Posts Tagged: Brazil


The Master Resource Report 2013-08-23 Natural gas Yesterday the EIA released its natural gas storage report that showed a lower than expected injection. A survey of Bloomberg analysts predicted an increase of 66 Bcf while the actual build was 57 Bcf. Gas in storage now stands over 7% below year ago levels. (Bcf = billion… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2013-01-04 Five year anniversary of $100 a barrel oil Five years ago this week on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 oil traded at $100 for the first time. The price had climbed from a low of $50 a barrel in 2007. This helped to begin taking the wind out of an over… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2012-11-09 OPEC: World Oil Outlook 2012 Opec just released its World Oil Outlook 2012 (very large pdf file) which had this long range price forecast for the price of oil. Oil price assumption slightly higher than in the previous WOO This year it is assumed that the OPEC Reference Basket (ORB)… Read more »


The Master Resource Report  2012-10-05 Shades of the 1970’s – Sorry we are out. Bloomberg: “Gasoline station owners in the Los Angeles area including Costco Wholesale Corp. are beginning to shut pumps because of supply shortages that have driven wholesale fuel prices to record highs.” It is one thing when the price is high. It… Read more »


The Master Resource Report  2012-07-20 Keeping the world cool With all the news about the heat wave hitting the U.S. it is worth taking a minute to consider an area of energy consumption that is exploding upward not only in the U.S. Mid-west but especially in the Middle East, air conditioning. The excerpt that follows… Read more »