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Ineos AG Push Further for ConocoPhillips’s Upstream Assets to Become a Top UK Producer, says GlobalData

Following the announcement (Monday 19 November) that Ineos AG are in exclusive talks with ConocoPhillips to acquire its remaining UK upstream assets, Daniel Rogers, Upstream Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company, estimates the deal could be worth approxim ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataIneosConocoPhillips +3

ESAI Energy: Trump Statement Not Oil Policy

Many in the oil patch have pointed to President Trump's recent statement on Saudi Arabia as a signal to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (and the world), absolving the prince of guilt for the execution of Jamal Khashoggi and somehow setting up a quid pro quo that requires the Saudis to facil ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > President TrumpTrumpESAI Energy +4

Low Oil Prices: An Indication of Major Problems Ahead?

Many people, including most Peak Oilers, expect that oil prices will rise endlessly. They expect rising oil prices because, over time, companies find it necessary to access more difficult-to-extract oil. Accessing such oil tends to be increasingly expensive because it tends to require the use of gr ...

Gail Tverberg


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > oil priceOur Finite WorldGail Tverberg +1

Japan Has Restarted Five Nuclear Power Reactors in 2018

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, from the Nuclear Regulation Authority Republished 10:00 a.m. November 28 to correct the map legend. Shikoku Electric Power Co. restarted the 890 megawatt (MW) Ikata-3 reactor in Japan's Ehime Prefecture at the end of October, the fifth nucle ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > LNGElectricityLiquified Natural Gas +7

Analysis: Trump and Saudi Collision on Oil, and Bingaman’s Return to Santa Fe

In an earlier column, readers overseas benefited from this writer's forecast that crude oil prices would fall dramatically because most commodity traders got it wrong. Simply, this column's analysis was the buying of oil assumed a shortage would result once the sanctions against Iran would be activ ...

Will Fine


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > Senator BingamanBingamanSanta Fe +71

President Energy, Pantheon Resources, Eco Atlantic

President Energy President has announced the completion of the acquisition of interests in the Rio Negro Province in Argentina. The purchase price is $9.9m of which $8.7m was paid yesterday the rest to be paid in 12 months time from operational cash flow. This has been financed partly through an ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > President EnergyPantheon ResourcesEco Atlantic +5

Macroeconomic Factors Propelling China as One of the Most Important Markets for Oil and Gas Companies, says GlobalData

China's swelling demand for oil and gas for domestic consumption and heavy dependency on imports makes it one of the most lucrative markets for the global oil and gas industry, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘ Impact of China on Oil and Ga ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataChinaOil +5

High Gasoline Inventories Help Drive U.S. Refining Margins to Five-Year Lows

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Bloomberg Note: Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) is unfinished gasoline. Flattening year-over-year growth in gasoline demand in the United States, combined with high levels of refinery output, have contributed to l ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > GasolineUnited StatesUSA +2

New Projects Expected to Reverse Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Production Declines

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly Natural gas production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has been declining for nearly two decades. However, 10 new natural gas production fields are expected to start producing natural gas in 2018 and another 8 are e ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGOM +6

New Projects Expected to Reverse Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Production Declines

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly Natural gas production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has been declining for nearly two decades. However, 10 new natural gas production fields are expected to start producing natural gas in 2018 and another 8 are e ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGOM +5

Oil Price, Rose, President, IGas, Faroe, Petro Matad, Lamprell, and Finally…

WTI $51.63 +$1.21, Brent $60.48 +$1.68, Diff -$8.85 +47c, NG $4.25 -6c Oil Price Seems like a long blog but some comments are just well spuds and a couple that didn't get in yesterday due to time constraints. The oil price rallied yesterday for the usual host of reasons. It was rumoured that ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > oil priceRose PetroleumPresident Energy +8

Oil Price, SDX, Faroe, Frontera, and Finally…

WTI $50.42 -$4.21, Brent $58.80 -$4.68, Diff -$8.38 -36c, NG $4.31 -14c Oil Price Another bad day on the oil market as investors worried about a number of things. In addition to a growing supply imbalance which is (correctly) perceived to be running into 2019 the concerns about Chinese demand ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > MalcyMalcysMalcy's +6

Oil Price, Amerisur, Reabold, RockRose, Infrastrata, and Finally…

WTI $53.86 -77c, Brent $62.60 -88c, Diff -$8.74 -11c, NG $4.24 -21c Oil Price With the US closed for Thanksgiving volumes were low, less than half the usual and as expected, volatility was high. The stories about Saudi production are doing the rounds, each time the number goes up a little lik ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > MalcyMalcy'sMalcys +6

U.S. Average Gasoline Prices this Thanksgiving are Higher than the Previous Three Years

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, U.S. retail regular-grade gasoline averaged $2.61 per gallon (gal), up 4 cents/gal from the same time last year. This year marks the highest gasoline price for the ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +4

Oil Price, President, Egdon, Europa, Union Jack, and Finally…

WTI $54.63 +$1.20, Brent $63.48 +95c, Diff -$8.85 -25c, NG $4.45 -7c Oil Price Oil rallied yesterday but still feels like a weak market. With the Thanksgiving holiday today and ‘Black Friday' tomorrow trade will be slim and may accentuate unusual price movements ahead of the Opec+ meeting, no ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > MalcyMalcysMalcy's +6
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