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April 2017 Issue

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Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 3, 2017

U.S. Crude Oil Production Frustrates OPEC Plans Bulls look toward $70 objective U.S. production continues to climb Permian Basin itself could reach 5.5 million barrels daily by 2020 Growth in Permian natural gas output is entirely associated with crude oil production   Sincerely, Alan Levine, Chairman of Powerhouse     The Matrix...

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API: Natural Gas Essential to Providing Reliable Energy, Study Says

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Natural Gas Essential to Providing Reliable Energy, Study Says

American Petroleum Institute (API) Chief Economist Erica Bowman reiterated the benefits of natural gas for electricity generation and grid reliability after PJM Interconnection, which coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of 13...

Total U.S. Energy Production Falls in 2016 After Six Consecutive Years of Increases

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Total U.S. Energy Production Falls in 2016 After Six Consecutive Years of Increases

Principal Contributor: Allen McFarland      Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review   U.S. primary energy production totaled 84.1 quadrillion British thermal units (BTUs) in 2016, falling 4%...

Increase in Rail Shipments of Propane, Butane to West Coast Offsets Decreasing Production

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Increase in Rail Shipments of Propane, Butane to West Coast Offsets Decreasing Production

Principal Contributors: Arup Mallik and Warren Wilczewski      Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly   Total U.S. production of propane and butanes—commonly referred to as liquefied petroleum...

EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (March 7, 2017)

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (March 7, 2017)

Forecast Highlights Global Liquid Fuels U.S. crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.9 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016. U.S crude oil production is forecast to average 9.2 million b/d in 2017 and 9.7 million b/d in 2018. Benchmark North Sea Brent...

Fuel Prices into the Summer

March 7, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Fuel Prices into the Summer

By Keith Reid   As we approach spring, it’s an interesting time to get projections from experts on what to anticipate with motor fuels prices going into the summer months. The new Trump administration in Washington, D.C., also adds some potential...

Planned Refinery Outages Through First Half of the Year Not Expected to Constrain Availability of Transportation Fuels

March 2, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Planned Refinery Outages Through First Half of the Year Not Expected to Constrain Availability of Transportation Fuels

Excerpt from EIA’s  This Week in Petroleum, March 1, 2017   The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) latest analysis of planned refinery outages during the first half of 2017 finds that such outages are not...