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Spot US Crude Rally Narrows Contango, Reduces Storage Economics

The discount narrowed as spot WTI hit a 2016 high of $45.90 a barrel on April 29, up 76% from a near 13-year low of $26.05 struck in February.

Emily Moser
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:27
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Williston, North Dakota's Revenue Bond Ratings Slashed

Williston, a regional hub city for the Bakken Shale region, but the collapse in oil prices in 2014 has driven many energy companies and workers out of the region, draining the city of tax revenues.

Emily Moser
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:53
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Baker Hughes: US Rig Count May Stabilize In 2016

Globally, rig count is expected to drop steadily through the end of the year due to limited new projects in the pipeline, Baker Hughes said on April 27.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:49
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Restructuring? Pick Your Poison

Corporate restructuring is a reality of today’s oil and gas landscape. As balance sheet and liquidity problems hit home, some companies have to consider drastic strategies.

Darren Barbee
Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:45
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Saudi Prince Unveils Sweeping Plans To End 'Addiction' To Oil

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the world's top oil exporter expects state oil company Saudi Aramco to be valued at more than $2 trillion ahead of the sale of less than 5% of it through an IPO.

Emily Moser
Tue, 04/26/2016 - 07:31
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A&D’s Next Secret Ingredient: The Borrowing Base Squeeze

Borrowing bases will take a hit of more than 30% this spring, putting pressure on highly-leveraged companies to free up liquidity, which should improve the quality of assets coming to market.

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:00
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Oil Higher As IEA Predicts Biggest Non-OPEC Output Drop In 25 Years

IEA chief Fatih Birol said low oil prices had cut investment by about 40% over the past two years, with sharp falls in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Russia.

Emily Moser
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:31
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Tax Issue Throws Energy Transfer's Williams Deal Into Doubt

Williams has alleged that Energy Transfer is looking into ways to walk away from the tie-up even though the terms of the deal would not allow that.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:04
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OPEC Unglued: Saudi Arabia Won’t Freeze Oil Growth Unless Iran Has To

While oil prices have edged up since a freeze was first discussed in February, market fundamentals, including declining U.S. production and international disruptions, may be the surest course to rebalancing price.

Emily Moser
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:00
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Saudi-Iran Tensions Sink Deal To Freeze Oil Output

Some 18 oil nations, including non-OPEC Russia, gathered in the Qatari capital of Doha for what was expected to be the rubber-stamping of a deal to stabilize output at January levels until October 2016.

Emily Moser
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:50
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Analysts: Oil Market Rebalancing Nears As Non-OPEC Production Falls

A group of analysts is confident that market conditions will rebalance by mid-year, and the signs are evident.

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:44
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Texas Drilling Collapse As Permits, Rigs Sucked Down

The Texas Railroad Commission issued 45% fewer drilling permits in March compared to the same time in 2016 and completions also continue to fall.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:57

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