The Week In Numbers for the Week Ending 01-13-2017

In each edition of the Standard , we strive to provide you a bare bones summary of what happened to the price of WTI, Natural Gas, and Brent Crude. In addition,...
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Ty’s Take 01-13-17

We are starting the New Year off with a Bang!!! While sales have come nowhere close to the volume we need, we at Five Star are definitely seeing a nice uptick....
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Foreign Markets For U.S. Oil Products

As we have seen the lift in the export ban on U.S. petroleum, one interesting question arises: with Saudi Arabia and others already flooding Asian markets, and Russia flooding European markets,...
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Energy Prices Killed Other Commodity Prices in 2016

As we move into 2017 with what is beginning as a year of optimism, we are always happy to see some data that backs up our gut. According to a report...
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EIA Releases Annual Energy Outlook 2017

On January 05, 2017, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook for 2017, which includes projections through 2050. The full report can be read here: http://www.eia.gov/outlooks/aeo/pdf/0383(2017).pdf . The EIA report effectively...
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When Will We See OPEC Production Cuts?

One topic of some discussion is when will we feel the effects of OPEC (and non-OPEC) production cuts? Obviously, oil markets have already reacted to the cuts, driving up the price...
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Surveys Are Backing Optimism

Recent reports add credence to our gut instincts that optimism is running high, and oil companies will likely increase spending in 2017. According to a report released by Barclays on Monday,...
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The Week In Numbers for the Week Ending 12-16-2016

In each edition of the Standard , we strive to provide you a bare bones summary of what happened to the price of WTI, Natural Gas, and Brent Crude. In addition,...
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Ty’s Take for the Week Ending 12-16-16

This weeks Ty’s Take is going to be a bit of a hodge podge – so let me begin by apologizing for any stream-of-conscience style writing. I promise I will do...
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Other Countries Join OPEC Freeze

Outline of The Deal Well, maybe we got a Christmas Miracle. In a ‘historic’ deal eleven countries agreed on Saturday, December 09, 2016, to cut their output along with OPEC in...
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