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Modernising plant & equipment: Adopting industry best practice maintenance strategies

While the major price swings of energy production in the last decade may seem like they're firmly in the past, the future of the energy sector is anything but certain. Many companies have learned lessons from the industry's unexpected turns and implemented processes that are designed to avoid past ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 4 days agoOpinion > Plant EngineeringMaintenance StrategyMaintenance and Reliability +6

Oil and gas industry faces huge loss

BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA AND DAN BOYD / ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL STAFF WRITERS Published: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 5:04pm Updated: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 9:55pm " Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal With oil prices plunging to their lowest level in 22 years, state legislators are proje ...

Will Fine


Posted 11 days agoOpinion > Farmington New MexicoDelaware BasinWest Texas Delaware Basin USA +63

EIA forecasts U.S. crude oil production growth to slow in 2021

EIA's U.S. crude oil production forecast is based on the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price forecast in the January 2020 STEO, which rises from an average of $57 per barrel (b) in 2019 to an average of $59/b in 2020 and $62/b in 2021. Because EIA forecasts WTI prices will decline during the firs ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > Crude oilOilpetroleum +3

TouchstoneEnergy launches Infor EAM Fast Track

TouchstoneEnergy launches Infor EAM Fast Track. An Infor Enterprise Asset Management implementation in less than 4 weeks. Infor EAM is a comprehensive enterprise maintenance management solution that provides users with instant access to critical information allowing your organisation to optimise as ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 2 months agoPress > Asset Managementasset management systemTouchstone +4

Major slowdown expected in U.S. shale oil production

Last in a five-part series: Behind the BoomThe shale-oil tsunami that has flooded New Mexico with a wave of petro dollars in recent years may be receding somewhat as U.S. production faces its first significant decline since the gushers began nearly eight years ago. Signs of trouble are showing up ...

Will Fine


Posted 3 months agoLink > Mancos ShaleColorado ShaleMarcellus Shale +51

This Week in Petroleum

Changing nature of non-OPEC supply types may be affecting the crude oil futures marketChanges in the oil investment and production cycle may be affecting trading dynamics for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent crude oil futures contracts. Similar research from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trad ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > BrazilBrentCrude oil +11

The United States now exports crude oil to more destinations than it imports from

As U.S. crude oil export volumes have increased to an average of 2.8 million barrels per day (b/d) in the first seven months of 2019, the number of destinations (which includes countries, territories, autonomous regions, and other administrative regions) that receive U.S. exports has also increase ...

Hui Shan


Posted 5 months agoLink > exportsImportsCrude oil +5

ESAI Energy Details the Growing LNG Surplus

Expert Analysis on Growing LNG Market BOSTON, MA, October 16, 2019 – ESAI Energy, an industry-leading energy market research and forecasting firm, examines the impact of an impending global LNG surplus for its clients, complementing the firm's offerings in crude oil, natural gas, refining, pe ...

Jake Wright


Posted 5 months agoPress > LNGLiquified Natural GasLiquefied Natural Gas +6

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 7 months agoLink > ProductionsupplyOil +5

TODAY IN ENERGY: Australia is on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter

In the August 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts relatively flat crude oil prices for the remainder of 2019 and through 2020 and a balanced global oil market in 2019 followed by modest inventory builds in 2020 as production growth outp ...

Hui Shan


Posted 7 months agoLink > InternationalexportsImports +6

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

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 7 months agoLink > ElectricityrenewableCoal +10

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. LNG exports to Europe increase amid declining demand and spot LNG prices in Asia

A warm winter in Asia and declining price differentials between European and Asian spot natural gas prices led to increased volumes of U.S. LNG exports delivered to Europe. Recent declines in price differentials between European pricing benchmarks (including National Balancing Point (NBP) in the ...

Hui Shan


Posted 8 months agoLink > pricesConsumptionDemand +9

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 8 months agoLink > InternationalChinaSaudi Arabia +7

North American gas outlook to 2030

Debottlenecking and capacity additions that are currently or soon to be in progress will lead Appalachia to take a much larger role in supply, though associated gas from the Permian Basin will remain a substantial—and low-cost—supply source for much of the US Gulf Coast. However, ongoing associat ...

Hui Shan


Posted 9 months agoLink > Demandsupplygas price +8

This Week in Petroleum

Despite crude oil production cuts, Saudi Arabian crude oil exports to some Asian countries have increasedThe U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that during May 2019, Saudi Arabia's crude oil production approached a four-year low, averaging an estimated 9.9 million barrels per d ...

Hui Shan


Posted 9 months agoLink > ChinaCrude oilexports +7