Monthly Archives: October 2018

what happens to US natural gas supplies if this winter is as cold as 2014 was?

oil prices were lower for a third consecutive week as ‚Äčtumbling ‚Äčglobal financial markets overwhelmed concerns about the impact of US sanctions on Iran…after falling 3.1% to $69.12 a barrel on higher than expected oil supplies midst retreating markets last … Continue reading

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3rd quarter GDP, September’s durable goods and new home sales

The key economic release of the past week was the 1st estimate of 3rd quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis; other widely watched releases included the advance report on durable goods for September and the September report on … Continue reading

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tables and graphs for October 27th

rig count summary: natural gas storage history:

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DUC wells at a record high, leading to a 6.5 month backlog of unfracked wells; rig count at a 41 month high nonetheless

oil prices were down for a second week and hit a one month low on Thursday, as trading on fundamentals gave way to geopolitical concerns arising from the Saudi orchestrated dismemberment and subsequent killing of Washington Post columnist and Saudi … Continue reading

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September’s retail sales, industrial production, new housing construction, and existing home sales; August’s business inventories and job openings

Major reports released this past week included Retail Sales for September and Business Sales and Inventories for August from the Census Bureau, Industrial production and Capacity Utilization for September from the Fed, the September report on New Residential Construction from … Continue reading

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tables and graphics for October 20th

rig count summary: average temperature summary: regional anomalies:

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tables and graphs for Oct 20th

retail sales:

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