Bill to Cut Oil and Gas Production In California Passes First Committee.
The bill analysis by the Assembly Natural Resources committee states: “The proximity to oil and gas extraction, including the use of hydraulic fracturing, well acidization, and other nonconventional oil and gas extraction techniques, adversely impacts public health and safety.” – https://californiaglobe.com
Phillips said her organization and other groups that support curtailing oil production in California have met informally with Newsom administration officials. While Newsom has not made any promises, expectations remain high, she said. https://www.latimes.com
A Huge Decline In Oil Replacement Ratio
Oil and gas companies have discovered 7.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) year-to-date, according to Rystad Energy’s latest global discoveries report.
This means that only 1 bbl out of every six consumed is being replaced by new sources. This is the lowest replacement ratio we have witnessed in the last 2 decades,” Shenga added
For eighth straight session U.S. crude oil keeps going lower
Equities have snapped back from sharp early losses but not so much for crude oil (USO -1.1%), as WTI is on track for its eighth straight down day amid global economic growth slowdown, oil demand and signs of excess supply; November WTI -1.4% to $51.89/bbl. – seekingalpha
Saudi Arabia energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman says the country has fully restored production after last month’s attacks on its facilities and is now focusing on Aramco’s listing. – fracnews.com
Crude oil markets show support
The $50 level underneath will probably be attempted but a short-term bounce may happen between now and then. The $55 level underneath is massive support, so breaking down below there would not only break the bottom of a hammer. – finance.yahoo.com