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Dr. Daniel Fine on Oil and Gas: Prices and Supply Short of War in Middle East

One day after the OPEC annual meeting, although composed for publication two weeks ago, this column moves the clock forward to early 2018.  There is a background noise of regional “hybrid war” intruding on the market price of World and West Texas Intermediate oil. Most analysts both commercial and ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Kingdom of Saudi ArabiasaudiSaudi Aramco +89

Russia's Mixed Feelings on Extending Production Deal

For Mr. Putin, the deal with OPEC has lifted oil prices, liquidated a global oil glut, and paid dividends in the form of improved relations with Saudi Arabia, boosting Russia's real and perceived influence in the Middle East. At this juncture, however, the benefits for Russia and thus Mr. Putin ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > RussiaPutinOPEC +5

OPEC Will Extend The Cut

By Zainab Calcuttawala for Oilprice.com There will be an OPEC deal extension—no matter the public tussling between opposing forces in the industry cartel—if the world's largest oil producers are really determined to end the supply glut. A failure to agree on the market remediation would cause ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > OPECoilpriceSaudi Arabia +3

Geopolitics Is Rearing Its Head Again In Oil

Brent and WTI prices are now at their highest levels in two years. With Brent almost touching US$65/b and WTI within shot of US$60/b, this is cheer for the market, where most participants had resigned themselves to a prolonged period of US$50/b oil. There are several factors propelling this rise. OP ...

Easwaran Kanason


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > WTIOPECBrent +5

Oil price, Independent Oil & Gas, Reabold Resources And finally…

  Oil price Oil news yesterday was again mainly concentrated on Saudi Arabia who started giving details about the round up over the last few days. Apparently over 200 people have been brought in and over $100bn of missing public funds are being investigated. It looks like there is a link to th ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > oil priceIndependent Oil & GasReabold Resources +1

Dr. Daniel Fine: Trump's Approach to Oil and Gas a New Course in the San Juan Basin

It has been 70 years since a President of the United States has considered domestic oil and gas as a “power” in world affairs. With Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke charting a new course, the Trump Administration is considering a transfer of Federal Land management with natural resources to the ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > New MexicoHilcorp EnergyDepartment of Interior +31

Gazprom and Saudi Aramco sign Memorandum of Understanding

Viktor Zubkov , Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors, and Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Arabian Oil Company, signed in Moscow a Memorandum of Understanding for international cooperation in the gas sector. The signing ceremony took place on the margins of the official visit to R ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > Saudi AramcoGazpromLNG +3

Remaking Saudi Arabia for Aramco’s IPO

Rumours are swirling that the world's largest IPO ever, might just slip a few months into 2019. Though Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan told investors just recently on the 25th of September that the IPO of Saudi state oil giant Aramco will proceed as planned in 2018. Saudi Aramco said in a ...

Easwaran Kanason


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > AramcoIPOSaudi Arabia

In The Oil Patch – Dr. Daniel Fine (ep. 123)

In The Oil Patch – Episode 123: host Kym Bolado and her cohost Alvin Bailey welcome Dr. Daniel Fine onto the show! Dr. Fine is with the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy and he does not hold back any of his thoughts in this episode. This is definitely a must-listen show!

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoLink > OPECKingdom of Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia +39

A remarkable new book about Middle East oil

‘An excellent, readable introduction to the history and development of oil in the Middle East, following in the footsteps of Daniel Yergin's authoritative study, The Prize . It is a complicated story but Quentin Morton handles it well with engaging, insightful, and humorous details that bring the b ...

Michael Morton


Posted 2 years agoPress > Middle EastSaudi ArabiaIran +8

Producers employ tech innovations to keep lid on costs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Devon Energy Corp. manages all its oil operations in southeast New Mexico directly from a command-control center on the 44th floor of its Oklahoma City headquarters. Technology like WellCon, combined with a broad array of other high-tech innovations directly in the oil fields, ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoLink > Dr. Daniel FineNew MexicoTechnology +25

Breathing easier in NM's oil patch

“Before, we weren't even making enough money for that … Some of the large companies are ramping up spending, but for smaller guys like me, it's still a struggle, because we need higher prices in the mid-$60 (per barrel) range for new work-overs to expand production.” That, in turn, pushed the sta ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoLink > Dr. Daniel FineNew MexicoPermian +21

Hedging threat and Venezuela Oil by Dr. Daniel Fine

How can Saudi Arabia and OPEC behind them strike a second blow against shale oil producers in the Southwest? The first was the 2014-2017 price and market share war in which they raised production to put the higher cost Americans out of business.   This was partially abandoned at Algiers in a reversa ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > VenezuelaVenezuela oilOPEC +11

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 2 years 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 2 years agoLink > Saudi ArabiaSaudi Aramcooil price +35