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August 20, 2018

The “Weakest” EIA Report In Years

The EIA just published one of the “weakest” weekly oil reports in years, which suggests troubled waters ahead for the global oil market. The timing of […]
August 20, 2018

New Rechargeable Battery Could Accelerate EV Adoption

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a new rechargeable technology for batteries that could have double the power output compared to today’s most-widely used […]
August 19, 2018

U.S., China Trade War Puts A Lid On Oil

The oil market has suddenly gone south in recent weeks, with cracks in the global economy starting to drag down oil. The U.S.-China trade war is […]
August 19, 2018

Canada’s Pipeline Crisis Is A Boon For Russia

The controversy of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion projects has so far focused more on the implications of the project’s delay for Albertan crude oil producers. […]
August 19, 2018

Iran Sanctions Could Backfire On U.S. Drillers

The United States is upping the ante in its effort to sanction Iran, and its efforts may further complicate its ongoing trade war with China and […]
August 19, 2018

Venezuela’s Key Refineries At Risk Of Seizure

In 2007, following Venezuela’s expropriation of billions of dollars of assets from U.S. companies like ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips, I suggested a potential remedy. Since Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, […]
August 19, 2018

What Happens Next To China’s Crude Imports?

Our friends over at Ursa published a blog post yesterday discussing crude inventories at Kyaukphyu in Myanmar, highlighting the seeming political nature of recent crude flows to the storage hub.  […]
August 19, 2018

Overlooked Gas Project Could Be Biggest Winner In Trade War

After several months of what can only be only called bad PR and troubling news coming out of the ExxonMobil-led $19 bn Papua New Guinea (PNG) […]
August 18, 2018

Egypt Aims For Natural Gas Dominance In The Mediterranean

The natural market gas in the Eastern Mediterranean is in full ebullition – with Egypt determined to be the center of this regional marketplace. The country […]