Entries by Ranger Land and Minerals

Who produced the most oil and gas in 2021?

According to BP’s latest annual statistical review of world energy, the top oil producer in the world in 2021 was the United States with an output of 16.58 million barrels per day. The figure marked a 0.8 percent increase from 2020’s production rate, which was shown to be 16.45 million barrels per day. BP’s report […]

What to expect for July 4th gas prices

The average national gas price Monday is $4.897 per gallon, according to the American Automobile Association, which is down 12 cents from its peak of $5.016 on June 14. Patrick De Haan, GasBuddy’s head of petroleum analysis, predicted Sunday the national average for gas prices could fall to as low as $4.75 by July Fourth as crude oil prices […]

Oil prices climb $2 on strong demand, tight supply

Brent crude rose $1.80, or 1.6%, to $115.93 a barrel. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude contract for July, which expires later on Tuesday, rose $2.26, or 2.1%, to $111.82. The more active WTI contract for August was up $2.37 at $110.36. UBS analyst Giovanni Staunovo said that despite concerns over economic growth, latest data on flight […]

Texas oil and gas production rises

Oil and gas production in Texas rose month on month, according to the latest preliminary figures from the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC). The preliminary reported total volume of crude oil in Texas in March was 110.9 million barrels, equating to 3.57 million barrels per day, the RRC highlighted. The preliminary reported total volume of natural […]

Biden calls on American oil industry to increase production

US President Joe Biden says he is prepared to “use all tools at his disposal”. The goal is to get American oil industry producers to do more. The main aim is to lower the cost of oil. President Joe Biden urged the companies to take “immediate actions to increase the supply of gasoline, diesel, and […]

Inflation Has Not Peaked, Oil Prices Will Continue to Rise: Energy Expert

Oil Associates President Andy Lipow argued that inflation has not yet peaked. The higher oil prices are following the European Union’s decision to ban the overwhelming majority of Russian imports. Lipow made the arguments on “Mornings with Maria” on Tuesday morning as oil prices traded higher with Brent crude futures for July rising about 1.6% […]

Permian Basin Oil and Gas Growth Expected to Lead US in Production Through 2023

Energy companies continued to invest in the Permian Basin of southeast New Mexico and West Texas, an area believed to be among the most lucrative oil and gas regions in the world, as fuel demand surged, and fossil fuel producers sought to increase production. Orion Diversified Holding was the latest to purchase property in the region as […]

Oilfield employment continues to rise as overall US labor market gains

Employment in the U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector rose by an estimated 4,774 jobs to 628,793 in May, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and analysis by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, and after adjustments to April numbers. April adjusted number of 624,019 is up from the preliminary […]

US Oil and Gas Industry the World’s ‘Most Important Environmental Movement,’ Energy Exec Says

President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute Mike Sommers praised the U.S. oil and gas industry as the world’s “most important” environmental movement, Friday, arguing on “Mornings with Maria” that the country needs an administration that can “continue to support” the energy industry. MIKE SOMMERS: Well, let me say something that might be controversial to some. I […]