2019, February, 20, 10:55:00NORWAY'S RESOURCES UP
NPD - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s estimate for total proven and unproven petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf is about 15.6 billion standard cubic metres of oil equivalents.
2019, February, 20, 10:35:00LUKOIL RESERVES 101%
LUKOIL - According to the SEC classification, the Company's proved hydrocarbon reserves totaled 15.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 76% of which stood for liquids. The proved reserves replacement ratio for liquids totaled 101%. In Russia, the main region of LUKOIL's operations, the replacement ratio reached 127%. The Company's proved hydrocarbon reserves life is 19 years.
2019, February, 18, 12:25:00OIL DEMAND GROWTH 1.4 MBD
IEA - Growth in 4Q18 was robust at 1.4 mb/d y-o-y and for 2018 as a whole growth was 1.3 mb/d.
2019, February, 18, 12:15:00U.S. OIL PRODUCTION 11.9 MBD AGAIN
API - Strongest gasoline demand (8.9 million barrels per day, mb/d) for the month January on record since 1945. Record refinery and petrochemical demand for other oils’ in any month (5.7 mb/d) U.S. production of crude oil (11.9 mb/d) and natural gas liquids (NGLs) (4.9 mb/d) Refinery throughput (17.3 mb/d) and capacity utilization (93.1 percent) for the month of January.
2019, February, 18, 12:10:00BENEFIT FOR RUSSIA
PLATTS - Russia has benefitted significantly from the OPEC/non-OPEC production agreement, which prevented further oil price drops, energy minister Alexander Novak said Thursday, in a sign that Russia remains committed to the deal, despite recent criticism from Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin.
2019, February, 18, 11:55:00U.S. TIGHT OIL PRODUCTION 7 MBD
U.S. EIA - In December 2018, U.S. shale and tight plays produced about 65 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas (70% of total U.S. dry gas production) and about 7 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil (60% of total U.S. oil production). A decade ago, in December 2008, shale gas and tight oil accounted for 16% of total U.S. gas production and about 12% of U.S. total crude oil production.
2019, February, 18, 11:50:00U.S. SHALE NEED INVESTMENT
REUTERS - On Thursday, the regional price of crude was at a $1.10 a barrel premium to U.S. crude futures, the strongest in more than a year as companies including Parsley Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources, Goodrich Petroleum Corp have pared their exploration budgets, easing the constraints.
2019, February, 18, 11:30:00U.S. RIGS UP 2 TO 1,051
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 1,051 rigs, Canada Rig Count is down 16 rigs from last week to 224,
2019, February, 15, 12:00:00OPEC REMAINS HARD
PLATTS - "Our primary objective is to ensure that the oil market remains in balance throughout 2019 and beyond in order to build on the success of the past couple of years," added Barkindo.
2019, February, 15, 11:45:00BP INVESTMENT FOR EGYPT $1.8 BLN
CNBC - Asked how much BP could spend in Egypt in 2019, Dudley said the amount would be significant. "There will be a third phase we're spending on, we're exploring today with other companies ... (So we'll be spending) $1.8 billion give or take. That's a lot," he said.
2019, February, 13, 12:15:00OPEC OIL PRODUCTION 30.81 MBD
PLATTS - OPEC has painted a bearish picture for 2019, with demand for its crude oil expected to fall due to weak demand growth and a sharp rise in output from producers outside the group.
2019, February, 13, 12:10:00OPEC ISN'T A CARTEL
REUTERS - OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said the exporting group was not in the business of fixing oil prices, when asked on Monday to comment on a U.S. House committee passing a bill targeting OPEC oil supply cuts.
2019, February, 11, 10:00:00U.S. RIGS UP 4 TO 1,049
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 1,049 rigs, with oil rigs up 7 to 854 and gas rigs down 3 to 195. Canada Rig Count is down 3 rigs from last week to 240, with oil rigs down 1 to 158 and gas rigs down 2 to 82.
2019, February, 8, 12:10:00OPEC PRODUCTION DOWN 970 TBD
PLATTS - OPEC pumped the fewest barrels since March 2015 in January, with crude output plunging to 30.86 million b/d, a fall of 970,000 b/d from December as new supply quotas went into force, according to an S&P Global Platts survey of industry officials, analysts and shipping data.
2019, February, 8, 11:25:00IRAN'S GAS PRODUCTION UP
SHANA - Zangeneh said Iran had outdone Qatar in recovery from the giant offshore South Pars gas field and surpassed Iraq in production from jointly owned oil reservoirs.