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Is OPEC Too Bullish On China's Oil Demand?

Is OPEC Too Bullish On China's Oil Demand?

China's oil demand growth is…

U.S. Oil, Gas Activity Declines

U.S. Oil, Gas Activity Declines

The total number of active…

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What Does OPEC’s Strategy Shift Mean for the Oil Market?

OPEC+ changes course, announcing plans…


Obama Kicks The Oil Industry While They Are Down

Dec 30, 2014 at 13:08 | Nick Cunningham

The federal government is about to issue landmark regulations aimed at slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations. The Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations could come along with several…

Top Five Possible Energy Surprises For 2015

Dec 30, 2014 at 12:51 | Kurt Cobb

The coming year is likely to be as full of surprises in the field of energy as 2014 was. We just don't know which surprises! I am not predicting that…

Gazprom Announces South Stream Buy Out

Dec 30, 2014 at 12:42 | Andy Tully

Russia’s proposed South Stream pipeline may have been canceled, but it evidently is worth something to the country’s gas monopoly, Gazprom, which has agreed to buy out its European partners…

Could Libyan Militants Spark An Oil Price Rebound?

Dec 29, 2014 at 16:36 | Nick Cunningham

Violence in a major oil producing country may finally halt the oil price slide. Analysts have speculated whether the slump in oil prices would be reversed by an uptick in…

Saudi Facing Largest Deficit In Its History

Dec 29, 2014 at 16:25 | Andy Tully

The nearly 50 percent plunge in the price of oil during the past six months is expected to leave oil-rich Saudi Arabia with its first budget deficit since 2011 and…

Follow The Trends For Oil Price Rebound

Dec 29, 2014 at 16:18 | James Hamilton

A few weeks ago I offered some calculations suggesting that lower demand for oil might account for about $20/barrel of the dramatic decline in the price of oil since…

Iraq Could Be Oil Market Linchpin

Dec 26, 2014 at 15:12 | Nick Cunningham

As hard as it may be to imagine, given today’s rock bottom oil prices and abundant supplies, the world may still struggle to bring enough oil online over the next…

If Prices Keep Falling, OPEC Must Act To Restore ‘Fair’ Rate Of $70-$80

Dec 26, 2014 at 15:05 | Andy Tully

The consensus among many Arab OPEC producers is that, one way or another, the worldwide price of oil will stabilize then rise again during 2015, settling between $70 and $80…

BP To Bypass Sanctions, Buy In On Siberian Oilfield

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:56 | Andy Tully

British-based BP is negotiating with Russia’s Rosneft to buy a stake in an oil field in eastern Siberia, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the talks who spoke…

Low Oil Prices Could Improve Relations Between DRC And Uganda

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:50 | Global Risk Insights

  Tensions along the border between Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda have risen over the last decade,…

Low Oil Prices And Money Worries For 2015

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:21 | James Stafford

In response to the Ruble’s recent fall (over 50% against the U.S. Dollar), Swiss banks have begun taking extreme and extraordinary measures in what appear to be early signs of…

Diversify Your Core Energy Portfolio

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:12 | Martin Tillier

The Sage of Omaha, Warren Buffet, once memorably said that we should be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when they are fearful. On that basis, now is a…

Will It Be A Happy New Year For Energy Investors?

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:07 | Martin Tillier

It has, to say the least, been an interesting year for energy investors. 2014 started with everything looking rosy. The global recovery was in full swing, the price of oil…

Retail Gasoline: The Forgotten Investment Opportunity

Dec 26, 2014 at 14:04 | Editorial Dept

Introduction 2014 has been a busy year for energy investors, with lots of ups and downs. With a long list of unexpected geopolitical twists, there was never a…

Global Energy Advisory – 26th December 2014

Dec 26, 2014 at 13:59 | Editorial Dept

Oil & Gas Venues 2015: The Good, Bad & Very Ugly As 2014 draws to a close and North American oil and gas producers are in trouble over falling oil…

Building The Case For A Short-Term Bottom

Dec 26, 2014 at 13:52 | Jim Hyerczyk

Crude Oil Outlook February Crude Oil futures have been drifting sideways since reaching a new contract…

Saudi Arabia Ready For $20, $30, $40 Oil

Dec 24, 2014 at 11:02 | Colin Chilcoat

Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 2 and 3.3 percent respectively to start the week and Saudi Arabia is prepared to go much lower in a bid to…

Drilling Cutbacks Mean Service Companies Forced to Scrap Rigs

Dec 24, 2014 at 10:54 | Nick Cunningham

Despite the decline in oil prices, the U.S. is expected to boost production by 300,000 barrels per day in 2015, up to a yearly average of about 9.3 million barrels…

Egypt And The Double-Edged Sword Of Cheap Oil

Dec 24, 2014 at 10:47 | Andy Tully

The good news for Egypt: Inexpensive oil means the government needs to spend less on its fuel subsidies for its energy-hungry population of 86 million people, the third largest…

Huge Development In Leviathan Gas Field Story

Dec 24, 2014 at 10:40 | Andy Tully

In a U-turn, the antitrust commissioner in Israel says he’ll recommend the breakup of a partnership between Noble Energy of the United States and the local company Delek Group, which…

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