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  • Supermajors Prepare For A Permian Bidding War

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 16,207 times

    BHP announced their plans to divest their U.S. shale assets, including a 123,000-acre position in the heart of the Delaware Basin. This acreage position, in…

  • Can OPEC Keep Its Nerve?

    Published 11 June 2017 | viewed 21,869 times

    The recent OPEC agreement to extend production cuts for a further nine months has had a mixed response from industry commentators. For some, it’s an…

  • Bearish News For Natural Gas As Inventories Continue To Rise

    Published 11 June 2017 | viewed 12,665 times

    Natural gas storage inventories increased by 106 Bcf for the week ended June 2, per EIA. The report is bearish with the build coming above…

  • The World’s Third Largest Oil Consumer Aims To Drastically Reduce Imports

    Published 07 June 2017 | viewed 37,716 times

    India, the world’s third largest oil consumer, imports about 82 percent of its crude oil requirements, and meets just 18 percent of its demand through…

  • Guyana Oil: From Rags To Riches

    Published 21 May 2017 | viewed 24,572 times

    The Search For El Dorado The first time I landed in Georgetown, Guyana, nearly a decade ago, the impoverished former British colony was grappling with…

  • Saudis Own The Largest Refinery In The U.S. – Now What?

    Published 14 May 2017 | viewed 25,538 times

    Port Arthur, TX is home to the U.S. refining fleet’s crown jewel. With an atmospheric distillation capacity of 603 MBbl/cd, this complex coking refinery is…

  • Oil Majors See Huge Opportunity In Eastern Mediterranean

    Published 20 April 2017 | viewed 19,567 times

    Quite suddenly, there is remarkable oil industry news to come out of the East Mediterranean region. If the plan is executed, in the space of…

  • UK Is Europe’s Last Hope For A Fracking Success

    Published 18 January 2017 | viewed 10,568 times

    Following poor success across Europe, including Poland, Ukraine, France, the Netherlands, and Denmark, the UK now remains the last candidate province for European shale gas…

  • Reservoir Damages May Stop OPEC From Cheating

    Published 24 December 2016 | viewed 15,372 times

    OPEC oil production comes primarily from conventional reservoirs. These reservoirs require reservoir pressure management. Some have suggested that Saudi Arabia’s rationale for cutting production was…

  • Natural Gas Inventories See Unusually Strong Draw

    Published 16 December 2016 | viewed 12,425 times

    The EIA announced a 147 Bcf withdrawal for the week ended Dec. 9. The draw was higher than average market expectations. The full range of…

  • Winter Pushes Gas Prices Up

    Published 02 December 2016 | viewed 13,942 times

    U.S. natural gas storage inventories decreased by 50 Bcf during the week ending Nov. 25, per EIA. The 50 Bcf draw was relatively in line…

  • Why Permian Prices Will Keep Breaking Records

    Published 19 October 2016 | viewed 14,736 times

    Activity in the Permian is higher than in any other U.S. resource play by nearly all measures. A quick look at nationwide rig counts shows…

  • U.S. Oil Industry May Soon Face Rig And Worker Shortages

    Published 02 July 2016 | viewed 19,767 times

    Coming on the heels of the last few articles about DUCs (drilled uncompleted wells) another discussion that is beginning to occur between analysts and companies…

  • The Future Of LNG Just Got A Bit Brighter

    Published 21 May 2016 | viewed 15,915 times

    Recently, we were able to analyze the 2016 status report from The International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers (GIIGNL) regarding the advances of the…

  • The East Texas Basin Continues To Surpass Expectations

    Published 15 May 2016 | viewed 12,519 times

    The East Texas Basin, a rather large Jurassic-Aged basin containing a number of hydrocarbon-bearing formations stretched across the northern part of East Texas and West…

  • How Oil Prices Are Impacted By Storage Logistics

    Published 14 May 2016 | viewed 14,222 times

    Macroeconomic investors in financial products such as oil futures contracts speculate on commodity pricing trends. Because their participation in markets is purely financial, speculators, notably…

  • U.S. Oil And Gas Continues To Thrive In The Permian Basin

    Published 08 April 2016 | viewed 12,713 times

    For the last five years or so, horizontal wells drilled with large rigs and drilling pads has been the picture in most people’s minds when…

  • The Harmful Impact Of Subsidies On The Oil Industry

    Published 02 April 2016 | viewed 5,596 times

    Energy subsidies combined with price control can reduce supply when producers do not have a profit incentive to increase supply. Fuel subsidies and price controls…

  • Oil Prices Beyond WTI And Brent

    Published 25 March 2016 | viewed 22,317 times

    In all the Sturm und Drang over the collapse in commodity prices, we have all rallied around two numbers that we can hang our hats…

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