Is Big Oil Just Playing the Waiting Game With America's Shale Boom?
If Bloomberg is right and several shale oil and gas producers might start facing a credit crunch, then Big Oil might have been smart to stay out of shale recently.
Has Technological Progress Made Peak Oil Theory Irrelevant?
How radical advances in technology have invalidated M. King Hubbert’s bold prediction that U.S. crude oil production would decline steadily after peaking in 1970.
Is Sanchez Energy Biting Off More Than it Can Chew?
Sanchez Energy's $640 million deal to acquire Shell's Eagle Ford assets seems like a reach for a $1.4 billion company.
Ukraine: The Real Energy Crisis Starts in June
By next week we could see the disruption of gas supplies to Europe, Russia's largest and most profitable market.
Test Your Knowledge of Oil and Gas Companies Here
Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil, Suncor, and British Petroleum all pay dividends, but which one pays the lowest amount? And which major basin does Chesapeake Energy not have an operation?
Can Sanchez Energy Really Succeed Where Royal Dutch Shell plc Has Failed?
Given Sanchez Energy’s tremendous success in the Eagle Ford, it just may be able to deliver where Royal Dutch Shell plc has failed.
Big Oil May Want to Reconsider Working in Russia if America Implements This New Sanction
Sanctions on oil and gas technology exports to Russia might make ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell reconsider their positions in the Motherland.
Why Did This Eagle Ford Producer Double Down on Gas?
Sanchez Energy just doubled its acreage in a big deal with Shell. While the assets were bought on the cheap, the majority of new reserves will be either dry gas or natural gas liquids. This article explains why the Sanchez deal makes sense.
How Big Oil Companies Are Undermining U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Despite growing diplomatic pressures against Russia, big Western oil majors like Shell, Exxon, BP, and Total are doubling down on their Russian investments.