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Rig Count News November 27, 2019  U.S. rig count  was down 1. Rigs targeting oil were down 3, gas rigs were up 1. Canadian rig count was down 11. Oil drilling was down 9 and gas drilling was up 2. International rigs are up 12 for the month of March. Follow the link for detailed tables and graphs.
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Coal, CO2 and Limitations of Energy Policy

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 December 5, 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:
OPEC+ Agrees to Redistribute Oil Cuts Under Saudi Pressure
OPEC meeting ends with market expecting deep production cut
JMMC recommends deepening cuts by 500,000 b/d: Update
Saudis offer Opec+ quid pro quo: We’ll cut if you stop cheating
Oil rises as OPEC weighs deeper output cuts
Halliburton lays off 800 in Oklahoma, plant closure expected
Oil ends sharply higher as data show first weekly crude U.S. supply decline in 6 weeks
The OPEC Meeting (And What Not To Expect)
Oil rises for a second day as Saudi Arabia pushes supply cut
Oil prices fall sharply as reports of a bearish OPEC outcome find traction
Oil Posts Worst Decline in 2 1/2 Months on Bearish OPEC Signals
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rig Count: U.S. -1, Canada -11, International +12
Shale oil explorers say outlook for growth contradicts grim reality
China says CO2 border tax will damage global climate change fight
Global oil consumption remains sluggish: Kemp
Oil gains on U.S.-China trade talks optimism
Physical oil and futures align to tell story of a tighter market
OPEC+ Likely To Extend Oil Supply Cuts Until June
Russia to continue cooperation with OPEC to keep oil market balanced: Putin
Halliburton MENA SVP: Bringing the shale revolution to the Middle East
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
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

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NYMEX Crude Oil WTI Cushing, Oklahoma
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RBOB Gasoline Gasoline - New York Harbor
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NYMEX Natural Gas Natural Gas Henry Hub Louisiana
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