Tag: shale oil

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Shale Oil Growth Headed For Slowdown, But When?

January 23, 2019

Via: Forbes

The shale oil revolution will remain in the spotlight in 2019 and promises to once again be one of the most crucial factors driving global oil markets. Rapid growth in U.S. oil production is single-handedly satisfying worldwide oil demand – […]

Energy Economics

Can Shale Oil Producers Restrain Their Animal Spirits?

April 10, 2018

Via: Forbes

Investors have been calling for shale producers to avoid overspending because it could mean too much production which would drive down oil prices and leave them unable to service their debt. Needless to say, other producers such as OPEC would […]

Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Sorry OPEC: Shale Oil Should Generate Profits This Year

March 5, 2018

Via: Forbes

A teenage growth spurt – U.S. onshore liquids production is on a tear again. Already rebounding from the downturn for a year, right now it’s turbo-charged. We expect tight oil to grow by 2 million b/d over the next two […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil edges up on falling US crude stocks

August 16, 2017


Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, lifted by declining U.S. crude inventories, although markets were still restrained by excess supply. Market focus was turning to the release of official U.S. Energy Information Administration data later on Wednesday for a further […]

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

US shale oil output projected to rise by more than 100,000 barrels a day for a fourth straight month

June 13, 2017


Shale oil production in the United States is expected to jump again in July, marking the fourth straight month the Department of Energy has forecast monthly growth above 100,000 barrels a day. The department’s U.S. Energy Information Administration on Monday […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

As oil recovers, U.S. firms descend on the Permian Basin in West Texas

February 2, 2017

Via: American Energy News

In most U.S. shale oil regions, energy firms are making strategic but cautious bets as the price of oil holds above $50 a barrel. Here in the Permian Basin of West Texas, the largest U.S. oil patch, the industry poured […]

News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Shale Jobs Are Coming Back

January 13, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Though the increase is small compared to the whopping 155,000 job cuts over the past two years, the increase is an indication that the cycle in the industry is finally starting to swing in another direction. The shale oil companies […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Shale Oil Threat Will Not Go Away

December 22, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

The production cut of 1.8 million barrels of oil a few years back would have led to a massive spike in oil prices; however, in 2016, it has barely managed to nudge prices above the $52 per barrel mark. Fears […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

With oil price near $50, resilient U.S. shale producers eye new chapter

June 20, 2016

Via: Reuters

Two years into the worst oil price rout in a generation, large and mid-sized U.S. independent producers are surviving and eyeing growth again as oil nears $50 a barrel, confounding OPEC and Saudi Arabia with their resiliency. That shale giants […]

Energy Economics

When Will Supply Deluge and Price Rout End, and Will Oil Top $50 by 2017?

May 13, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

When Will Supply Deluge and Price Rout End, and Will Oil Top $50 by 2017? : Continuing Market Uncertainty Puts Pressure on Global Crude Oil Price This research service aims to analyze the key factors effecting the price of crude […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US shale oil firms feel credit squeeze as banks grow cautious

April 11, 2016

Via: Reuters US Energy

Nearly two years into an epic oil rout, U.S. shale drillers that have upended global energy markets are finally feeling a credit squeeze as banks make their biggest cuts yet to their loans. Every six months, oil and gas producers […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The Disruption In Oil Markets Is Just Beginning

March 31, 2016

Via: Forbes

The near-term outlook for oil markets is a mess. Price volatility recently reached its highest level since the global financial crisis as traders, investors and the industry as a whole try to sort through the significance of two big changes: […]