Entries by Ranger Land and Minerals

India Is Bright Spot for World Oil Demand

Petroleum demand in the world’s third-largest oil consumer has been growing faster than anywhere else in 2022. It is rising by more than 400,000 barrels a day. That’s equivalent to more than 20% of the total global increase. Let’s learn more about why India is a bright spot for world oil demand. The country’s vigorous […]

North America Leads $370 Billion Global Push For Oil & Gas Pipelines

This year, the United States became the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter. This is as deliveries to energy-starved buyers in Europe and Asia surged. In the current year, five developers have signed over 20 long-term deals. They are to supply more than 30 million metric tons/year of LNG or roughly 4 Bcf/d, to […]

US Oil and Gas Giants’ Profits Skyrocket

Several European and US oil and gas Giants (producers), including France’s TotalEnergies, Norway’s Equinor, and Aker BP along with the UK’s Shell, released their quarterly reports this week. Thanks to the energy crisis, all four players delivered strong financial results. However, we can now see how the U.S. oil majors have performed in comparison with […]

‘Strongest climate bill ever’ may increase oil and gas production in New Mexico

President Joe Biden’s $737 billion Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) aims to address a cornucopia of American ills. Arguably its most important aspect is how it jump-starts the country’s fight against climate change. Have you heard about the strongest climate bill that’s coming? It attacks the country’s carbon emissions from both ends — consumption, and production […]

US Oil and Gas Production Continues to Rise but Inflation’s Effects Loom

The US Energy Information Administration projects that the nation’s unconventional oil and gas production will reach record levels in November. There are indications that inflation could limit growth moving forward. According to the EIA’s monthly Drilling Productivity Report, shale oil production should surpass 9 million barrels per day in October. It will increase to 9.1 […]

Global Oil Demand Rebounded By 2 Million Bpd In August

After a counter-seasonal drop in July, global oil demand rebounded in August by 2 million barrels per day (BPD) to reach 99 percent of pre-Covid levels, data from the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI) showed on Monday. Oil demand growth in August was driven by higher consumption in the United States, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, […]

Exxon eyes takeover of Plano-based oil and gas company

Exxon Mobil Corp. is considering a takeover of Plano-based Denbury Incorporated. They are an oil and gas producer with the largest carbon dioxide pipeline network in the U.S. This is according to people familiar with the matter. Irving-based Exxon has expressed preliminary interest in the company. They are asking not to be identified because the […]