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Coronavirus is causing the biggest fall in global energy investment in history: IEA

Coronavirus is causing the biggest fall in global energy investment in history: IEA

Oil&Gas


Impacts are being felt across the energy world, from fuel and power supply to efficiency, with serious implications for energy security and clean energy transitions

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Carla Sertin writes an excellent summary of the

Putin sets deadline for plan to support Russian oil industry

Putin sets deadline for plan to support Russian oil industry

Bloomberg


Moscow (Bloomberg) –Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his government until June 15 to come up with a plan to support the country’s oil industry while output is slashed under an agreement among the world’s main producers.

Putin ordered ministers

NET Power oxy-combustion natural gas facility in La Porte, Texas (Net Power Inc./Wikimedia Commons)

Carbon capture and the Allam Cycle: The future of electricity or a carbon pipe(line) dream? -Can this be the missing bridge?

Atlantic Council 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Very interesting technology for natural gas power plants and ESG. Some of the key takeaways are: (1) 100% capture of emissions while being cost, and efficiency competitive, with advanced natural gas plants with

Post-Crisis Recovery: Oil Supply and Demand is Moving Back Towards Equilibrium with China Leading the Way

Post-Crisis Recovery: Oil Supply and Demand is Moving Back Towards Equilibrium with China Leading the Way

Rare Petro


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is an outstanding case study from Kevin Olson at Rare Petro. He does a great job covering the global oil demand inflection points. 

Abstract

The dual black swan events of 2020 have …

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Reuters


Oil & Gas 360 Publisher’s Note: The oil industry is strapped for cash. If an oil company does not have a well communicated, and documented, ESG plan in place, gaining access to capital will be increasingly more difficult.

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Rs 50k-crore investment in coal infra

Rs 50k-crore investment in coal infra

Financial Express


According to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, not just fully explored coal blocks, but even partially explored ones will now be auctioned, and 50 assets will go under the hammer soon.

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This theme

OFS stocks lost half their value since 2020 began

OFS stocks lost half their value since 2020 began

Oil&Gas


The best performers among services companies were in the EPCI sector

Oil & Gas 360 publishers note: This is an excellent article by Carla Sertin. She uses information from Rystad, and highlights several key points.  “The result of

EIA expects lower natural gas production in 2020

EIA expects lower natural gas production in 2020

EIA


Oil and Gas Publishers Note: While the EIA is looking at prices in the $2.95 range, we have been talking to many experts in the oil and gas space and they look for higher numbers. It is always to

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

BIC


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: On a side note, there appears to be a trend to energy investors; invest in companies with ESG plans, diversify into natural gas, and move investing to outside the U.S.

Shell Gas B.V., a …

Heavy equipment mover soil on one of the mounds as Rio Tinto Kennecott officials talk about their work to reclaim land after the closer of the Barney’s Canyon gold on Tuesday

COVID-19 disrupts global supply of critical minerals

Deseret News


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article from the Deseret News has a lot of golden nuggets tucked away throughout the post. (1) Some members of Congress are starting to realize that we cannot rely on other

Oil glut to halve in May and shrink to 6mbpd in June: Rystad

Oil glut to halve in May and shrink to 6mbpd in June: Rystad

Oil&Gas


Despite the improvement, the stock build will still overwhelm remaining global storage, which will fill in weeks.

The global imbalance between oil supply and demand, which has built to 26.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in April due to …

Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Karma


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article about the great state of Texas is just another example of the importance of ESG. PerkinElmer is providing goods and services with a strong social statement and messaging. Our energy, oil

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Very interesting data provided by the EIA. If the U.S. energy production exceeded consumption in 2019 with no Covid 19 Virus, what in the world is going to happen this year?

In 2019, …

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Financial Standard


Oil and Gas Publishers Note: We are under unprecedented financial pressure in the energy markets, and we are seeing that ESG is playing a larger role than it ever has in history. Not only are investors looking at

Indian refiners forced to issue force majeure notices: GlobalData

Indian refiners forced to issue force majeure notices: GlobalData

Oil&Gas


The lockdown in India has resulted in a sharp drop in fuel demand, forcing refiners to operate at lower capacities

Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Very nice article from Carla Sertin. India has been importing oil from Iran –

China Pushes Coal Power To Fight Economic Slump – Analysis

China Pushes Coal Power To Fight Economic Slump – Analysis

eurasia review


Oil and Gas 360 Publishers Note: This is an interesting Op-Ed article that brings the economic power of coal – cheap. With the economic crisis facing China, you may in fact see a regression to more electricity produced

Canada attaches stricter environmental rules to oilfield support funds

Canada attaches stricter environmental rules to oilfield support funds

WorldOil


OTTAWA (Bloomberg) –Canada’s plan to spend $1.2 billion to help clean up the country’s derelict oil wells comes with strings attached: tougher environmental rules for the energy-rich province of Alberta. “We’ve been urging the Trudeau government to bail out

Human ingenuity will solve the coronavirus, but I’m worried we might screw up everything else

Human ingenuity will solve the coronavirus, but I’m worried we might screw up everything else

For example, when you buy commodities, you are betting, partially, that people will be incompetent at producing or obtaining them. Occasionally this happens, but not for very long.

