Oil Data: A Real Problem

            One major problem not often discussed is the data we get regarding oil. We all await reports from OPEC, EIA, IEA, and others to help us determine what is happening...
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The Week In Numbers for the Week Ending 9-30-2016

          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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Kazakh Field Set to Resume Production By End - 2016

         While we are all getting excited about the OPEC production freeze, I thought I would put it in perspective. This week, it was initially announced (the statement was later withdrawn),...
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Ty’s Take for Week Ending September 30, 2016

          So, let me start this week’s column with a frank admission: I was wrong.   Well, not totally. I gave the possibility of an OPEC freeze less than a 20% chance...
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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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