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EIA World liquid fuels production outages have increased in 2020

EIA World liquid fuels production outages have increased in 2020

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Disruptions to crude oil and condensate production from members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries have risen considerably since last year. These outages have contributed to reduced liquid fuel supply and, along with …

EIA -Slightly more U.S. petroleum products were exported in first half of 2020 than in 2019

EIA -Slightly more U.S. petroleum products were exported in first half of 2020 than in 2019

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In the first half of 2020, the United States exported 5.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of petroleum products, a slight increase of 48,000 b/d (1%) from the first half of 2019. Greater exports of propane and other hydrocarbon …

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

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Fossil fuels, or energy sources formed in the Earth’s crust from decayed organic material, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, continue to account for the largest share of energy production and consumption in the United States. In 2019, 80% …

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Great report from the EIA – However I have one question – How will all of the people leaving the major population centers change this report? 

According to the latest data estimates in …

U.S. refineries respond to record-low demand by decreasing inputs to certain downstream units

U.S. refineries respond to record-low demand by decreasing inputs to certain downstream units

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Starting in mid-March 2020, transportation fuel demand in the United States decreased to record lows as a result of reduced economic activity and stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In response …

Early 2020 drop in crude oil prices led to write-downs of U.S. oil producers’ assets

Early 2020 drop in crude oil prices led to write-downs of U.S. oil producers’ assets

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According to publicly filed financial statements, 40 U.S. oil producers collectively wrote down $48 billion worth of assets in the first quarter of 2020, the largest quarterly adjustment since at least 2015. Low crude oil prices contributed to significant …

July 27, 2020 - 8:45 am Crude Oil News, Earnings, EIA News That Matters, Finance
EIA forecasts U.S. petroleum demand will remain below 2019 levels for several more months

EIA forecasts U.S. petroleum demand will remain below 2019 levels for several more months

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Consumption of U.S. liquid fuels fell in March and April 2020 as a result of reduced travel related to COVID-19 and its mitigation measures. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) July Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that U.S. consumption …

July 21, 2020 - 7:00 am Crude Oil News, EIA News That Matters
Breakeven crude oil prices are one metric of the economic constraints facing OPEC+ members

Breakeven crude oil prices are one metric of the economic constraints facing OPEC+ members

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: To help understand the OPEC + members, take a look at the breakeven crude oil prices. Breakeven is is the fiscal breakeven, the minimum price that a country needs to receive per barrel

Lower crude oil prices will mean less exploration and development

Lower crude oil prices will mean less exploration and development

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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 …

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

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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

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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 …

EIA forecasts U.S. crude oil production to decline because of low oil prices – STEO foretasted below $45 per barrel through 2021

EIA forecasts U.S. crude oil production to decline because of low oil prices – STEO foretasted below $45 per barrel through 2021

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In the April 2020 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released on April 7, and before a recently announced agreement by oil producing countries to limit production, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that U.S. crude oil …

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

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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

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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 …

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

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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

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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 …

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

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

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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 …

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

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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