Archive for June, 2009

Does the increase in oil price that occur some time ago had something to do with global warming issues?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

There was a huge oil price increase, did this increase had to do with global warming regulations. If not what are the determinants for oil price.

Are Greenpeace commited to stop oil or gas drilling in the Arctic, Alaska, and Antartic, and tourism to Galapa?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

pagos Islands and how can they do it?

IGS ENERGY – Is it smart to lock in a price for natural gas?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Right now I am paying .35 per CCF If I were to sign a contract with IGS Energy I would pay .499 CCFthe first year, decreasing to .47 the second year, and 1.45 per CCFthe third year. Is it smart to lock in a price for natural gas that is .15 cents MORE then what […]

Is it true that the price of crude oil is worked out in a 6 month advance?

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

If the oil price is projected so far ahead why does the national petrol/diesel price rise so often in small increments. Could the fuel authorities not work thier increases out on a more once off basis by looking at the forecasted oil price figures.

How does price of crude oil per barrel relate to cost at the pump?

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

I often hear in the news about how the price of a barrel of crude oil has either gone up or down (mostly up) and was wondering how that directly relates to the cost for gas by the gallon at the pump? Any ideas?

Do you support lifting the moratorium on offshore drilling for gas and oil?

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

The moratorium has been in place since 1981. Please include your state in your answer and why you support or oppose. Thanks! to clarify: a moratorium on NEW drilling, not existing drill sites some good answers here. What role should states' rights have in this issue? If a state votes to ban offshore drilling along […]

Is it illegal to slant drill or directional drill for Oil or gas in Texas?

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

I keep reading about it been illegal to slant drill in Texas, but I can't find a law reference. We were told at a recent seminar in Fort Worth that the oil companies would use a single platform to directional drill for gas in our neighborhood and the platform would be at least 600 feet […]

Compare home heating oil prices with natural gas?

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Is there anyway to accurately compare home heating oil prices with natural gas prices since both use different units of measurement for usage and price? Thanks. Jim

How best to profit from the inevitable rise in oil price ?

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Even a nitwit like me understands that oil will go up to over 0, so I want to make use of today's bargain price. What gives me the best leverage at the least cost / hassle? Triple leveraged ETF"s, options, futures ? Can anyone describe the pro's and con's in a nutshell?

Are there any oil or natural gas drilling companies in Washington state? What are the company names?

Friday, June 26th, 2009

When the price crude oil is at a record high, how are oil companies earning record profits?

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

I am talking about companies that buy and refine the oil not the companies that actually sell the crude. When the price of wheat goes up, you don’t see bakers making record profits so how do oil companies pull this off?

Where in Australia does drilling for oil and gas take place? offshore or onshore? in what provinces?

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

what city would you advise to move to in australia to find a job in oil and gas industry?

What did Jack Kemp of New York mean –natural gas prices?

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

In 1981, when regulations were holding the price of natural gas below its free-market level, then-Congressman Jack Kemp of New York said the following in an interview with the New York Times: "We need to decontrol natural gas, and get production of natural gas up to a higher level so we can bring down the […]

Is there an Oil conspiracy to drive up the price of crude ?

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Just when the price of oil falls below $ 40 a barrel. It's lowest level in years. All of a sudden there is an explosion of violence in the Middle East, Russia shuts off gas to Ukraine, and OPEC cuts production. Instant 20% jump in oil prices … I think the Oil companies have a […]

How low will gas prices go if we allow offshore oil drilling? And how long will it take?

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Has there been any actual studies of what the price of gas would be in the US if we ramp up offshore drilling? Will it go down by .10 cents, or will it go down by or more. In other words, is it worth it? Should we spend the start up cost on just transitioning […]

Why are Liberals so dead set against us drilling for oil so that gas prices will come back within reason?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

You know here's a prediction, as soon as this gas price crisis starts hitting liberals in the wallet, they will miraculously forget about all their environmental "causes" and start begging congress to start letting oil companies drill in the U.S.

Natural Gas Price Portofolio ?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

if i have historical prices of Brent, Henry Hub and National Price of NG in UK what is the best quantitative method to determine the Natural Gas Price using weights of those 3 prices?

What is the current price of Harley Davidson Syn 3 oil ?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Have 55,000 miles on the bike, but haven't had to change the engine oil lately due to non use. Sorta lost track of prices.

Do you think Obama should or should not stop Utah drilling for oil and gas?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

I don’t know it is hard to say since I don’t live in Utah. I am an environmentalist though and I don’t think drilling is necessarily that bad if it is not cutting down trees or harming much life. How big could some gas and oil pipes be anyhow. Source-

With the crude oil prices falling, will the airline companies ever stop with the 1st baggage fee?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

If crude oil prices continue to fall and stay around a hundred per barrel, shouldn't airlines stop charging for check-in baggage? I could understand if you carry more than 2 check-in baggages but with just one check-in baggage… Wasn't that the main reason why airlines started charging for check-in luggage in the first place? Cause […]

Pickens Wants to Use Natural Gas to Fuel Cars. Does Pickens Forget that Gas Comes from Drilling for Oil?

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Experts have called Pickens plan to shift fuel from oil to natural gas similar to "jumping out of the frying pan into the fire." Does that sound like a great idea? Why isn't Pickens just calling for us to use more nuclear plants. France gets 80% of their electricity from nuclear energy. Why don't we? […]

Where can I get the close price of Natural Gas, “commonodity”?

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

I would like to see the trading activity daily

How do gas stations benefit from oil price movement?

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Do they benefit if oil price go up and lose if oil price go down everyday because they store their oil in their stations? How do they manage their profits with price movement everyday?

When will the U.S. start drilling for oil and gas in our country to offset these ridiculous gas prices?

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

I cant understand why we are so dependent on the arabs and Venezula ,when we have all the resources ourselves.

What is the difference between crude oil and Brent Crude?

Friday, June 19th, 2009

I watch CNBC and don't understand why there is always a huge discrepency between the two types of crude oil.