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usa1 In a rapidly changing automotive employment landscape, career development and networking event increasingly important for newly graduates Bangladeshi engineers in North America. For individuals, it can be the necessary springboard for getting hired. Due to current engineering job market, American Association of Bangladeshi Engineers and Architects (AaBea) Michigan and Great Lakes Chapter organized a career development and Networking Event at Troy Community center on August 16. The daylong workshop had... »
fuel graf Saudi Arabia has long enjoyed the status of being the top crude oil exporter in the world. With record production of 10.564 million barrels per day in June 2015, Saudi Arabia has been one of the major driving forces behind the current oil price slump. The Saudis have kept their production levels high since last year in order to drive other players (especially U.S. shale drillers) out of business. Equally... »
In the last quarter of 2014, in the face of possible oversupply, Saudi Arabia abandoned its traditional role as the global oil market’s swing producer and therefore it role as unofficial guarantor of existing ($100+ per barrel) prices. In October, Saudi sources first prepared the market with statements that the country would be comfortable with oil prices as low as $80 per barrel for “a year or two.” At the... »
oil.crude world rig_9 LONDON, Aug 01, 2015 – Oil prices hit fresh multi-month low points this week, with no sign of an end to a global supply glut. Metals, including gold and copper, stabilised after a recent rout fuelled by cracks in the Chinese economy. OIL: Brent crude hit $52.28 a barrel on Tuesday, the lowest level since February 2. The same day, New York’s main contract dropped to $46.68 a barrel, the... »
oil Monday’s 8% WTI crude decline is setting up a big opportunity for buyers. And there could be more to come. But this is driven by momentum, not by the fundamental conditions in the physical market. To the point: Demand is heading towards record levels both internationally and in the U.S. The Greek issue is not new and it has not changed. It is just popular now as deadlines are pushed.... »
superbowl In the pantheon of American culture, no event is more iconic and distinctly American than the Super Bowl. Like all things American, the Super Bowl is huge, expensive, and a source of incredible passion for fans. Just running a 30-second commercial to the more than 100 million people that watch the game costs nearly $5 million. So how much electricity and energy go into putting on the Super Bowl? There... »
fuel The fallout of the collapse in oil prices has a lot of side effects apart from the decline of rig counts and oil flows. Oil production in North Dakota has exploded over the last five years, from negligible levels before 2010 to well over a million barrels per day, making North Dakota the second largest oil producing state in the country. But the bust is leaving towns like Williston, North... »
fuel-tank-273x205 The financial pages of Canadian newspapers have been full of headlines lately announcing the potential of two large shale oil fields in the Northwest Territories said to contain enough oil to rival the Bakken Formation of North Dakota and Montana. The report by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) evaluated, for the first time, the volume of oil in place for the Canol and Bluefish shale formations, located in the territory’s... »
Michael McDonald Although some US oil companies are struggling with low oil prices, a new wave of innovation is hitting the oil patch, allowing for a significant reduction in drilling costs. A variety of different improvements in production are starting to show up at all levels across the industry from small firms to oil majors. Statoil for example recently noted that it is experimenting with different types of sand and chemicals to... »
shalegas Oil prices have rebounded strongly since March. The benchmark WTI prices soared by more than 36 percent in two months, and Brent has jumped by more than 25 percent. There is a newfound bullishness in the oil markets – net long positions on Brent crude have hit multi-year highs in recent weeks on a belief that US supply is on its way down. That was backed up by recent EIA... »