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Rig Count News September 6, 2019  U.S. rig count  was down 12. Rigs targeting oil were down 5 and gas rigs were down 7. Canadian rig count was down 13. Oil drilling was down 9 and gas drilling was down 4. 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. 
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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NYMEX Prices for September 13, 2019
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude
ICE Brent
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor
Heating Oil NY Harbor
NYMEX Natural Gas
Links to Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack' after drones hit Saudi oil facilities
Attacks on oil facilities in Kingdom threaten world economy: Saudi energy minister
Coordinated drone attack cuts Saudi oil production in half
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rig Count: U.S. -12, Canada -13, International +12
Low-cost fracking offers boon to oil producers, headaches for suppliers
IEA: Oil market to return to a surplus next year
Rystad: US Shale Production To Peak At 14.5 Million Bpd
T. Boone Pickens, oilman turned raider turned trader, dies at 91
New Saudi energy minister: a royal with decades of experience in OPEC cuts
New Saudi energy minister faces unpalatable crude market choices
Saudi Aramco lines up banks, eyes local listing this year
Permian basin natural gas prices up as a new pipeline nears completion
India eyes U.S. oil that China’s offering amid new tariffs
Oil prices rise over 4% on positive economic data from China
Oil Hits One-Week Low as Trump Tweet Fuels Market ‘Bloodbath’
RBC Capital Markets: Aramco Shake-Up Aims To Fast Track IPO
Venezuelan oil exports fall to lowest level in 2019 as U.S. sanctions bite: data
China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row
OPEC posts first 2019 oil-output rise despite Saudi cuts: Reuters survey
Oil falls ahead of hurricane but posts weekly gain as U.S.-China trade war eases
Crude Oil Trade: Saudi Arabia’s plan for more production cuts
Interview: Kuwait to pump heavy crude in 2020, targets 3.2 mil b/d output
Oil prices post a gain as EIA reports biggest U.S. crude supply decline in 5 weeks
OPEC Oil Production Continues To Slide As Saudis Cut Deeper
The Permian Boom Collides With New Mexico Governor’s Climate-Change Push
Oil drops, sending U.S. prices down by more than 1% for the week
Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade
NYMEX crude oil settles under $53/bbl
Economic woes hold sway over geopolitics & oil price
New U.S. pipelines poised to start price war for shale shippers
Saudis Are Discussing Options With Producers to Halt Oil’s Slide
Plains' Cactus II Pipeline from Permian to Start Commercial Service Next Week
Oil slump deepens on unexpected jump in U.S. fuel stockpiles
Permian productivity pessimism challenged
Oil jumps 1.5% on expectations of Fed rate cut, supply drawdown
Analysis: Supply risks could test oil market's buffers, while OPEC cuts away
Wood Mackenzie: Is Tight Oil inc on the verge of sustained free cash flow generation?
Permian Needs $9 Billion Worth of New Wells — But Not for Crude
Tight oil or deepwater: which is more valuable?

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