What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (Sept. 18, 2017)?

For the week ahead, Stratas Advisors expects Brent to average $55/bbl as geopolitical tensions lend support and there is a surfeit of fundamental data that could weigh on prices.


HEADLINES: Chevron Sells Permian Acres; US Crude’s Record Pace

Chevron is set to sell 5% of its Permian acreage. Will there be more? Meanwhile, how high will U.S. crude production go over the next year? And, don’t count out offshore just yet.

What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (Sept. 11, 2017)?

For the week ahead, Stratas Advisors expects Brent to average $53/bbl as the return of normal U.S. activity removes some recent support.

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HEADLINES: US Oil, Gas Resets Post-Harvey, Braces For Irma

While Southeast Texas recovers from Harvey and Irma closes in on Florida, the U.S. oil and gas industry began its reset in the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.


HEADLINES: Who Gets BHP’s US Assets Now?

In this week’s video, Alta Mesa’s CEO talks merger, Chevron’s CEO to reportedly step down, and Energy Transfer Partners sues Greenpeace.


Headlines: CEOs Talk A&D Hiccups; Big Names Buy GoM Leases

In this week’s video:  CEOs of Range Resources, Jagged Peak Energy and Sanchez Energy talked A&D tribulations. Meanwhile, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale brought in about $121 million dollars in high bids.

What's Affecting Oil Prices (Aug. 14, 2017)?

What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (Aug. 14, 2017)?

For the week ahead Stratas Advisors expects prices to average $53/bbl as the adage “no news is good news” holds true.


Headlines: Trump's 'Fire and Fury'; Oil, Gas Deals and NGL Prices

In this week’s video: President Trump's comments shake markets but not oil and gas. Rice Energy continues to make deals despite pending merger with EQT, Harold Hamm bets on LNG exports and NGL prices hit a milestone.

IndustryVoice: Pennsylvania's Next Era Of Energy

A new independent study predicts ethane production in the US Northeast will be enough to support an additional 4 world-scale crackers.


What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week (Aug. 7, 2017)?

For the upcoming week, Stratas Advisors expects crude inventories to see draw in line with seasonal norms.


Headlines: Devon’s Divestitures Continue; Anadarko Closer To Delaware Basin Operatorship

Also in this week’s video, ConocoPhillips continues to beat its own A&D expectations, and Consol Energy prepares to spin off its coal business.

What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (July 31, 2017)?

What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (July 31, 2017)?

Stratas Advisors expects crude oil prices for the week to remain flat or fall on fears that the market is overbought.