OilVoice Magazine

Edition 32

oilvoice magazine Welcome to the 32nd edition of the OilVoice Magazine.

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In response, we are rolling out a new design that functions on all devices, from desktops to iPads/tablets to mobile phones, so every user has access to OilVoice - wherever they are!

This month we have great articles from ART Oil & Gas and RMRI, and Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin. We'd also like to welcome back some of our regular authors, including Gail Tverbeg, David Bamford, Loren Steffy, David Summers, and Kurt Cobb.

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Thirty First Edition
October, 2014
Recognizing the golden age of Texas oil and gas while we're in it - The Importance of Public Image to the Petroleum Industry - Yes or no? Implications for the UK Oil & Gas Industry
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Thirtieth Edition
September, 2014
Making sense of the US oil story - Is big oil gearing up for mega-mergers? - North Sea Oil and Scottish Independence: where does the truth lie?
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Twenty Ninth Edition
August, 2014
Kurdistan: the newest oil producer? - What if oil companies applied cybersecurity tactics to safety? - Marginal field development in the UKCS using innovative low cost solutions
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Twenty Eighth Edition
July, 2014
Iraq unrest tests U.S. 'energy independence' - MENA war fever and the Iraq oil price spike - Why the crisis in Iraq has the global oil industry on edge
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Twenty Seventh Edition
June, 2014
Stirring the pot: the North American energy revolution - Offshore regulators talk tough but are oil companies listening? - The great imaginary California oil boom: Over before it started
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Twenty Sixth Edition
May, 2014
The trouble with gas - Eight energy myths explained - Is drilling in the Gulf safer? Regulators beg for an answer
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Twenty Fifth Edition
April, 2014
US shale oil production costs on the rise - Oil & Gas Boom 2014: Happy 65th, Hydraulic Fracturing - Ukrainian crisis highlights political risk in long term gas sales
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Twenty Fourth Edition
March, 2014
Why none of us can ignore the fate of North Sea oil
- Ghana's Jubilee oil field - stable or stagnating? - The only play on earth bigger than the Bakken
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Twenty Third Edition
February, 2014
Unlocking new insights in the Marcellus - Energy policy freeze frame in 1970s mould - Shell profit warning - the shock that wasn't
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Twenty Second Edition
January, 2014
What is the real cost of shale gas? - Insight: Costs are killing the North Sea! - The real oil extraction limit, and how it affects the downslope
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Twenty First Edition
December, 2013
LNG heading east - Iran nuclear disaster for overpriced oil - Shale Gas - A case of what we know and what we don't know
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Twentieth Edition
November, 2013
UK North Sea oil production decline - Geology beats technology: Shell shuts down oil shale pilot project - Did BP, Shell and Statoil and others fix oil prices and behave anti-competitively?
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Nineteenth Edition
October, 2013
Interview with Paul Edmunds, MD at Island GIS - Who are the foreign oil & gas companies in US shale plays? - Illinois Basin's New Albany Shale: The next big U.S. horizontal oil play?
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Eighteenth Edition
September, 2013
Big oil struggles in Q2 2013 - Of boiling frogs and oil prices - Can Saudi Arabia pump enough oil?
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Seventeenth Edition
August, 2013
The hunt for WMDs in the oil price process - Review: Saudi Arabia: On top, but not settling for it - Is a talent shortage set to hold back the LNG industry?
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Sixteenth Edition
July, 2013
Is there a refinery in Batam's future? - Poland's shale gas future going up in smoke? - High oil prices are starting to affect China and India
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Fifteenth Edition
June, 2013
Insight: Fragile AIM! - Fracking boom is doom for overpriced oil - Will the International Energy Agency's oil forecast be wrong again?
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Fourteenth Edition
May, 2013
Peak oil demand is already a huge problem - Shipping crude oil by rail: A victim of its own success? - After gold, oil comes next
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Thirteenth Edition
April, 2013
Why are oil prices falling? - Report: Oil and gas opportunities in Southern Africa - Lower highs: The real trajectory of U.S. oil production
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Twelfth Edition
March, 2013
Super majors feel the pinch in 2012 - The questionable logic of U.S. natural gas exports - E & P in Libya following the revolution
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Eleventh Edition
February, 2013
Will oil prices decline in 2013? - The four pillars supporting North Sea Oil & Gas in 2013 - Future global LNG flows and the realities of East African Gas
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Tenth Edition
January, 2013
Why Malthus got his forecast wrong - The one chart about oil's future everyone should see - The Montana Bakken oil play: 'Great news for a great play'
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Ninth Edition
December, 2012
Did oil decide the last three American elections? - LNG in Asia: Let the renegotiations begin
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Eighth Edition
November, 2012
Can shale oil & gas bring the U.S. energy independence? - Is there any oil offshore East Africa?
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Seventh Edition
October, 2012
Has OPEC misled us about the size of its oil reserves? Does it matter? - What does the Mars Lander tell us about our industry?
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Sixth Edition
September, 2012
The answer to the oil dilemma? Natural gas. - China's energy future sets more challenges for oil
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Fifth Edition
July, 2012
Beyond Thunderdome: The Oil Scarcity Story - Investing in oil: 5 Questions to ask company management - Floating LNG: The new revolution in offshore natural gas
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Fourth Edition
June, 2012
Understanding U.S. gasoline prices - How to ensure safer drilling - Significant changes taking place in U.S. Oil & Gas industry - Due diligence in the oil industry
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Third Edition
May, 2012
Oil money still pouring into Eagle Ford - Insight: Enhanced oil recovery for field life cycle - 'Waterless Fracking': Using LPG for greater oil & gas recovery - Ithaca Energy crashes down to earth as another AIM takeover falls through
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Second Edition
April, 2012
The big 6 challenges for an oil and gas translator - The Permian Basin Oil Play: 'Unleashed' - How exporting LNG could bring serious wealth to the U.S.
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First Edition
March, 2012
Fending off a sea of troubles - 2012 Budget pushes drilling to next level - Kenya hits oil - The Bakken success story
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