21 Dec '12, 2pm

Drumbeat: December 21, 2012

Drumbeat: December 21, 2012

Re: the chart showing the required new production to compensate for declining production – “What Sweetnam's chart tells us is that we must find and bring into production…blah, blah, blah”. Throughout my 37 year career I’ve sat in meetings with more management teams than I can remember who built their biz plans around goals and not capabilities. I’ve seen proposals to spend $millions in overhead and tens of $millions in drilling budgets to chase targets in trends where it was statistically impossible to find such reserves. And when the plan appears to be failing? Many won’t believe it but this is completely true: after reviewing a failed 2 years of drilling the CEO (who had no tech background in geology/engineering) reviewed the operations and came to an amazing solution to fix the company: the successful wells weren’t too bad but when the dry holes were factored in we were...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/9725

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Drumbeat: December 22, 2012

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Daily Search Forum Recap: December 21, 2012

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Confirmed: A Panda Refresh, Version #23 Google has confirmed that this is a Panda refresh. This would make it version 23 a...

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Official: It’s Google Panda Update 23, Impacting ~1.3% Of Queries Google has confirmed rumors of a Google update announcin...

Drumbeat: December 19, 2012

Drumbeat: December 19, 2012

theoildrum.com 19 Dec '12, 2pm

Posted by Leanan on December 19, 2012 - 10:23am American Oil Growing Most Since First Well Signals Independence The U.S. e...

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6 races are organized during next week-end in 6 different countries. Good luck to you if you are taking part in one of the...

Drumbeat: December 17, 2012

theoildrum.com 17 Dec '12, 3pm

Posted by Leanan on December 17, 2012 - 11:02am Iraq Boom Hands Naimi 2013 Oil-Supply Challenge “Saudi Arabia’s dilemma is...

Drumbeat: December 24, 2012

theoildrum.com 24 Dec '12, 2pm

m – Skimmed thru your site. I think it’s always beneficial to look at alternative views so they can be refuted or, in some...

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Drumbeat: December 15, 2012

Drumbeat: December 15, 2012

theoildrum.com 15 Dec '12, 4pm

The USA Probably passed Saudi Arabia as the Number One Total Oil liquids Producing Country in the first week of December 2...

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Drumbeat: December 14, 2012

theoildrum.com 14 Dec '12, 2pm

In recent months the growing supply of “tight” oil in the U.S. produced by fracking has sent numerous organizations and pu...

Drumbeat: December 10, 2012

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Posted by Leanan on December 10, 2012 - 10:57am Proposed Rules on Fracking Gain Cautious Praise Hydraulic fracturing, or f...

Drumbeat: December 12, 2012

Drumbeat: December 12, 2012

theoildrum.com 12 Dec '12, 2pm

As I noted a few weeks ago, shale gas will add about 0.5% to the growth of US GDP next year, in a year when we will be luc...