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Tuesday, 02/12/2019

January 31, 2019 – The Wall Street Journal

Oil Trains Make Comeback as Pipeline Bottlenecks Worsen

By Rebecca Elliott and Paul Ziobro

The use of trains to carry crude is surging after dropping in recent years amid concerns about safety, as drillers in parts of North America produce more oil than area pipelines can accommodate.

An average of 718,000 barrels of crude a day traversed America’s railways as of October, the latest data available, an 88% increase from a year earlier, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That...

Tuesday, 02/12/2019

January 29, 2019 – Real Money

Energy Stocks in Focus on 'Mad Money' - Valero Looks Promising

By Bruce Kamich

During Monday night's Mad Money program on CNBC, Jim Cramer sat down with Rusty Braziel, president and CEO of RBN Energy for the latest read on the energy markets. Braziel said investors shouldn't fret the instability in Venezuela, as that country only produces a little over 500,000 barrels of oil a day for the U.S.

While the elimination of that oil may be bad news for the likes of Valero Energy (VLO) or Chevron (...

Tuesday, 02/12/2019

January 28, 2019 – CNBC

Here's the most important thing going on in the oil market, according to oil guru who predicted past declines

By: Elizabeth Gurdus

The most important trend happening in the oil market has to do with China, oil guru and RBN Energy President and Principal Energy Markets Consultant Rusty Braziel tells CNBC's Jim Cramer.

Braziel, a frequent "Mad Money" guest who has correctly predicted several oil price collapses in recent years, referenced the commodity's price drop in October of last year. After...

Tuesday, 02/12/2019

January 25, 2019 – S&P Global Platts

US LNG export project timelines face uncertainty in market amid regulatory questions

By: Harry Weber & Maya Weber

Houston — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's inaction on Venture Global LNG's permit application for its Calcasieu Pass export terminal in Louisiana is raising concerns in the market about a broader impact on approval schedules set for other projects.

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Friday, 01/18/2019

January 17, 2018 – Investing.Com

3 Regional Oil Supply Disruptions That Could Also Impact Prices

By: Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D.

While most oil traders focus on the big three producers of our day—Saudi Arabia, Russia and U.S. shale—we shouldn't ignore struggling producers. Missing supply from Mexico, Iran and Venezuela will also affect the market and prices, after all.

Here are some updates:

1. Mexico

Mexico’s gasoline crisis caused a huge build in gasoline stocks in the United States this week. Mexico cannot...