Will America Reverse An Offshore Oil And Gas Agenda Gone Adrift?

Jack Belcher, Consumer Energy Alliance

Will the Trump administration and Congress have the will to reopen the door to the nation’s offshore resources?

OPEC Deal Expected To Tighten Oil Market In 2017

John Kemp, Reuters

​The deal will probably cut production by between 750,000 and 1 MMbbl/d, accelerating the rebalancing process, though to have a big impact the cuts will need to be extended into the second half of 2017.

Children’s Climate Suit Against Feds Moves Forward

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

​The lawsuit is being brought against an administration that has worked to curb emissions as the oil and gas industry has also made strides in reducing emissions.

Analyst: Trump’s Threat To Stop Buying Saudi Oil Is Empty

John Kemp, Reuters

The U.S. cannot easily discriminate against Saudi Arabian imports because both countries are members of the World Trade Organization and bound to extend each other most-favored-nation treatment.

Report: Horizontals Are Among Highest-Producing US Wells

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Nearly 77% of the highest-producing oil wells in the U.S. were horizontally-drilled wells, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Trump’s Energy Policies Are Yet To Be Defined

John Kemp, Reuters

In general, a Trump administration is likely to be much friendlier toward oil, gas and coal producers, and less receptive to arguments from renewable energy and clean technology firms.

Renewables Rise With Some Oil, Gas Companies Aboard

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

​Despite the increased uptake of renewable energy sources, the IEA said there are still ‘grounds for caution.’

US Gas Production Shows Tentative Signs Of Upturn

John Kemp, Reuters

The big increase in gas-focused drilling during September and October should result in further production gains during the remaining months of the year.

Despite Tough Times, Energy Sector Stays Optimistic, Sees Opportunity

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Survey shows nearly 70% of the respondents are optimistic or very optimistic about the outlook for growth in the oil and gas industry between now and 2020.

OPEC Is Back In Business, But Market Is Skeptical

John Kemp, Reuters

​Enthusiasm has given way to doubts about whether the agreement will make any real difference to the supply-demand balance next year.

The License Every Oil And Gas Company Needs

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Don’t forget to get or renew your social license to operate. It still matters.

US Natural Gas Prices Surge Amid Supply Fears

John Kemp, Reuters

Futures markets are sending an urgent signal to gas producers about the need for more drilling.

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