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Oil prices and gas prices

By Michael [This is a comment on a prior post – John M.] I agree with Tom (original post and response here) that natural gas and oil prices have been decoupled for some time. Indeed, it is remarkable how decoupled energy feedstocks are from each other. This highlights how oil really is the best example […]

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IB2E Current Events December 2, 2014

By John Macomber The slides from today’s discussion about current events are here: IBEE Current Events 2014.12.02 The post that underscored the meaning of lower oil prices is here. By the way, natural gas prices have not dropped along with oil prices (below).  It could be argued that natural gas is a better benchmark for […]

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Oil Glut Déjà Vu

By Mohamed Over the past couple of months oil prices have declined to a four-year low of approximately $82 WTI / $85 Brent per bbl – more than 20% decline since mid-June 2014 (see Exhibit 1). While Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, is considered the key driver for the price drop by not […]

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Is oil our ticket to a greener future?

By Chris M. In 2009, the Royal Society warned “global efforts to reduce emissions have not yet been sufficiently successful to provide confidence that the reductions needed to avoid dangerous climate change will be achieved.” This reality – that we are both emitting too much carbon and capturing too little of it – was cited […]

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How the oil and gas industry can contribute to significant CO2 reductions. Learnings from CCS ADM project.

By V. P. What the Oil and Gas service companies are known for is their expertise in exploring and producing oil- and gas fields. Hydrocarbons produced by the oil/gas companies generate big profits to its producers; create new workplaces in the economy, and convenience to drivers. At the same time, the hydrocarbons significantly contribute to […]

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