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2015, May, 22, 17:50:00CHEAP OIL FOR U.S.
U.S. economy is thought to have shrunk in the January-March quarter and may barely grow for the first half of 2015 — thanks in part to sharp cuts in energy drilling. And despite their savings at the gas pump, consumers have slowed rather than increased their spending.
2015, May, 22, 17:30:00U.S. GAS IMPORT
U.S. net imports of natural gas decreased 9% in 2014, continuing an eight-year decline. As U.S. dry natural gas production has reached record highs, lower domestic prices have helped to displace natural gas imports. Net natural gas imports (imports minus exports) totaled 1,171 billion cubic feet (Bcf) in 2014, the lowest level since 1987.
2015, May, 22, 17:20:00OIL: EVERYBODY IS BUYING
U.S. oil companies, still smarting from the crude price rout, are attracting a wave of new investment from unlikely sources - hedge funds and private equity firms flocking to the energy market for the first time to bet on a rebound.
2015, May, 20, 19:00:00RUSSIA & CHINA: NO SANCTIONS
Russia is developing non-dollar financing and ties with China in the face of U.S. and EU sanctions
2015, May, 20, 18:55:00CHINA NEEDS U.S. LNG
"The Chinese market is a very interesting market for us. I wouldn't be surprised if in the future we are delivering LNG to China. And not necessarily small buyers, big buyers as well," said Zanen on the sidelines of the Asia Oil and Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur, declining to give more information.
2015, May, 20, 18:50:00CHINA & U.S. RISKS
China's land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a conference in Jakarta.
2015, May, 18, 18:30:00SAUDI & RUSSIA OIL VICTORY
The rebound in oil prices has wide-reaching implications. For one, it certainly affects the situation in Russia and the Ukraine. As the price of oil stabilizes, the Russian government has become more comfortable with its fiscal situation, despite the fact that low oil prices and Western sanctions have sunk the country into a recession that will likely last through next year.
2015, May, 18, 18:25:00U.S. INDUSTRY DOWN
The cutbacks by energy companies likely contributed to a drop in the production of industrial machinery, which fell 0.9 percent, its second straight decline. The strong dollar also likely held back machinery sales, because it makes goods more expensive overseas. Companies like Caterpillar are exporting fewer trucks, bulldozers and other industrial machines.
2015, May, 18, 18:18:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 6
U.S. Rig Count is down 6 rigs from last week to 888, with oil rigs down 8 to 660, gas rigs up 2 to 223, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 5.
2015, May, 15, 18:50:00U.S. LNG: NO CHINA
The U.S. Department of Energy has advised American companies not to allow Chinese companies to invest in U.S. liquefied natural gas export projects, the head of one such venture told Reuters on Thursday.