Archive for the ‘Global Energy’ Category

0 Jul 20 2015 @ 2:17pm by Daniel Holder in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy

Three Energy Futures – Part 1 – Crude Oil

coin operated binoculars at a observation point

For the next three posts, we’re going to take a deep look into the future on three commodities important to us here in GR&A: Oil, Natural Gas and Electric Power. The recipe for each section will be one part current events, one part analysis and a pinch of the ever important speculation (it’s kinda like salt, but for forecasters. Add it to taste).

In the crude section, we will discuss OPEC’s market-share capture strategy.  In the gas section, we will touch on how the link between oil and gas will strengthen.  In the power section, we will highlight a specific regulatory development in California that will shed some light on the future of the industry.

 

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0 May 7 2015 @ 7:26am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Dollar’s Loss = Oil’s Gain

This morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box had me blaming the US dollar’s drop on the recent rally in black gold, Texas tea, in combination with (vague) signs of the US oil market tightening. My segment was also used for this CNBC article.  Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to this morning’s über early showing:

0 May 4 2015 @ 7:54am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy

The Flip Side

Just as there is a consequence to every action or two sides to every story, there are contrasting repercussions due to the precipitous oil price drop in the last year. This post takes a look at some such flip sides to see who is benefiting from the recent rout…and who is not.  » read more

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:

6 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