Shale gas drives oil / gas spread to a new record

On December 14, 2011, in Blog, by Mark Henwood

On January 13, 1994 the ratio(*) of the price of oil to the price of natural gas was 1.14.   Today it hit a record high over this period of 5.26.   Gas traded at $3.28 today, just 21% of the $15.38 / mmBtu it traded for on December 13, 2005.   Shale gas is providing gas in […]

The Petroleum Industry: Past the Tipping Point?

On July 5, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi as posted to Huffington Post As Jon Stewart so beautifully satired a couple of weeks ago, American political leaders have long said “enough is enough” about the lack of a coherent national strategy regarding oil. In the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf, is this time different? Will […]

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The Immutable Principles of Energy

On November 30, 2009, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Jim Halloran, a financial analyst of the oil/gas industry now with Russell Energy Advisors at Financial America Securities, recently sent along to his various contacts something he came up with called “The Immutable Principles of Energy”. I liked it, and thought it was worth passing on verbatim to readers of my […]

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