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Some Gas With That Sandwich? Convenience Dominates Fuel Market
Friday, August 18, 2017 Now the two models are coming together, combining the strength of fuel brand recognition with new consumer preferences for a broader buying experience.

Why Would Oil Demand Peak, Contrary to Peak Oil Supply?
Thursday, August 17, 2017 People find it hard to believe that there is another side of the 'Peak Oil Supply' theory, which is 'Peak Oil Demand'.

Kemp: Goodbye Contango? Oil's Long March Towards Backwardation
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 The IEA's evident frustration about the slow and uneven pace of rebalancing, and the conflicting signals about whether it is happening at all, is shared by many traders, analysts and investors.

America's Shale Natural Gas Production Is Taking Off - Sort Of
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 America's shale gas production is about to surge 12%. Sort of.

Big Oil Follows Silicon Valley Into Backing Green Energy Firms
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Major oil companies are joining Silicon Valley in backing energy-technology start-ups, a signal that that those with the deepest pockets in the industry are casting around for a new strategy.

Russell: China's Appetite For Crude Oil May Become Less Voracious
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The sharp slowdown in China's refinery processing in July may be another warning sign that the robust growth in crude oil demand this year in the world's top importer is poised to moderate.

Automation is the Key to the Future of Oil and Gas
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 With an increasingly diverse energy market and a shortage in skilled labor, automation of daily operations will be a key factor for sustainable growth in the oil and gas industry.

Kemp: Hedge Funds Gamble For A Third Time On Oil Rebalancing
Monday, August 14, 2017 Hedge fund managers are becoming bullish towards crude oil and refined fuels for the third time this year and must be hoping the signs of market rebalancing are real this time.

US Shale Output Poised To Keep Rising Despite Investor Concerns
Friday, August 11, 2017 The higher outlooks come on the heels of one high-profile Permian Basin producer's oil output miss last quarter and decisions by several other energy companies to trim annual budgets.

Oil, Gas Industry Facing Skills Gap
Friday, August 11, 2017 The sector will face a skills gap if it doesn't use technology to try and retain young people in the workplace.

Kemp: Oil Market Marches On Towards Backwardation
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Oil traders are increasingly convinced the market will rebalance over the next year with a major drawdown in crude and products stocks.

Amid Skepticism, Nigeria Continues to Move Forward to Revamp its Government
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Operators, experts remain cautious as Africa's No. 1 oil producing nation passes a bill to reduce corruption.

Top Oil Buyers Go on Light Crude Diet to Meet Diesel Craving
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 'Diesel demand has been strong in emerging economies,' says Peter Lee, an analyst at BMI Research.

Innovate, Cut Costs: How A Russian Oil Firm Navigates Global Supply Curbs
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 A global deal cutting crude output has forced Tatneft to curb flows at some fields, leaving it with lower revenues but little relief from maintenance and running costs.

Kemp: US Shale Breakeven Price Revealed Around $50
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 US shale producers need a WTI oil price around $50 per barrel to break even, according to an analysis of 2Q financial statements.

Kemp: Hedge Funds Get Bullish Again On Oil (Third Time Lucky?)
Monday, August 07, 2017 Hedge funds and other money managers are becoming bullish again about oil prices, for the third time this year.

Big Oil's Dream of $65 Billion Hidden Off Norway Is Fading Away
Monday, August 07, 2017 The oil industry has been salivating for years over Norway's Arctic Lofoten islands, which could hold billions of barrels of crude. It will likely have to keep dreaming.

The Shale Revolution and the Great Crew Change
Monday, August 07, 2017 There are not many Explorationists left.

Shale Boom Slows as Investor Enthusiasm for Permian Fades
Friday, August 04, 2017 Oil explorers reduced rigs drilling in US oilfields this week, fueling optimism that a shale slowdown and OPEC production cuts will be enough to deflate a glut and strengthen crude prices.

Canceled LNG Project Casts Shadow Over Canada's Biggest Shale Play
Friday, August 04, 2017 Petronas' decision to cancel its Pacific NorthWest LNG project is a blow to the growth outlook for Canada's largest shale play.

Kemp: Macroeconomic Risks For The Oil Industry
Friday, August 04, 2017 The global oil industry now appears to be in the early stages of a cyclical expansion which is likely to see prices rise over the next few years, slowly at first but then accelerating later.

BLOG: What's the Next 'Giant Leap' for Deepwater?
Thursday, August 03, 2017 BSEE technical advisor talks HPHT progress.

How to Find the Needle in the Big Data Haystack
Thursday, August 03, 2017 How can your company make better use of the IoT 'data puzzle'?

Oil's Going, Going, Gone: Crude's Worth Revealed at Auctions
Thursday, August 03, 2017 Oil producers who for years tracked top OPEC member Saudi Arabia to help set the price of their crude could now be looking to go solo.

