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What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (June 26, 2017)?

What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (June 26, 2017)?

Trader sentiment remains the biggest single driver of crude prices as Stratas Advisors forecasts Brent to hover around $45 this week.

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Aspen Technology, digital oil field, oil and gas, machine learning

Machine Learning Goes Viral In Oil Patch

Some oil and gas companies are turning to processes that search data and detect patterns to ultimately predict the likelihood of equipment failures and other challenges.

June 23, 2017
water, spend, fracking

Analysts: Water Needs, Spend To Escalate

With operators drilling faster and employing longer laterals, completions now require triple the volumes of water per frack than five years ago, according to Bluefield Research.

June 23, 2017
Jones Energy Exits Arkoma Basin, Sights Set On Merge Play

Jones Energy Exits Arkoma Basin, Sights Set On Merge Play

The sales price of Jones’ Arkoma assets was about 35% higher than an analyst’s estimates.

June 22, 2017
Qatar, LNG, US LNG, Terminals, Rex Tillerson, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Charles Dewhurst

US Wants Answers In Qatar Dispute Threatening LNG Exports

Qatar shipments of oil and natural gas are being blockaded by its neighbors, which could shine a spotlight on the stability of U.S. and Australian LNG.

June 22, 2017
Report: Marcellus, Utica Rise Again But Face Host Of Challenges

Report: Marcellus, Utica Rise Again But Face Host Of Challenges

Babst Calland cites regulatory and consolidation challenges that beset operators in the Marcellus and Utica.

June 21, 2017
Empire Building: EQT Targets Balance After $8.2 Billion Rice Conquest

Empire Building: EQT Targets Balance After $8.2 Billion Rice Conquest

EQT’s CEO says a second phase is emerging in the shale natural gas revolution—one that disavows a growth-at-any-cost model.

June 20, 2017
Oxy’s $1.2 Billion Permian ‘Land Swap’ Consolidates Position

Oxy’s $1.2 Billion Permian ‘Land Swap’ Consolidates Position

Hess agreed to sell EOR assets to Oxy, which in turn parted with acreage at the ‘tail end’ of its inventory in separate deals totaling $600 million each.

June 19, 2017
Stratas Advisors, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Halliburton, oilfield services, oil and gas

Insight: The State Of The Oil, Gas Service Sector

The top three service companies—Schlumberger, Halliburton and Baker Hughes—have all been working to gain better positioning within the market.

June 19, 2017
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What's Affecting Oil Prices This Week (June 19, 2017)?

Stratas Advisors expects that crude inventories will decrease between 2.5 and 3.5 million barrels as U.S. crude runs remain stable.

June 19, 2017
EQT, Rice Energy To Merge In $8.2 Billion Marcellus/Utica Deal

EQT, Rice Energy $8.2 Billion Merger Creates Northeast Gas Giant

The acquisition of Rice’s acreage and midstream business in the Marcellus and Utica is set to make EQT the largest producer of natural gas in the U.S.

June 19, 2017
Kirby Corp., Joseph H. Pyne, Stewart & Stevenson, Parman Capital, Tudor Pickering, A&D

Century-Old Stewart & Stevenson Bought By Kirby For $710 Million

Kirby Corp. sees the purchase as an opportunity to buy into the oilfield services recovery.

June 16, 2017

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