Best in Energy – 17 April 2023

Saudi Aramco shares used as collateral ($FT)

U.S. LNG projects struggle with finance ($FT)

White House staff in Saudi Arabia discussions

Global diesel prices signal slowdown ($BBG)

Bangladesh/Russia to settle payment in yuan

U.K. critical minerals – prospectivity analysis

China’s long-distance hydrogen pipelines

U.S. interest rate rises and soft landings

(see also underlying research paper)

China/Myanmar ocean outpost? ($WSJ)

U.S. OIL RIG count fell by -2 over the seven days ending on April 14 and is down by a total of -39 (-6%) from its peak in early December as exploration and production firms have trimmed activity in response to lower prices. The number of active rigs has fallen to the lowest level for ten months since June 2022:

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John Kemp

Energy analyst, public policy specialist, amateur historian