Production

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August 10, 2022
U.S. oil production remains on track for a record 2023 even as output grows more slowly than anticipated amid surging costs and labor shortages in America’s shale fields.
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August 04, 2022
U.S. crude futures fell below $90 a barrel for the first time since February, the month Russia invaded Ukraine.
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July 26, 2022
Following the recent acquisition of PetroChad Mangara (PCM) by Perenco, PCM announced the successful export of its first barrel to the Chad-Cameroon pipeline.
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July 2022
The Permian produces billions of barrels of highly saline water every year. Water management must be optimized to facilitate the projected increase in oil and gas production in the coming years. However, new regulations related to induced seismic activity pose major headwinds to water management and production growth.
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July 2022
After improving considerably during first-quarter 2022, E&P activity in the southwestern U.S. grew further in the second quarter, hitting its highest level in the Dallas Fed survey’s six-year history. However, cost escalations and supply chain issues are major problems.
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July 14, 2022
OPEC producers will need to pump crude at the fastest pace in five years in 2023 if they are to balance oil supply and demand. Capacity constraints suggest they may struggle.
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July 12, 2022
The White House believes the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has room to raise oil production, should an upcoming visit by President Joe Biden to the Middle East yield any agreements.
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July 11, 2022
Even if Joe Biden secures a pledge for more oil when he visits Saudi Arabia this week, it may do little to drive down the high fuel prices roiling the global economy.
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July 11, 2022
Nigeria’s state energy company won a court decision temporarily blocking Exxon Mobil Corp. from selling assets in the country to Seplat Energy Plc.
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July 11, 2022
Suncor Energy Inc.’s chief executive officer stepped down on Friday after a series of fatalities at the company’s oil sands sites shook confidence in its management.
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July 06, 2022
Chevron Corp. wants more control over the oil it produces in Venezuela, a move that would help the driller boost output and recover debt if the US eases sanctions amid a global fuel crunch.
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July 06, 2022
Frac sand, which gets blasted through shale rocks to unlock oil and natural gas, is averaging $55 a ton, up from $22 at the end of 2021. Demand is climbing as oil explorers turn the taps back on after Covid-driven cutbacks.
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July 05, 2022
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Saudi Arabia to ramp up oil production, seeking to cool record fuel prices in an echo of comments last week from President Joe Biden.
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July 01, 2022
Venezuela’s economy is forecast to expand at its fastest pace in 15 years, marking a rebound for a country that recently emerged from the deepest recession in Latin America.
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June 30, 2022
Canada’s economic expansion suffered a minor setback last month after a robust start to the year, driven by a drop in oil production.
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June 30, 2022
President Joe Biden said he’ll ask U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf region to boost oil production when he meets with them during a trip to Saudi Arabia next month, one of the key avenues he has to address surging inflation costs at home.
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June 29, 2022
Environmental groups sued the Biden administration to block its revival of plans to allow new oil drilling on public land in western states.
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June 28, 2022
OPEC+ is more than half a billion barrels behind on its pledge to supply world markets with oil, exacerbating concerns about the group’s ability to balance the global market.
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June 28, 2022
The OPEC+ alliance is set for an easy meeting this week as it cruises to the conclusion of a two-year pact on oil supplies. The respite won’t last long.
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June 27, 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron said that the United Arab Emirates’ ruler confided to him that OPEC’s two leading oil exporters are already pumping almost as much oil as they can.
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June 27, 2022
The Ministry of Petroleum of the Republic of Niger announced the country has reached a new milestone in furthering the regional gas market through the progressing construction of the multi-billion Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline alongside Algeria and Nigeria.
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