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Frac Spread: Is The Worst Over?

NGL prices went through their roughest patch since 2008, but questions still remain over whether the market’s recovery has begun or not. 

Frank Nieto
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:09
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Examining The Value Gap Between Crude, NGL and Natural Gas Prices

Looking to future exports of natural gas and NGL for an answer to price woes may lead to disappointment, an analyst says.

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:52
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Trashing The ‘Barbarous Relic’

University of Houston professor Craig Pirrong: The oil-linked standard for LNG no longer holds any water.

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 16:29
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Frac Spread: Propane Facing Difficult Times Ahead

Rail capacity is being overwhelmed by propane shipments, which could cause the product to become competitive with resurgent gas prices. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:08

Prices - Frac Spread

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Frac Spread: Is The Worst Over?

The NGL barrel has lost more than half of its value in the past year. However, prices may have reached their floor. 

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 09:09
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Frac Spread: Prices Playing A Long Game

The prospect of Iranian crude reaching global markets further dampens an oversupplied market, but long-term prospects remain solid.

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 08:59
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Frac Spread: Crude-Price Tumble Affects Global Commodity Markets

Decreased WTI prices push heavy NGL prices down after experiencing a bump the previous week

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 09:05
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Frac Spread: Is The Worst Over?

NGL prices went through their roughest patch since 2008, but questions still remain over whether the market’s recovery has begun or not. 

Frank Nieto
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:09

Prices - Crude Oil

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HEP Subsidiary Acquires Interest In GT Omniport Terminal

Maverick Terminals LLC acquired majority interest in GT Omniport Terminal from GT Logistics LLC. GT Omniport currently handles crude oil, but will be expanded to handle refined products and NGL.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:49
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Canada's PM: Obama Unlikely To Approve Keystone

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads into October elections while $8 billion Alberta-U.S. Gulf Coast pipeline remains under review. Harper’s government emphasizes Keystone’s potential job creation and eased imports.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:23
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Pipelines In Permian Basin Relieve Chokepoint

New pipelines relieved a chokepoint in Permian Basin. With an outlet to Gulf Coast refineries, Permian was the only major shale region to keep growing as prices dropped, Bloomberg said.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:10
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Statoil CEO: Oil Will Be $80 Per Barrel In 2018

Statoil's CEO, Eldar Saetre, predicts oil prices will reach $80/bbl by 2018, Reuters said. “We think there will be some time before we will see a balanced market,” he said.

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:47

Prices - Natural Gas

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Key North American Hub Prices: July 28, 2015

Key North American Hub Prices: July 28, 2015

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 15:41
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India’s Reliance Considers Selling US Shale Gas Assets

Indian oil refinery complex operator Reliance invested more than $8 billion in its U.S. unconventional gas joint ventures through March, Bloomberg reported. It is considering sale in private matter.

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 09:29
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Key North American Hub Prices: July 27, 2015

Key North American Hub Prices: July 27, 2015

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 15:09
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Saudi Arabian Chemical Manufacturer, Enterprise Sign Shale Gas Agreement

Under deal with Enterprise Partners, feedstock may be used in U.S. or exported, acting CEO Yousef al Benyan told Bloomberg. Saudi Basic Industries Corp. converted U.K. crackers to produce olefins.

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:03

Prices - Natural Gas Liquid

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The New Rules For Propane

Producers and operators are adjusting to new market dynamics as export demand replaces heating demand as the largest mover for propane prices. 

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 15:28
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WPX’s Oil Search Leads To Deal In Permian’s Promised Lands

The acquisition of private company RKI Exploration & Production adds 3,600 locations in the Permian Basin and continues WPX’s climb up in the oil producing ranks.

 

Darren Barbee
Tue, 07/14/2015 - 14:13
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MLPs Still Viable, Marathon-MarkWest Deal Shows

The MLP structure is still viable, Emily Hsieh, director of operations for MLP indexing firm Alerian, told Bloomberg. Recent Williams Cos.-Kinder Morgan Inc. consolidation efforts left investors questioning the model. 

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 10:07
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Without Breaking Stride, Marathon Petroleum Buys Moneymaker MarkWest

Marathon sponsored MPLX will purchase MarkWest for a 32% premium, creating the fourth largest MLP with a $21 billion market cap.

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 12:18

Prices - PetroChemical

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Small Diesel Spill Cleaned, Houston Ship Channel Reopened

Part of the Houston Ship Channel is now open after it was briefly shut down while about 31 barrels of diesel in Greens Bayou were cleaned up, Reuters said. 

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:25
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India’s Reliance Considers Selling US Shale Gas Assets

Indian oil refinery complex operator Reliance invested more than $8 billion in its U.S. unconventional gas joint ventures through March, Bloomberg reported. It is considering sale in private matter.

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 09:29
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Saudi Arabian Chemical Manufacturer, Enterprise Sign Shale Gas Agreement

Under deal with Enterprise Partners, feedstock may be used in U.S. or exported, acting CEO Yousef al Benyan told Bloomberg. Saudi Basic Industries Corp. converted U.K. crackers to produce olefins.

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:03
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Petroleum Naphtha From Barge Spills In Houston Ship Channel

Barge carrying 1 million gallons of petroleum naphtha caught fire and spilled the product in Houston Ship Channel on July 20 after colliding with another barge in Texas, Reuters said. 

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 08:16