1. US oil production set to increase to 10.3 million bpd next year, breaking a 1970 record of 9.6 million bpd. Between Feb 17 and...


  2. Looks like the oil and gas industry only purchased 7% of the public land acres that the Bureau of Land Management offered up in 2017,...
      


  3. Car sales in Europe hit a ten-year high last year, with SUVs dominating the market. No mention what the portion of EVs in the...
      


  4. China is panting under a major glut of oil products that it is planning to dump on the regional market. That's a problem for...
      


  5. BP said Tuesday it will take an additional charge of $1.7 billion (1.4 billion euros) in the fourth quarter of 2017 linked to the...
      


  6. Chevron getting bold and fixing to restarting drilling in Kurdistan. This seems like a huge risk to me.  
      


  7. globally, almost $335 billion was sunk into renewable energy in 2017, almost half of this went to solar, and about 40% was from China.


  8. Norway has awarded a record 75 offshore oil exploration licenses, to Statoil, Aker BP Shell, Total and ConocoPhillips among others. The licenses comprised 45 in...
      


  9. Lots of Shell news today. Shell's finished in Iraq... officially. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-energy-shell/shell-agrees-to-sell-its-stake-in-iraqs-west-qurna-1-oilfield-to-japans-itochu-idUSKBN1F41TO  


  10. Defendants include BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell.  I see they have one of the largest smog problems in america, but when it comes...


  11. Royal Dutch Shell gave the green light on Monday for an expansion of the Penguins oil and gas field in the U.K. North Sea,...
      


  12. With fundamentals improving, analysts (via Forbes) pinpoint these three oil and gas companies to disappear in mergers:  RSP Permian Inc Callon Petroleum Co. Lilis Energy Inc  
      


  13. Energy Intelligence says sources from 01/10 say IPO may slip into 2019. But official word as late as yesterday says IPO still on track...


  14. T. Boone Pickens is closing his hedge fund and Andy Hall is apparently heading out of the business... Hedge funds have a key role...
      


  15. An Oklahoma oil and gas industry group is challenging a tax on new wells that would give teachers in the state a $4,000 pay...
      


  16. "Russia should start exiting a global deal to cut oil output if crude prices remain at $70 per barrel for more than six months,...


  17. is open house scheduled yet? Is the price negotiable? Why is 90 year old "single man" selling it? Too many questions on this one https://www.cbsnews.com/news/oil-tycoon-pickens-selling-texas-ranch-for-250-million/      


  18. T.M. vows to end all plastic waste by 2042. It includes "plastics-free" aisles in supermarkets and tax on takeout containers.  Is this realistic?


  19. Venezuela's oil exports to US drop 12% month on month as production falls.
      


  20. An oil project in Falklands Islands is on track to get the go-ahead by the end of this year as the companies involved in the...
      


  21. but, Nigeria Escravos gas pipeline is down after an explosion--scores missing. It really is staggering how much disarray Nigeria's energy industry is.
      


  22. After scores of reports bout he year's failed Arctic drilling campaign, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate expects a rosy future over the next five years....


  23. Rebels resumed pipeline attacks in Colombia hours after the ceasefire expired.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkZC7sqImaM


  24. Tighter EU regulations around futures trading has caused ICE to move almost 300 future contracts to the US away from EU.  In this global day...


  25. Saudi coalition says it thwarted an attack on an oil tanker by Houthi fighters. Never sure who to believe in all this mess.


  26. Not sure how many members are on board with that, but I think Iraq is probably gung ho for higher oil prices, what with...


  27. Not sure if anyone's been keeping up with Angola post Dos Santos era, but the new president is really going after the former ruling...
      


  28. EIA ups oil growth demand forecast for 2018 by 100,000 bpd. Prices reacting favorably to this and to the expectation that crude oil inventories...


  29. Just read that Libya's Ras Lanuf refinery, which can handle 200,000 bpd, could restart in the second half of this year, feeding the glut...
      


  30. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Maine's senators say the risks of environmental and economic damage outweigh any potential benefits. Last week, the...