystone Pipeline, you’re likely to come away thinking that either this pipeline is America’s greatest blessing or the world's greatest…

Oil Price Crash – What Next?

Feb 16, 2015 at 17:51 | Euan Mearns

In the fast moving oil market much of the fundamental data only becomes available for general consumption at least one month in arrears. But EIA…

Oil Limits Could Undermine Our Entire Economic System

Feb 16, 2015 at 17:40 | Gail Tverberg

Many readers have asked me to explain debt. They also wonder, “Why can’t we just cancel debt and start over?” if we are reaching oil limits,…

Things Are Starting To Get Fun Again

Feb 16, 2015 at 12:38 | Dan Dicker

I was feeling so lonely these past weeks. All alone trying to assess the oil markets, with their wild volatility. Then, suddenly, seemingly every investment bank…

Why My View On TSLA Has Changed

Feb 16, 2015 at 12:34 | Martin Tillier

In an internet comments section I was once berated by a reader for not following what they described as the number one rule of trading, that…

Oil In Global South Under The Gun

Feb 16, 2015 at 12:27 | Editorial Dept

Oil and gas companies are paring back investments and slashing jobs, which is taking an enormous toll on oil-producing regions, particularly in North America. But it…

Prepare For Volatile Oil Markets As Technical And Fundamental Traders Clash

Feb 16, 2015 at 12:03 | Jim Hyerczyk

Crude Oil Outlook April Crude Oil showed strong resilience over the last two weeks, but both moves were related to technical factors. The fundamentals remain bearish,…

Anti-Fossil Fuel Movement Grows

Feb 13, 2015 at 16:54 | Nick Cunningham

Don’t look now but the anti-fossil fuel movement is quickly building momentum. Climate activists have campaigned against oil, gas, and coal for years. And while legislation in the U.S. Congress…

As IMF Extends $17.5 Billion Credit To Kiev, Gazprom Demands Debt Repayment

Feb 13, 2015 at 16:31 | Andy Tully

No sooner had the International Monetary Fund (IMF) extended $17.5 billion over four years in new credit to Ukraine, Russia’s private gas giant Gazprom was claiming $2.4 billion of it…

Low Revenues Force France’s Total To Cut Jobs

Feb 13, 2015 at 16:22 | Andy Tully

It was as recently as Jan. 21 that Patrick Pouaynné, the CEO of Total, conceded that low oil prices had forced the French oil giant to cut capital spending, but…

As Rig Count continues To Fall, Production Soars To Record Highs

Feb 13, 2015 at 16:13 | ZeroHedge

Despite the dramatic plunge in rig counts, this week saw yet another surge in production to record highs and with storage levels getting close to full, it would seem -…

This Week In Energy: ExxonMobil On The Hunt

Feb 13, 2015 at 11:32 | James Stafford

Oil prices continued to pick up steam for the week ending on February 13. Brent crude traded above $60 per barrel for the first time in 2015, a psychological threshold…

Can Technology Save Fracking?

Feb 12, 2015 at 16:14 | Colin Chilcoat

The meteoric rise never felt sustainable – the numbers told us that. In 2013, US shale was responsible for approximately 20 percent of world investment in oil, while only…

Russia’s Complicated Relationship With OPEC

Feb 12, 2015 at 16:08 | Nick Cunningham

Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the United States are the world’s most important oil producers. While there has been a lot of discussion about Saudi Arabia’s move to crush U.S. shale…

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