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Equatorial Guinea Petroleum Minister Champions Natural Gas in Africa at Africa Oil & Power 2019

H.E. Gabriel M. Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, will deliver a keynote address at the Africa Oil & Power Conference and Exhibition. Having been a champion of gas developments on the African continent, the minister will lead a delegation of African minister ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 20 days agoPress > Equatorial Guineacape townAfrica Oil & Power +12

This Week in Petroleum: 2018 OPEC net oil export revenues highest since 2013, but likely to decline

EIA estimates net oil export revenues based on oil production—including crude oil, condensate, and natural gas plant liquids—and total petroleum consumption estimates, as well as crude oil prices forecast in the August 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). EIA's net oil export revenues estimate ...

Hui Shan


Posted 24 days agoLink > exportsImportsInternational +7

TODAY IN ENERGY: The U.S. leads global petroleum and natural gas production with record growth in 2018

For the United States and Russia, petroleum and natural gas production is almost evenly split; Saudi Arabia's production heavily favors petroleum. Petroleum production is composed of several types of liquid fuels, including crude oil and lease condensate, natural gas plant liquids (NGPLs), and bi ...

Hui Shan


Posted 25 days agoLink > ProductionsupplyOil +5

TODAY IN ENERGY: In the United States, most petroleum is consumed in transportation

Facing a tough situation where shale oil prices are depressed due to a lack of infrastructure to send them to the US Gulf Coast for processing and export, independent US shale drillers are facing financial pressure as loans are no longer handed out like candy and investors are demanding results. ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > transportationConsumptionDemand +3

TODAY IN ENERGY: Saudi Arabia has been exporting more crude oil to China, less to the United States

Four Asia-Pacific countries that publish crude oil imports by country of origin—China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan—collectively imported an average of 3.5 million b/d of crude oil from Saudi Arabia in 2018. China's, Japan's, and Taiwan's 2019 year-to-date crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia ar ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > InternationalChinaSaudi Arabia +7

TODAY IN ENERGY: The Suez Canal and SUMED Pipeline are critical chokepoints for oil and natural gas trade

The Suez Canal and the SUMED Pipeline are strategic routes for Persian Gulf crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments to Europe and North America. Total oil flows through the Suez Canal and the SUMED pipeline accounted for about 9% of total seaborne traded petroleum ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > natural gasPipelinesLiquid Fuels +5

Iran drives unplanned OPEC crude oil production outage to highest levels since late 2015

The risk assessment comes as the British warship HMS Montrose had to escort the BP oil tanker British Heritage out of the Persian Gulf into the Indian Ocean from being blocked by Iranian vessels. While a risk premium has already been applied to current oil prices, some analysts are suggesting tha ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > Productionsupplyoutages +5

This Week in Petroleum: Crude oil prices are forecast to remain relatively flat

Weakening global oil demand and strong supply growth in the United States contributed to global petroleum and other liquid fuels inventory builds in the first half of 2019 and limited any sustained upward pressure on crude oil prices. EIA expects that the combination of strong growth in U.S. and ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > OilpetroleumSTEO +2

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. crude oil production surpassed 12 million barrels per day in April

The Wafra field was discovered in 1953, and in 1960, Japan's Arabian Oil Company (which held an offshore concession awarded by Saudi Arabia in 1957 and another awarded by Kuwait in 1958) discovered the giant Khafji offshore field. The unique status of the Neutral Zone is exemplified by its struct ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > ProductionsupplyEIA +5

Petroleum, natural gas, and coal continue to dominate U.S. energy consumption

Fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have accounted for at least 80% of energy consumption in the United States for well over a century. Despite the increase, the fossil fuel share of total U.S. energy consumption in 2018 increased only slightly from 2017 and was the second-lowest share ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > ConsumptionDemandCoal +4

TODAY IN ENERGY: Crude oil inputs to Mexico’s petroleum refineries continued to decline in 2018

Crude oil inputs to Mexico's petroleum refineries declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2018, falling to nearly 600,000 barrels per day (b/d), a 50% drop from 2013 levels. Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil company, owns and operates the country's six petroleum refineries, wh ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > Liquid FuelsCrude oilpetroleum +3

OGEL Call for Papers: The Regulation of Petroleum Development in Guyana

The Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL, ISSN 1875-418X) journal is preparing a Special issue focusing on the regulation of petroleum development in Guyana . In particular, we are interested in contributions in the following areas: Contractual arrangements for petroleum development Petroleum fiscal re ...

OGEL Journal


Posted 3 months agoPress > Oilgaspetroleum +4

Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

Of the 21.0 billion BOE in organic proved reserves added in 2018 (that is, before accounting for revisions, net reserves purchased, or how much the companies produced), slightly more than half (10.7 billion BOE) came from the United States, while the Russia, Central Asia, and Asia-Pacific region a ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > ElectricityOilpetroleum +3

This Week in Petroleum

Oil company finding costs reached a 10-year low in 2018 In 2018, a group of the world's largest crude oil and natural gas producers added more hydrocarbons to their resource base than in any year since at least 2009, according to the annual reports of 116 exploration and production (E&P) companies ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > CrudeOilDrilling +4

EIA’s new liquids pipeline projects database shows new U.S. crude oil pipeline capacity

Source:  U.S. Energy Information Administration  liquids pipeline projects database EIA recently launched a new  liquids pipeline projects database  that tracks more than 200 crude oil, hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL), and petroleum products pipeline projects. Rising domestic crude oil productio ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > ProductionsupplyPipelines +8