1. Big money movers are circling over the Aramco IPO, even if it is slow to start. Reports say Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank...
      


  2. Vietnam is trying dozens of executives from its state-owned energy firm for losses incurred. Penalties on the table include death penalty. HARSHEST OF HARSH!


  3. OPEC doesn't think about rising oil production, so the crisis in Venezuela and protests in Iran are not so important in this segment of...
      


  4. Exxon found its sixth oil find off coast of Guyana (6th since 2015). I think Guyana is expected to keep 50% of oil proceeds. Expected...


  5. Saudi Aramco has converted into a joint stock company and this is a pre-step in process for a Saudi IPO. Aramco's IPO will comply...
      


  6. I think this makes 11 of the last 12 weeks for increasing US crude oil production, with the last week of the year being...


  7. UK consulting company IHS has lodged a bid in a public tender launched by Bosnia's Federation in search for a consultant to advise the...
      


  8. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe for OPEC and Russia, courtesy of Bloomberg. I'm sure we'll be seeing a lot more stories like this one and...
      


  9. OPEC's December production is about status quo... overall, that is, according to Bloomberg calculations.  But if it weren't for Venezuela's 50,000 bpd drop from November...


  10. Arizona wildcats football coach fired... just before getting an over $3-million bonus based on some mysterious oil stock bonus. Apparently some anonymous donar gave...


  11. Researching from Rystad Energy is showing how U.S, in 2018. can be world No1 as leading crude oil producer. Since 1975. the U.S. hasn't...
      


  12. Bob Dudley say US shale will have limited efect, and players like Saudi Arabia will have more juice when it comes to market swings....


  13. Poor Ineos. The cause of the pipeline crack is now being investigated. But that's not normal protocol for a crack. So something odd must...


  14. Wondering if we're about to see oilfield services start to charge more for drilling this year because they're the ones who got the short...
      


  15. Demand for Canadian heavy crude will increase as mexico and venezuela struggle to get oil to US refinery market, according to study from Deloitte. 
      


  16. The U.S. Interior Department will open up the largest area on record to offshore oil and gas drilling in a new five-year leasing plan,...
      


  17. Thanks to extra investments in the Permian, New Mexico is now the third largest oil and gas producer in the nation, behind North Dakota...


  18. Thanks to extra investments in the Permian, New Mexico is now the third largest oil and gas producer in the nation, behind North Dakota...


  19. Analysts predict another crude oil draw, which would make five draws in five weeks. We're talking over 50 million bpd in total draws since...


  20. The U.S. Interior Department  proposed eliminating some safety regulations for offshore oil and gas drilling that the Obama administration put in place after BP’s...
      


  21. In 2017 alone, $ 84 billion worth of investments were never realized in Canada's oil and gas sectors. Liberal polices are the main reason...
      


  22. Brazil’s state-run oil producer Petrobras agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle U.S. class-action lawsuits over a massive corruption scandal that has damaged its...
      


  23. Environmentalists Try a New Argument in Court: It’s Legal to Break the Law to Save the Planet I'm not sure that's the best way to...
      


  24. Bioplastics are challenging Big Oil's grand plan to become all petrhochems and plastics producers in the distant future. Not sure how realistic this challenge...
      


  25. The UK’s shale gas industry is in a race against time to establish itself before climate change regulations shut it down. As its stands,...
      


  26. Brent up to $66.20 and WTI up to $59.77 after news of an explosion of a pipeline in Libya. 
      


  27. These Gulf countries have attracted forein workers with the "no-tax life" promises for a long time, but the government now wants to increase their revenues...
      


  28. Still a lot of people talking about whether American oil companies should join OPEC ... and new topic of interest is whether Russia is...
      


  29. BP is expected a higher post-tax earnings in 2018 thanks to corporate tax changes for 2018, it said today. Lowering from 35% to 21%...
      


  30. US set to take over as world's largest oil producer in 2018--and Russia just hit a 30-year production high in 2017.