South and East Africa1 Deepwater Insights – South and East Africa

South and East African nations are seeing strong interest in exploration and production from international players as global demand for gas and LNG increases. Reserves ac...

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OMS-1 Oil Market Snapshot – April 2019 Trump Abandons Waivers, Setting Stage for Vienna Group Increase

Brent has continued to rally in April, hitting $74/bbl on 22nd April as the US announced the end of waivers for its sanctions on Iran, and in the context of better econom...

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OMS-1 Oil Market Snapshot – March 2019 Brent Shrugs Off Weaker Economic Indicators For Now

Brent has traded around $65/bbl throughout March, as a multi-week counter-seasonal draw in US inventories balances against weaker global economic data. Our Brent 2019 fo...

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Mediterranean -March 2019-page-001 Offshore Insights Mediterranean Sea

With interest building and high expectations of yet-to-find resources, we present a country by country rundown of prospects offshore in the Mediterranean Sea.  We review...

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BakkenMonitor cover Bakken Monitor – March 2019 Majors Make Move Into LTO As Independents Weaken; Frac Hits, Child Wells Threaten Long Term Growth

  • North Dakota's December 2018 output set a new record of 1.401 million b/d (+25,000 b/d), in line with our 1.396 million b/d (+20,000 b/d) forecast. Wells retur...

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OMS-1 Oil Market Snapshot – February 2019 Brent Fails to Close Above $67/bbl as Trump Tells OPEC: "Take It Easy"

Brent came close, but could not close above $67/bbl in February, with a sharp sell-off prompted by President Trump tweeting that OPEC should “take it easy” on 25th Fe...

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BakkenMonitor cover Bakken Monitor – February 2019 Majors Steam Ahead While Independents Trim Sails; Marathon's Monsters Best In Show

North Dakota's November output retreated to 1.376 million b/d (-16,000 b/d), in line with our 1.371 million b/d (-21,000 b/d) forecast, as poor weather hampered completio...

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OMS-1 Oil Market Snapshot – January 2019 Global Economic Worries Still Weigh As Brent Finds $60/bbl Floor

After falling $10/bbl over the Christmas period, Brent has returned to c. $60/bbl in January, in line with our expectation that the Vienna Group’s new deal has put a fl...

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BakkenMonitor cover Bakken Monitor – January 2019 Continental Pulls Away From The Pack As 2018 Draws to a Close

North Dakota's October oil production set a fresh high at 1.392 million b/d (+33,000 b/d m-o-m), below our forecast of 1.412 million b/d (+53,000 b/d). November’s outpu...

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mexico report 2 Mexico: Regional Energy Market Report Compromise from the new President could see deepwater flourish

Despite having strong geological potential, particularly in its untapped deep waters, Mexico continues to face a worsening domestic energy situation resulting from a decl...

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