Tag: oil prices

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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Time To Buy CVX? Chevron Could Be Back In The Saddle

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Time To Buy CVX? Chevron Could Be Back In The Saddle

Chevron is finally seeing rising production and that’s a great thing. Big oil isn’t wait it used to be. And for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) that fact has hit the firm right in its wallet. Since the energy crash that started in 2014, CVX has been basically drifting water in terms of cash flows and profits. That’s resulted […]

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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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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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The Entire Oil Sector Is Screaming: ‘Buy Me!’

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Entire Oil Sector Is Screaming: ‘Buy Me!’

I don’t put much stock in news headlines (probably because I used to write them in my days as a financial journalist). So when I read lots of energy stories with a uniformly grim outlook, like… “It’s a World of Worry for Oil Companies” (Houston Chronicle). “Saudis Boxed In by Low Oil Prices” (Wall Street […]

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7 Energy Stocks To Buy To Survive An Oil Beating

7 Energy Stocks To Buy To Survive An Oil Beating

These energy stocks have growth coming and are hovering near support Oil has been doing poorly lately, which has most energy stocks falling as well. OPEC recently agreed to continue its current production cap, but investors still aren’t having it. They were either looking for a larger cut in production (cutting down supply while maintaining […]

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U.S. Shale To Keep On Pumping Even With $30 Oil

U.S. Shale To Keep On Pumping Even With $30 Oil

Since OPEC announced the production cut deal at the end of November, industry analysts have been warning that rising production from producers outside the deal—U.S. shale in particular—is effectively capping the oil price gains from that agreement. Four months after the OPEC/NOPEC deal took effect, oil prices dropped to the levels preceding the agreement, amid […]

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Here’s The Reason OPEC Cuts Didn’t Work Out

Here’s The Reason OPEC Cuts Didn’t Work Out

It was only a few months ago that OPEC, once the de facto arbiter of oil markets, seemed to have a plan to inflate the price of oil: The cartel, along with several non-OPEC members, agreed in December to cut production by roughly 1.2 million barrels per day. And for the first quarter of 2017, […]

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Saudi War On Shale Is Not Over Yet

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Saudi War On Shale Is Not Over Yet

Two weeks ago when Saudi Arabia let it leak that the kingdom has no intention of leading OPEC toward another cut in production to accommodate the growing volumes of oil from American shale deposits, it was another sign that the Saudi war on shale actually never ended. To properly understand this announcement, we need to […]

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Is A Second OPEC Cut On The Cards?

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Is A Second OPEC Cut On The Cards?

OPEC’s coordinated effort to curtail global supply has so far managed to put a floor under oil prices, which have been sitting modestly above US$50 since the deal was announced at the end of November last year. But resurging U.S. shale has been capping the upside, and Brent has not breached US$58 per barrel. Analysts […]

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