Assessing long-term fundamentals for natural gas supports higher-price outlook
An outlook for natural gas usage and prices in North America must start with analysis of demand and competing fuels.
Future oil prices likely higher than historic $18-22/bbl consensus
This article will show that, despite the concerns of rising oil production from Russia and the Caspian Sea region and the possible further development of Iraqi reserves, the mean price of oil going forward is likely to be higher than the historic $18-22/bbl range of consensus.
Watching Government - Beyond HR 6
The US congressional energy bill isn't the only game in town. It is true Washington, DC, lobbyists are devoting many, if not most, of their billable hours this fall to the comprehensive energy bill.
Point of View - ConocoPhillips's Dunham: Industry leaders can restore public confidence in corporations
In the wake of scandals surrounding certain energy-related and other corporations that have damaged the public's trust and tarnished the image of US corporations in general, it is important that industry leaders "step up and do their part" to restore the public's confidence in trustworthy corporations, says Archie W. Dunham, chairman of ConocoPhillips.
Statoil CEO resigns in wake of corruption allegations
The board of Norway's Statoil ASA and Statoil Pres. and CEO Olav Fjell Sept. 23 jointly reported that Fjell will resign in the wake of the corruption allegations involving Statoil's dealings with Horton Investment, an Iranian firm.
Personnel Moves & Promotions: World Energy Council elects new chairman
André Caillé, president and CEO of Hydro Québec of Montréal, was elected chairman of the London-based World Energy Council (WEC), a leading global energy organization, on Sept. 14 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Growth patterns studied in large oil companies
Fifteen large oil companies were studied from 1991 to 2001 to assess growth rates in reserves and production.
Company News - Merit Energy to acquire Shell's Michigan properties
US independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies have been busy buying and selling properties recently.