Category: Energy

What are the implications of falling oil prices?

by Jelani Rucker on December 23, 2014

As oil prices continue their descent, many are becoming more concerned about what this could mean for the recent boom within the US oil industry. While American motorists are benefiting from lower gasoline prices, the implications of decreasing oil prices could very well fuel undesirable outcomes for oil companies, and related industries....

Shale Gas Development: Risk or Reward?

by Jelani Rucker on December 10, 2013

The discovery of natural gas in shale reserves has transformed the global energy sector into a booming business. While the United States is a current leader in shale exploration, many other regions are beginning to develop their own natural gas due to the huge economic potential, including a localized source of energy and job growth. This energy...

Teaming Up for OCTG Connectors

by Randy Boswell on July 16, 2013

Energex Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, has agreed to a deal with Metal One Corporation, offering semi-premium connections for use in North American oil and gas drilling. This agreement brings together two companies that...

Top 10 Facts about Oil Sands from CAPP

by Jelani Rucker on July 11, 2012

An alternative to crude oil, oil sands reserves have only recently been considered to be part of the world's oil reserves, as higher oil prices and new technology enable them to be extracted and upgraded to usable products. Canada is uniquely positioned to provide an abundance of energy—with 174 billion barrels of oil that can be recovered with t...