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Thursday, 03/08/2018

March 7, 2018 – Forbes

Infrastructure Investments Key To Building America's Energy Dominance

By: Dan Eberhart

Since Washington lifted the decades-old restrictions on the export of U.S. crude oil more than two years ago, overseas trade in oil has boomed. The United States is now exporting about 2 million barrels a day of crude oil, making America a major supplier in international oil markets.

American crude oil, along with condensate and natural gas liquids have disrupted global trade patterns, seizing a bigger share of some...

Thursday, 03/08/2018

March 6, 2018 – Financial Times

US oil pipelines pivot south as shale surges

By: Gregory Meyer

The plumbing of the US oil market is pivoting. Old pipelines have been reversed to deliver crude to Gulf of Mexico terminals. New ones also point at the coast. 

The changes are cementing the stature of the US in world oil markets, feeding exports of crude from shale fields and fuel made by coastal refineries. More pipelines and expanded ports have enabled American oil producers to reach 10m barrels a day in output, in league with Saudi Arabia...

Thursday, 03/08/2018

March 6, 2018 – Rigzone

TWITTER POLL: Would Oil, LNG, LPG Exporters Pay for Proposed US Tariffs?

By: Matthew V. Veazey

A slim majority of the 116 respondents to a recent poll on Rigzone’s Twitter page do not expect U.S. exporters of crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane to experience blowback from proposed U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.

On March 1, President Trump confirmed that the U.S. will impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. The announcement followed a mid-...

Monday, 03/05/2018

February 28, 2018 – Platts

Analyst: Without new Permian gas pipes, prices could go to 'negative infinity'

By: Bill Holland

The Permian Basin is running out of pipeline to take away natural gas associated with shale oil drilling, meaning producers may soon get just pennies for their million British thermal units, or worse, pay to have gas removed so the oil can flow, a veteran analyst said.

Speaking about possible limits on the continued growth of shale oil and gas production in the U.S., RBN Energy LLC CEO Rusty Braziel said there is 8.5...

Monday, 03/05/2018

March 2, 2018 – Oil & Gas Investor

Analyst: Reviving Haynesville Faces Stiff Competition

By: Paul Hart, Editor-In-Chief, Midstream Business Hart Energy

It may be “a popular time to talk about the Haynesville again” as the unconventional play comes back to life—but producers in the play face plenty of competition, David Braziel, director of financial and fundamental analysis for RBN Energy, told attendees at Hart Energy’s first DUG Haynesville conference Feb. 21.

Braziel started his spotlight presentation with a broad, macro look at...