Methane Hydrate Researchers Get $3.8 Million Boost

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Methane hydrates could become an energy game changer. However, much effort is needed to unlock the natural gas power packed into the 3-D ice structures.

US Natural Gas Market Rebalancing Is Well Underway

John Kemp, Reuters

U.S. working gas stocks in underground storage rose by 62 billion cubic feet (Bcf) to 3,499 Bcf in the week ending on Sept. 9.

EIA Adds DUC Data To Drilling Productivity Report

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Data from EIA show that the oil-dominant Bakken, Eagle Ford, Niobrara and Permian regions had a combined 4,117 DUCs at the end of August.

Instability In Oil Market Persists

John Kemp, Reuters

Volatility appears to be an intrinsic quality of oil markets rather than an incidental problem to be solved through improved forecasting, management and coordination.

Chevron Fuels Schools, You Can Help

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

As part of the program, nearly $6 million will be within reach for eligible public school teachers in need of funds for classroom projects.

Saudi Arabia, Russia Try To Bake Oil Magic Pudding

Clyde Russell, Reuters

Big exporters want an oil price that keeps the most marginal production out of the market, but high enough to relieve the stress on their fiscal positions.

Note To Oil, Gas Companies: Keep Strategy On Agenda

Ciaran O’Donnell and Duncan MacPherson, Vinstra

It is a time to be pro-active and look at all the development routes in front of you.

Rising Energy Demand Squeezes Precious Resource

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Water may be just about everywhere, but water woes still exist when it comes to energy production.

Thanks For The GoM Oil, Gas Lease Sale Livestream, BOEM

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Like many firsts, the livestream broadcast did not go off without any glitches. But the display of transparency was appreciated.

Saudi Arabia Isn’t Flooding Oil Market Ahead Of Freeze Talks

John Kemp, Reuters

A closer look at the kingdom’s recent production, consumption and export statistics paints a more nuanced picture.

From Canada To Curacao: US Oil Exports Reach More Destinations

Additional U.S. oil export opportunities could exist, if there is a need.

Will OPEC Agree To Freeze Output In September?

John Kemp, Reuters

Previous attempts to reach a deal on cutting or freezing production at OPEC meetings in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ended in failure.