EIA: Global Liquid Fuel Inventory To Decline for 1.5 Years After Reaching 2020 Peak
The recent increase in global liquid fuel inventory has been largely driven by travel restrictions, and reduced economic activity. Supply is expected come back down as demand and prices recover.
OPEC+ Moves To End Price War With 9.7 Million B/D Cut
Reductions will begin next month and last until June. After that, major oil producers around the world plan to step down from the cuts in phases that extend to 2022.
Is Depression-Era Production Regulation What OPEC Really Wants To See?
The notion that the state of Texas could help oil producers by limiting production at a time when the market is glutted has a real history in Texas, but an iffy future.
Saudi Arabia Pledges To Help Stabilize Market in Wake of US/Iran Tension
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said OPEC must continue to work toward market stability to allow needed oil and gas investment to go forward.
OPEC, non-OPEC Allies To Extend, Increase Production Cuts
The group will shed an additional 500,000 B/D of oil production through March 2020, bringing the total curtailment to 1.7 million B/D.
OPEC Expects To Shrink Supplies Until US Shale Peaks
The 2019 World Oil Outlook projects tight-oil supplies to rise to at least 75% of total US production before retreating.
IPO Leads to Leadership Change at Saudi Aramco
The move to split oversight of Aramco from the Energy Ministry ends decades of tradition but is designed to avoid conflicts of interest ahead of what could be the largest IPO in history.
US Leads World in Oil Reserves
Ranking places US ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia.
IEA, OPEC Cut 2019 Oil Demand Growth Forecast
Trade tensions and economic sentiment take a toll.
Three Trends Shaping Global Production: US Well Spacing, Argentine Shale, and Middle East Conventionals
For the next several years, supplies of crude will depend on several macro factors. Some are easier to forecast than others.
Abu Dhabi Plans International Tender for Oil and Gas Exploration Blocks
Abu Dhabi will conduct its first-ever competitive tender for international partners to explore and develop oil and gas blocks onshore and offshore.
IEA Sees No End to US Shale Output Surge
The scheme by OPEC and non-OPEC producers to collectively curb oil production has brought stability to the global market—which, as a result, could soon be awash in “a second wave” of US shale output growth.
OPEC, Non-OPEC Partnership Extends Production Cuts Through 2018
OPEC and a Russian-led group of non-OPEC producers agreed to extend their deal to collectively curb oil production until the end of 2018, following through on their efforts to rebalance the oil market and support higher crude prices.
OPEC Extends Production Cuts 9 Months, Impacts Analyzed
OPEC has renewed its effort to prop up global crude prices, but the impact may also drive US production higher.
Battle for Oil Market Control Could Have a Lasting Impact
Expectations of continued USD 100/bbl of oil were shattered by a sharp price drop last year that eventually halved the prices of benchmark crudes. Prices were still sinking at the start of the year to lows not seen since 2009 due to a global oversupply of oil.
Low Oil Prices Make Innovation a Priority
A sharp decline in oil prices is pushing oil and gas companies to innovate to increase efficiency and prepare to meet the world’s long-term energy needs, panelists said at the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in December.
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20 May 2020