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Oil price, Faroe Petroleum, Echo Energy, Tullow Oil, Range Resources, Petrofac, And finally…

Oil price New best friends Russia and Saudi Arabia are underpinning the market, to a degree although longevity is always uncertain. The KSA after having surprisingly ‘unadhered' to its own quota in May has now accepted its punishment and will cut back more in August and September. The Russians are ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 2 hours agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogFaroe PetroleumEcho Energy +3

The silly Season!

Some years ago, given my blank response to a question, one of my bosses at Beyond Prudence decided to educate me about “The Season” which (apparently) once was the summer period when ‘debutante' balls were on in London and South East England but now describes the period from the Chelsea Flower Show ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 day agoOpinion > ClimateClimate ChangesCO2 +1

Researchers have been underestimating the cost of wind and solar

How should electricity from wind turbines and solar panels be evaluated? Should it be evaluated as if these devices are stand-alone devices? Or do these devices provide electricity that is of such low quality, because of its intermittency and other factors, that we should recognize the need for sup ...

Gail Tverberg


Posted 3 days agoOpinion > Gail TverbergOur Finite Worldwind power +1

Oil price, Pantheon Resources, And finally…

  Oil price Brent was never going to hold over 50 bucks, not this time anyway as predicted last week, a run up during the week had the air taken out of it on Friday when it became clear late on that deeper production cuts were not on the agenda for today's meeting in St Petersburg. Indeed it s ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 3 days agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogPantheon Resources

"Dirty, Difficult, And Dangerous": Why Millennials Won't Work In Oil

Like many industries today, the oil industry is trying to sell its many job opportunities to the fastest growing portion of the global workforce: Millennials. But unlike any other industry, oil and gas is facing more challenges in persuading the environmentally-conscious Millennials that oil is "coo ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 3 days agoOpinion > oil price

Permian Reserves May Be Much Smaller Than You Think

We are entering a new age of American energy dominance according to Energy Secretary  Rick Perry . President Trump reflected that view in  comments  he made last week that “…we've got underneath us more oil than anybody, and nobody knew it until five years ago.” Trump was referring to tight oil pr ...

Art Berman - The Petroleum Truth Report


Posted 7 days agoOpinion > Art BermanPermianPresident Trump

Oil price, Aminex, Cabot Energy, Sundry-Falcon-Columbus- And finally…

Oil price The oil price rose again reaching levels last seen on 6th of June but Brent also hitting the big figure obstacle which it has struggled to break through in recent  attempts. The EIA inventory stats were mainly full of good news, the crude draw of 4.7m barrels was 1.2m more than forecasts ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 7 days agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogAminexCabot Oil & Gas +2

The Technical Failure That Could Clear The Oil Glut In A Matter Of Weeks

OPEC exports have come under pressure this week from technical threats to oil fields, with Saudi Arabia's Manifa problems grabbing the headlines. Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser, while addressing the World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, stated that the outlook for oil supplies is “increasingly worr ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 7 days agoOpinion > Saudi ArabiaSaudi Aramco

The Best Universities in Europe for an Oil and Gas Career

Introduction: Our college and university history is something that many of us hold close to our hearts. Each one of us might be a little biased, but this page is an attempt to list the very best schools for career in the O+G industry. Once published, we expect and look forward to feedback. We'd lik ...

Jason Lavis


Posted 9 days agoOpinion > Executive educationschoolseurope +2

Oil rebounds after major producers announce meeting

Oil rebounds after major producers announce meeting Oil made a comeback as the OPEC extended an invitation to Libya and Nigeria to join other major oil producers for a meeting in late July. Both nations had previously been exempted from the recent agreement which capped oil production, and their i ...

William Hobson


Posted 10 days agoOpinion > Oil Price predictionsoil price

Fractured resources, fractured hopes!

Earlier this year I was preparing a Finding Petroleum event on the Middle East (it eventually happened on May 16th) with Kurdistan a strong theme, some context being provided by Gulf Keystone Petroleum's financial restructuring, Genel Energy's  reserves downgrading, and lesser incidents with oth ...

David Bamford


Posted 11 days agoOpinion > KurdistanCarbonateReserves

Oil price, Premier Oil, Thalassa, Ophir, Providence Resources, Sundry-Shell-SDX-Egdon etc-Range Resources-AMFW- And finally…

Oil price The EIA inventory stats followed the API numbers and reported a healthy draw of 7.6m barrels as predicted here but not by the goons on the Street who had crayoned in 2.3m barrels. Mixed news though with production still high, Libya up again and the KSA slightly exceeding quotas, (but onl ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 14 days agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogPremier OilThalassa Holdings +5

A Prelude to a Gas Powered World

In about three weeks, a mammoth ship will arrive at the Browse Basin, some 475km off the coast of Broome in Western Australia. It will anchor there to 16 mooring chains, floating above the Prelude and Concerto fields, processing natural gas into valuable LNG, then transferring it to gas carriers tha ...

Easwaran Kanason


Posted 16 days agoOpinion

Oil price, Sound Energy, Echo Energy, President Energy, Amerisur Resources, SDX Energy, Empyrean Energy,And finally…

Oil price With the US market shut for Independence Day the oil market was extremely quiet, nothing to report. Sound Energy It's never a dull moment at SOU as today they report excellent news from Sidi Moktar where the Koba-1 well has come in as a ‘producible gas accumulation' that can move rap ...

Malcolm Graham-Wood - Malcy's Blog


Posted 21 days agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogSound EnergyEcho Energy +4

Don't Hold Your Breath For Deeper OPEC Cuts

The rally in oil prices over the past two weeks came to a halt on Wednesday on news that OPEC is actually exporting more oil than previously thought. A month ago, oil prices appeared to be higher than they should have been, with weak demand, elevated inventories, and a recognition that the nine- ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 21 days agoOpinion > oil priceOPEC
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