Oil pundits have been hailing the emergence of an oil balance, and to be sure, one is quickly taking shape. The problem is that most of those now bandying about the term are still getting it wrong, despite being late to the party. The post What the Latest Oil Balance “Mantra” Is Really About was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Welcome welcome, friends and frenemies. It’s time for your weekly tales of flim-flammery and fakery, the Snake Oil Bulletin. We’ve had our fair share of idjit anti-vaxxers lately, so who are we to spoil a winning streak like that? Let’s take a stroll through our archives of truly horrible anti-vaccine bullshit and marvel at the
Via 18th century blog Johann Ernst Heinsius, Madame Huard, late 18th. ct. Johann-Julius Heinsius (1740-1812) was a German oil painter and miniaturist. He was the brother of Johann Ernst Heinsius (1731-1794) a painter of Ilmenau.
Categories: Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Technology While the oil industry has undergone extensive job losses of late (to the tune of 350,000 worldwide)...Show More Summary
Angola — Africa's largest oil producer — might be facing a new threat. Reuters' Ed Cropley reports that in late May five militants traveled by speedboat, boarded an offshore Chevron gas platform, and threatened petroleum workers. The...Show More Summary
I’ve been seeing lip treatment oils talked about on different beauty blogs a lot lately, and I’ve been curious about them…but for whatever reason, I just hadn’t gotten around to giving them a try. Until now. I wanted to try these Lancome Juicy Shakers ($21) for a couple of reasons. Show More Summary
Both major oil benchmarks, US West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude, closed the later part of Tuesday above $50 per barrel. For Brent, which crossed the mark late last week, it wasn't a huge deal. But the close marked the first time...Show More Summary
Oil companies have had a string of bad news lately. The latest such event is a rail accident that caused a crude oil explosion along Oregon's scenic Columbia river.
In a roomful of oil and gas executives in North Dakota late last month, Donald Trump reiterated his threat to “cancel” the Paris climate agreement, insisting the way to “make America great again” is to resurrect the coal industry and drill our way to prosperity. Show More Summary
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has appointed his daughter as the new head of Sonagol, the state-owned oil firm, according to a government statement published late Thursday.
BODO/ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari canceled at the last minute a visit planned for Thursday to the oil-producing Niger Delta as militants attacked a boat belonging to state oil firm NNPC, the latest violence in the restive region.
U.S. financial markets wrap up May trading on down note amid mixed economic data
Former Republican presidential candidate and soon-to-be ex-Senator Marco “Roboto ” Rubio has oiled his hinges and let off some steam via one beautifully catty late night tweetstorm directed at the Washington Post. Read more...
By Terry Wade HOUSTON (Reuters) - The wave of U.S. oil and gas bankruptcies surged past 60 this week, an ominous sign that the recovery of crude prices to near $50 a barrel is too little, too late for small companies that are running out of money. Show More Summary
News from late last week that Iran had threatened to close oil shipping lanes in the Strait of Hormuz if the U.S. proceeds with further military drills is disturbing enough, but it also provokes questions about actions China could also take in the not to distance future in the South [...]
Midnight Oil, the Australian rock band led by the towering, hard-eyed activist Peter Garrett, started way the hell back in 1976 and found huge international success in the late ’80s and early ’90s thanks to singles like “Beds Are Burning” and “Blue Sky Mine.” They broke up in 2002 and, other than a pair of […]
Happy May the Fourth! It is a big day for Star Wars fans but rather than talk about adventures far far away, let’s look at a comic in this galaxy. Nigeria has been going through a rough time lately. Falling oil prices, violence popping up regularly affected the country poorly, while changes to school curriculums […]
By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Wednesday after falling for two straight days on concerns that slowing demand and rising Middle East production would extend a global supply overhang. International Brent crude futures were trading at $45.10 per barrel at 9.40 p.m. Show More Summary
Oil prices continued to recover on Wednesday, surpassing the $46 per barrel mark to reach their highest values since late November.
In late January, when oil was trading in the low $30 range, Dennis Gartman made a bold forecast: "we won't see crude above $44 again in my lifetime" Three months later, oil just hit $45 - its highest price since November - and yet Gartman...Show More Summary