Northern Ireland—The Last Great Frontier?

Europe’s Carboniferous basins have long been prolific sources of hydrocarbons and characterize many of the fields in and around the North Sea. But one of these basins is virtually overlooked. The Larne Basin in Northern Ireland is a classic Carboniferous basin that has remained unexplored for a couple of reasons. Firstly, historical “troubles” in Northern Ireland deterred the oil companies who were …

How a risky move paid off for this N.Y.C. investor and oil boss

When other major players in the oil-and-gas industry zigged, Scot Cohen zagged. Unconventional drilling, such as fracking across shale plays, has become the popular route for most energy explorers in recent years. Cohen, however, did the opposite: the New York-based investor has put his money into straight conventional drilling using 3D-seismic geology. The decision was …

Valero crude oil gets another shot at NorCal railways

BENICIA, Calif. (KCRA) —Crude oil traveling through Northern California is getting another chance of becoming a reality as an oil company offers a new proposal to the Benicia City Council. Valero wants two 50-car trains to transport tens of thousands of barrels of crude oil daily to its refinery in Benicia, passing through cities like …

U.S. Crude Oil Production – World Oil Lightening Rod

Summary Key world oil number. Decline not “off a cliff.” Weekly estimates flawed. Projections influenced. Oil shale’s influence on U.S. production sparked a world oil price war. It affects the value of energy sector investments worldwide. It is of keen interest by U.S. and world oil market participants. The Energy Information Agency (EIA) reported the …

WTI Crude Oil Price Forecast:The Biggest Bullish Test Of 2016

To receive Tyler’s analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE Talking Points: Crude Oil Technical Strategy: Major Resistance Has Arrived, Watching for Reversal The US Dollar Drop Has Confounded Traders & Banks & It Will Determine Oil Into Q2 2016 Sentimental Trading System Warns of Potential Top This week will see how the price …

Unconventional Wisdom: Building a Conventional Oil Company in an Era of Shale

Petro River Oil is Participating in a Portfolio of Conventional Assets in Oklahoma and California in 2016, with a Northern Ireland Exploration Test on Tap for Q2 When Scot Cohen founded Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund, the seasoned portfolio manager kept an eye open for contrarian opportunities. These days Cohen is focused on Petro River Oil Corp. (ticker: PTRC; Petro Riveroil.com), …