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Rig Count News October 11, 2019  U.S. rig count  was up 1. Rigs targeting oil were up 2 and gas rigs were down 1. Canadian rig count was up 2. Oil drilling was down 3 and gas drilling was up 5. International rigs are up 12 for the month of March. Follow the link for detailed tables and graphs.
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Oil Price History and Analysis - 1869 - 2011. This history of oil prices has 152 years of oil prices and the economic and political events that shaped the price: wars, economy, domestic policy, embargoes, OPEC and price controls.
Measures of Petroleum Dependence and Vulnerability in OECD Countries Examines energy security, petroleum dependence, and petroleum vulnerability of the major consuming countries.  Originally published in Middle East Economic Survey
The Coming Energy Crisis? Parallels with earlier energy crises underscore US vulnerability to oil supply shocks today. This summary of our research appeared in the Oil and Gas Journal the first in a series on Global Energy Security. 
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Venezuela Once again a nation in crisis, possibly facing civil war with dire implications for oil prices.
OPEC Issues and Analysis: Articles written over several years analyzing the decisions faced by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
National Energy Policy - The report to the President.
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Crude Oil, Gasoline and Natural Gas Futures Prices

NYMEX Prices for October 16, 2019
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude
+0.55
$53.36
ICE Brent
+0.68
$59.42
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor
+0.0104
$1.6248
Heating Oil NY Harbor
+0.0326
$1.9426
NYMEX Natural Gas
-0.036
$2.303
 
Links to Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Iranian Officials Insist Foreign Powers Behind Attack On Tanker
U.S. oil and gas jobs fall as drilling declines
Oil falls nearly 3% in caution over first phase of U.S.-China trade deal
Saudi oil output seen above pre-attack levels in October, November, No Plans by Russia to alter OPEC+ deal
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rig Count: U.S. +1, Canada +2, International +12
Replacement Rate Hits 20-Year Low: Oil Industry Only Replace 1 In 6 Barrels
'Broken system' starves U.S. oil boom of immigrant workers
U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds
Iranian oil tanker hit off Saudi coast, may have been missiles: Iranian media reports
Iranian Tanker Reportedly Struck By Missiles In Red Sea
COSCO Tankers Go Dark
Oil steady as attack in Syria supports but U.S. crude stocks weigh
Halliburton cutting 650 jobs in U.S. as oilfield business slows
Feature: Christmas comes early for tanker owners as freight rates skyrocket
Oil eases on concerns over U.S.-China talks, weak demand signals
Oil prices drop as hopes fade for comprehensive U.S.-China trade deal
Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry
Oilpatch jobs are drying up in the Permian basin
Oil settles up as U.S. unemployment rate drops, but crude ends week down 5%
New Permian Oil Pipelines Don't Deliver Quick Export Boost

OPEC is prepared to make deeper cuts if needed, Nigeria says
Exclusive: In Saudi Arabia, criticism of Crown Prince grows after attack
Permian Poised To Deliver Strong Oil And Gas Production Growth
Bullish Crude Supply News vs. Bearish Economic Outlook
Oil extends losses to near two-month low as economic gloom weighs
Analysis: Oil's slide continues as US crude stocks rise 3.1 million barrels
OPEC oil output sinks to lowest since 2011 after Saudi attacks: Reuters survey
U.S. oil drilling slowdown hits wider economy: Kemp
Oil prices recover on reports of OPEC output drop, trade talk optimism
Spare Capacity is Power! The strike aimed to strip Saudi Arabia of that power!
Trumpís Latest Trade War Move Sends Oil Tanking
Will Pemex take control of US firmís huge oil find in Gulf of Mexico?
Saudi Aramco restores oil output earlier than expected: sources
What do the Saudi attacks mean for Asia?
China deplores U.S. sanctions on Chinese nationals, entities over Iran Oil
British tanker Stena Impero still held in Iran
Oil drops to lowest since Aramco attacks after Trump scolds China
Oil prices struggle amid economic despond: Kemp


Graphs Oil and Natural Gas Prices
Futures Prices Spot Prices
NYMEX Crude Oil WTI Cushing, Oklahoma
Brent Crude Oil Brent Spot
RBOB Gasoline Gasoline - New York Harbor
Heating Oil Heating Oil - New York Harbor
NYMEX Natural Gas Natural Gas Henry Hub Louisiana
 
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