Tag: Tight oil

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, 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 […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US shale producers under oil-price pressure

June 29, 2017

Via: Petroleum Economist

Front-month WTI futures—the US crude benchmark price—briefly fell below $43 per barrel on 21 June before recovering to around $44/b later in the month. That’s an almost $10/b-drop from a year-earlier. Bearish market sentiment from speculators—due to fears that commitment […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Tight Oil Expected to Make Up Most of U.S. Oil Production Increase Through 2040

February 16, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

EIA’s recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) Reference case projects that U.S. tight oil production will increase to more than 6 million barrels per day (b/d) in the coming decade, making up most of total U.S. oil production. After […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Future U.S. Tight Oil and Shale Gas Production Depends on Resources, Technology, Markets

August 24, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Based on projections in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016), U.S. tight oil production is expected to reach 7.08 million barrels per day (b/d), and shale gas production is expected to reach 79 billion cubic feet […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

EIA: rise in US crude and other liquid fuels production beyond 2017

July 12, 2016

Via: Energy Global

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that US petroleum and other liquid fuels production, which in addition to crude oil and condensate production includes natural gas plant liquids derived from natural gas processing as well as biofuels and volume […]