Category: Crude oil

Commentary: The best places to network in the oil & gas industry

The subject of networking comes up a lot in this column, and there’s a reason for that: I truly believe that it is THE most important way for both Young Professionals and more experienced ones to grow their career and give themselves options.  More »

Oil industry may invoke trade law to challenge export restrictions

The U.S. oil industry, riding a domestic energy boom, is preparing to challenge restrictions on crude exports, possibly by arguing that limits designed to keep petroleum in America may violate international trade rules.  More »

Oil falls below $94 a barrel

Crude for December delivery fell $1.25, or 1.3 percent, to $93.37 per barrel.  More »

Agency again proposes limits on futures trading

The latest proposal restricts trading volume of futures contracts for 28 commodities, from corn and oil to metals and frozen orange juice.  More »

Growth likely as long as oil stays above $40

Oil companies are rapidly cutting their costs as they produce at higher rates in the United States, with output likely to continue growing as long as oil prices stay above $40 a barrel.  More »

Oil barely budges; U.S. gas price slips to $3.25

Ample supplies of crude have weighed on the price in recent weeks.  More »

Anadarko’s earnings jump 50 percent

Third quarter earnings for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. jumped 50 percent compared with the same period a year ago, as the company made more money off its oil and natural gas.  More »

One reader asks: new job or graduate school?

A reader from Thailand wants some advice on whether to carry on their current path, or indeed make a leap not only to higher education, but also an entirely different country.  More »

Oil falls on expected rise in U.S. crude supplies

Oil has fallen 4 percent so far in October.  More »

ConocoPhillips projects start to ramp up oil production in North Sea

Oil began flowing from the first well in ConocoPhillips’ newest Norwegian offshore development project late last week, the first trickle of a four-year effort to expand production in the region, the company said Monday.  More »

More oil trains expected in Washington under proposals

Hundreds of trains carrying crude oil could soon be chugging across the Northwest, bringing potential jobs and revenues but raising concerns about oil spills, increased train and vessel traffic and other issues.  More »

Algeria announces major oil discovery

Algeria’s energy minister said the state oil company, Sonatrach, will rely on unconventional techniques to extract 50 percent of the reserves, including hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.  More »