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Source: Reuters

OPEC sees small 2020 oil deficit even before latest supply cut

Reuters


LONDON – OPEC on Wednesday pointed to a small deficit in the oil market next year due to restraint by Saudi Arabia even before the latest supply pact with other producers takes effect, suggesting a tighter market than previously …

December 11, 2019 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, International, OPEC
Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

From Bloomberg


Hildebrand gained fortune buying old, conventional oil assets, bet may be timely as investors begin to sour on shale

Texas oilman Jeffery Hildebrand became a billionaire by shunning the shale revolution taking place in his home state. Now, …

An Oryx Midstream facility (source: Oryx Midstream Services)

Qatar May be Losing the Top Spot as World’s Biggest LNG Exporter

From CNBC


Qatar will lose its title as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) within the next year, as Australia ramps up production on a slew of multi-billion dollar export projects.

“Australia and Qatar continued to jostle …

Source: Comstock Resources

Ronald Mills Appointed VP of Finance and Investor Relations at Comstock Resources

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Comstock Resources appoints Johnson & Rice alum Ronald Mills as its new VP of finance and investor relations
Comstock Resources Inc. (stock ticker: CRK), an independent E&P based out of Frisco,

U.S. Oil Sector Sets Another Record in Another Sign of Energy Independence

U.S. Oil Sector Sets Another Record in Another Sign of Energy Independence

From The Houston Chronicle


The U.S. energy sector broke another record last year as the shale boom sent natural gas and petroleum production soaring.

U.S. petroleum and natural gas production jumped by 16 percent and by 12 percent respectively in …

Cushing, Okla., is one of the United States oil facilities in the Keystone Pipeline System.

TransCanada’s 4,250-kilometre (2,640 mile) Keystone Pipeline System transports approximately 20 per cent of western Canadian crude oil exports to key refineries in the U.S. Midwest and Gulf Coast, where it is converted into fuel and other useful petroleum products.

U.S. Crude Stockpiles Fall, with Cushing Down for a Seventh Week – EIA

From Reuters


U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell more than expected last week with supplies at the Cushing, Oklahoma hub dropping for a seventh week, while gasoline and distillate inventories rose, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Crude inventories fell …

Source: Cameron LNG Media Kit

LNG Takes up 7 Percent U.S. Gas Production in July

From The Houston Chronicle


U.S. LNG exports have expanded to the point they made up 7 percent of total U.S. natural gas production in July, the Energy Information Administration reported Monday.

Last month gas deliveries to LNG export facilities reached …

August 19, 2019 - 6:03 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News, Trade
U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

From Reuters


U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast in its monthly drilling productivity report …

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

From The Houston Chronicle


Houston oilfield service company Halliburton has landed nine contracts to drill and complete a series of wells off the coast in West Africa.

Australian exploration and production company Woodside Energy awarded the contracts to Halliburton as …

OPEC keeps curbs - Saudi Arabia Minister of Energy Khalid Al-Falih - Oil & Gas 360

Saudis to Limit Oil Exports in September to Stabilize Market

From The Houston Chronicle


Saudi Arabia plans to keep oil exports below 7 million barrels a day next month as OPEC’s biggest producer allocates less crude than customers demand in a bid to stabilize the market, according to the kingdom’s …

Enbridge to Keep Kentucky Gas Pipe Shut for at Least a Week After Blast

Enbridge to Keep Kentucky Gas Pipe Shut for at Least a Week After Blast

From Reuters


Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc said the section of its Texas Eastern pipeline in Kentucky that exploded on Thursday, killing one person, will remain shut through at least Aug. 12.

Enbridge said in a notice to customers Monday …

Occidental and Ecopetrol Team Up in the Midland

Occidental and Ecopetrol Team Up in the Midland

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Occidental Petroleum and Ecopetrol S.A. form joint venture in the Midland Basin
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (stock ticker: OXY), the fourth largest public E&P by market capitalization, has formed a joint venture

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

From Reuters


OPEC oil output hit an eight-year low in July as a further voluntary cut by top exporter Saudi Arabia deepened losses caused by U.S. sanctions on Iran and outages elsewhere in the group, a Reuters survey found.

The …

BP Profit Again Outstrips Forecasts, Lifted by Higher Oil Output

BP Profit Again Outstrips Forecasts, Lifted by Higher Oil Output

From Reuters


A strong rise in oil and gas production helped BP (BP.L) offset weaker crude prices and refining profit to again beat profit expectations on Tuesday, boosting its shares.

BP’s second quarter contrasts with Total (TOTF.PA) and …

The Shale Boom in the Permian Is Slowing Down

The Shale Boom in the Permian Is Slowing Down

From Bloomberg

The promise of the Permian is shrinking.

