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News and Policies, U.S.

Oil Production Changes By President From 1961-2020

April 16, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Over the past 60 years, U.S. oil production has seen its ups and downs. From the decline that began in 1970 through the fracking boom of the 2000s, U.S. presidents have overseen a wide range of oil production changes. As […]


Energy Economics

Visualizing Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Production (Through September 2020)

December 18, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Parkland USA to acquire Story, Carter Oil retail and distribution assets

December 4, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Parkland Corporation, through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries Parkland USA, has entered into a series of transactions to acquire the retail and commercial fuel assets of Story Distributing Company, and Carter Oil Company. The acquisitions will expand Parkland’s presence in […]


Energy Economics

Should Penny Stock Investors Invest in Small Oil & Gas Companies?

November 30, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

Penny stocks are often seen as opportunities for huge returns. However, this happens on rare occasions with the rest of the time investors losing money. There could be an opportunity in small oil companies now given the recent events and […]


News and Policies, U.S.

USA: Refuel to acquire Holmes Oil

November 12, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Refuel Operating Company will acquire Holmes Oil, a North Carolina-based convenience store and fuel distribution business. Refuel is a South Carolina-based retail and wholesale fuel distribution and convenience store business and portfolio company of First Reserve. Holmes Oil owns and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

EG Group to acquire Schrader Oil in the U.S.

November 10, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

EG Group has entered into a binding agreement for the acquisition of Schrader Oil in the United States of America. Schrader currently operates 18 convenience retail stores and fuel stations in Northern Colorado and employs 150 people. EG Group already […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Majors acquires Regal Oil c-stores and dealer supply assets

November 4, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Majors Management, a rapidly growing leader in the U.S. convenience store industry, has acquired 14 convenience stores and numerous dealer supply accounts from Regal Oil. The Regal portfolio increases Majors’ existing presence in Texas and expands the company’s footprint throughout […]


Energy Economics

How the Oil Industry is Adapting to Changing Market Forces

November 3, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

The oil and gas market has experienced one of the most volatile campaigns in recent history. This was triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, which affected intermediate demand. WTI Crude Oil prices plunged sharply in April before rising to top the […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas industry calls on EU for enhancing gas contribution to decarbonisation

October 21, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

57 CEOs and associations representing the European gas sector sent a letter on 19 October calling on the EU institutions to ensure that EU financial mechanisms recognize gas as an indispensable part of the energy transition towards a carbon neutral […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables reach 23% of European Union energy consumption after ‘paradigm shift’

October 16, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The EU is on track to achieve between 22.8% to 23.1% renewables in gross final energy consumption in 2020 as the continent experiences a “clear paradigm shift” towards solar and wind. That’s according to the European Commission (EC), which this […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar key part of decarbonising EU building stock

October 16, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The European Commission has unveiled its Renovation Wave strategy, and published its annual State of the Energy Union, accompanied by a series of documents, including the annual Renewable Energy Progress Report, the Report on Energy Prices and Costs in Europe, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Golden Oil to open a new Amoco location in Wisconsin

October 15, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Golden Oil Co., a company offering wholesale distribution of petroleum and petroleum products, will open a two-story Amoco fuel station and convenience store in East Somers, Wisconsin. The new location is scheduled to open in March 2021 and will also […]


Energy Economics

The IEA’s Latest Forecast Is Out: How Reliable Are The Price Scenarios?

October 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

The IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook has been released and at a ‘mere’ 464 pages, did not crash the internet. (When I was a boy, we would say its release meant the death of many trees for the printing.) As […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Did The U.S. Become The World’s Top Oil Producer Under President Trump?

September 29, 2020

Via: Forbes

As the presidential election approaches, I am increasingly seeing claims that President Trump put the U.S. back on top as the world’s leading oil producer. So, let’s take a closer look. Here is a 2013 article from the Daily Mail […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Merger Shows Hope For Battered Oil Services Sector

September 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Who says it’s all doom and gloom in the oilfield services sector? Sure, U.S. drilling and fracking activity remain near all-time lows, and the sector is drowning in red ink after a brutal second quarter, but as Baron Rothschild once […]