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Supply and Demand

By: Sam Stires / Posted on: May 24, 2019

According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the cost of profitably drilling a shale oil well in the US has fallen to a modern low of $50 per barrel, likely ensuring the growth of the onshore shale industry for years to come. The decrease reflects many factors including softer demand from refineries and concerns about the US-China trade war’s impact on global economic demand. The US oil benchmark is currently hovering near $63 per barrel. Cost reductions and increasing production should stop crude oil prices from rising to high.

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Sleepy Shale

By: Greg Gill / Posted on: April 3, 2019

The fall in oil prices at the end of last year combined with pressure from investors has led to a slowdown in the U.S. shale industry. 

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Change of Climate?

By: Daryl Milliner / Posted on: March 22, 2019

Climate change is a popular topic in the U.S. right now and has been in the spotlight for the last few years, especially with the increasing volume of drilling and fracking production and the effect on our environment. Drilling and fracking operations normally can begin very quickly after evaluations, however this week in Wyoming drilling activities were blocked completely. This past Wednesday March 20, 2019 a judge blocked oil and gas drilling across 500 square miles in Wyoming, insisting that the U.S. government must consider the climate change impacts before leasing large areas of public land for drilling exploration.

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The Rise of the Shale Crescent

By: Greg Gill / Posted on: March 12, 2019

The Shale Crescent is located in the Ohio Valley and is the epicenter of the Marcellus and Utica Shale play. The natural resources make the region a potential economic powerhouse.   

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What happened in 2018?

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: January 2, 2019

The top reported reasons behind the fall of oil prices:

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