Archive for the ‘Global Energy’ Category

0 Apr 14 2015 @ 10:07am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Postulating about Production

As oil prices rally in the aftermath of the EIA’s latest monthly production report, I got to tag-team again with Rebecca Patterson on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning to talk about the key influences on the oil market. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to part of the segment:

4 Apr 1 2015 @ 9:52pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

In Excess

Whilst watching a commercial for the new bacon crust pizza, I suddenly found myself equally torn between being really hungry, and considering the thin gray line of overindulgence. So while I wait for the pizza delivery guy to arrive, I present to you henceforth six slices of excess in energyland™. » read more

0 Mar 17 2015 @ 12:47pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Inventories, not Iran

It was great to be back on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning, talking about some of the key drivers in the oil market. We did a quick St. Patrick’s Day parade across various contenders, from the dollar to demand, from inventories to Iran. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

2 Mar 12 2015 @ 10:44pm by Matt Smith in Global Energy

Sunny Solar Stories

After last week’s weather-themed post about how seasons change, I am prompted this week to highlight a number of sunny solar stories, led by the elevated profile of a solar-powered plane. So from grid parity to planes to parking lots, here are some signs of solar progress being made across the globe. » read more

0 Mar 6 2015 @ 6:52am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random, risk management

Seasons Change

As the seemingly permanent blanket of snow in my yard lifted this week to reveal the green, green grass below (albeit briefly), I am reminded that seasons change. But it is not just clocks and landscapes that are undergoing a shift, but also a veritable variety of elements in energyland™. So here are some such seasonal shuffles, across continents and commodities. » read more