UPDATE: Natural Gas Inventory +71 bcf vs +68 bcf Expected May 26, 2016 10:31AM (Updated - May 26, 2016 10:31 AM EDT)

Natural Gas Inventory +71 bcf vs +68 bcf Expected

Working gas in storage was 2,825 Bcf as of Friday, May 20, 2016, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 71 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 756 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 769 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,056 Bcf. At 2,825 Bcf, total working gas is above the five-year historical range.

Stocksbillion cubic feet (Bcf) Year... (continue reading...)
Cartel or talking shop? OPEC awaits Saudi ruling May 26, 2016 07:59AM

By Rania El Gamal and Alex Lawler

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - For those seeking guidance on Saudi Arabia's thinking regarding the future of OPEC, the last few weeks' agenda of the new Saudi energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, might offer a few clues.

Since his appointment on May 7 as head of a new mega-ministry - overseeing energy, industry, mining, atomic power and renewables - Falih has toured six state firms, met the South Korean premier, the... (continue reading...)


Oil dips after hitting $50/bbl as glut worries resurface May 25, 2016 08:49PM

By Barani Krishnan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices hit $50 a barrel on Thursday for the first time in seven months, then bounced below that level and settled lower on the day as investors worried robust price gains could encourage more output and add to the global glut.

Wildfires in Canada's oil sands, unrest in the Nigerian and Libyan energy sectors, and a near economic meltdown in OPEC member Venezuela have knocked out nearly 4 million... (continue reading...)


Citadel to Acquire Portfolio of Natural Gas Pipelines from WPX Energy (WPX) May 25, 2016 04:23PM

Citadel, a global investment firm, today announced that it has agreed to acquire a portfolio of natural gas pipeline transportation capacity through 2032 in the Western U.S. from WPX Energy (NYSE: WPX). The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016 and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Today's announcement, which follows the successful launch of the firm's physical natural gas business in 2014, underscores... (continue reading...)


EIA Weekly Crude Inventory Data Shows 4.2M Barrel Drop May 25, 2016 10:33AM

(Updated - May 25, 2016 10:33 AM EDT)

  • Crude Inventory -4.23M Barrels vs -1.66M Expected
  • Gasoline Inventory +2.04M Barrels vs -1.34M expected

U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.3 million barrels per day during the week ending May 20, 2016, 92,000 barrels per day less than the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 89.7% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging about 9.9 million barrels per day. Distillate... (continue reading...)


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