Shifting commodity prices are a given in the oil and gas industry, but sometimes the industry landscape changes in unexpected ways. In this interview with The Energy Report, Oppenheimer & Co. Managing Director and Senior Energy Analyst Fadel Gheit discusses the effect of Middle Eastern geopolitical issues on oil production, dissects the changing oil and gas production situation in the U.S. and explains how the shift in natural gas prices has turned the refinery business from the industry's perennial ugly duckling into a beautiful swan.
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The EIA released a report that highlights recoverable reserves of shale oil and shale gas. It doesn't look like there will be any shortage on the horizon.
At the recent World Resource Investment Conference in Vancouver, Keith Schaefer, editor and publisher of the Oil and Gas Bulletin, spoke with INN editor Vivien Diniz about the state of the natural gas market in British Columbia.
Here's a look at the US shale gas industry and an overview of two of the main companies operating in that sector.
Is this a great time to be an energy investor? It definitely is, according to Matt Badiali, editor of the S&A Resource Report. "You can make a lot of money, unless you're Bill Powers," he says in this interview with The Energy Report. Badiali discusses the true potential for U.S. natural gas, as well as what type of energy really gets him excited.
The worst may be over for companies and investors who have weathered the depressed gas prices of the past few years, but that doesn't mean it's clear sailing from here. In this interview with The Energy Report, Robert Cooper, senior energy analyst with Haywood Securities, talks about the need for selectivity and patience for catalysts that can crystallize underlying stock values. It's a battle of long-term investors versus short-term traders.
Energy pundits sing natural gas' praises, but Bill Powers, author of "Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth," isn't buying it. He sees serious flaws in how reserves are reported, and his own research shows steep, across-the-board production declines in the near future. Nonetheless, he expects a multiyear bull run for the resource, and recommends investors get positioned before scarcity hits—just five to seven years from now. Find out who Powers is betting on in this interview with The Energy Report.
Natural gas prices are up 38 percent from mid-February, meaning that gas is one of the world’s best-performing commodities so far this year. While that is good news for producers, investors are questioning whether this trend can be sustained.
A brief overview of gas price developments, supply and demand and significant market movers.
As natural gas prices in Asia continue to rise, more investors are shifting their attention to coalbed methane, a commodity with characteristics similar to conventional natural gas.