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Oil and the Saudi Arabia threat by Dr. Daniel Fine

Dr. Daniel Fine, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy There is instability in the leading oil producer within OPEC and the lowest cost producer in the World. Nothing like this has happened in Saudi Arabia since the middle of the last century. It is only a matter of the short term before the price ...

Will Fine


Posted 21 days agoOpinion > San Juan BasinNew Mexicosaudi +27

Oil and the Saudi Arabia threat

The big picture is struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia to dominate the region or Islamic Middle East.It was the take-over generation that switched Saudi Arabia oil strategy from an anti-American shale and sand price and market share war against West Texas Intermediate oil to a reduction of outp ...

Will Fine


Posted 22 days agoLink > Saudi ArabiaSaudi Aramcooil price +35

Energy expert Daniel Fine examines Trump plan for U.S. energy ‘dominance’

The Trump administration has pushed an energy policy based on the notion of American self-sufficiency and energy “dominance.” Daniel Fine, associate director of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy and senior policy analyst for the New Mexico State Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural R ...

Will Fine


Posted 28 days agoLink > Permian BasinWhite HouseEnergy policy +51

Dr. Daniel Fine is a nice addition | Roswell Daily Record

The recent article by Dr. Daniel Fine in the guest column of your Wednesday edition concerning the impacts of Saudi Arabian-led dismantlement of our lively domestic energy business via flooding the market with underpriced foreign crude from numerous Middle Eastern national oil companies along with ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 month agoLink > Saudi AramcoSaudi ArabiaKingdom of Saudi Arabia +25

Don't hold your breath – looks like OPEC needs more time!

Well then – it looks as though OPEC, Russia and other major oil producers have agreed this week that they are going to hold their collective brush power for another nine months. The cynics among you will spot that these coordinated production cuts are aimed at repairing the massive supply glut that ...

Linus Booker - Chavenage Mining Consultants


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > OPECOilRussia +2

Should oil minors take heed of Renova’s moves on the LSE?

On a trip to London last week ( my first for a couple of months ), I took the opportunity to catch up with my favourite British newspapers. One story really caught my eye and prompted me to do a little research of my own. An old-fashioned boardroom row has broken out in London over a Russian comp ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > OilRussiaRenova +3

Why a tightening US natural gas system could put the squeeze on LNG

Europe is banking on cheap US LNG exports competing with Russian pipeline natural gas to keep prices low and global supplies plentiful. But the US natural gas system is not as comfortable as you might think. The US produced less gas in 2016 than in 2015, the first time since 2005 that gas output ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > PlattsLNGUSA +1

Rosneft and LUKoil launch drilling in the Arctic

Russian oil rivals Rosneft and LUKoil are preparing to launch drilling work within days at the northern tip of the Taimyr Peninsula. Recent years have seen Russia's two largest oil producers jostle for supremacy in the underexplored region, known for its extreme weather and lack of infrastructure. ...

NewsBase Staff - NewsBase


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > RussiaRosneftLUKOIL +1

The Caspian Sea Region; Where Politics and Energy Collide

NB Intelligence has released a new CaspianOil Special Report 2017, focusing on risk and issues associated with existing and prospective fields in the region. The Report focusses on the wider Caspian Basin, which includes both onshore and offshore fields in the five countries that share it – Azerbai ...

Sarah Price


Posted 4 months agoPress > Caspian Oil & GasKazakhstanIran +4

Russia’s transparency hopes dashed with opaque deal: Fuel for Thought

When Russian authorities first announced they would privatize some major state-run assets several years ago, they cited improving the investment climate by increasing transparency and efficiencies among its main goals, but the deal to privatize Rosneft is unlikely to help meet them. In fact the ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > RussiaRosneft

Recent Russian oil production data confirms delayed compliance from minor producers

Russian oil output averaged 11.11 million bbl/d in February 2017, representing no further output reductions relative to the January 2017 level. Since the early December 2016, the Russian government has been reassuring the industry that the country will reach the production cut target of 300 kbbl/d ...

Julia Weiss


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > Rystad EnergyRussiaCompliance

Tillerson to face further Russia scrutiny this week

Note: Article originally written by Paul Harris, Glacier Media, and posted with permission. Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's track record in Russia will come under further scrutiny this week. Tillerson, who is Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, will begin confirmation hearings w ...

Mark Young


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > tillersonExxonMobilRussia +7

Russia resurgent: Oil sees a turnaround in 2016

The year started poorly for Russia, but it has certainly ended well. In January, the price of oil was moldering — below $30/b on occasion. Given Russia's dependence on oil and gas revenue, the budgetary outlook was bleak. Hillary Clinton was going to be elected as the next president of the United S ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > PlattsRussia

Volga Gas provide drilling update on Uzen #4 sidetrack

Volga Gas plc, the oil and gas exploration and production group operating in the Volga Region of Russia, announces the following update on its drilling activities on a sidetrack to the Uzen #4 oil well.  Volga Gas has been drilling a sidetrack to its Uzen #4 oil well with the intention of accessing ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 8 months agoPress > Volga GasDrilling updateRussia