2019, May, 17, 07:40:00U.S., CHINA TRADE WAR
“The U.S. and China have a natural supply-demand match when it comes to energy, but China’s increase of retaliatory tariffs to 25 percent poses a threat to U.S. investment in LNG by limiting our share in the world’s fastest growing LNG market,” said Stephen Comstock, API Director. “These retaliatory tariffs dampen the prospects for the growing U.S. LNG investment, hurt U.S. workers, and benefit America’s foreign competitors.
2019, May, 17, 07:10:00U.S. SMALL NUCLEAR FUEL
NuScale Power and Enfission, LLC are to work together to explore the use of Enfission's next-generation nuclear fuel technology in NuScale's small modular reactors (SMRs) under a newly announced memorandum of understanding (MoU).
2019, May, 17, 07:05:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION DOWN 1.9%
Industrial production fell 0.5 percent in April, and the rates of change for previous months were revised down on net. Output is now reported to have declined 1.9 percent at an annual rate in the first quarter.
2019, May, 15, 11:52:00U.S. ENERGY PRODUCTION UP 8%
The United States produced a record amount of energy from various sources in 2018, reaching 96 quadrillion British thermal units (quads), an 8% increase from 2017. This increase in production outpaced the 4% increase in U.S. energy consumption, which also reached a record high of 101 quads.
2019, May, 15, 11:35:00U.S. PRODUCTION: OIL + 83 TBD, GAS + 943 MCFD
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 83,000 b/d month-over-month in June from 8,412 to 8,495 thousand barrels/day, gas production to increase 943 million cubic feet/day from 79,720 to 80,663 million cubic feet/day .
2019, May, 15, 11:30:00U.S. LNG TO CHINA +25%
China will increase tariffs on US LNG imports to 25% from 10% effective from June 1, the State Council under the Finance Ministry said in a statement late Monday, but it left out US crude imports from its current tariff lists.
2019, May, 15, 11:25:00IRAN NEED 1.5 MBD
The sanctions have already more than halved Iranian oil exports to 1 million bpd or less, from a peak of 2.8 million bpd last year. Exports could drop to as low as 500,000 bpd from May, an Iranian official told Reuters this month.
2019, May, 13, 12:35:00U.S. OIL PROFITABILITY $28 BLN
Net income for 43 U.S. oil producers totaled $28 billion in 2018, a five-year high. Based on net income, 2018 was the most profitable year for these U.S. oil producers since 2013, despite crude oil prices that were lower in 2018 than in 2013 on an annual average basis.
2019, May, 13, 12:30:00U.S. LNG TO CHINA CUTS
No liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that left the United States in March and April have gone to China, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data shows, as the trade war between the two nations escalates.
2019, May, 13, 12:25:00ALASKA LNG OPPORTUNITY
“[The Russians] are bringing 16.5 million tons of LNG from the Yamal [LNG project] through the Bering Strait [en route to Asia] 2,600 miles through the ice, while we’ve got big fields in Prudhoe Bay [Alaska] that are lying fallow” that would require just 600 miles through the ice zone, Treadwell asserted to lawmakers at a maritime subcommittee hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives.
2019, May, 13, 12:15:00U.S. TRADE DEFICIT UPDOWN
Year-to-date, the goods and services deficit decreased $5.8 billion, or 3.7 percent, from the same period in 2018. Exports increased $14.0 billion or 2.3 percent. Imports increased $8.2 billion or 1.1 percent.
2019, May, 13, 11:40:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 2 TO 988
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week to 988, with oil rigs down 2 to 805, gas rigs unchanged at 183, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 63, with oil rigs up 5 to 22 and gas rigs down 3 to 41.
2019, May, 8, 11:00:00U.S. URANIUM DOWN AGAIN
The United States produced 1.47 million pounds of uranium concentrate in 2018, down for the fourth consecutive year and the lowest total since 1950,
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNCOMPLETED WELLS UP
The number of drilled but uncompleted wells in seven key oil and natural gas production regions in the United States has increased over the last two years, reaching a high of 8,504 wells in February 2019,
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN TO 3.6%
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported