Monthly Archives: January 2011

Drilling Ban Is Off, But Work Is Stalled

More than two months after the Obama admin. lifted its ban on drilling in the deep-water GOM, oil companies are still waiting for approval to drill the first new oil well there.  More »

New Scrutiny Slams Near-Shore Exploration

Heightened regulatory scrutiny brought on by the GOM spill is taking a toll on cos that drill much closer to shore than where BP’s Macondo well blew out.  More »

Commodities Rally Across Board – Wall Street Journal

Commodities Rally Across BoardWall Street JournalMorgan Stanley analysts predicted recently that crude oil would go "above $100 per barrel" in 2011, in a recent note. Natural gas, by contrast, …and more »  More »

Commodities Rally Across Board – Wall Street Journal

Commodities Rally Across BoardWall Street JournalMorgan Stanley analysts predicted recently that crude oil would go "above $100 per barrel" in 2011, in a recent note. Natural gas, by contrast, …and more »  More »

Commodities Rally Across Board – Wall Street Journal

Commodities Rally Across BoardWall Street JournalMorgan Stanley analysts predicted recently that crude oil would go "above $100 per barrel" in 2011, in a recent note. Natural gas, by contrast, …and more »  More »

Commodities Rally Across Board – Wall Street Journal

Commodities Rally Across BoardWall Street JournalMorgan Stanley analysts predicted recently that crude oil would go "above $100 per barrel" in 2011, in a recent note. Natural gas, by contrast, …and more »  More »

Commodities Rally Across Board – Wall Street Journal

Commodities Rally Across BoardWall Street JournalMorgan Stanley analysts predicted recently that crude oil would go "above $100 per barrel" in 2011, in a recent note. Natural gas, by contrast, …and more »  More »

Thermal coal prices to keep rising – Barron’s

NEW YORK, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Prices for thermal coal, which is used for power generation, have risen sharply in the past month, making the commodity more attractive to investors than oil or natural gas, Barron’s said on Sunday.  More »

Thermal coal prices to keep rising – Barron’s

NEW YORK, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Prices for thermal coal, which is used for power generation, have risen sharply in the past month, making the commodity more attractive to investors than oil or natural gas, Barron’s said on Sunday.  More »

North Dakota’s oil patch may make it second only to Texas

Officials believe North Dakota’s oil patch contains more than twice the amount of oil previously estimated and that the state’s already record crude production will double within the decade. If the forecast is correct, North Dakota could leapfrog in a few years from the fourth-biggest oil producing state to No. 2. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)  More »

OPEC’s Passive Aggressive Oil-Price Problem – Wall Street Journal

OPEC's Passive Aggressive Oil-Price ProblemWall Street JournalAll this happened even though OPEC, which produces about 40% of the world's oil and natural-gas liquids, hasn't changed its effective production quotas …and more »  More »

OPEC’s Passive Aggressive Oil-Price Problem – Wall Street Journal

OPEC's Passive Aggressive Oil-Price ProblemWall Street JournalAll this happened even though OPEC, which produces about 40% of the world's oil and natural-gas liquids, hasn't changed its effective production quotas …and more »  More »