What’s The Cheapest Way To Transport Oil?

Pipelines kind of astound me. Miles and miles of interconnecting cylinders delivering oil to refineries is kind of mind-boggling, especially when you realize that hundreds of thousands of barrels can be transported by one pipeline per day…

Three Places We Store Natural Gas & The Reasons Why

How do I say this? Natural gas is a little more moody than traditional crude oil. Unlike its popular counterpart, natural gas is hard to store and transport because of its low density. While crude can just basically flow in a pipeline, natural gas…

A New Year, A New Outlook & More!

One Rig, Two Rig, Three Rig, More – Back in the Aug. 19 issue of Data Insights (Thick as thieves: WTI to Permian rig count) we highlighted the strong correlation of WTI to Permian rig count.

4 Interesting Facts About Tanker Trucks

There’s a certain stretch of road from Maryland up through Harrisburg, PA that I drove up and back all through college. I remember this road because there were only two lanes, a ton of congestion, and what seemed to be the entire United…

Winter Is Coming & So Is 2017!

Winter is Coming – Winter is a sigh of relief for Utica producers, especially after the Dominion South spot price was trading at just $0.29/MMBtu on Oct. 1. Dominion South basis on Oct. 1 was a whopping -$2.55 behind Henry Hub, but…

Hit Them With Your Best Shot, Rice Rice Baby & More!

Hit Them with Your Best Shot – WPZ reported a record third quarter, pulling in $1,189 million in Adjusted EBITDA, exceeding our model by $4 million, or 0.3%. The two segments driving the record earnings were NGL & Petchem and Atlantic-Gulf…