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Oil and Gas Industry Future Looks ‘Attractive’ #OilmanNEWS 2018 January-February Alex Mills Contributors 

Oil and Gas Industry Future Looks ‘Attractive’

After two years of declining prices and reduced employment, the oil and gas industry in Texas and across the nation appears to be making a comeback. A recent report by Morgan Stanley stated: “The exploration and production (E&P) outlook is attractive.” “Energy sentiment has improved from two months ago, as the oil supply and demand balance has tightened and revisions... Read More
Oil and Gas Index Shows Texas Producers Continuing to Recover #OilmanNEWS 2018 January-February Alex Mills Contributors 

Oil and Gas Index Shows Texas Producers Continuing to Recover

WICHITA FALLS—Upstream oil and gas activity in Texas sustained a modest expansion into the 10th straight month in September, according to the Texas Petro Index, which rose to 181.4, 21.4 percent higher than in September 2016 and 22.4 percent higher than in November, when the TPI hit bottom at 148.2. “Crude oil prices in Texas have been the essence of... Read More
Confusion Reigns Supreme In Analysis Of Oil Market #OilmanNEWS 2017 November-December Alex Mills Contributors 

Confusion Reigns Supreme In Analysis Of Oil Market

Conflicting news about crude oil supply and demand created confusion for oil traders last week. In summary: refinery runs were back to normal; petroleum exports set a record; crude oil production had a big increase; oil inventories increased nationwide, but declined at Cushing, as did gasoline and distillate inventories. Sound confusing? It is. However, the bottom line is oil prices... Read More
DOE, EPA Take On Energy, Environment Issues #OilmanNEWS 2017 November-December Alex Mills Contributors 

DOE, EPA Take On Energy, Environment Issues

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently introduced two significant policy changes regarding energy following the release of studies that methane and carbon dioxide emissions continue to decline. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Oct. 12 “energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell in both 2015 and 2017, and they are expected to fall again... Read More
Texas Petro Index Increase For Ninth Consecutive Month #OilmanNEWS 2017 November-December Alex Mills Contributors 

Texas Petro Index Increase For Ninth Consecutive Month

Stability in crude oil prices in Texas and across the nation has resulted in increased drilling, production, and an increase in the Texas Petro Index (TPI) during the last nine months. A composite index based upon a comprehensive group of upstream economic indicators, the TPI is compiled monthly and authored by economist Karr Ingham. Since April 2016, the spot price... Read More
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