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Motor gasoline accounted for almost half of U.S. petroleum consumption in 2019

Just a few days ago, Chevron sent a tremor through the LNG industry when it announced that it was putting its stake in Australia's giant North West Shelf project up for sale, having received ‘unsolicited approaches from a range of credible buyers'. The North West Shelf Project kicked off in the 1 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 13 days agoLink > ImportsProductionUnited States +3

North American crude oil prices are closely, but not perfectly, connected

A perfect storm of events – the Covid-19 lockdowns, the resulting effect on demand, an ongoing oil supply glut, a worrying shortage of storage space and (crucially) the expiry of the NYMEX WTI benchmark contract for May, resulted in US crude oil prices falling as low as -US$37/b. This was seen as ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > pricesLiquid FuelsCrude oil +7

Financial Review: 2019

A perfect storm of events – the Covid-19 lockdowns, the resulting effect on demand, an ongoing oil supply glut, a worrying shortage of storage space and (crucially) the expiry of the NYMEX WTI benchmark contract for May, resulted in US crude oil prices falling as low as -US$37/b. This was seen as ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > Financemarketsfinancial review +5

EIA expects record liquid fuels inventory builds in early 2020, followed by draws

In the same year, the US leapfrogged Malaysia as the third largest LNG exporter in the world, and by 2025, its LNG production capacity could reach almost 15 bcf/d – eclipsing both Qatar and Australia. With its recent moves to tap into the vast natural gas resources in its offshore North Field and ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > ProductionsupplyConsumption +8

EIA raises crude oil price outlook slightly as announced supply cuts lead to high inventory draws in 2021

EIA assumes OPEC members will mostly adhere to announced cuts during the first two months of the agreement (May and June) and that production compliance will relax later in the forecast period as stated production cuts are reduced and global oil demand begins growing. From that point, EIA expects ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > Crude oilLiquid Fuelsnon Opec +7

COVID-19 mitigation efforts result in the lowest U.S. petroleum consumption in decades

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates the decline in petroleum product demand by examining the changes in total product supplied, EIA's proxy for consumption. In the week ending April 3, total U.S. product supplied of petroleum products fell by 3.4 million b/d, the largest we ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > ConsumptionDemandLiquid Fuels +3

U.S. total energy exports exceed imports in 2019 for the first time in 67 years

And now, unprecedented oil prices, as the WTI crude price marker slipped into negative territory for the first time ever. This had the same effect, though different contributing factors  in 2019, when WTI prices were depressed because demand was high but pipeline capacity was insufficient to carr ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > Coalnatural gasexports +5

Invest in Africa: AOP Events Drive Cross-Border Energy Trade and Investment

Africa Oil & Power is the only event group uniting the entire energy value chain, from oil exploration to renewables and focusing on the African continent. AOP 2020 flagship conference takes place on September 15-17 in Cape Town under the theme #InvestWithoutBoundaries. Key national conferences ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 4 months agoPress > AngolaAfrica Oil & PowerEquatorial Guinea +9

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 5 months agoLink > Crude oilOilpetroleum +3

AFRICA OIL & INVESTMENT FORUM 2020

This is the launch event for the Equatorial Guinea 2020 Year of Investment campaign, whose goals are to attract investment into key industries in Equatorial Guinea, boost entrepreneurship, generate profit for investors and create jobs. Organized in partnership with the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocar ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Malabo   Bioko Norte   GQ 25 Nov 2020


Posted 5 months agoEvent > Equatorial GuineaYear of InvestmentAfrican Energy Chamber +4

U.S. oil and natural gas proved reserves and production set new records in 2018

Just as quickly as they spiked, crude oil prices have now fallen back to their lowest levels in 6 weeks, trading at the subdued levels seen in late November before the OPEC+ club announced its renewed oil supply deal. Despite assassinations, embassy stormings and ballistic missile retaliations, t ...

Hui Shan


Posted 5 months agoLink > ProductionsuppplyReserves +5

This Week in Petroleum: Crude oil prices in 2019 were generally lower than in 2018

These narrow trading ranges occurred as a result of offsetting upward and downward price pressures, despite the largest single-day price increase since 2008, which followed the September attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude oil production and processing infrastructure. In 2019, several factors, includ ...

Hui Shan


Posted 5 months agoLink > ConsumptionDemandCrude oil +6

This Week in Petroleum

September was the first month the United States recorded exporting more petroleum than it importedIn September 2019, the United States exported 89,000 barrels per day (b/d) more petroleum (crude oil and petroleum products) than it imported, the first month this happened since monthly records began ...

Hui Shan


Posted 7 months agoLink > CanadaCrude oilDiesel +11

PIDX International Releases Field Ticket Business Process Guideline Standard

PIDX International Releases Field Ticket Business Process Guideline Standard Houston, TX – December 3, 2019 – The Petroleum Industry Data Exchange, Inc. (PIDX International) announced that it has published the Field Ticket Business Process Guideline standard which will significantly reduce dela ...

Kacey White


Posted 7 months agoPress > petroleumdatadata exhchange +1

SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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 7 months agoLink > SudanSouth Sudanpetroleum +6