Prices - Exclusives

LNG in Europe: How Long Will it Have Momentum?

As prices drop in Asia, LNG exporters are once again attracted to European markets.

2017/01/19

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Stumble, But Outlook For Year Appears Rosy

Mizuho expects rising demand from petrochemical plants to bolster ethane.

2017/01/12

Sidley Austin: Exports, LNG Will Crank Up Natural Gas Prices

Law firm partners see Trump’s protectionist sound bites as potential threat.

2017/01/12

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Sizzle To Complete 2016

Strong crude prices and rising demand push NGL ‘barrel’ to 25-month highs.

2017/01/05

Prices - Frac Spread

Frac Spread: Can President Make NGL Prices Great Again?

During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.

2017/01/19

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Sizzle To Complete 2016

Strong crude prices and rising demand push NGL ‘barrel’ to 25-month highs.

2017/01/05

Frac Spread: Let Lower Prices Be Forgot...

2016 NGL prices, led by butane, soar in December to match the previous year’s averages.

2016/12/29

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Rise, But Margins Are Squeezed

Rising NGL prices can’t keep up with commodities, resulting in narrower profit margins.

2016/12/01

Prices - Crude Oil

Reopened Libyan Oil Ports Hope Foreign Staff Will Return To Boost Output

While Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and the port of Zueitina had been blockaded, Brega remained open with reduced capacity, Reuters reported. 

2017/01/19

IEA: OPEC Output Cuts Under Scrutiny As Market Tightens

The IEA said the oil market would continue to tighten, stabilizing prices and depleting stocks, if OPEC and fellow oil producers were able to produce close to their promised limits.

2017/01/19

US Army To Begin Environmental Study Of Dakota Pipeline

Reuters reported that on Jan. 16 and 17, 16 people were arrested for a number of offenses, including engaging in a riot and assault on a peace officer, bringing the total number of arrests to 603 since Aug. 10.

2017/01/18

Russia Opens New Domestic Gas, Oil Pipelines

The Bovanenkovo-Ukhta 2 gas pipeline, which has the capacity to pump 263 million cubic meters per day, will feed supplies into export routes to northern Europe, Reuters said.

2017/01/18

Prices - Natural Gas

FERC Approves Construction Of TransCanada's Leach XPress, Rayne XPress Lines

The combined $1.8 billion investments will provide additional outlets to transport domestic, clean burning natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica production areas to higher-value Midwest and Gulf Coast markets.

2017/01/19

BSEE, Coast Guard Respond To Pipeline Release In GoM

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to a release of gas and condensate from a pipeline at West Cameron 165 in the Gulf of Mexico.

2017/01/19

Key North American Hub Prices: Jan. 19, 2017

Key North American Hub Prices: Jan. 19, 2017

2017/01/19

Frac Spread: Can President Make NGL Prices Great Again?

During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.

2017/01/19

Prices - Natural Gas Liquid

Frac Spread: Can President Make NGL Prices Great Again?

During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.

2017/01/19

Report: North Dakota Oil Output To Drop Below 1 MMbbl/d

North Dakota's oil production will likely fall below 1 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) by the end of January due to harsh winter weather and low oil prices, state regulators said on Jan. 13.

2017/01/17

How Tillerson Would Influence U.S. Policy And Energy Markets

Former ExxonMobil CEO provided hints to the direction U.S. foreign policy will take during his Senate confirmation hearing.

2017/01/17

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Stumble, But Outlook For Year Appears Rosy

Mizuho expects rising demand from petrochemical plants to bolster ethane.

2017/01/12

Prices - PetroChemical

Shell Chemical Appalachia Will Build Petrochemical Complex In Pennsylvania

Polyethylene is a plastic used in many products, from food packaging and containers to automotive components. Ethane, a natural gas liquid, is the U.S. chemical industry's main feedstock.

2017/01/19

PHMSA Passes Rule Boosting Safety On Oil, Refined Product Lines

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) said on Jan. 13 it has passed a rule to boost safety requirements on the country's oil and refined products pipelines.

2017/01/13

China's December Crude Imports, Fuel Exports Hit Record

China's crude oil imports jumped to a record high in December as refiners stepped up purchases ahead of a possible OPEC deal to cut supply and bolster prices, and as more independent refiners won import permits, Reuters reported.

2017/01/13

EIA: US Crude, Product Stocks Rise Sharply In Latest Week

Crude inventories rose 4.1 MMbbl in the week to Jan. 6, the EIA said, higher than analyst expectations for a 1.2-MMbbl build.

2017/01/12