Commodity prices rose in the mid-2000s because of other factors, such as

The Seabrook nucler power station in Massachusetts. Photo courtesy Jim Richmond/ChNPP/Wikipedia

Atomic Safety Board delays Seabrook Nuclear Plant decision

Global Nuclear News


Oil and Gas 360 Publishers Note: A balanced energy generation plan is critical for the United States. This includes nuclear, fossil, and renewable. We must remain energy independent and reliable nuclear power has to play a component
Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Video Interview: Enverus – The Dark Side of the Boom before OPEC +

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Video Interview: Enverus – The Dark Side of the Boom before OPEC +

This exclusive interview with Bernadette Johnson, Vice President, Enverus - was taped the day after Enverus released the report "The Dark Side of the Boom". A great data filled report covering the energy market in this turbulent times. Links

ERIELL takes measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and demonstrates its approach to ESG

ERIELL takes measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and demonstrates its approach to ESG

360 NewsWire


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While the world politics in the oil industry is out of our control, it is important to know that there are regular people around the world trying to earn a living while facing

Enverus: Welcome to the Dark Side of the Boom

Enverus: Welcome to the Dark Side of the Boom

360 News Wire


New, dismal supply and demand outlook could contain overlooked bright spots

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We had the opportunity to interview Bernadette Johnson, VP, Enverus, last month about trends they were seeing. Check out the

Petrofac to cut staffing levels by 20% in response to Covid-19

Petrofac to cut staffing levels by 20% in response to Covid-19

EnergyVoice


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Take note that Petrofrac is lowering the board and senior management compensation during this financial crisis when their employees are affected as well. This is a behavior that investors should note when the

A Geiger counter shows increased radiation level against the background of the forest fire Chernobyl. Photograph: Yaroslav Yemelianenko/AP

Bad news’: radiation spikes 16 times above normal after forest fire near Chernobyl

The Guardian


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While Chernobyl is the world’s worst nuclear disaster, it is unfair to blow off the entire nuclear power generation programs. There has to be a balance between nuclear, renewable, and fossil fuels. The

Saudi, Russian blame game stalls Monday’s OPEC+ meeting

Saudi, Russian blame game stalls Monday’s OPEC+ meeting

WorldOil


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: The oil and gas companies in the United States do not have time to wait for the political fight between Russia and Saudi Arabia. We need action for our oil & gas industry now.

Exxon May Crush Bailout Hopes for Suffering Fracking Companies

Exxon May Crush Bailout Hopes for Suffering Fracking Companies

DESMOG

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Justin Mikulka has written an outstanding opinion piece of current issues surrounding the oil companies dire straights. The key takeaway:" “What happens?” Sheffield said. “As you know there's about 74 public independents, there’s

Exxon May Crush Bailout Hopes for Suffering Fracking Companies

Exxon May Crush Bailout Hopes for Suffering Fracking Companies

DESMOG


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Justin Mikulka has written an outstanding opinion piece of current issues surrounding the oil companies dire straights. The key takeaway:” “What happens?” Sheffield said. “As you know there’s about 74 public independents, there’s

Pioneer Natural Resources CEO warns independent oil companies could go bankrupt if production continues amid coronavirus

Pioneer Natural Resources CEO warns independent oil companies could go bankrupt if production continues amid coronavirus

CNBC


Oil & Gas 360 Editor’s Note: Excellent CNBC Fast Money Interview with Scott Sheffield, CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources. Scott talks about several key points:

  • He has asked President Trump to get involved with the price war between Russia and
Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Video Interview: Enverus is a real asset to the energy sector in regular times, let alone in a pandemic.

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Video Interview: Enverus is a real asset to the energy sector in regular times, let alone in a pandemic.

Enverus three main business units include data, business automation, and trading and risk. They have over 1,700 employees, 6,000 customers across 50 countries. They are the oil and gas industry's leading data, and insights company. They built their base on

Coronavirus crisis could slow the rate of energy transition, Rystad says

Coronavirus crisis could slow the rate of energy transition, Rystad says

Energy Today

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Here is one you would not have seen coming last year. The fast moving renewable market being slowed down, and coal production going up. Key takeaway from this article: China’s coal mines