Spending Expected to Increase in 2017

         Even before the preliminary OPEC freeze agreement, Bloomberg reported that the oil industry is ready to start adding some CAPEX next year . According to Blomberg, companies will increase spend by...
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OPEC Reaches An Agreement To Freeze Production. Sort Of.

          In the build up to the informal OPEC meeting in Algeria this week, markets made a substantial ado about the likelihood of an agreement to freeze production. We even published...
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What Effect Do Low Oil Prices Have On The U.S. Economy?

One of the more interesting parts of the downturn has been what, if any, effect low oil have had on the U.S. economy. On October 01, 2014, WTI closed the day...
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The Week In Numbers for the Week Ending 09-16-2016

         Each week, we strive to provide you a bare bones summary of what happened to the price of WTI, Natural Gas, and Brent Crude. In addition, we summarize the major...
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Ty's Take For Week Ending September 16, 2016

          First, I’m happy to be back from visiting our supply chain and writing The Five Star Standard. Thank you to several of our readers who were kind enough to email...
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Short Takes For the Week Ending 09-16-2016

 Short Takes may or may not be a continued weekly column. However, I felt that since I have been gone for two weeks and we have not published a Five Star...
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OPEC Output Freezes Update

While I was gone visiting our supply chain, we received quite a bit of news that may give us some indication on the probability of OPEC agreeing to freeze production at...
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Major Forecast Revisions By EIA, OPEC, And IEA

The major international agencies that monitor, advise, or seek to control oil release monthly reports. Below is a summary of the major changes noted by each. I would encourage you to...
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The Week In Numbers for the Week Ending 8-26-2016

 Each week, we strive to provide you a bare bones summary of what happened to the price of WTI, Natural Gas, and Brent Crude. In addition, we summarize the major reports...
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CONTEST: Win a Yeti Cooler!

We still have to have some fun during the downturn, and Five Star needs your help! We have already given away two Yeti Coolers for leaving us a review promotion, and...
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