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LNG Exports Slowing Oil Power Generation Demand?

October 24, 2019 |
Last month, BTU Analytics explored the ramifications of increased global LNG demand, specifically from new agreements in Vietnam and Pakistan. Both nations consume oil for power generation and will use additional imported LNG to meet growing power demand and...
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NGL Pricing Drop Erodes Uplift to Zero

September 24, 2019 |
In the wake of second quarter earnings last month, BTU Analytics discussed how NGL pricing in 2019 compares to historical averages as operators shift to liquids-rich portions of their acreage. Purity product pricing dipped well below five-year averages this...
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NGL Uplift Drying Up in 2019?

August 16, 2019 |
Second quarter earnings announcements have shaken up the outlook for gas plays going into the second half of 2019. Diversified operators, such as Chesapeake, intend to pivot to growth in oil production, but not all producers can toggle between...
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Are the Cards STACKed Against Oklahoma in 2019?

July 11, 2019 |
Oklahoma’s shale play trajectories have changed course in recent months as rig counts dropped in the Sooner State. Despite operator enthusiasm for strong basin potential, high breakeven hurdles and unsupportive commodity pricing continue to threaten the viability of Oklahoma’s...
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Uinta Basin Economics: Horizontal or Bust?

March 26, 2019 |
Last June, BTU Analytics examined the outlook of horizontal drilling in the Uinta Basin. As oil prices recovered, total annual drilling activity increased in the Uinta Basin. As drilling increased, producers shifted towards horizontal activity rather than vertical. Despite...
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