1. Week ending 18 October set an average daily crude oil export record just shy of 3.7 million barrels a day (3.683).  No shortage of oil....


  2. Saudi Aramco hired TWO DOZEN of the World's most prestigious Investment Banks.  They're going to pay them a reported FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION in...


  3. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/19/steve-milloy-did-hugo-chavez-write-the-green-new-deal/   Steve Milloy: Did Hugo Chavez Write the Green New Deal?    
      


  4. U.S. shale production growth is slowing down, and America’s shale output will likely peak in the next few years, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on...
      


  5. US Shale Production on Track to Hit Almost 9 MM Bpd     Oil production from the seven heavy-hitting U.S. shale plays could reach 8.971 million barrels...
      


  6. Colorado Cracks Down on Oil, Gas Drilling Near Homes     (Bloomberg) -- It wasn’t so long ago that Coloradans voted against a bid to block oil...
      


  7. https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Trump-Vows-To-Protect-Syrian-Oil-Fields-From-ISIS.html The United States may leave 500 troops in northeastern Syria and send in battle tanks and other equipment, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing military...
      


  8. The Trump administration imposed sanctions in late September on Cosco affiliates for allegedly transporting oil from Iran, a move that caused huge increases in...
      


  9. https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Brazilian-Oil-Giant-Braces-For-Strikes-Ahead-Of-50-Billion-Auction.html Labor unions in Brazil have been active this year, threatening to wage an all-out war that began in February against right-leaning President Jair Bolsonaro,...
      


  10. Tankers defer retrofits to cash in on record freight rates     SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tankers that had been scheduled to install emissions-cutting equipment ahead of stricter...
      


  11. (Bloomberg) -- Marathon Petroleum Corp., the U.S. oil refiner under pressure from activist investor Elliott Management Corp. to break itself up, is weighing the...
      


  12. This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use...
      


  13. California governor wants investigation of high gas prices     https://finance.yahoo.com/news/california-governor-wants-investigation-high-003909187.html
      


  14. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/20/virgil-five-takeaways-from-capitalisms-kowtow-to-china/ Virgil: Five Takeaways from Capitalism’s Kowtow to China 831
      


  15. Strong gas production in Shale Crescent region led to $1.1 trillion in savings     American gas end-users have realized $1.1 trillion in savings since 2008 as...
      


  16. Schlumberger Rips Off Band-Aid With $12.7B Writedown     Wall Street guessed that writedowns from Schlumberger Ltd. were coming, but some analysts were taken aback by the...
      


  17. Thunberg brings her climate protest to Canada's oil patch     Teen activist Greta Thunberg rallied with climate change protesters in Canada's oil-rich province of Albert on...
      


  18. From Bloomberg article " This third boom will be driven by the international oil majors and will be characterized by a focus on better extraction, rather...


  19. Companies Opting For Shorter Cycle Times As Conventional Projects Decline Recent IHS Markit report says a significant rebound in discoveries may not happen because since...
      


  20.   Petroleum’s importance to humankind took a giant leap in the late 1800’s when it replaced coal as the primary fuel for the machines of...


  21. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-16/selling-aramco-the-wall-street-a-listers-on-oil-giant-s-ipo For all the hatred against Saudi in these forums, every US bank/er is bending over backwards to sell their IPO. Nice 😉


  22. U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico crude oil production to continue to set records through 2020     https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=41693
      


  23. Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery - sources   https://www.reuters.com/article/us-refinery-blast-philadelphia-exclusive/exclusive-philadelphia-energy-solutions-seeks-to-permanently-shut-oil-refinery-sources-idUSKCN1TR09E
      


  24. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/10/16/incredible-pictures-thousands-of-tractors-shut-down-highways-in-farmers-anti-green-madness-protest/   Incredible Pictures: Thousands of Tractors Shut Down Highways in Farmer’s Anti-Green Madness Protest 1,727
      


  25. 'Broken system' starves U.S. oil boom of immigrant workers     By Andrew Hay HOBBS, N.M. (Reuters) - New Mexico oil man Johnny Vega laid out his predicament...
      


  26. Russia, UAE sign new energy cooperation agreements     Abu Dhabi National Oil Company said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell a stake in the Ghasha...
      


  27. North America to spend $27bn on refining projects   North America to spend $27bn on refining projects Posted on Oct 16, 2019     Diversification into new revenue streams such...
      


  28. SABIC, ExxonMobil break ground on US Gulf Coast petrochemical project     A joint venture of Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp. and ExxonMobil Corp. has started construction...