forecast and data services for energy
producers and consumers.
Count News July 3, 2020 Rigs were
down for the seventeenth week in a row. U.S.
rig count was down 2. Rigs targeting
oil were down 3 and gas rigs were up 1.
Canadian rig count was up 5. Oil drilling
was up 2 and gas drilling was higher by 3. International rig count for May
is down 110. Follow the link for detailed
tables and graphs.
|Oil Futures Price
Goes Negative Excerpts from our Energy
Economist newsletter looking at the first time
in history that oil futures closed with a
negative price: "I'll pay you $40 per barrel if
you take my crude - April 21, 2020."
WTRG's Energy Economist Newsletter -
In-depth analysis, information and forecasts. In
addition to OPEC and crude oil prices, gasoline
and natural gas prices, topics include regional,
national and international exploration,
production and consumption. Details
and subscription information.
Coal, CO2 and Limitations of
|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
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.
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
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
Energy Policy - The report to the
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gas and general energy news and information
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list of some of the projects done by WTRG and