42 min ago
Saudi oil output is likely to be lower than its average, Kingdom needs fiscal reforms
The IMF said a drop in oil output and lower crude prices would likely result in smaller fiscal surpluses in 2013.
8 hrs ago
Read This: Is peak oil never going to happen?
You can make a coherent, logical argument for cars that don't burn gasoline without once mentioning global petroleum supply.
12 hrs ago
Oil and Gas Investor
Bernstein: 'Either Prices Must Rise Or Costs Must Fall'
An analysis of financial and production metrics of the 50 largest publically traded oil companies by Bernstein Research reveals that cost inflation has not abated for producers.
16 hrs ago
PTT Plc Prepare investment expansions in Asean to support AEC According to the analyst meeting yesterday, PTT is preparing for overseas investments in ASEAN in order to support the AEC in 2015; most of the investments are mega projects in the countries which have higher petrochemical and petroleum demands than domestic supplies, so these projects ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Commentary: News of lower summer fuel prices could be false flag
Last month USA Today reported U.S. pump prices on average were down 18 cents over the preceding four weeks and were expected to fall another 20 cents a gallon by June.
Globe and Mail
Nigeria's $1-billion wealth fund to start investing in June
A view of the Nigeria stock exchange building in the central business district in Lagos April 10, 2013.
Leaked recording stirs political furor in Venezuela
A recording released by Venezuela's opposition purportedly revealing graft and conspiracy in the ruling Socialist Party has stirred a new political storm in the OPEC nation's already traumatic transition after the death of Hugo Chavez.
Kuwaiti oil service workers on strike over pay -union
Around 80 percent of workers at Kuwait's main, state-run oil services company are on strike calling for better pay, a union official said on Tuesday, the latest sign of wage pressures in the Gulf Arab country.
Iran's NIPO makes proposal to Turkey and Egypt to form an international petrochemical assocation
The National Iranian Petrochemical Organization has made a proposal to Turkey and Egypt to form an international petrochemical association similar to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries with Iran at a D8 meeting in Tehran.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Washington Post
WTI Crude Fluctuates Near One-Week High; Syria Starts Offensive
West Texas Intermediate crude swung between gains and losses near the highest level in a week.
Sun May 19, 2013
Venezuela says taking steps to restore US diplomatic ties
Venezuela's recent designation of an acting head of its diplomatic mission in the United States shows the OPEC nation's desire to restore full diplomatic relations, the foreign minister said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
Saudis Cut March Crude Exports as West Africans Boost Shipments
Saudi Arabia , Kuwait, and Venezuela reduced crude oil exports in March from the previous month while West African members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries increased shipments, according to official data.
The Oil Drum
Predicting the Weather, Corn, Ethanol and Oil Production
News of the future was, in my youth, something that one found by crossing the palm of a lady in a dark tent with a piece or two of silver at one of the fairs that came to town.
The Motley Fool
Oil Companies Want to Avoid Another Attack in Benghazi
The attacks in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, that captured our nation's attention continue to spur debate on the stability, or lack thereof, in the region.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Motley Fool
How to Cash In on America's Oil Dominance
The single, easiest way to keep track of all the stocks that matter... Your own personalized stock watchlist! It's a 100% FREE Motley Fool service... In its recently published medium-term review of the oil market, the International Energy Agency forecast that the U.S. will account for a third of new global oil supplies over the next five years, an ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Iran's plan to replace oil revenues with mining, agriculture
Congressional leaders prodded the Obama administration on May 15 to tighten the squeeze on Iran's economy.
Commodities Corner: How to invest in the U.S. oil 'supply shock'
The International Energy Agency said this week that a "supply shock" will essentially change the way the oil market works - and with change come opportunities, analysts said.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Motley Fool
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The first thought that comes to mind with OPEC is oil. This collection of countries is responsible for over 40% of all oil production around the world.
Brent slips towards $102 as euro zone recession deepens
Oil slipped towards $102 a barrel on Wednesday after data showed the euro zone's recession extended to the longest on record, with a rising supply outlook also weighing on prices.
Africa Investment-Opec-style platinum cartel a pipe-dream
But Pretoria could never manipulate the platinum price the way the Middle Eastern kingdom can influence oil's and talk of a platinum cartel, perhaps along the lines of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , is a pipe-dream. The world's top platinum producers, South Africa and Russia, agreed to attempt to cope with excess supplies ... (more)