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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC sees global oil supply as robust, demand growth revised a touch lower

September 12, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Despite fears of disruptions to global oil supplies and curbs on production, major oil producing group OPEC sees global oil supplies as fine – it’s demand that should be worrying people. The 15-member OPEC said Wednesday in its latest monthly […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Trump’s sanctions on Iran could push oil prices above $100 per barrel

September 11, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy industry, when they come into effect in November, could potentially drive oil prices above $100 per barrel, according to an industry expert. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures traded at about $68 per barrel […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas needs to work for its long-term sustainability

September 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

The mood music is upbeat. Just 18 months ago the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market was depressed, anticipating an extended period of oversupply. But things haven’t played out quite like that, and prices have staged a strong recovery. The market […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Trump’s Tariffs Raising Costs For The U.S. Oil And Gas Industry – And Americans

August 31, 2018

Via: Forbes

”We’re now seeing the impacts of the steel tariffs flow through and they’re affecting, of course, tubulars and other steel products that we use. We can see steel easily compared to last year would be 20% to 25% over last […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Labor Day gas prices hit 4-year high — and probably won’t drop much after the holiday

August 30, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The summer driving season will end much like it began, with American motorists paying the highest price at the gasoline pump in four years. Gas prices have barely budged this summer, with the national average for regular gasoline hovering around […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil rises as US sanctions on Iran cloud supply outlook

August 24, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices rose on Friday, putting futures on pace to snap several weeks of declines, supported by signs that U.S. sanctions on Iran are already reducing global crude supply. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 85 cents, or 1.1 percent, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Fall Means Falling Gasoline Prices

August 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

Fall arrives next month. Along with it comes relief from the heat, and usually at the gasoline pump as well. It isn’t simply that demand for gasoline drops after summer driving season. Gasoline is also cheaper to produce after summer, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

If Turkey Catches Pneumonia, Will The Oil Market Catch A Cold?

August 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

Financial markets are being roiled by the collapse of the Turkish Lira, as President Erdogan does his impression of King Canute, trying to hold back a tide of bearish sentiment. Unfortunately for him, global markets are no more obedient than […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Lower-Emitting US Natural Gas Can Gain Export Markets

August 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

President Trump’s efforts to expand European imports of American natural gas thus far have consisted of tweeting and jaw-boning, approaches notably ineffective with EU allies whom he has sometimes cast as “foes.” Yet US gas does have a real competitive […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US dollar strength could soon become an ‘unbearable burden’ on the oil market, analyst says

August 13, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The prospect of continued strength in the U.S. dollar over the coming months should constitute an even greater concern to bullish oil traders than an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies, an analyst told CNBC on Monday. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Industry Needs Dealmaker To Come Through With China, Saudi Arabia

August 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

President Donald Trump better be as good of a negotiator as he claims. U.S. oil and natural gas producers – and American consumers – have a lot riding on President Trump’s unorthodox approach to foreign affairs and trade. The president […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US sanctions on Iran could push oil prices above $90 a barrel by year-end, analyst says

August 6, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

U.S. sanctions on Iranian crude could soon push oil prices above $90 a barrel, one oil analyst told CNBC Monday, amid heightened energy market fears of a looming supply shock. “As we go more towards (the fourth quarter) … that’s […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil market braces for “major supply shock”—and it could propel crude prices skywards, analysts say

August 3, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices could soon rally above $90 a barrel amid growing concerns over the prospect of steep declines in Iranian crude, according to industry analysts. Brent crude was on track to post a fourth week of declines in five on […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Pending Stricter Marine Fuel Regulations Roiling Oil Markets

August 2, 2018

Via: Forbes

Oil markets don’t need more uncertainty right now. There’s plenty of concern already about crude oil supply disruptions to make the market skittish. But looming regulations mandating the use of marine low-sulfur diesel fuel in global shipping are a coming […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Are High Oil Prices Starting To Hurt Wind Power?

August 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

The U.S. uses very little oil to generate electricity, but our energy sectors are inextricably connected , so changes in one often affects others. For example, we are starting to see the rumblings of how the price of oil might […]