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The NOPEC Bill Could Send Oil Prices To $300

The NOPEC Bill Could Send Oil Prices To $300

Opposition to a potential NOPEC…

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Oil Prices Under Pressure As China Considers Russian Crude

May 20, 2022 at 12:10 | Tom Kool

China added some downward pressure to oil prices this week when it clearly signaled its intent to buy more discounted Russian oil. Between China and India, Russia is racing to…

Will Crude Hit $120 Again?

May 20, 2022 at 11:30 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are inching higher on Friday, putting it in a position to finish higher for the week, as a planned European Union ban on…

Russian Oil Revenues Soar Despite Sanctions

May 20, 2022 at 11:30 | Editorial Dept

1. Gasoline Tightness Becomes Main US Concern- With the EIA reporting an almost 5-million-barrel stock…

Can Venezuela Help Lower Gasoline Prices?

May 20, 2022 at 11:30 | Editorial Dept

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict Venezuela: With gasoline prices in the United States at all-time highs–over $6 per gallon in California–the pressure is on the Biden Administration to vigorously pursue ways…

Two High-Yield Plays In A Tricky Market

May 20, 2022 at 11:30 | Editorial Dept

I am a bit confused. The recent move down in the stock market makes perfect sense in a lot of ways but moves in other markets do not. The Fed…

How Russia Has Revived NATO

May 20, 2022 at 11:30 | Editorial Dept

These are great times for NATO, as an organization and an alliance. After the fall of Communism in the 1990s, NATO lost its raison d’etre. It never fully…

Afghanistan Can’t Pay Its Biggest Electricity Suppliers

May 20, 2022 at 10:16 | Eurasianet

International sanctions against the Taliban government in Afghanistan are also hitting the pockets of its neighbors in Central Asia. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are unable to recover…

EU Faces Same Hurdles Over Tariff On Russian Oil As With Embargo

May 20, 2022 at 09:44 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The European Union is unlikely to reach a unanimous decision on the idea the U.S. has floated for cutting Putin's oil revenues—a tariff on Russian oil, a senior official told…

World Sees First Global Energy Shock: World Energy Council

May 20, 2022 at 09:10 | Irina Slav

The world is experiencing the first global energy shock in its history, the secretary-general of the World Energy Council said this week, expecting the crisis will have a transformational effect…

Russia To Stop Gas Supply To Finland On Saturday Morning

May 20, 2022 at 08:12 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Finland will become the third EU member state to see its Russian gas supply halted after refusing to pay in rubles for gas, as Gazprom will cut deliveries on the…

Saudi Aramco Plans To Take Its Trading Arm Public

May 19, 2022 at 15:00 | Cyril Widdershoven

After regaining its position as the most valuable listed company in the world, Saudi national oil company Aramco is attempting to monetize one of its assets. Saudi officials…

How Latin America’s Transportation Mega-Projects Could Revolutionize Trade

May 19, 2022 at 10:37 | Oxford Business Group

As Latin America continues its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, several countries are undertaking large-scale transport infrastructure projects to improve regional and international connectivity and trade.

Analyst Warns Of A Fuel Shortage Crisis In The U.S.

May 19, 2022 at 09:41 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Very low inventories of oil products in the United States and a shortage of refining capacity have laid the foundations for an oil shortage crisis in the United States this…

U.S. Shale Drillers Cautious Despite Record Earnings

May 18, 2022 at 11:58 | Irina Slav

Back in mid-February, Pioneer Natural Resources' Scott Sheffield told Bloomberg that "Whether it's $150 oil, $200 oil, or $100 oil, we're not going…

Why Record-High Prices Won’t Drive A Recovery For U.S. Coal

May 18, 2022 at 11:48 | Alex Kimani

Similar to oil and gas prices, U.S. coal prices have hit multi-year highs as Russia's war in Ukraine and an economic rebound from the pandemic have upended international…

Why Russia’s Economy Hasn’t Collapsed Under The Weight Of Sanctions

May 18, 2022 at 11:10 | Josh Owens

It has been nearly three months since Russia invaded Ukraine and, despite Ukraine’s remarkable resistance and the implementation of an aggressive sanctions package on Russia, there appears to…

Is The Global Debt Bubble About To Burst?

May 18, 2022 at 10:30 | Gail Tverberg

The years between 1981 and 2020 were very special years for the world economy because interest rates were generally falling:

What China’s Dramatic Drop In Energy Demand Means For Its Economy

May 18, 2022 at 10:22 | Haley Zaremba

The fallout of China’s zero COVID policy is spreading as economic downturns and social unrest intensifies across the nation. The Chinese government’s head-scratcher of a decision to eradicate…

Russia Will Force Oil Buyers To Pay More If EU Introduces Tariffs

May 18, 2022 at 09:15 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Buyers will have to pay more for oil or seek alternative supplies if the EU decides to impose import tariffs on Russia's oil, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.…

EU Shift Away from Russian Oil And Gas To Cost $220 Billion

May 18, 2022 at 08:37 | Irina Slav

The European Union’s plan to reduce imports of Russian oil, gas, and coal to zero by 2027 will cost it some $220 billion (210 billion euros), according to a draft…

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