Last week, CNH approved stock ownership transfers from the Talos Energy, Sierra Oil & Gas and Premier Oil consortium to the benefit of Hokchi Energy and approved the exploration plans for the joint production contract between PEMEX and DEA Deutsche Erdoel. Meanwhile, the US is planning to waive eight countries to be allowed to […]Continue Reading →
After months of dropping oil prices with no end in sight, it seems that the commodity has finally come to its senses, with Brent, the international reference, rising up from approximately US$30 to around US$40 in less than one month. The itching question on everyone’s mind is “will it last?”.
Let us recall in brief […]Continue Reading →
On the 3rd of December PEMEX opened its first gas station in the US, choosing Houston as its base location for living out the American dream. The gas station is selling petrol from the US at the second lowest price in all of Houston, an advantage it will need to compete with the seven other gas stations […]Continue Reading →
Has the deepwater sector irreparably sunk?
A day before Halloween, major international companies announced some spooky news. After 17 months of dropping oil prices with no end in sight, they are turning away from the costly, high-risk megaprojects that were previously claimed as the future of the industry. US oil producers are switching to […]Continue Reading →
The New Economics of Oil
What if everything you thought you knew about oil was wrong? That is the idea behind the paper published last week by Spencer Dale, BP’s Chief Economist.
New Economics of Oil takes the key principles and beliefs we think underpin the operation of the oil market and reveals […]Continue Reading →
Recent events around the globe have led to record-low oil prices, reminding us just how closely the price of oil is linked to geopolitics. Brent crude has fallen 50% since last June, dropping below the US$50 per barrel benchmark today, reaching its lowest since January 2013. Analysts have identified the main causes of this drop […]Continue Reading →