2015, April, 4, 13:10:00ARCTIC EXPLORATION’S RISK
Arctic exploration is worth the risk. Exxon has decades of experience working in that part of the world, including successful projects in Russia — but also a catastrophic oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in 1989.
2015, April, 2, 19:40:00OPEC EARNING: $446 BLN
Based on crude oil market assessments in the Short-Term Energy Outlook, EIA estimates that members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about $700 billion in revenue from net oil exports in 2014, a 14% decrease from 2013 earnings and the lowest earnings for the group since 2010.
2015, March, 31, 20:50:00U.S. OIL GROWTH
U.S. crude oil production (including lease condensate) increased during 2014 by 1.2 million barrels per day (bbl/d) to 8.7 million bbl/d, the largest volume increase since recordkeeping began in 1900. On a percentage basis, output in 2014 increased by 16.2%, the highest growth rate since 1940. Most of the increase during 2014 came from tight oil plays in North Dakota, Texas, and New Mexico where hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling were used to produce oil from shale formations.
2015, March, 23, 18:35:00OIL PRICE: $70/BBL
Could an oil and gas bounce-back loom in America’s near future? During his appearance on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” energy magnate Boone Pickens seems to think so, forecasting prices to rise to $70 per barrel by the end of the year.
2015, March, 23, 18:30:00LNG MARKET: TRENDS AND OUTLOOK
Natural gas international markets are constantly growing. Despite the ongoing crisis, Europe is increasing its dependence on imports, while emerging economies in Asia face the daunting task of fuelling their economic growth.
2015, March, 20, 19:05:00U.S. GEOPOLITICS
Lifting the longstanding ban on U.S. crude oil exports would boost the country’s economy and enhance its global leadership, a former senior Obama administration official will tell senators on Thursday, introducing a strategic dimension to the growing debate over selling American oil abroad.
2015, March, 18, 21:15:00GLOBAL DEFLATIONARY RISKS
The Fallout from Lower Oil Prices
2015, March, 13, 22:15:00RUSSIA’S GAS STRATEGY
As most of Russia’s energy exports go to the European Union, both players are strongly interdependent. For Russia, energy resources, especially gas, are viewed as a tool to project power beyond its borders.
2015, March, 12, 21:15:00U.S. STRATEGIC ERROR
Capital spending budgets are being cut back, drilling rigs idled and staff laid off. The remarkable growth of US oil production, which brought more than 1m barrels per day of additional supply on to world markets in each of the past three years, seems likely to flatten out this year.
2015, March, 12, 21:00:00SAUDI’S STRATEGY
In December Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Ali al-Naimi posed an interesting question: “Is there a black swan out there that we don’t know about which will come by 2050 and we will have no demand?”
2015, March, 12, 20:55:00UKRAINE RISK BAIL OUT
The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday approved a bigger, high-risk bailout for Ukraine, giving Kiev immediate access to $5 billion of $17.5 billion in emergency IMF credit in another bid to keep the embattled country afloat.
2015, March, 9, 19:10:00THE HORRIBLE RUSSIAN GAS
Russia’s bid for Turkish Stream pipeline may open the gates to the competition it most fears
2015, February, 7, 17:19:00U.S. & RUSSIA FIGHT
The United States and Russia are once more locked in what could be a generation-defining conflict, and Europe is yet again the core battleground. But this Cold War reprise isn’t about military supremacy.
2015, January, 14, 21:15:002015: GLOBAL OIL SPLITS
Robust recovery in the United States, a moribund euro zone and slowing Chinese growth reflect global splits which plunging oil prices are likely to widen.
2015, January, 11, 15:00:005 OIL PRICES LESSONS
The halving of oil prices over the past six months has caught pretty much every economist by surprise and prompted a rush to explain the reasons behind this astounding drop and the consequences for the global economy .