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Sunday, 10/23/2016

October 19, 2016 – Marcellus Drilling News

4 Marcellus Drillers Ramp Up Production in 2016

We can’t say enough good things about Rusty Braziel and RBN Energy. Rusty was the co-founder of Bentek Energy, sold a few years ago to Platts. Rusty is the consummate industry professional who has forgotten more about the oil and gas industry than most of us will ever know. He recently wrote...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

October 10, 2016 – Real Money

Cramer: Oil Inventory Numbers Are About to Take a Huge Hit

By: Jim Cramer

There are big changes afoot for the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Wednesday crude oil inventory number, and if they are not explained properly as a no-longer-apples-to-apples comparison, the rally in crude above $50 will indeed be justified as a panic on the part of those who need oil -- actually consumers -- vs. just the usual trading shenanigans.

Specifically, the always-prescient Rusty Braziel, my authority on...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

October 5, 2016 – 24/7 Wall Street

Crude Oil Inventory Falls, Price Nears $50 a Barrel

By: Paul Ausick

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 3 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude inventory of 499.7 million barrels. The commercial crude inventory remains at historically high levels for this time of year according to the EIA.

Tuesday evening the American Petroleum Institute (API)...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

September 23, 2016 – The Street

Top 4 Oil Drilling Stocks for an Energy Recovery

By: James Passeri

Patience is not necessarily a virtue when it comes to oil markets.

Falling crude prices over the past two years -- which are down almost 60% since mid-2014 highs -- have made the geographical concentration of U.S. drilling activity incredibly narrow. And some familiar names have turned off their rigs waiting for oil to hit $60 a barrel or higher before again getting their hands dirty.

Others are still flooding the market,...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

September 22, 2016 – SNL Energy

Natural gas industry deemed healthy but needs to be proactive

By: Tom Pawlicki

Natural gas production growth has surpassed most predictions made in the last five to 10 years, but the industry needs to continue its outreach to skeptics in order to show the value and importance it has to the country.

Shale has created abundance

Production of dry natural gas in the U.S. will rise from a level of 55.08 Bcf/d in 2008 to a projected 76.14 Bcf/d in 2017, according to data in the U.S. Energy...