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Lower crude oil prices will mean less exploration and development

Lower crude oil prices will mean less exploration and development

EIA


According to the financial reports analyzed by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), global expenditures related to oil and natural gas exploration and development (E&D) increased $42 billion (13%) for 102 publicly traded oil companies in 2019, totaling $361 …

Source: CNBC

Oil market is re-balancing, but path to ‘next normal’ not a straight line, says energy CEO

CNBC


Oil markets are re-balancing after a collapse in demand following the coronavirus outbreak but the pathway to “the next normal” is still very uncertain, the CEO of Abu Dhabi’s National Oil Company (ADNOC) said Thursday.

“There are good signs

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, …

WTI crude oil futures prices fell below zero because of low liquidity and limited available storage

WTI crude oil futures prices fell below zero because of low liquidity and limited available storage

EIA


On Monday, April 20, 2020, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front-month futures prices fell below zero dollars per barrel (b)—at one point, trading at -$40.32/b (Figure 1)—and remained below zero for part of …

Source: CNBC

The hunt for oil storage space is on — here’s how it works and why it matters

CNBC


An unprecedented collapse in U.S. oil prices has prompted energy market participants to reflect on the difficulty and costs of storing crude.

At a time when the coronavirus crisis continues to crush global demand, the world is awash with

April 22, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
Source: Reuters

Crude oil held in sea storage hits new record at 160 million bbls: sources

Reuters


LONDON – Traders are storing an estimated record 160 million barrels of oil on ships – double the level from two weeks ago as they seek to tackle a glut of stocks created by a slide in global demand …

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

China’s crude oil imports surpassed 10 million barrels per day in 2019

China’s crude oil imports surpassed 10 million barrels per day in 2019

EIA

China’s annual crude oil imports in 2019 increased to an average of 10.1 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 0.9 million b/d from the 2018 average. China remains the world’s top crude oil importer, surpassing the United

March 23, 2020 - 1:59 pm China, EIA News That Matters, Energy News
OPEC shift to maintain market share will cause global inventory increases and lower prices

OPEC shift to maintain market share will cause global inventory increases and lower prices

EIA


Markets for oil, as well as other commodities and equities, have experienced significant volatility and price declines since the final week in February amid concerns over the economic effects of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). More …

Diamondback Energy, Inc. provides operational update

Diamondback Energy, Inc. provides operational update

Oil and Gas 360


MIDLAND, Texas, March 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FANG) (“Diamondback” or the “Company”) today provided an operational update given recent commodity price volatility. Diamondback is reducing activity immediately from nine completion crews …

U.S. crude oil production grew 11% in 2019, surpassing 12 million barrels per day

U.S. crude oil production grew 11% in 2019, surpassing 12 million barrels per day

EIA


Annual U.S. crude oil production reached another record level at 12.23 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2019, 1.24 million b/d, or 11%, more than 2018 levels. The 2019 growth rate was down from a 17% growth rate in …

U.S. crude oil production increases; imports remain strong to support refinery operations

U.S. crude oil production increases; imports remain strong to support refinery operations

EIA


In the Annual Energy Outlook 2020 Reference case, EIA projects that the United States will remain a net exporter of total petroleum liquids; however, the United States will remain a net importer of crude oil through 2050.

United …

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EIA revises global liquid fuels demand growth down because of the coronavirus

EIA revises global liquid fuels demand growth down because of the coronavirus

EIA


In the February 2020 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that global liquid fuels demand will average 101.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2020, 1.0 million b/d more than the …

Geopolitical developments continue to drive maritime crude oil tanker rates

Geopolitical developments continue to drive maritime crude oil tanker rates

EIA


Following nearly 10 years of relative price stability, shipping rates for crude oil tankers have fluctuated widely since mid-2018 because of a combination of geopolitical events and changes to maritime fuel specifications. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates …

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

EIA



U.S. tight oil production increased in 2017, accounting for 54% of total U.S. crude oil production, in part because of the increasing productivity of new wells. Since 2007, the average first full month of oil production from new wells …

February 1, 2020 - 7:19 pm Crude Oil News, EIA News That Matters
Opec ready to act as coronavirus hits oil price: Update

Opec ready to act as coronavirus hits oil price: Update

Argus


Adds comments from Opec source and updates China imports total

Dubai, 27 January (Argus) — Concern about the potential impact of the Chinese coronavirus outbreak on oil demand is putting mounting pressure on crude prices, outweighing Libyan supply disruptions …

January 27, 2020 - 7:24 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Economy, International, OPEC
Source: Reuters

Oil steady as trade hopes, Mideast tensions support, dollar weighs

Reuters


NEW YORK – Oil prices were flat on Thursday, supported by signs of improving Washington-Beijing trade relations and rising tensions in the Middle East but pressured by a strong U.S. dollar.

