One giant game of Survivor

Eric Nuttall, Senior Portfolio Manager at Sprott Energy Fund released Sprott’s August Commentary, giving TAG Oil and our readers his thoughts on the energy investment world, which he calls, “one giant game of Survivor.” Although institutional ownership is at its...

read more

Oil in the Cloud?

A union between Microsoft and oil field service giant Halliburton is about to take place, with a plan to take the oil and gas industry digital. The main areas they will focus on changing are: Deep learning to reservoir characterization, Modeling and simulation,...

read more

The IEA’s world energy investment trends

The IEA recently released their World Energy Investment, giving a good overview of the trends that occurred in 2016. Here are a few of the stats that caught our eye: Energy investment worldwide accounted for 2.2% of global GDP with an investment of just over $1.7...

read more

Cash today, oil tomorrow

Venezuela has offered up an ownership stake to Russia for nine of Venezuela’s most productive oil projects.  Negotiations began early in the year between Venezuela’s state-owned oil firm, Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) and Russia’s state-owned oil company, Rosneft. ...

read more

Algorithms confound long-time oil traders

Oil markets continue to puzzle followers, and investors and energy analysts, along with us at TAG Oil, are always looking for the root causes. As energy analysts are saying—based on fundamental information—prices should be rising.  But even with OPEC announcing cut...

read more