Oil markets, OPEC, enter the endgame for the Age of Oil
23rd May 2021 by

2 major events shocked oil markets last week. They marked the start of (a) the endgame for the Age o...

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Rising US interest rates, US$ and oil prices set to pressure financial markets
7th March 2021 by

Everyone who has ever played the Beer Distribution Game on a training course knows what is happening...

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Iran highlights OPEC’s dilemma on output cuts
14th February 2021 by

Saying you “won’t do something” may stop you digging a bigger hole for yourself. B...

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Oil markets hit perfect storm as coronavirus cuts demand
1st March 2020 by

Former Saudi Oil Minister Sheikh Yamani’s warning in 2000 looks increasingly prophetic today: ...

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Oil markets hold their ‘flag shape’ for the moment, as recession risks mount
17th November 2019 by

Oil markets can’t quite make up their mind as to what they want to do, as the chart confirms. ...

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Oil market weakness suggests recession now more likely than Middle East war
11th August 2019 by

Oil markets remain poised between fear of recession and fear of a US attack on Iran. But gradually i...

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Déjà vu all over again for oil markets as recession risks rise
3rd March 2019 by

Back in 2015, veteran Saudi Oil Minister Ali  Naimi was very clear about Saudi’s need to adop...

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Oil prices flag recession risk as Iranian geopolitical tensions rise
20th May 2018 by

Today, we have “lies, fake news and statistics” rather than the old phrase “lies, ...

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Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’ is looking a lot less clear
30th October 2017 by

Saudi Arabia’s U-turn to revive oil output quotas is not working and fails to address the chan...

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Oil prices under pressure as US oil/product exports ramp up
18th May 2017 by

On Monday, I discussed how OPEC abandoned Saudi Oil Minister Naimi’s market share strategy dur...

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