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  • Value Capture in the Egyptian Oil and Gas Province

    Value Capture in the Egyptian Oil and Gas Province

    21st February 2017

    If you weren't able to see Rand Al-Obaidy's recent talk on "Value Capture in the World Class Mature(ing) Egyptian Oil and Gas Province" when she presented it in Cairo, you have a second chance as she will be speaking on the same subject at the February London SPE meeing, at 5pm on Tuesday 28th February.

    Booking is direct through SPE and you can find all the details you need, here

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  • Interesting times for gas in China

    Interesting times for gas in China

    21st February 2017

    GCA's Nick Fulford and Ryan Pereira published a fascinating article in this month's Interfax Online (Global Gas Analytics and Natural Gas Daily) looking at the pivotal impact of the Chinese gas market in terms of emerging trends, challenges and opportunities.

    You can read the article on the Interfax site here, or it is reproduced in its entirety below. 

    Nick and Ryan are always available to discuss Gas and LNG in general, and have been particularly occupied lately with price reviews and arbitrations, M&A work and wider gas strategy.  Their contact details are at the foot of the article.  For other China enquiries you may wish to contact GCA's Singapore office

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  • Record US Crude Oil Inventories

    Record US Crude Oil Inventories

    17th February 2017

    The onshore rig count continued to rise, up 13 this week, posting its 15th increase in 16 weeks. This brings the total to 730, approximately 50% (243) above the 487 a year ago. US drillers have added a total of 279 oil rigs in 35 of the past 39 weeks.

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  • Despite Large Stock Build, Prices Hold

    Despite Large Stock Build, Prices Hold

    10th February 2017

    The onshore rig count continued to rise, up 12 this week, posting its 14th increase in 15 weeks; this brings the total to 717; onshore rigs are 203 (~40%) above the 514 a year ago.

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  • LNG by Rail? Crude Price Contango to End?

    LNG by Rail? Crude Price Contango to End?

    3rd February 2017

    The onshore rig count continued to rise, up 16 this week, posting its 13th increase in 14 weeks; this brings the total to 707; onshore rigs are 162 (~30%) above the 545 a year ago.

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  • Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2017)

    Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2017)

    2nd February 2017

    GCA's Rand Al-Obaidy will be giving a talk on the final day of the 2017 Egypt Petroleum Show (February 14-16, 2017). 

    Her subject is "Value Capture in the World Class Mature(ing) Egyptian Oil and Gas Province".   You can read her abstract below. 

    To register for the event go to www.egyptpetroleumshow.com and hear it live. 

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  • No Free Lunches

    No Free Lunches

    27th January 2017

    The onshore rig count continued to rise, up 17 this week, posting its 12th increase in 13 weeks; this brings the total to 691, a hundred (~17%) above the 591 a year ago. Shale oil, which is driven by market forces, continues to respond to market price signals. Given the weekly rig count data trend (up), US shale oil explorers expect oil prices to remain firm at current levels.  

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  • Traditional Pillars of Gas Demand Fading Rapidly

    Traditional Pillars of Gas Demand Fading Rapidly

    20th January 2017

    The onshore rig count reversed and swelled 36 this week, the largest weekly increase since mid-2011. This brings the total to 670, sixty three (~10%) above the 607 a year ago. US shale drilling is coming back; production has increased 460,000 barrels per day, 5.4%, in the last six months after falling 600,000 barrels per day in the first half of last year.  

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