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Building on our monthly newsletter, The Five Star Standard, this video recaps the most important events and news relevant to the oilfield services sector. Ty Chapman - President Five Star Metals, Inc. Raising the Bar for Customer Service and Quality Connect on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Subscribe YouTube]]>
Videos Fri, 01 Feb 2019 19:28:17 +0000
Ty's Take January 2019 https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/tys-take-january-2019 https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/tys-take-january-2019 Last month, I sent you all my outlook and market predictions for 2019. In that analysis, I spent a great deal of time focused on the supply side of the equation. In short, I predicted that continued growth in U.S. Shale production, coupled with OPEC+ (referring to OPEC members + Russia and others who had agreed to production cuts) rapidly rising pr...]]> Newsletters Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:39:04 +0000 OPEC+ Cuts: Are They Enough https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/opec-cuts-are-they-enough https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/opec-cuts-are-they-enough When I sent out the 2019 Market Outlook , OPEC+ had just agreed to cuts of 1.2 million barrels per day in an effort to help re-balance the market. At the time I sent the email, the general amount of the cuts were agreed, but the amount each member would cut had yet to be determined. What was agreed to: OPEC would cut 800,000 barrels and Russia + it...]]> Newsletters Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:40:43 +0000 Is a Global Slowdown on the Horizon? https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/is-a-global-slowdown-on-the-horizon https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/is-a-global-slowdown-on-the-horizon As will be discussed in this week's Ty's Take , my previous concerns, expressed in our 2019 Market Outlook regarding the supply side of the oil equation are abating. However, they have been replaced by concerns on the demand side. A booming U.S. and world economy may be showing signs of slowing down. U.S. manufacturers reported the broadest slowdow...]]> Newsletters Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:25:23 +0000 Oilfield Services Outlook 2019: Mixed Signals https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/oilfield-services-outlook-2019-mixed-signals https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/oilfield-services-outlook-2019-mixed-signals In our special edition newsletter sent out at the end of 2018, we discussed some of the headwinds facing oil. The dramatic drop in a short three-month period of oil prices left many of us scratching our heads wondering what would be next. How would drillers react to the overwhelmingly negative sharp turn of events? While we have more data, not much...]]> Newsletters Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:15:35 +0000 America’s Light Sweet Problem https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/americas-light-sweet-problem https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/americas-light-sweet-problem America could become a net energy exporter by 2020. America is now the world's biggest producer of oil. Wow ! And American crude oil is the best in the world. Really. We make the best oil. Ever. In fact, it's arguably too good… And oddly, that's a problem. A light, sweet problem. And, we have an infrastructure problem… But first. Some background. A...]]> Newsletters Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:57:48 +0000 U.S. To Become Net Energy Exporter By 2020 https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/us-to-become-net-energy-exporter-by-2020 https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/us-to-become-net-energy-exporter-by-2020 On January 24, 2019, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook for 2019. One of the most exciting takeaways from the report: By 2020, the United States will become a net energy exporter. That is outstanding news and game changing for our industry. Lets build some historical context. The United States has imported more energy than it exports since ...]]> Newsletters Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:40:30 +0000 Video: Ty's Take - 2019 Oil Market Projection https://fsmetals.com/about-us/videos/video-tys-take-2019-oil-market-projection https://fsmetals.com/about-us/videos/video-tys-take-2019-oil-market-projection

The oil industry is facing numerous headwinds heading into 2019. Find out where Ty thinks oil markets are headed in 2019 - the good, the bad, and the rest. A thorough analysis of what is causing the dip in oil prices, what could lift the price back up, and what effect the current market situation will have for those of us in the oilfield services i...]]>
Videos Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:23:30 +0000
Ty's Take: 2019 Oil Market Outlook https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/2019-oil-market-outlook https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/2019-oil-market-outlook Merry Christmas!Thank you for taking the time to read this article on our market outlook for 2019.I wanted to write this article because I see very contradictory opinions as to where oil markets are headed in 2019.And, I've had a few of our customers call and ask me for my impressions of the market now and going forward.So, I thought I would send o...]]> Newsletters Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:45:26 +0000 U.S. Oil Data May Create False Impression https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/us-oil-data-may-create-false-impression https://fsmetals.com/about-us/blog/us-oil-data-may-create-false-impression Newsletters Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:06:41 +0000