Tagged With Tight oil
Saudi gas drive goes unconventional
11 February 2020
Aramco’s gas development is stepping up a gear after several false starts
AI takes aim at shale margins improvement
7 February 2020
Poor levels of profitability in shale are prompting a search to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the efficiency of production and improve the bottom line
US shale patch faces worsening headwinds
23 January 2020
Mounting constraints on US light-tight oil only compound the hazardous task of predicting growth
Oil & gas credit quality stagnates
10 January 2020
The recovery in credit risk across the global industry has slowed, due to several sources of disruption
Opposing forces will affect oil market balance
19 December 2019
Sluggish demand growth may be matched by an almost as equally anaemic lift in output
The energy transition reality gap
16 December 2019
Industry predictions for the demand for oil and the speed of the energy transition vary wildly. If it cannot coalesce around a compromise plan, politicians and investors may seize the initiative
Water infrastructure booms with shale
26 November 2019
The US oilfield water-handling market is growing as shale production continues to rise, with the Permian Basin leading the way
Data revolution before shale revolution
18 November 2019
China needs to replicate the US approach of making more data available before it can hope for game-changing shale production growth
Technology takes over tight oil
15 October 2019
As the shale business matures, its wildcatter mentality is being replaced by artificial intelligence
Oil price puzzle as sanctions choke Iran exports
4 June 2019
Which direction is the price of Brent crude heading following deployment of a US naval and B-52 bomber strike force to the Middle East? The answer is complex
Pipeline dreams face the reality of trade restraints
18 December 2018
Amid rising production and surging demand, investment in global oil and gas infrastructure increased in 2018
Tight could prove right for Bahrain
19 September 2018
The recent discovery of offshore shale oil and gas deposits could be a welcome energy boost for Bahrain—or remain tantalisingly beyond reach
Permian faces pipeline crunch
16 May 2018
The west Texas oil and gas play could see growth crimped if major infrastructure projects aren’t completed in time
Tight oil's surge poses a familiar dilemma for Opec
9 March 2018
The rebalancing effort is on shaky ground. To keep cutting is a problem but to stop might be just as bad
Pumping the US brakes
7 February 2018
Output will rise again in 2018, but less drilling and greater capital discipline will slow growth
US tight oil turning over a new leaf?
18 December 2017
A shale sector that emphasised returns over production growth would be a win from both shareholders and oil markets
Opec and non-Opec agree a rollover, with caveats
1 December 2017
Cuts extended to end-2018, but with a built-in escape hatch—and an implicit threat to other producers
US tight oil: Too light, too sweet
24 November 2017
International buyers' appetite may start to wane in 2018
US oil output set to reach record high
18 August 2017
The country's production has surged this year and is showing no signs of a slowdown
Cracks in the US shale recovery?
27 July 2017
Oil bulls shouldn't get too excited about those capex cuts yet
US cost inflation: the comeback
26 July 2017
After three years of sharp declines, costs are rising again on higher drilling activity in America's tight oil patch
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
US shale producers under oil-price pressure
28 June 2017
US tight oil companies staged a comeback at the first sign of a price recovery last year. Now, as surging US shale activity undercuts the oil price, markets want them to start putting on the brakes.
Energy demand stayed low in 2016, as the fuel mix shifted towards cleaner energy sources
20 June 2017
China and India accounted for almost all the growth, says BP, and global emissions were flat for the second year in a row
Opec: more of the same
26 May 2017
Extending the cuts for nine months is designed to kill off the stock glut, but the pledge to keep going will buoy tight oil
Opec's narrowing options
24 May 2017
An extension to the cuts may not help the group as much as it helps Texas
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