Oilman 2018 July-August OILMAN Publisher 

Letter from the Publisher (July-August 2018)

The U.S. shale market continues to excel at producing oil and gas for export around the world. Several shale plays are hotbeds of activity. However, there are oil producers dealing with critical obstacles of not being able to find skilled employees for key positions, insufficient pipeline capacity and not enough truckers to handle routine business tasks. Despite the business hiccups,… Read More
Oilman 2018 May-June OILMAN Publisher 

Letter from the Publisher (May-June 2018)

Rising crude prices have surged 50 percent since last year and as a result has improved the outlook of the oil and gas industry so far this year. The U.S. shale market continues to perform well and smaller producers have ramped up drilling to gain market share. Shale is doing so well in several regions, companies are experiencing shortages in… Read More
Oilman 2018 March-April OILMAN Publisher 

Letter from the Publisher (March-April 2018)

The United States is the leading natural gas producer in the world. Shale has virtually eliminated our need for gas imports and continues to produce well; in fact, very well in the Delaware and Eagle Ford Basin. The Bakken is seeing improvement and the Niobrara region continues to perform well in the Denver Basin after two years of falling production.… Read More
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Letter from the Publisher (November-December 2017)

The oil and gas market has seen many fluctuations over the past three years, from $24 a barrel to now bouncing between $45 and $55 a barrel, OPEC issuing various reports of its intention to stabilize the market, several large shale plays exchanging hands in the hot Delaware Basin, and major oil companies and SMBs wading through a crippling downturn… Read More
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Letter from the Publisher (September-October 2017)

Major oil and gas producers reported healthy profit and cash flow in Q2, with several posting the most robust gains since the oil market downturn began in 2014. Exxon Mobil nearly doubled its profit compared to a year ago, based on a strategy to cut production costs and complete projects that can produce profits within a few years rather than… Read More
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Letter from the Publisher (July-August 2017)

It has been a wild ride in the oil and gas market since the OPEC meeting May 25. The price has fluctuated considerably as the OPEC member countries and Russia agreed to cut production again, and this time for nine months. Many analysts expected the agreement that reduced production to 1.8 million barrels a day would, in turn, push the… Read More
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