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Posts Tagged ‘China shale’

0 Jan 31 2013 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management, Technology

The Global Shale Gas Boom…Or Is It?

Given the rapid rise of the US shale gas market, it is not surprising that similar opportunities are being explored with gusto across the globe. Given the size of technically recoverable shale gas already identified, it would seem that a global boom is inevitable….or is it? » read more

0 Apr 13 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, energy consulting, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Burrito Bites

Happy Friday the 13th, mwahahahaha! (That was an evil laugh, btw). Natural gas has been scared silly this week, back into the realm of one-dollardom, as bearish fundamentals of limited demand and bountiful supply push it to levels not seen since the early noughties. As for crude oil, prices have composed themselves after screaming lower earlier in the week, ahead of a monster of a meeting between Iran and global representatives. Anyhow; time to relax and hit up the snacks: » read more

0 Mar 23 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

100 Burrito Bites!

It is with a hint of bemusement and a pinch of pride that I introduce you to the 100th edition of Burrito bites. Not quite sure how it got to this milestone…but welcome!

And it’s been another corker of a week in Commodityland™, as crude has been pressured lower by France joining the choir for a release from emergency oil stockpiles, before supply loss fears from Iran have rebutted a price fall once more. As for natural gas, it has hovered around the middle of the $2.20 – $2.40 range it has held for most of the month as an early start to injection season for storage has kept prices anchored close to the shores of 10-year lows. But that’s enough for now, let’s hit the chow! » read more

0 Dec 9 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito Bites

And the second Friday of December hits us like a snowball, with general markets having a frosty reception to the latest effort by European leaders to stop the rot  to halt the region’s debt crisis.

Crude prices have apprehensively back-pedaled into double-digitdom this week, while natural gas prices sled towards the lows of the year once again, as we are set to reach Christmas without a solid bout of frigid conditions in the US. But enough chat, here are the snacks: » read more