Daily Archives: November 7, 2015

Eagle Ford Rig Count Drops to 86

Rate this article Article Abstract: The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell by four this week ending with 86 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday. In recent Eagle Ford news, lower oil prices and the drop in oil field activity have continued to impact the economy, with the Texas Economic Activity Index declining for a 10th straight…

Stay Away From MLPs For The Time Being

Rate this article Article Abstract: In 2008, as oil was moving through its lows of $32 a barrel, there was obvious carnage going on in the stocks of oil companies. But one group was establishing themselves as the most battered, least favored of all the sub-sectors in the energy world – The pipeline and storage…

A Solid Bet In The Beleaguered E&P Space

Rate this article Article Abstract: After almost a year and a half of chaos, the oil market seems to be going through a period of relative calm.For most people that is good news, but if current levels turn out to be the new normal it means that some trading and investing ideas that were formed…

South Africa Finally Wakes Up To Its Resource Potential

Rate this article Article Abstract: South Africa has the second largest economy on the African continent, but it is not a major oil producer. It does have a very large coal industry, as well as sizable natural gas production. But for liquid fuels, it has been largely dependent on Middle Eastern and West African imports….

Global Energy Advisory – 6th November 2015

Rate this article Article Abstract: This week, we take you through a list of security and stability alerts in areas where oil and gas operations and other commodities may be affected. • Egypt: Spillover from Syria Another suicide car bombing at a policeman’s club in al-Arish, North Sinai governorate killed at least six and wounded…

Markets Still Waiting On Guidance From OPEC

Rate this article Article Abstract: (Click to enlarge) FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS With the crude oil chart indicating a range bound trade, this week we’ll take a look at both sides of the market since crude could remain in its range until at least December 4 when OPEC will give its next marching instructions to traders. THE…