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U.S. Oil Export Advocates Use Iran Deal to Buttress Argument
(Thursday, August 27, 2015) U.S. oil industry lobbyists and Congressional supporters of lifting the U.S. ban on oil exports hope they can gain more support as lawmakers debate whether to approve the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran.
COLUMN-Efficiency Mandates to Cap Recovery in Oil Demand
(Thursday, August 27, 2015) Lower prices should help stimulate oil consumption in advanced economies, restoring some of the demand lost over the last decade, as the cost of crude soared from less than $50 to more than $100 per barrel.
Out in the Real World, Oil Market Is Much Better Than It Looks
(Tuesday, August 25, 2015) The global oil market is healthier than it looks, signaling that crude's plunge to six-year lows has probably gone too far.
Gasoline Is Both Incredibly Cheap and Absurdly Expensive
(Monday, August 24, 2015) Filling up with gasoline in the U.S. is the cheapest it's been in a decade and yet way too expensive.
Low-energy, Healthy Homes: Europe's Answer to Shale Gas?
(Monday, August 24, 2015) With street names such as Temperance and Hygiene and plenty of green open spaces, the 1920s Bon Air (Good Air) housing estate in a working-class district of Brussels was meant to provide a healthy "garden city" way of life.
Analyst: Oil Prices Will Remain Lower for Longer
(Friday, August 21, 2015) Oil prices will remain lower for longer as market fundamentals cast a bearish outlook on the market, according to a Rigzone data team analyst.
Congress Likely to Repeal Oil Export Ban in 2016, Evercore Says
(Friday, August 21, 2015) Legislation to repeal a 40-year ban on most domestic oil exports will probably become law in the first quarter of next year, according to analysts at Evercore ISI.
COMMENTARY: US-Mexico Crude Swaps: Evolution Not Revolution
(Friday, August 21, 2015) The U.S. Commerce Department's pending final approval of applications to exchange U.S. for Mexican crude oil is the Obama administration's latest incremental step to ease restrictions on crude oil exports.
COLUMN-US Oil Imports Rise As Contango Encourages Storage
(Thursday, August 20, 2015) U.S. crude imports topped 8 million barrels per day (bpd) last week for only the second time this year, spurring an unexpected rise in stockpiles and sending U.S. oil prices down to a fresh post-crisis low.
EU Debate on Green Energy Targets Pitches UK Against Germany
(Wednesday, August 19, 2015) Britain and Germany will line up on opposite sides of a European Union green energy debate starting next month on how to meet agreed renewable energy targets for the next decade.
ANALYSIS-Get Used to Cheap Oil, Derivatives Markets Say
(Wednesday, August 19, 2015) Oil prices will stay low for years to come, derivatives markets say, keeping a lid on inflation and helping boost global growth.
Inconvenient Mogul: Big Oil's Shadow War on Billionaire Steyer
(Tuesday, August 18, 2015) Billionaire hedge-fund founder turned climate-change activist Tom Steyer Steyer backs a bill in the California Senate that would cut petroleum use in half.
Cognitive Worker Amelia Could Transform Oil, Gas Operations
(Friday, August 14, 2015) Oil and gas companies are testing out a new artificial intelligence platform that its developer says could transform the way the industry operates.
A Silver Lining? Low Oil Prices Cure Low Oil Prices
(Wednesday, August 12, 2015) Analysts suggest that despite the current struggles and cuts in CAPEX, oil company austerity could lighten in next 18 months.
Will the Spring Crude Storage Squeeze Repeat in Fall 2015?
(Wednesday, August 12, 2015) U.S. crude storage capacity utilization may once again become limited during the Fall 2015 refinery turnaround season.
JVs Shaping Up the Middle East's Downstream Sector
(Tuesday, August 11, 2015) A progression that has been evident for decades in the Middle East's upstream sector has taken hold in the region's downstream.
Fueled by Low Pump Prices, U.S. Motorists to Drive More in August -Survey
(Tuesday, August 11, 2015) Roughly one in three U.S. motorists expect to drive more in August as low gasoline prices help fuel optimism for the broader economy, a new retail survey released on Tuesday shows.
COMMENTARY: The 'LNG Fix' Becomes Law
(Friday, August 07, 2015) A recent change in the U.S. tax code doesn't ensure that LNG will replace petroleum-based liquid fuel, but it does level the playing field.
COLUMN-U.S. Refiners Find the Oil Market's Sweet Spot
(Thursday, August 06, 2015) Low crude prices and strong demand for gasoline are creating near-perfect conditions for oil refineries across the United States.
COLUMN-Why Chevron, Adani, Fortescue Show Commodity Mega-projects Era Over
(Thursday, August 06, 2015) The three companies have little in common other than they all operate in Australia and face the challenge of trying to successfully run major projects at a time of unrelenting commodity price weakness.