OPEC Happy Hour? Yikes!

By Paul Sankey Published on December 1, 2021 at 7:15 PM

OPEC tomorrow: Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) 7am ET; OPEC+ meeting 8am ET Woah it seems the chat from OPEC is they may just stick with the plan. That is, there is potential for an INCREASE in line with the 2021 plan tomorrow. This in spite of Joint Technical Committee (JTC) showing a massive excess of oil in Q1: LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – OPEC+ sees the oil surplus worsening to 2 mbpd in January, […]

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Where did it all go wrong?

By Paul Sankey Published on August 5, 2021 at 8:52 AM

With EOG rounding out oils’ earning season after the market yesterday, we had the final disappointment as oil prices test downside support levels breaking $70/bbl (Brent, WTI already broke into the upper $60s.) Expectations of an excess cash return special or splashy buyback announcement by EOG were dashed. Nothing. Just good free cashflow in a $70/bbl+ tape and the promise to pay down more debt by 2023. This is not the first disappointing Q2 earnings, […]

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Morning Denbury

By Paul Sankey Published on June 29, 2021 at 8:47 AM

A major client writes: Hi Paul – hope all well, you need to put Denbury on your radar – the only way to play CCS in US. They’ve emerged from Chapter 11 and have 1,000 miles of massively under-utilized CO2 pipes on the Gulf Coast, Brad Whitmash (former Noble IR) is their new IR, no bulge bracket coverage and worth a look! This was a great heads up, that immediately interested me, so I spoke […]

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