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Will Iraq be back to square one with increasing violence?

The twin suicide bombings in Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, once again shows the vulnerability of the oil-rich nation in a perpetually volatile region, especially when the West started gradually pulling out its troops. Although Iraqi leadership talks with pride about the country being free from foreign interference, the situation on the ground is far from being conducive for it – judging by the daily protests by the people over corruption, mismanagement, lack of basic care and of course, deter

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Eagle Ford - update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,174 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through October 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford was unchanged m-o-m at 1.1 million bo/d in October (after upcoming revisions). Compared with December 2019

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Permian – update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,999 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Permian tight oil production fell in October by 1% m-o-m to below 3.7 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions). Over 1/3rd fewer wells we

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North Dakota – update through November 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,189 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through November. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in North Dakota fell by less than 1% in November at just below 1.18 million bo/d. This was a tad lower than the first peak in December 2014 (1.19 million b/d). Although more than 2,

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The Importance of Smart Grids

Written by: Sukhjit Singh, Richard Fu                                 With the increased reliance on technology, the efficiency of usage becomes a large issue that must be looked at. A proposed solution would be the a ‘smart grid’ with the Internet of Things. According to Professor Ferguson of the University of the District of Columbia in 2016, as a general matter, the concept behind the Internet of Things is quite simple: objects embedded with identifiers or recognizable by sensors seeking

Sukhjit Singh

Sukhjit Singh

 

US - update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 123,933 horizontal wells in 11 US states, through September. Oklahoma & West Virginia are excluded as these states did not yet publish complete production data for Q3. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production US tight oil production was flat m-o-m in September at 7.0 million bo/d (after upcoming revisio

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Russia To Aid Iran In Major Sanctions-Skirting Energy Megaprojects

By Simon Watkins - Dec 28, 2020, 5:00 PM CST   Alongside the continued development of its huge West Karoun oil fields, the completion of the supergiant South Pars non-associated gas offshore sector (including the implementation of Phase 11 operations), and the finalisation of the crude oil transfer pipeline from Guriyeh to Jask, Iran’s core focus in the current sanctions environment is to optimise the output and revenues from its already world-scale petrochemicals sector. This has