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Oilfield Services To Gain As More Shale DUCs Completed

There were 1,732 "abnormal" DUC wells in March - those that hadn't been completed within three months of drilling - in the top five U.S. shale fields, including Eagle Ford in Texas and Bakken in North Dakota.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:50
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OTC 2016: Return To ‘Good Old Days’ Still Far Away, Analyst Says

Good news for oil and gas is the industry is cyclical, though it will take until second-half 2017 for the market to rebalance, says IHS’ Atul Arya.

Emily Moser
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:30
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OTC 2016: True Test of Downturn Will Come During Recovery, BP Executive Says

Energy demand is expected to increase by one-third by 2035, but oil and gas companies need to start looking at hydrocarbons as products to streamline.

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 15:00
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JPMorgan Sees Sharp Rise In Precarious Oil, Gas Loans

The change in criticized status comes as JPMorgan and other banks have added to reserves for possible loan losses because of the impact on sharply lower oil revenue on the ability of borrowers in the shale oil industry to repay their debts.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 09:34
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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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