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Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plans Forgot BP Deepwater Horizon

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plans Forgot BP Deepwater Horizon

The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This event was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Eleven workers died in the explosion and sinking of the oil rig, and more than 4 million barrels of oil […]

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Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

When it comes to the story we’re being told about America’s rosy oil prospects, we’re being swindled. At its core, the swindle is this: The shale industry’s oil production forecasts are vastly overstated. Swindle:  Noun  – A fraudulent scheme or action. And the swindle is not just affecting the US.  It’s badly distorted everything from current […]

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3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

These oil stocks will help you take advantage of an improving commodities market With oil prices continuing to hover around new 52-week highs, increased investor interest in oil stocks and commodity-related businesses has spurred a search for value amid a sector that has seen valuations drop to lows not seen in quite some time. With investors fearing […]

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3 Ways To Play The Breakout In Energy Stocks

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Ways To Play The Breakout In Energy Stocks

Oil prices have broken out. Here’s how to play it. Two major events have driven the price of oil up recently. First, oil breached overhead resistance. Whether we are talking about Brent Crude, West Texas Intermediate or any of the other oils, the major trading assets have decisively broken out of a multi-year trading range. […]

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The IoT Of Oil Markets

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
The IoT Of Oil Markets

While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field. Much talk has revolved around how software can completely transform the energy industry, but until recently, it was just talk. Now, things […]

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The Next Big Offshore Boom Is About To Happen Here

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Next Big Offshore Boom Is About To Happen Here

Say what you will about offshore oil and gas exploration, but it’s still alive and kicking—high production costs and all. The latest demonstration of the viability of deepwater projects, even in the post-2014 oil industry era, comes from none other than Brazil. On Wednesday, the country’s National Petroleum Agency put 287 oil and gas blocks […]

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As Oil Breaks Out, Here Are Some Ways To Play It

As Oil Breaks Out, Here Are Some Ways To Play It

Oil may be headed higher. Here’s how to profit. The price of oil has created many problems in the energy sector, and in other related sectors. Ever since the price collapse in 2015, energy stocks of all stripes have struggled. The big producers and explorers have not returned to their old highs. Oil services stocks […]

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Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

Over the past several days, thousands of people have been displaced since Hurricane Harvey made its initial landfall in eastern Texas. The images shown documenting its impact, especially in the areas hit with the heaviest devastation, have been saddening to say the very least. As the storm continues to run its course, our thoughts are […]

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Major Oil Buyers Are Quietly Prepping For A Supply Shock

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Major Oil Buyers Are Quietly Prepping For A Supply Shock

Continuing major changes in global oil flows this week. With big consumers like Indian Oil Corp and South Korean refiner SK Innovation making their first-ever purchases of U.S. crude exports. And in Iran this week, the nation saw its first crude swaps in 7 years — with shipments of oil arriving in Caspian ports from Turkmenistan, to be swapped with shipments […]

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Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

Last week, crude oil rallied the most so far this year, gaining more than 8 percent, or $4 per barrel. Oil traders are much more optimistic than they were just a month ago, and the market is on the upswing. However, the rally could run out of steam in the not-so-distant future, a familiar result […]

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