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ConocoPhillips vs PDVSA - Round 2

U.S. crude oil production increased 1.6 million b/d from 2017 to 10.9 million b/d in 2018, with the U.S. Gulf Coast—where more than 90% of U.S. crude oil exports depart from—producing 7.1 million b/d. In the first half of 2018, the United States exported 376,000 b/d of crude oil to China, which m ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 days agoLink > VenezuelaPDVSAConocoPhillips +4

Crude Oil Prices: Changing Gear

Russia and Saudi Arabia both making new pledges on supply cuts comes despite supply issues elsewhere in OPEC, which could have provided some cushion for smaller cuts. Iranian production remains constrained by new American sanctions; targeted waivers have provided some relief – and indeed Iranian ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +5

The Valve Closes On Venezuela’s Oil

Under the new sanctions, Venezuela can only sell crude to the USA or using US dollars through offshore companies until April 28, 2019. The US is the main demand centre for Venezuela's heavy crudes; despite investment from Russia and China, the loss of American demand will be a major blow to PDVSA ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > CrudeOil pricesSanctions +4

CNOOC’s Capital Plans

After President Xi Jinping called for greater self-reliance and improving national security by boosting domestic reserves in August, the national upstream company CNOOC has now unveiled ambitious plans to boost capital spending with an eye to raise its production. Encompassing both domestic and i ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +3

Key Milestones in 2019 for Oil Prices

The market swang from balanced supply/demand to a supply crunch to a glut – dealing with American sanctions on Iranian crude exports, surging American crude oil production, the implosion of Venezuela's economy and signs that the global economy might be entering a slowdown. Sometime in the first q ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +5

Is the US a Net Crude Oil Exporter?

The comparison of those two net trade numbers could be construed that the US has became a net exporter of 0.2 mmb/d of crude and finished products for the week. For any other direction, the US is still a net importer of 4 mmb/d of crude oil or in a net deficit of oil supply by 1.9 mmb/d. But mis ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +5

Crude Oil Prices in 2019

This is after OPEC+ managed to corral its members together to agree to a 1.2 mmb/d cut in early December – a move that managed to steady oil prices for mere days. If it manages to keep the supply/demand balance aligned, it is conceivable that crude prices could return to those ranges – which unde ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +5

Alternative Facts About OPEC & U.S. Shale From The Wall Street Journal

Posted in The Petroleum Truth Report on December 19, 2018 The Wall Street Journal's recent editorial “ How America Broke OPEC ” shows that even high-quality journalism is susceptible to the contagion of alternative facts. It is a propaganda piece about how the underdog U.S. oil industry miracul ...

Art Berman - The Petroleum Truth Report


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > OPECUnited StatesUSA +3

OPEC+ Prevails, For Now

Its reasoning made logical sense – Qatar produces very little crude, so to have a say in a cartel focused on crude was not in its interests, which lie in LNG – but it hinted at deep-seated tensions in OPEC that could undermine Saudi Arabia's attempts to corral members. Split between 800,000 b/d f ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > CrudeOil pricesBrent +7

For One Week in November, the U.S. Was a Net Exporter of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report During the week ending November 30, 2018, the United States exported more crude oil and petroleum products than it imported for the first time in weekly data going back to 1991. From November 24–30, the United S ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > USAUnited StatesExporter +4

Natural Gas Prices in the Permian Basin Likely to Remain Low During 2019 Due to Constrained Pipeline Capacity, says GlobalData

Following a drastic drop in the Waha Hub natural gas price earlier this week, Adrian Lara, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the impact on the upstream sector: “A direct consequence of the excess of natural gas supply is t ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > GlobalDatanatural gasNatural gas prices +4

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > President TrumpTrumpESAI Energy +4

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGOM +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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


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