Top

Category: Chemical


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural gas on the up

November 15, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The analysis finds a market in conflict: clean energy goals are driving nations toward wider adoption of natural gas as a lower emission fuel source while technology and political factors create market uncertainty. Surging global interest in gas-to-power projects is […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Ahead Of Trump-Xi Meeting, Record-Setting Oil Exports To China At Zero For 2nd Month

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

For 2nd month in row, and ahead of Trump-Xi meeting this month, US oil exports to China at zero following $1B record. For the second month in a row and just three months after topping $1 billion and setting a […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Qatar As Major Competition For U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas

November 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the U.S. seeks to make a bigger splash into the global LNG export business, we can be sure of one thing: stiff competition persists. With the highest GDP per capita, “The Richest Country in the World” Qatar has been […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Always Evolving Global Oil Technologies And Demand

November 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

With U.S. sanctions on Iran coming next week, oil remains the talk of the energy world. And that makes sense: oil is the engine of global economic growth, supplying 35% of all energy used. One of the great misconceptions today […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

What next as Big Oil moves in on U.S. tight oil?

October 29, 2018

Via: Forbes

What does tight oil have in common with FAANG stocks? Answer: tight oil is arguably the upstream equivalent of these tech sector leaders. It’s the hot investment play in the oil and gas index, it’s outperformed like mad, and it’s […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

IEA: Oil recovery lulls producer nations into economic stupor

October 26, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

The return of oil prices to levels more redolent of the pre-2014 era has given the world’s leading oil producing nations some economic respite. But new industry analysis warns they are inviting economic disaster by relying on hydrocarbons income in […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Saudi Arabia Proves That Oil Is Power

October 24, 2018

Via: Forbes

According to the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy, in 2017 Saudi Arabia produced 12 million barrels of oil per day. That accounted for 12.9% of the world’s oil production, which is in the range of the world’s two […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Which Is Safer For Transporting Crude Oil—Rail, Truck, Pipeline Or Boat?

October 11, 2018

Via: Forbes

The question resurfaced this week as news of increased crude oil transportation by rail crossed the border from Canada. Oil and gas is moving around our country, around pristine wilderness, around our cities and towns. Oil is going to keep […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Hello, Michael: Beware The Resiliency Of The U.S. Oil And Gas System

October 10, 2018

Via: Forbes

I doubt there’s anything in our energy-environment discussion more under appreciated than the sheer complexity of extracting oil and natural gas from the ground and then delivering it to end-users, as safely as possible. It’s a massive 24/7/365 non-stop system, […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

The Blue Wave And The Oil Industry: Will Fracking Be The Biggest Target?

October 2, 2018

Via: Forbes

The possibility of a Democratic wave in the November elections must be sending a chill through the oil industry, even though oil prices have often been high during past Democratic administrations (mostly by coincidence). The fear is that a more […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Never Underestimate The Power Of Big Oil

October 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

I became a shareholder of Chevron CVX -0.16% Corp (NYSE:CVX) when it acquired the former Texaco, which I believe was the first stock I ever bought. I was fresh out of business school and made an investment in Texaco’s dividend […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

US Tight Oil Piles Pressure On Refiners

September 27, 2018

Via: Forbes

US tight oil has revolutionized the global oil market. It is a strongly growing source of high-quality crude, the economics of which proved resilient to OPEC’s competition for market share. Brent – WTI differentials have been volatile, as producers and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Putting Safety First For Oil And Gas Workers

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

When it comes to the safety of oil and gas workers, nothing can be left to chance. It is not just the high-profile major incidents but the day to day healthcare of workers that needs to be managed. Moreover, this […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

Forecasts Of Peak Oil Demand Overstated

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

There will come a time in the future when oil demand stops growing, but recent forecasts putting that date in 2023, five years from today, should be viewed with skepticism. Long-term forecasts about oil market behavior are notoriously wrong and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Oil Will Remain A Large, Viable Industry

September 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

In the previous article, I discussed the natural gas projections from the recent report Rivalry: The IHS Markit View of the Energy Future (2018-50). IHS Markit is a provider of global market data for a number of sectors, including energy. […]