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Analysis: Things are flat in the Permian, and there's a push for renewables in Santa Fe by Dr. Daniel Fine

The Permian-Delaware Basin rig count should start falling as oil operators, large and small, are flat for 2019. Spending has been sharply reduced as supply now dominates the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) used by many commodity traders in oil.    The large or integrated oil companies have all the ...

Will Fine


Posted 22 days agoOpinion > Santa Felatest oil and gas newsNew Mexico +69

Should construction companies learn from their in-house data?

Should construction companies learn from their in-house data? By   Andres Kuuse   –   On   January 25, 2019   “Data really powers everything that we do.” – Jeff Weiner The construction industry involves a lot of data, from pre to post-construction. This involves constr ...

Janno Soon


Posted 26 days agoOpinion

Why Oil and Gas companies need to consider an Enterprise Asset Management solution

You may well already be using some form of asset management system, it may work well for you, so why would you need to look at anything else? At TouchstoneEnergy we firmly believe that in order to have the edge over your competition, you need to be looking forwards as well as back. It is all very ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Asset Managementasset management systemOilandGas +4

The top Oil & Gas industry trends to watch in 2019

The last year has seen significant transformations for the global oil and gas industry, and we're expecting 2019 to herald even more transformative changes. The oil and gas industry has weathered the crash in oil prices since 2014/15 thanks to a variety of factors including improved break-even point ...

Matt Donnelly


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > oil industryonshoreOffshore +1

Could Perennials solve the oil industry's looming skills gap?

Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials.  If you're in any way involved in the recruitment of technical and engineering professionals for the oil industry you're sure to be familiar with these terms. These various generational cohorts all have their own contributions to make to the industry as we face ...

Matt Donnelly


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > oil industryWorkforcerecruitment +2

Oil Price, Savannah, Range, Pantheon, and Finally…

WTI $45.88 -$2.29, Brent $54.35 -$2.89, Diff -$8.47 -$1.57, NG $3.58 -14c Oil Price Whether you call it a risk off moment after the Fed and others warned about the economy next year or just a supply worry that Opec+, ie Russia won't cut production next year the oil price retreated and will li ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > oil priceSavannah PetroleumSVP +6

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 2 months agoOpinion > OPECUnited StatesUSA +3

Nigeria has highest capex on crude and natural gas projects in sub-Saharan Africa Over Next Seven Years, says GlobalData

Nigeria accounts for more than 34% of the proposed capital expenditure (capex) on planned and announced crude and natural gas projects in the sub-Saharan Africa over the period 2018–2025, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘H2 2018 Production ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataNigeriaCrude +5

Oil Price, Faroe, President, Range, Wentworth, and Finally…

WTI $47.20 +96c, Brent $57.24 +98c, Diff -$10.04 +2c, NG $3.73 -11c Oil Price A rally yesterday after a handy set of inventory numbers but oil is down again today after world markets did not like the rate rise from the Fed. The EIA announced a crude draw of around half a million barrels which ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > oil priceFaroe PetroleumPresident Energy +6

Reactions to Delaware Basin News Shows Misunderstanding of Petroleum Economics by Dr. Daniel Fine

News of the size of oil reserves in the Delaware Basin (New Mexico's share of the Permian) while OPEC was deciding how many barrels it will cut from the world market to lift prices caused epic confusion – and revelations of how little “authorities” and the media understand petroleum economics. The ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > OPECNon-OPECNOPEC +91

Oil Price, Reabold, Angus, IOG, and Finally…

WTI $46.24 -$3.64, Brent $56.26 -$3.35, Diff -$10.02 +29c, NG $3.84 Oil Price Another very bad day for oil yesterday and whilst news is still not good it is certainly not as bad as this price suggests. Today is Fed decision day and we are led to believe that another rise is on the cards but f ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > oil priceReabold ResourcesAngus Energy +6

FTSE Lower as Oil Sinks

FTSE lower as oil sinks A stronger pound, weak commodity prices and National grid weighed on the FTSE, keeping the index in the red across the day. Even Wall Street rebounding from yesterday's heavy sell off hasn't managed to pull the FTSE out of the doldrums. Oil tumbles to 14 month low With co ...

Fiona Cincotta


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Oil88 Energy

Petrofac, President, IOG, Infrastrata, IGas, Cairn/Far, Aminex

Petrofac Trading update from PFC this morning, all in line with expectations, indeed I would venture that this is a pretty good update given where company has come from. The $5bn order intake is impressive giving a backlog of $10.2bn and with over $15bn of tenders out the outlook for 1H 2019 is ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > PetrofacPresident EnergyIOG +10

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Capacity Will Grow at a CAGR of 16.8% in India Over Next Four Years, says GlobalData

India's Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant capacity is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.8% from 0.211 million tons per annum (mtpa) in 2017 to 0.460 mtpa in 2022, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘ Met ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataIndiaMTBE

Russia has Highest Capex on Crude and Natural Gas Projects in Former Soviet Union Over Next Seven Years, says GlobalData

Russia accounts for more than 90% of the proposed capital expenditure (capex) on planned and announced crude and natural gas projects in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) over the period 2018–2025, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘ H2 2018 Prod ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataRussianatural gas +4
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