Energy Market Commentary // Oil

Drilling Bans Coming to a State Near You?

February 14, 2019 |
Environmental pressures continue to mount on the oil and gas industry in North America. In the last week, two states and Congress proposed new regulations on hydraulic fracking to limit future oil and gas development. The Oregon legislature has...
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DJ Basin Challenges Impacting Drilling Decisions

February 8, 2019 |
The DJ Basin continues to face both regulatory and midstream challenges. In November, Colorado voters rejected a ballot initiative to increase well setbacks. Now, a lawsuit arguing Colorado’s forced pooling statute is unconstitutional further mires the outlook for development in...
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How deep does $45 oil cut in the Bakken?

January 10, 2019 |
It can be hard to believe how quickly the tables turn for the oil market. Just three months ago we saw WTI futures hit $76.90, a milestone untouched since November of 2014. Before there was time to celebrate, volatility...
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