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Trump Fuels a Petrochemical Boom in America

Traditionally, petrochemicals were produced from naphtha. It is one of the products derived from petroleum refineries. Naphtha crackers break hydrocarbon down into basic chemical building blocks. Naphtha crackers were found all over the world, BUT given that a high proportion of manufacturing sinc ...

Easwaran Kanason


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Donald TrumpShaleShale Gas +3

Trump’s Vow To “Unleash An Energy Revolution” May Send Oil and Gas Tumbling In 2018

President Trump's vow to “unleash an energy revolution” by reversing regulations may send oil and natural gas prices tumbling in 2018, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Though U.S. oil and natural gas producers could see a surge in investment under Donald Trump's numerous proposals from ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 3 months agoLink > Donald Trumpoil price

Trump Says U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraq’s Oil, ‘Maybe We’ll Have Another Chance’

While addressing the CIA on Saturday, President Donald Trump took a break from lambasting the media to remind everyone that he thinks the U.S. should have stolen Iraq's oil. He made the argument numerous times on the campaign trail, suggesting that the U.S. could take Iraq's oil while fighting IS ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 4 months agoLink > Donald TrumpIraq

Trump Wants Answers on Africa

Days before Donald Trump's inauguration as US President, the transition team asked some tricky questions about Africa. President-elect Donald Trump has had extraordinarily little to say about Africa. With rapidly growing populations in its 54 nations, Africa includes six of the world's top ten fas ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Donald TrumpAfricaChina +6

DW Monday: Obama’s Legacy

As President Obama leaves the Oval Office on Friday, he leaves a legacy of mixed fortunes for the energy industry. While many in the business have been vocal critics of the 44 th President and some of his more controversial legislations, there have been a number of positive aspects that occurred u ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > DW MondayObamaDonald Trump

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 4 months agoOpinion > tillersonExxonMobilRussia +7

Will Trump try to scrap Obama’s prohibition on Arctic, Atlantic drilling?

In July 2014, as the Obama administration was really beginning to work through its future plan for offshore oil and gas leasing, the industry was hopeful that the plan would include expanded drilling in nearly all US Gulf of Mexico waters, much of offshore Alaska and even off the East Coast. Some i ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > PlattsDonald TrumpObama +2

Will 2017 be the year of price recovery?

It's been a tough couple of years here in Aberdeen.  I was in a great technical role and decided to jump in on the action and become a "business development consultant" back in 2014 as I saw the local market as being very hot.   The business development role got off to a great start.  IT was all ne ...

Scott Millar - IT Rockstars


Posted 5 months agoPress > 2017pro russiaDonald Trump

Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

By James Stafford of Oilprice.com With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > Donald TrumpNuclear2017

OPEC Cutbacks: The Case Against Any Major Impact

By John Richardson OPEC's decision to cut production could well turn out to have no significant impact on the direction of oil markets in 2017 and beyond. I believe that everything still points to weaker, rather than stronger, crude prices, barring a major geopolitical crisis. We are very like ...

John Richardson


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > OPECoil pricesDonald Trump