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Matt Andre is a senior energy analyst with Platts Analytics, focusing on the economics surrounding oil, natural gas and NGL production in the Northeast. Full Bio
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Nov 2017
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

US IRRs strengthen as WTI reaches year-to-date highs

November is upon us and temperatures across the US are beginning to fall as oil prices rise to year-to-date highs. Looking at the average 12-month forward curve for WTI, oil prices rose to $54.19/b in early November, an increase of $2.62/b month over month

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  • Blog
Jul 2017
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

Rising US rig counts slow as oil prices remain below $50/b

There are many contributing factors that are causing US oil prices to remain suppressed. Part of the reason is that petroleum inventories are not declining as quickly as some market participants had expected

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  • Blog
Jan 2017
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

Permian returns are producing all of the oil drilling drama

In the last year, commodity prices have improved considerably. While oil prices were sub-$40/b in early 2016, producers were cutting back on new drilling and focusing on efficiencies — by cutting costs and concentrating drilling in the highest initial...

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