Author: Sean Willess

New Year, New Outlook

Today’s environment brings unprecedented complexity to the energy markets. While volatility is par for the course in the energy industry, 2020 showed us just how tumultuous the market could be. We’ve dealt with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, OPEC price wars, a surge of bankruptcies across the industry, and everything in between. Even still, none of this is new: the pressures reshaping the energy…
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Pickering Energy Partners and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Industry Veteran, Glen Stancil, Announce Partnership

The relationship brings together decades of energy project finance and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure experience to develop strategies for fleet electrification HOUSTON – Pickering Energy Partners (PEP), a Houston-based energy financial services firm, today announced a new partnership providing support for electrification of public and private vehicle fleets. The collaboration will build on the strong…
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Don’t Blame COVID-19, Just Embrace Shale 2.0

“By now it should be abundantly clear that the current shale oil business model does not work – even for the very best companies in the industry. With oil prices below $30 per barrel again, for the second time in four years, and with share prices down at least 50-80% this year alone, the largest…
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The Crucible Report – Separating Truth From Fiction In The Natural Gas Market

“Natural gas is everyone’s favorite commodity to hate. As recently as mid-October, natural gas prices had fallen 30% in 2019, and the stock prices of many natural gas producers are down between 50-80% for the year. No wonder they call natural gas “the widow maker.” Speculative positioning in the commodity and the stocks reflect a…
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Pickering Energy Partners Formally Launches Energy Consulting Practice

Consulting Team brings a combined 150+ years of industry experience to offer honest, unbiased insight to clients HOUSTON – Pickering Energy Partners (PEP), a Houston-based energy investment management and consulting firm, today announced the launch of a formalized energy consulting practice. By using the firm’s extensive industry network and expertise, PEP clients can now better…
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Dan Pickering on CNBC’s The Exchange

Dan joins CNBC’s Kelly Evans to discuss the state of today’s oil markets and the future of the industry.

Energy Markets – The Path Ahead

A presentation from Dan Pickering to the OKC Society of Petroleum Engineers on the current state and future of the energy markets Download

New York Energy Forum Presentation

Dan Pickering presents at a panel on the US and Canada Production Outlook Download

Devon-WPX deal offers a playbook for future shale consolidation

The latest business combination in the U.S. shale patch is signaling a path forward for the troubled sector. Read More

Pandemic Pain Persists for Big Oil Companies

Major oil companies signaled they remain under extreme financial pressure and oil prices slid Thursday as demand for fossil fuels rebounds slowly after being crushed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More