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Tag: us oil

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2018 - 16:28 UTC

    Clean Oil That Only Costs $20

    If there's one big reason for the U.S. energy revolution, it's that new technology has allowed American companies to beat the competition

    The United States is in the midst of an energy revolution.

    Oil production has risen by 5 million barrels per day (bpd) since 2010, an increase of nearly 100 percent. New technology, particularly techniques in shale oil drilling, has opened up vast new opportunities for oil and gas companies.

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  • Monday, February 5th 2018 - 09:08 UTC

    Can The Shale Boom Avoid These Bottlenecks?

    The rig count in the Permian has surged and jumped by 18 in the most recent week for which data is available, to 427, the highest total for the basin since early 2015.

    By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com <br />
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    Shale companies continue to drill at a frenzied pace, adding rigs and breaking U.S. oil production levels with each passing week. Yet, the oil production is becoming increasingly geographically concentrated. Not only is the Permian basin accounting for much of the new oil production in the U.S., but a relatively small number of counties within the Permian are home to most of that action.

  • Friday, February 2nd 2018 - 09:52 UTC

    Why Is The Shale Industry Still Not Profitable?

    The average return on asset for U.S. shale companies “is still a measly 0.8%,” the financial services company wrote in its report.

    By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com

    Echoing the criticism of too much hype surrounding U.S. shale from the Saudi oil minister, 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.”

  • Friday, November 28th 2014 - 06:23 UTC

    Oil price plunges as OPEC decides against cutting output despite world glut

    The cartel, whose largest producer and exporter is Saudi Arabia, will meet again in June next year, said an OPEC delegate.

    Brent and US crude oil plunged as much as 6.50 dollars a barrel on Thursday, the steepest one-day falls since 2011 following on OPEC's decision against cutting output despite a huge oversupply in world markets.

  • Monday, July 14th 2014 - 06:07 UTC

    US consolidating as world's biggest oil and natural gas producer

    Oil extraction is soaring at shale formations in Texas and North Dakota as companies apply fracking

    The US will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of energy from shale rock spurs US economic recovery, Bank of America Corp. said in a report.