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The Bullish And Bearish Case For Oil

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 8:16 am | James Stafford

Oil prices could rise due to the “perfect storm of stagnant supply, geopolitical risk, and a harsh winter,” according to an April 12 note from Barclays. More >>

Oil Prices Ravaged By Financial Turmoil

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 8:52 am | James Stafford

Oil prices fell back suddenly over the last few trading sessions, dragged down by some forces beyond the oil market. More >>

Why Is The Shale Industry Still Not Profitable?

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:51 pm | James Stafford

Echoing the criticism of too much hype surrounding U.S. shale from the Saudi oil minister last week, a new report finds that shale drilling is still largely not profitable. Not only that, but costs are on the rise and drillers are pursuing "irrational production." More >>

Trump's Solar Tariff Confusion Creates An Opportunity

Friday, 29 September 2017, 9:31 am | James Stafford

The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it. The time it has taken investors and traders to wrap their heads around Trump's industry tariffs and the pyrrhic victory of two solar companies in a case against ... More >>

Why The US Should Worry About Oil Sector Jobs

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 4:02 pm | James Stafford

Outside of individual's holding oil stocks, damage to the economy from the fall in oil has been pretty minimal so far. Indeed, the price cut in home heating oil and gasoline has probably outweighed the damage from lower oil prices… so far. Unfortunately, ... More >>

Companies Seek More Infrastructure in Montney

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:11 pm | James Stafford

What does it take to build up a new region for oil and gas development? Obviously, the resources have to be in place and economically recoverable. But it is not as easy as just sticking a drill into the ground and pumping out oil and gas. More >>

Follow The Sand To The Real Fracking Boom

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 11:18 am | James Stafford

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom. More >>

Early Signs Of A Pullback In Drilling Activity

Friday, 14 November 2014, 9:46 am | James Stafford

With oil prices low and showing no sign of an immediate rebound, the industry is beginning to pull back on spending. More >>

Low Oil Prices Hurting U.S. Shale Operations

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:37 pm | James Stafford

The number of active rigs drilling for oil and gas fell by their most in two months, according to the latest data from oil services firm Baker Hughes . There were 19 oil rigs that were removed from operation as of Oct. 17, compared to the prior week. ... More >>

The Kardashians, Climate Change: Interview with Judith Curry

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 9:46 am | James Stafford

The Kardashians and Climate Change: Interview with Judith Curry By James Stafford Wed, 20 August 2014 More >>


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