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were unchanged at $66.00 …

Source: nasdaq.com

Oil set for big weekly gains as OPEC+ agrees on deeper output cuts

Reuters


NEW YORK – Oil prices rose on Friday and were on track for weekly gains as a meeting of OPEC and its allies agreed to deepen output cuts by 500,000 barrels per day in early 2020.

The additional cuts …

December 6, 2019 - 1:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, OPEC
Source: Houston Chronicle

Oil slips from 6-week high on signs U.S. supplies rose again

Source: Houston Chronicle


Oil retreated from a six-week high as signs of another increase in U.S. crude reaffirmed the prevailing view that global markets are comfortably supplied.

Futures lost as much as 0.8% in New York after rising 5.6% over …

Big Oil, investors face returns reckoning amid darkening economy

Big Oil, investors face returns reckoning amid darkening economy

Source: Reuters


LONDON (Reuters) – Darkening clouds over the global economy have led two of the world’s top oil firms to warn investors that promised growth in returns could be at risk for the first time since the 2014 oil …

South Korea’s U.S. crude imports jump in September; no imports from Iran

South Korea’s U.S. crude imports jump in September; no imports from Iran

Source: Reuters


SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s crude oil imports from the United States more than doubled in September, while its imports of Iranian oil remained zero for a fifth month in a row due to U.S. sanctions, customs data …

Source: Tallgrass Energy

Tallgrass Energy Receives ‘Take Private’ Proposal

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Tallgrass Energy receives preliminary proposal letter from Blackstone Infrastructure Partners offering to take the company private
Tallgrass Energy LP (stock ticker: TGE), a midstream infrastructure company, received a non-binding preliminary proposal

Repsol Sinopec Brazil, Ouro Negro and PUC-Rio Expand Technological Partnership

Repsol Sinopec Brazil, Ouro Negro and PUC-Rio Expand Technological Partnership

From World Oil


Repsol Sinopec Brazil, Ouro Negro and the Mechanical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio’s Technical and Scientific Center (CTC/PUC-Rio) are expanding their technological partnership, developing a through tubing logging profiling tool to assess cement quality in lined wells.

“The …

Source: SEACOR

Galveston Company Enters Race to Supply IMO 2020 Fuels

From The Houston Chronicle


With a massive shift in the marine fuel market just months away from implementation, a Galveston fuel storage operator says it plans to operate a 50,000 barrel a day crude processing facility to meet new stricter …

BP Divests Alaska for $5.6 Billion

BP Divests Alaska for $5.6 Billion

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

BP sells its entire Alaskan business to Hilcorp for a total consideration of $5.6 billion
BP (stock ticker: BP), through its subsidiary BP Alaska, has agreed to sell its entire business

President and CEO of Panhandle Oil and Gas Resigns

President and CEO of Panhandle Oil and Gas Resigns

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Paul F. Blanchard Jr. steps down as president, CEO and director of Panhandle Oil and Gas
Panhandle Oil and Gas (stock ticker: PHX), a mineral and leasehold acreage-focused capital allocator, has

Canada’s Largest Oil Producer Joins Opposition to Enbridge Pipeline Plan

Canada’s Largest Oil Producer Joins Opposition to Enbridge Pipeline Plan

From Reuters


Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country’s biggest oil producer, has joined a number of other firms asking Canada’s energy regulator to intervene in Enbridge Inc’s plan to overhaul shipping contracts on its Mainline pipeline network.

Canadian Natural’s letter …

Oil Futures Extend Gains on Larger-Than-Expected U.S. Crude Draw

Oil Futures Extend Gains on Larger-Than-Expected U.S. Crude Draw

From Reuters


Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday supported by expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, though gains were capped by worries about a recession and uncertainty over a China-U.S. trade deal.

Brent crude LCOc1 settled …

Tamarack Valley Energy, Ltd. Announces Minneapolis Stop on Non-Deal Roadshow

Tamarack Valley Energy, Ltd. Announces Minneapolis Stop on Non-Deal Roadshow

Tamarack Valley Energy, Ltd.  (TSX – TVE), is an oil and gas company whose return-focused growth strategy targets the drilling and acquisition of repeatable and predictable long-life resource plays in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The Company announced that it …