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Rig Count News November 15, 2019  U.S. rig count  was down 10. Rigs targeting oil fell 10, gas rigs were down 1. Canadian rig count was down 6. Oil drilling was down 9 and gas drilling was up 3. 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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Crude Oil, Gasoline and Natural Gas Futures Prices

NYMEX Prices for November 20, 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:
California intensifies fossil fuel fight with new drilling ban
California’s High Gasoline Prices Are No Accident
Factbox: Global refiners raise cleaner shipping fuel output ahead of IMO 2020
Analysis: Crude futures rally on smaller-than-expected stock build, Middle East conflict
Oil jumps over 2% after U.S. inventory data, Russia OPEC comments
Global economy dodges recession by narrowest of margins: Kemp
U.S. oil producers to slash spending for second straight year in 2020
IEA: Oil demand growth to accelerate in 2019 fourth quarter
Protests erupt in Iran after government raises price of petrol by 50%
Crude oil imports in China rise
Oil gains 1.7%, shrugging off rising supply concerns
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rig Count: U.S. -10, Canada -6, International +12

Singapore Threatens To Auction Off Chinese Tanker Violating Iran Sanctions
Oil edges up ahead of U.S. storage data as OPEC, Fed see robust economy
Oil is our gold and we aim to use all of it, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co official says
The IEA’s New Energy Outlook Comforts No One
Cheniere Energy kicks off production at Corpus Christi LNG export terminaInterview: Indian oil minister expects Saudis to provide crude to SPR in 2020
Oil slips as trade worries offset Cushing drawdown
The Permian Paradox: Texas Shale Players Go Green To Drill More
India on course for lowest fuel demand growth in 6 years
Talos provides offshore Mexico wells review
Exxon’s Expert Witness Knocks N.Y.’s ‘Circular’ Trial Claims
Oil prices fall on large U.S. crude build, euro zone data
Shale pioneer Chesapeake warns it may not survive low gas prices
Keystone Pipeline Restart Unknown, Leak Source Unclear
Tallgrass to Expand Pony Express Oil Pipeline Capacity by 70,000 bpd - Filing
Oil gains 1% as China pushes Trump for more tariff rollbacks
Wood Mackenzie comments on Nigeria's raising of deepwater royalties
A Wave Of Unprofitable Oil Is About To Hit The Market
Saudi Aramco confirms intention to proceed with initial public offering
China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in 'phase one' trade deal
Oil rises nearly 4% on U.S.-China trade hopes, but sets weekly decline
Big Oil, investors face returns reckoning amid darkening economy

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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