Producers in the nation’s oil-rich shale basins are dialing back growth plans in the face of a growing panoply of problems that’s killing returns and keeping skeptical investors at bay.

The …

July 12, 2019 - 5:25 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Taking questions after OPEC/non-OPEC joint production cut announcement on Dec. 7, 2018: left to right - Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy for the Russian Federation, Khalid A. Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry & Mineral Resources, Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of Energy & Industry and president of the conference. Far right: OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo of Nigeria.

World’s Daily Crude Oil Production Up to 75.8 Million Barrels in 2018 while OPEC Output Dips 

Largest crude oil demand growth came from Asia, Pacific regions and North America
By Bevo Beaven, Editor, Oil & Gas 360
The OPEC oil cartel published its Annual Statistical Bulletin this week. The book highlights some interesting facts from the

Photo by Mike Goldwater"

Russia’s May oil output hits 11-month low on dirty oil crisis

From Reuters


MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian oil output fell to 11.11 million barrels per day (bpd) in May, its lowest level since June 2018, from 11.23 million bpd in April, Energy Ministry data showed on Sunday.

The production fall resulted …

Saudi Arabia is Burning Less of its Crude Oil for Power

Saudi Arabia is Burning Less of its Crude Oil for Power

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Natural gas consumption is on the rise in the kingdom
Saudi Arabia burns more crude oil for the purposes of power generation than any other nation in the world, tripling the

Texas oil production - Oil & Gas 360

Midland Basin Leads Oil & Gas Breakevens at $47

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has released its slide show updating leading indicators in the oil and gas industry.

The bank’s upstream survey respondents pegged breakeven prices for new wells in the nation’s basins in a range from $47

Source: Iraqenergy.org

Iraq Oil Production to be ‘Squeezed for Next Decade’

From Arab News

The state-run company responsible for oil projects in mid-stream had “a spotty execution track record”

LONDON: Growth in Iraqi oil production will be squeezed for the next decade despite the country being the second largest OPEC producer …

U.S. Shale to Offset Global Production Problems: Analysts

U.S. Shale to Offset Global Production Problems: Analysts

From CNBC

A sustained upswing in U.S. shale growth is likely to offset global production problems over the coming months, energy analysts told CNBC on Wednesday.

The mood music in the energy market has been heavily influenced by a flurry …

When Will Canadian Oil Production Be Competitive?

When Will Canadian Oil Production Be Competitive?

“The competition for capital investment in the global marketplace is fierce and Canada is losing,” Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) CEO Tim McMillan said in a statement this week.

McMillan said that a lack of regulatory clarity, and the …

United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia Find Agreement on Oil Policy

United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia Find Agreement on Oil Policy

From the New York Times

HOUSTON — It is unusual for the United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia to see eye-to-eye, much less try to achieve common energy policy goals, even indirectly.

But that is what seems to be happening, …

June 14, 2018 - 8:15 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, OPEC
Schematic of Shell's Kaikias project in the US Gulf of Mexico, which is an economically resilient, subsea development with an estimated peak production of 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). Kaikias is started production approximately one-year ahead of schedule. (PRNewsfoto/Shell)

Kaikias Starts One Year Early

Shell is projecting estimated peak production of 40 MBOEPD from Kaikias

Shell Offshore, Inc. (ticker: RDS.A) started production early at the first phase of the Kaikias project, a subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with estimated peak production …

Africa’s Largest non-OPEC Producer is on a Roll

Africa’s Largest non-OPEC Producer is on a Roll

Egypt is the largest non-OPEC oil producer in Africa and the third-largest dry natural gas producer on the continent, according to the EIA’s newest report on Egypt. In recent years, the country has seen political instability accompanied by growing power …

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 …

Trans-Alaska oil pipeline

A Minimum of 5.7 Billion Barrels Await Drillers at ANWR

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is located on the northern coast of Alaska, due east of both Prudhoe Bay and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA). The coastal plain (the 1002 Area) covers 1.5 million acres and is about 8% …

Vermilion Energy Closes $1.4 Billion Acquisition

Vermilion Energy Closes $1.4 Billion Acquisition

Vermilion Energy Inc. (ticker: VET) closed the acquisition of Spartan Energy Corp. for a total consideration of $1.40 billion, comprised of $1.23 billion in Vermilion shares plus the assumption of approximately $175 million in debt.

Vermilion acquired all of the …

Callon Petroleum Expands Permian Footprint with $570 Million Delaware Purchase

Callon Petroleum Expands Permian Footprint with $570 Million Delaware Purchase

Consolidation continues in the Permian, with Callon Petroleum (ticker: CPE) purchasing $570 million in assets Thursday.

Callon intends to acquire 28,657 net acres in the Delaware, primarily in Ward and Loving Counties, from Cimarex Energy (ticker: XEC). This acreage is …

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 …