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Posts Tagged ‘Eagle Ford’

0 Jul 18 2014 @ 7:46am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil

More Nuggets on the US Energy Boom

I didn’t intentionally seek out these nuggets on  the US energy boom – especially so quickly after my recent involvement with Miley and Mr Bieber – but they were just conveniently there. Fast food if you like. As crude oil production hits a new 28-year high and natural gas continues to achieve higher and higher record levels of production, these morsels were too tasty to pass up. Bon appetit!

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2 Mar 28 2013 @ 1:27pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Rise of the Guardians

So I wanted to write an Easter-related post and my mind immediately jumped hopped straight to ‘Rise of the Guardians‘  – my most recent encounter of the Easter Bunny (via my kiddos). So from Santa to Sandman and beyond, here is the rise of the guardians…. in energyland™.  » read more

0 Jan 25 2013 @ 10:52am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito Bites

Good day! Although we may be in the bleak mid-winter, commodityland™ has a warm fuzzy feeling as global economic data and US earnings highlight potentially better times ahead. The crude complex heartily agrees, rallying for a seventh consecutive week on the prospect of rising demand. Meanwhile, natural gas is trying to weigh up the conundrum of rollercoastering temperatures in the coming weeks, and has looped-the-loop to finish the week back where it started. Snack time:

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0 Jan 11 2013 @ 10:56am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random, risk management

Burrito Bites

Roll up! Roll up! And welcome to the first set of burrito bites for 2013! This week has seen oil prices finishing where they started, rallied by Chinese exports and oil imports, unwound by Chinese inflation data. Natural gas prices have done a similar dance, unwound by warmer weather, then rallied by a whopper withdrawal from weekly storage and impending colder conditions next week. Hark, burrito bites are served.

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2 Jul 12 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

Bakke(n) to Basics

We are well aware of the natural gas shale revolution, as domestic production remains strong while prices have remained mired in the land of 2-buckdom. However, the next revolution is underway, set to blow the doors off production expectations in a similar fashion. This be…the US oil shale revolution.

So through the poster-boy of  this new revolution – the Bakken Shale in North Dakota – let’s look at some startling statistics which highlight its growing impact on both a regional and national scale. » read more