Venezuela’s Citgo Refineries At Risk Of Seizure

A decade ago, I suggested that U.S. oil companies target Venezuela’s Citgo refineries as compensation for Venezuela’s expropriation of their assets. Last week a court ruling opened the door for that remedy.

Build A Portfolio At A Discount Using Options

If you’re building a portfolio, or just looking to add a new position, doing it via options will expedite the process and save you a few percentage points.

Yes, The U.S. Is The World’s Top Energy Producer

Last week President Trump was fact-checked for claiming the U.S. is the world’s largest energy producer. But in this case, the fact-checker had to be fact-checked.

Oil Company Spending And Oil Reserves Are On The Rise

A new report shows that after declining in 2015 and 2016, the oil industry increased capital spending in 2017. Oil reserves rebounded as well.

How The Fracking Boom Postponed OPEC’s World Domination

A decade ago it appeared that OPEC was in the driver’s seat of the global oil markets. Then the fracking revolution happened, and changed everything.