Economics/Statistics

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September 2022
No matter what oil prices are, our industry will continue to need newly trained talent. With proper education and training at university level, graduates will be better prepared to make cost-effective decisions regarding seismic data, drilling and completion of wells.
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September 05, 2022
OPEC+ agreed to make a token oil supply cut for October, a surprise move that shows the alliance is seeking to stabilize global markets after a faltering economic backdrop triggered the longest price rout in two years.
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September 02, 2022
Employment in the U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector rose by an estimated 6,865 jobs to 648,914 in August, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and analysis by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council.
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August 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine has destabilized Europe’s energy markets. It has compromised Germany’s energy transition, with repercussions for all of Europe. Warrior Putin has compromised Russia’s leading position in the European energy markets.
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August 23, 2022
At a time when global oil markets are experiencing significant volatility, member countries of OPEC+ have the means to address these challenges, and Equatorial Guinea will continue to support efforts to improve market stability.
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August 23, 2022
On July 30, ENTSO-E allowed a 2.5-fold increase in the export of Ukrainian electricity to Europe, only up to 250 MW. This gives Ukraine a revenue stream for supporting its energy sector.
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August 19, 2022
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. won approval from U.S. regulators to buy as much as 50% of Occidental Petroleum Corp. after spending months acquiring its shares. Occidental’s shares surged on news of the authorization.
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August 17, 2022
U.S. oil and gas producers recovered and reset in 2021, posting increased profits of $73.7 billion and $211.9 billion in revenues, according to the EY U.S. oil and gas reserves, production and ESG benchmarking study.
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August 15, 2022
Saudi Aramco posted the biggest quarterly adjusted profit of any listed company globally driven by high crude prices and production.
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August 15, 2022
Offshore Energies UK has urged government to prioritize the domestic production of energy after a House of Commons briefing showed that in June 2022, the UK imported no oil, gas or coal imports from Russia.
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August 09, 2022
ADNOC Drilling Company announced its financial results for the half year and second quarter ending June 30, which show its net profit for the first half significantly grew by 34% to $379 million.
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August 08, 2022
While oil companies could benefit from the bill, which could mandate more federal oil and gas lease sales and boosts an existing tax credit for carbon capture, API President and CEO Mike Sommers said the package falls short in addressing America’s energy needs.
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August 05, 2022
Few ideas are more economically disastrous than debt spending in an inflationary environment and raising taxes during a recession. And Democrats are planning on doing just that.
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August 04, 2022
As oil prices continue to linger around the $100-plus/bbl price, mergers and acquisitions in the sector have been pushed to a three-year high, as well as private equity deals that may experience a record year.
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August 02, 2022
Oil-watchers are skeptical that OPEC+ will answer President Joe Biden’s call for more oil supplies when it meets on Wednesday, expecting the coalition to preserve its remaining capacity for another time.
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August 02, 2022
Out of $8.45 billion in profits BP posted for the second quarter, $3.5 billion will be used to buy back the company’s own shares, and the dividend will rise by 10%.
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August 01, 2022
Joe Biden took a political gamble with his visit to Saudi Arabia last month, courting a kingdom he once vowed to punish in a quest for more oil supplies. This week will reveal whether it paid off.
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July 29, 2022
As the U.S. experiences two straight quarters of negative GDP growth, which meets the common definition of recession, Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman Wayne Christian said high taxes, unnecessary regulations, and irresponsible deficit spending is what caused the mess we are in.
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July 26, 2022
The study found that enabling open markets increased oil and natural gas development in America, which, over the six-year period, reduced global oil prices by an average of $1.93 per barrel.
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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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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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