August 7, 2018

China Threatens 25% Import Tariff On U.S. LNG

As tensions between the United States and China escalate, Beijing has now threatened a 25 percent import tariff on U.S. liquified natural gas
August 7, 2018

This Is Why Canada Lost The LNG Race

Just recently, it seemed as though Canada’s LNG ambitions might finally come to fruition, but legal challenges and opposition of a once-promising project have sucked the life from supporters looking for a big pay day
August 7, 2018

Crackdown Looms As Maduro Survives Assassination Attempt

Maduro has survived an assassination attempt in which his attackers flew a series of drones carrying explosives towards him, an attack that is likely to cause yet another security crackdown in the country
August 7, 2018

Warship Or Oil Tanker – What Did The Houthis Hit?

  Late last month, reports emerged from Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies that the Yemen Houthi rebels had attacked two Saudi oil tankers in the […]
August 7, 2018

A New Material That Could Create Super Batteries

  Researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified an entirely new class of materials that could allow lithium-ion batteries to charge faster and deliver higher […]
August 7, 2018

India’s Largest Refiner Plans $25B Output Boost

Indian Oil Corporation, the country’s biggest refining company, plans to invest US$25.5 billion (1.75 trillion rupee) in boosting its oil refining capacity, local media report, citing […]
August 7, 2018

The Weirdest Oil Lawsuit Of 2018

Rosneft has been rocking the Russian oil sector for quite some time already – first it acquired several domestic assets, in some cases bordering on hostile […]
August 7, 2018

Pakistan: Exxon Is Close To Making A Mega Oil Discovery

ExxonMobil is close to discovering huge oil reserves in Pakistan near the border with Iran, and those reserves could even be larger than the oil reserves […]
August 6, 2018

Russia Accused Of Illegally Selling Oil To North Korea

While most of the sanction-bypassing oil trade with North Korea is thought to be originating from China, oil sales from Russia to Kim Jong-un’s regime may […]
August 6, 2018

Goldman Sachs Expects “Very, Very Tight” Oil Market

Investment bank Goldman Sachs warns for a very, very tight oil market as demand continues to be strong and OPEC's spare capacity runs thin.
August 6, 2018

Militants Attack Iraqi Power Line Eight Times In Two Months

A high-voltage power line in Iraq has been targeted by Islamist militants eight times over the past two months.
August 6, 2018

Something Strange Is Happening In The Saudi Oil Patch

According to Bloomberg, Saudi Arabia may have started to fill its crude oil tank farms as exports and domestic consumption are stalling
August 6, 2018

Tesla Plans To Launch Mini-Car

Tesla is working on a “mini-car that can squeeze in an adult,” a new tweet from chief executive Elon Musk told the world
August 6, 2018

Locked Into Hedges, Shale Misses Out On Oil Price Rally

As oil prices rose in the second quarter of 2018, one would expect shale companies to make a killing, but many of them didn’t benefit as much as expected because of stringent production hedges
August 6, 2018

The Key Oil Price Driver By 2020

Middle distillates such as jet fuel, marine gasoil and trucking diesel are more closely linked to economic growth than other oil products and are expected to see increasing demand throughout the 2020s
August 5, 2018

Venezuela Sends More Crude To The U.S. Despite Production Woes

Despite crashing production, sanctions and domestic chaos, Venezuela has increased its crude oil exports to the U.S. where heavy crude demand is soaring
August 5, 2018

Diesel Trucks Aren’t Going Anywhere

In trucking, diesel will be the dominant fuel for years to come, and while electric, autonomous trucks are gaining some popularity, a full breakthrough could still be decades away
August 5, 2018

The Next Big Energy Standoff Will Happen Here

With incredible estimates of undiscovered oil and gas reserves, the South China Sea has been a point of geopolitical controversy for years, but a new agreement suggests some progress is being made
August 5, 2018

The U.S. Remains The Natural Gas King

The U.S. remained the global natural gas production leader in 2017, but the level of proved natural gas reserves implies that this reign could be coming to an end
August 5, 2018

Is Nigeria’s Oil Industry On The Road To Recovery?

Throughout the spring and summer of 2018, the Nigerian petroleum industry has suffered major production and export complications, exacerbated by an atmosphere of political instability
October 16, 2018

5 Energy Companies Investors Need To Watch In 2019

Green energy. LNG. Battery tech. Rising oil prices…now is a great time to seek out new investments in energy. The industry is changing daily. New technology […]
October 16, 2018

Are Natural Gas Prices Set To Spike?

Natural gas storage is at record low levels but prices are falling going into winter heating season. Markets seem to be betting that wellhead supply will […]
October 16, 2018

Will The U.S.-Saudi Spat Upend Oil Markets?

Saudi Arabia all but threatened to drive up oil prices if the U.S. took any action to penalize it over the apparent killing of a Saudi […]
October 16, 2018

Are U.S. Oil Exports Really Unstoppable?

Earlier this year, when U.S. crude oil exports hit a record 2.2 million bpd, the figure was hailed as the beginning of a new era that […]
October 16, 2018

What’s Behind The Drop In Asian LNG Prices?

Japan-Korea-Marker (JKM) prices for LNG to be delivered in November tanked on Friday by U.S. $1.039 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) year-on-year, settling at $9.925/MMBtu, […]
October 16, 2018

Carbon Pricing Won’t Kill Big Oil

Investors in Big Oil are becoming more and more vocal about the negative effects of the industry on the planet. No longer is it just about […]
October 15, 2018

Goldman Sachs: This Is The Next Big Risk For Oil

Echoing commentary published here during the weekend, overnight Goldman’s chief commodity Jeffrey Currie repeated his recommendation to overweight allocation to oil to “hedge against increased geopolitical […]
October 15, 2018

India Set To Miss Its 2022 Renewable Energy Targets

Although government support of renewables in India remains strong, the country faces “a myriad of challenges,” which will likely result in India falling short of its […]
October 15, 2018

Protesters Block Site Where Fracking In UK Resumes After 7 Years

Protesters gathered on Monday morning outside a drilling site in northwest England, where fracking is returning for the first time in seven years, after a last-minute […]