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Source: Reuters

Shell to write down assets again, taking cuts to more than $22 billion

Reuters


LONDON – Royal Dutch Shell on Monday said it will write down the value of oil and gas assets by $3.5 billion to $4.5 billion following a string of impairments this year as it adjusts to a weaker outlook.…

Source: Houston Chronicle

Layoffs, pay cuts loom as Schlumberger plans to cut up to 30 percent from budget

Houston Chronicle


Layoffs and pay cuts loom as Schlumberger, the largest oilfield service company in the world, plans to cut up to 30 percent from its budget amid crumbling oil prices and the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Schlumberger …

Saudis, Russia Determine the Future of OPEC+ Cuts this Month

Saudis, Russia Determine the Future of OPEC+ Cuts this Month

From Bloomberg/Houston Chronicle

A year ago, in the enduring twilight of one of St. Petersburg’s famous “white nights” of summer, Saudi Arabia and Russia reached an agreement that set a new direction for the oil market.

This week, …

Oil Markets on Track to Balance:  Saudi Oil Minister

Oil Markets on Track to Balance:  Saudi Oil Minister

December cuts were “a lifeline for U.S. shale oil producers”: Al Falih

Saudi energy chief concerned about volatility, prevailing negative sentiment

From Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: Global oil markets are on the right track and will soon return to balance …

January 14, 2019 - 3:56 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, OPEC
How the U.S. Will Handle the OPEC-Russia Spigot

How the U.S. Will Handle the OPEC-Russia Spigot

Except for a small drop in the amount of oil produced in 2016, with return to the upswing in 2017, American production has been on a steady increase ever since 2008. Even during the 2014-2016 price crash, U.S. E&Ps hunkered …

The U.S. Sanctions Venezuela

The U.S. Sanctions Venezuela

On May 21, 2018 the United States president signed an executive order prohibiting certain transactions with the government of Venezuela. The order restricts transactions involving debt owed to the Venezuelan government.

According to law firm Akin Gump, the new prohibitions …

We Can Ramp Production Back Up to Pre-Cut Levels in 60 Days: Rosneft

We Can Ramp Production Back Up to Pre-Cut Levels in 60 Days: Rosneft

Russian giant Rosneft Oil Company (ticker: ROSN) reported a Q1 2018 net income of USD$1.5 billion (RUB$81 billion) with a spending budget of $3.9 billion (RUB$223 billion).

More multistage fracs, horizontal wells

The company produced 5.71 MMBOE in Q1 2018. …

IEA World Oil Demand (mb/d = Millions of Barrels per Day), Feb. 2018

World Hungers for Oil: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released a new Oil Market Report (OMR) today.

In its OMR, the IEA said countries across the globe have been steadily consuming more and more oil over the past few years.

The IEA said that …