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ConocoPhillips vs PDVSA - Round 2

U.S. crude oil production increased 1.6 million b/d from 2017 to 10.9 million b/d in 2018, with the U.S. Gulf Coast—where more than 90% of U.S. crude oil exports depart from—producing 7.1 million b/d. In the first half of 2018, the United States exported 376,000 b/d of crude oil to China, which m ...

Hui Shan


Posted 29 days agoLink > VenezuelaPDVSAConocoPhillips +4

On the way up: The trends that will impact oil in 2019

The price of oil has been on a bullish trend since the start of the year. This is despite a steep decline at the end of last year because of a significant US shale industry output, which pushed down prices. The prices have recovered at the start of this year because the market has bet that supply w ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > OilVenezuelaChina +5

The Valve Closes On Venezuela’s Oil

Under the new sanctions, Venezuela can only sell crude to the USA or using US dollars through offshore companies until April 28, 2019. The US is the main demand centre for Venezuela's heavy crudes; despite investment from Russia and China, the loss of American demand will be a major blow to PDVSA ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > CrudeOil pricesSanctions +4

The Prospects of Venezuelan Oil

At some point in 2019, crude production in Venezuela will dip below the 1 mmb/d level. PDVSA – once an oil industry crown jewel – has been hammered, from its cargoes being seized by ConocoPhillips for debts owed to the loss of the Curacao refinery and its prized Citgo refineries in the US. But w ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > VenezuelaOilgas +3

Foreign Firms Look to Play Crucial Role in Venezuelan Oil and Gas Sector, Says GlobalData

The majority of foreign companies are not making any profit or losing money in their partnerships with PDVSA to develop and produce hydrocarbons due to inadequate investment, shattered infrastructure and US sanctions. However, in the long term, having access to the vast hydrocarbon reserves of Vene ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > VenezuelaOilgas +7

OPEC Takes Small Step... or Maybe Not

OPEC has agreed to rollback overcompliance with the original production deal of November 2016. This appears to mean an increase among the voluntary over-complying countries of 450,000 b/d with the bulk coming from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the UAE. However, the communique could also be interpreted ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > ESAI EnergyOPECSaudi Arabia +8

Eight Insights Based on December 2017 Energy Data

BP recently published energy data through December 31, 2017 in its  Statistical Review of World Energy 2018 . The following are a few points we observe, looking at the data: [1] The world is making limited progress toward moving away from fossil fuels. The two bands that top fossil fuels that a ...

Gail Tverberg


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > EnergyBPGail Tverberg +6

Oil Sanctions on Venezuela No Longer Needed at Full Scale, Says GlobalData

On Monday 21 st May President Donald Trump signed a new executive order aimed at prohibiting certain oil related transactions with Venezuela. This new sanction package is, however, symbolic in comparison to the more targeted sanctions previously considered that would limit exports of Venezuelan cr ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > OilSanctionsGlobalData +2

Emerging Market Meltdown Could Undermine Oil Rally

By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com Saudi Arabia and Russia just destroyed the oil price rally, potentially putting an end to all the speculation about what the group might do next. But higher production doesn't necessarily mean higher oil prices are entirely out of the question, and in fact, the ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > emerging marketsoilpriceOil +5

Maduro Wins, PDVSA Loses

Despite presiding over a period when the Venezuelan economy has been imploding – with skyrocketing inflation, rampant corruption and massive food shortages – Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as President last week. In an election branded as a ‘sham' by many in the international community, the result d ...

Hui Shan


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > Oil and Gasoil priceVenezuela +1

Venezuela’s Long Road to Production Collapse Fueled by Challenging Reservoirs and Underinvestment, Says GlobalData

The collapse of the Venezuelan economy has been fed by a continuing drop in crude oil production. The country's annual production has gone from an estimated 2.86 million barrels per day (mmbd) in 2010 to 2.07mmbd in 2017. The steepest production declines have occurred in the mature fields of the Ma ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > GlobalDataVenezuelaOil +7

Venezuela’s Crude Oil Production Declines Amid Economic Instability

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook Venezuela's crude oil production has been on a downward trend for two decades, but it has experienced significant decreases over the past two years. Crude oil production in Venezuela decreased from 2.3 million barrel ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > VenezuelaProductionCrude oil +5

OPEC Feb Crude Output 32.39 Mil b/d, Down 70,000 b/d From Jan: S&P Global Platts Survey

OPEC FEB CRUDE OUTPUT 32.39 MIL B/D, DOWN 70,000 B/D FROM JAN: S&P GLOBAL PLATTS SURVEY VENEZUELA FEB OUTPUT LOWEST IN S&P GLOBAL PLATTS SURVEY HISTORY, ASIDE FROM 2002-03 STRIKE LIBYA FEB CRUDE PRODUCTION HIGHEST IN NEARLY FIVE YEARS: S&P GLOBAL PLATTS SURVEY   London (Platts)--06Mar2018/530 a ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OPECCrudeOutput +7

S&P Global Platts OPEC Survey for January 2018

  OPEC production well below ceiling of 32.73 million b/d Saudi output 9.99 mil b/d, Iraq 4.41 mil b/d, Iran 3.83 mil b/d Libya, Nigeria combine for 2.91 mil b/d, above 2.80 mil b/d cap Venezuela output falls for sixth straight month to 1.64 mil b/d OPEC's crude production averaged 3 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsOPECSurvey +6

Rosneft Global Deal-Making Spree Put Competitors Under Pressure

New exploration deals for Rosneft show how it is able to flex its muscles in the world's most fragile places, and beat other exploration companies to the punch. With the encouragement and backing of the Russian government, competitors need to up their game to access some of the most attractive and h ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > RosneftVenezuelaVenezuela oil +4