How a Wild Shale Race May Be Harming the Permian's Oil Trove
Thursday, August 03, 2017 The frantic shale race may be causing some long-term damage to assets in the Permian and other major US oil fields.

Shale Drillers Show Few Signs of Slowing as Profits Expand
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Four of the biggest US drillers said they're not backing away from lofty production targets for 2017.

Big Oil Seen Vulnerable to Fresh Slump Despite Growth at $50
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Europe's oil industry is once again generating cash even as crude languishes at half the price of three years ago.

Despite Cuts in CAPEX & Revenue, Silver Linings Exist for US Oil, Gas
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 A new EY study reveals opportunities still exist for US oil and gas, despite a year of declines.

Who Are the Oil, Gas Industry's Departed Workers?
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Rigzone's worker exodus survey reveals the impact the oil and gas downturn has on the current and future workforce.

Kemp: Global Trade Recovery Lifts Diesel Demand
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 World trade is growing again which will give a big boost to middle distillates such as diesel used in the high-power engines that move almost all freight.

BP Sees Oil Prices Below $55 A Barrel In 2018
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 BP expects global oil prices to hold within a range of $45-$55 a barrel next year as US shale production grows.

The Energy Patch: Where Rights Offerings Are 'Sexy' Again
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Energy businesses that are trying to exit bankruptcy are finding a savior in some of their own creditors.

European Oil Majors Seek To Harness US Offshore Wind
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Some European oil majors have made inroads into the emerging US offshore wind energy market.

European Oil Producers' Weak Hedging Shows Bet on Price Rebound
Monday, July 31, 2017 Europe's smaller oil producers are more optimistic about the market than they have been for the past couple of years as a significant reduction in hedging shows they are betting on higher prices.

Canadian Heavy Oil Plugs Gap Left By OPEC, LatAm
Monday, July 31, 2017 Canada's struggling oil market has found something of a lifeline as traders scramble for heavy crude due to OPEC production cuts and sinking Latin American output.

Oil Skeptics Exit as Market Dispels Gloom to Flirt With $50
Monday, July 31, 2017 As pessimism over oil dissipates and investors flirt with $50 a barrel again, short-sellers are getting out of the way.

Ask the Careers Editor: Desired Qualifications & Job Hunt Tips
Monday, July 31, 2017 This month, we'll answer questions about the most desired master's qualifications as well as how to look for a job in the wake of the downturn mid- or late in your career.

Commodity Weekly: Slowing OPEC Production Needed to Drain Stocks
Friday, July 28, 2017 Oil prices should remain range-bound until historically high global crude inventories show real signs of draining likely precipitated by slowing OPEC production.

Kemp: Physical Oil Market Tightens As Refiners Scramble For Crude
Friday, July 28, 2017 Physical crude markets are at last showing signs of tightening as record refinery consumption in the United States coincides with a slowdown in oil exports from the Middle East Gulf.

Oilfield Rush to High-Tech Helps Smaller Companies Thrive
Thursday, July 27, 2017 A wave of next-generation upstarts is hitting America's oil patch, offering high-tech solutions aimed at an industry in flux following the worst crude-market crash in a generation.

Shell Braces For 'Lower Forever' Oil As Profits Soar
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Shell is gearing up for a world of "lower forever" oil prices, its Chief Executive Ben van Beurden says.

Europe's Oil Giants Recover From Three-Year Slump
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Shell, Total and Statoil report sharp increases in cash flow from operations in the second quarter as profits beat analyst expectations.

BLOG: Drilling Consultant Believes Reported Layoff Numbers Too Low
Thursday, July 27, 2017 The devastation in the form of industry job loss due to the downturn may be higher than reported, says a pair of industry professionals.

If Petronas Can't Beat US LNG Suppliers, It Could Join Them
Thursday, July 27, 2017 With its Pacific Northwest LNG project now dead, Petronas needs to find a home for the gas produced by its Progress Energy Canada Ltd. unit

A Worldwide Gas Glut Claims $27 Billion Victim in Canada
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 A $27 billion energy project in Canada just became the latest casualty of a worldwide glut of natural gas.

The Market Will Kill Oil Before the Government Does
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Consumers, automakers, and even some oil companies are already preparing for a battery-powered future.

Kemp: Limits Of Analysis On Commitments Of Traders
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 The precise interactions between different types of commodity traders and their impact on price formation remain largely unknown.

UK Joins France, Says Goodbye to Fossil-Fuel Cars by 2040
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 The UK becomes the latest European country to mark the end of the line for diesel and gasoline fueled cars

While Oil Patch Bleeds, Gas Drillers Race to Unleash Wells
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Oil prices have been lousy for so long that US producers are hoarding unfinished wells rather than pumping crude out of them.

Shale Boom May Finally Have Succumbed to Oil's Price Slump
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Oil's bear market may finally be taking its toll on the shale boom.

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