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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil rises despite fears of a global economic downturn

August 12, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude. International benchmark Brent crude futures were at $58.65 a barrel, up 10 cents […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Markets Could See Volatility, Arbitrage As Shipping Fuel Shifts

August 9, 2019

Via: Forbes

A United Nations mandate on the shipping industry to remove up to 85% of the sulfur content from its fuel to cut 3% of global carbon dioxide emissions could throw the industry into massive disruption. Some analysts argue it could […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Prices Undervalued Amid US-China Trade Fight

August 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

Oil prices have tumbled in the past month well into bear-market territory. The market-opening price for WTI on Thursday was slightly above $52 a barrel. The Brent international benchmark price was just above $57 a barrel. The oil sector is […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Forecast shows continued decline for coal

August 7, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Short Term Energy Outlook for 2019 and we have summarized the key highlights for you below. Electricity, coal, renewables and emissions EIA expects the share of U.S. total utility-scale electricity generation […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Global Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) Market 2019-2025

August 7, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

The “Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) – Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) market worldwide is projected to grow by US$329.2 Thousand, guided by a […]


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

U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Department Invests $40 Million in Enhanced Oil Recovery

August 5, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) selected five projects to receive approximately $39.9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery. DOE […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

BP second-quarter profits beat expectations despite lower oil prices

July 30, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Energy giant BP reported better-than-expected second-quarter net profits on Tuesday, saying it is “right on target” at the midpoint of its five-year plan. U.K.-based BP posted second-quarter underlying replacement cost profit, used as a proxy for net profit, of $2.8 […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

With Iran Backed Into A Corner, Where Is The Risk Premium On Oil?

July 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

The United States and Iran both say they want to avoid war. Even without one, the drama we’ve seen the last two months in the Persian Gulf still presents a threat to the global energy industry. That risk is incredibly […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil markets will see another glut in 2020, IEA predicts

July 12, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the return of an oversupplied oil market next year, despite the recent rollover of an OPEC-led pact designed to restrain any glut. The energy agency said the “main message” of its closely-watched report was […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil price ‘could easily be $75’ if trade truce boosts demand, expert says

July 2, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The success, or failure, of trade talks between the U.S. and China will be a decisive factor in the oil price outlook this year, despite OPEC’s decision to extend production cuts, oil market expert Amrita Sen told CNBC on Tuesday. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC set to extend oil production curbs by nine months

July 1, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC and its allies looked all but certain to extend oil supply cuts by nine months, after several members of the Middle East-dominated producer group endorsed a policy designed to support oil prices amid a weakening global economy. Saudi Arabia’s […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil markets are underestimating the impact of another flare-up in US-Iran tensions, analysts warn

June 24, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil traders are under-prepared for another flare-up in U.S.-Iran tensions, energy analysts have told CNBC, as President Donald Trump’s administration prepares to impose “major ” new sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Six oil tankers and a U.S. spy drone have […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil prices erase losses on a bigger than expected inventory drop

June 19, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices turned around on Wednesday after a surprise draw down in U.S. supply lifted sentiment in the market. U.S. crude inventories decreased by 3.1 million barrels last week, according to Energy Information Administration. Brent crude futures traded 22 cents […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

A Failure Of OPEC+ Could Turn The U.S. Oil Boom Into Another Bust

June 17, 2019

Via: Forbes

I have written about this topic before, but it deserves a review at this crucial point in time where the oil markets are concerned. Just half a year after they agreed to implement significant new cutbacks in their crude oil […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Follow The Money: Global Investors Flee Coal Power Like A Hot Potato

June 11, 2019

Via: CleanTechnica

It’s no secret that the long term outlook for coal power in the global market is rather gloomy these days, and the decline could accelerate as the money pipeline dries up. According to one recent analysis, since 2013 more than […]