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Irina Slav

Oilprice.com

Contributor since: 17 Jan 2016

Irina Slav

Biography

Irina is a writer for the U.S.-based Divergente LLC consulting firm with over a decade of experience writing on the oil and gas industry.

Latest articles from Irina

  • Oil Prices Fall In Spite Of Bullish OPEC Data

    Published 18 January 2017 | viewed 10,425 times

    OPEC, in its latest Monthly Oil Market Report, raised its forecast for global crude oil demand to 95.60 million barrels daily, up by 1.16 million…

  • 200,000 New Energy Jobs Forecast In 2017

    Published 17 January 2017 | viewed 8,012 times

    The latest U.S. Energy and Employment Report has forecast that the sector of energy efficiency will see a 9-percent increase in employment this year –…

  • China Leads Unprecedented Drop In Asian Crude Production

    Published 17 January 2017 | viewed 7,831 times

    Crude oil production in the Asia-Pacific is falling at a unique rate, according to a report from Wood Mackenzie, with China accounting for about half…

  • 2017 Another Year Of Excessive Volatility For Oil Prices

    Published 16 January 2017 | viewed 7,003 times

    This year will see further volatility in oil prices despite international efforts to restore the market to balance and improve prices more consistently. This push…

  • Russia Retains A Bullish Outlook On Brent

    Published 15 January 2017 | viewed 4,556 times

    Russia’s Mineral Resources Minister, Sergei Donskoi, has demonstrated strong optimism about the direction oil prices are going this year and next. He believes that Brent…

  • The Top 5 Places To Work In U.S. Oil And Gas

    Published 12 January 2017 | viewed 20,186 times

    Anadarko Petroleum and Chevron have emerged as the top two employers in U.S. oil and gas, according to a survey conducted by the job site…

  • Shale Break-Even Level Could Rise $10 In 2017

    Published 11 January 2017 | viewed 23,046 times

    The joy for shale producers stemming from rising oil prices following the OPEC production cut agreement may soon be over as oilfield service providers join…

  • Oil Slips And Bounces Back After EIA Reports Significant Builds Across The Board

    Published 11 January 2017 | viewed 8,842 times

    Amid growing bearish sentiment towards oil prices, the Energy Information Administration reported a build of 4.1 million barrels in crude oil inventories for the week…

  • EIA Sees 2017 U.S. Oil Output Rising By 110,000 Bpd

    Published 11 January 2017 | viewed 5,473 times

    The Energy Information Administration said in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook that crude oil production in the U.S. this year will average 9 million barrels…

  • Russia Has Started Cutting Oil Output: Kremlin

    Published 10 January 2017 | viewed 6,041 times

    Russia has started to cut oil production in accordance with its agreement with OPEC to aid the group’s efforts to restore the international oil market…

  • The Next Big Innovation In Oil & Gas: Cloud Computing

    Published 09 January 2017 | viewed 24,237 times

    Oil and gas is hardly the first industry that springs to mind when one mentions cloud computing. The tech that has been expanding at a…

  • The Oil Supply Glut Is Here To Stay In 2017

    Published 05 January 2017 | viewed 28,055 times

    It has become painfully obvious that the much-hyped OPEC agreement to reduce global oil production by close to 2 million bpd won’t have the effect…

  • EIA Boosts Bullish Oil Sentiment With 7.1-Million Barrel Draw

    Published 05 January 2017 | viewed 9,155 times

    In its first crude oil inventory report for the year, the EIA said commercial stockpiles stood at 479 million barrels, a draw of 7.1 million…

  • Why Russia Expects $40 Oil This Year

    Published 04 January 2017 | viewed 30,280 times

    Budget deficit is a fascinating thing. It can turn around economies if it’s large enough or it can highlight their resilience, if it turns out…

  • Back To Black: At $50 Oil, Russia Could Soon Be Deficit-Free

    Published 03 January 2017 | viewed 10,618 times

    Thanks to non-oil budget income, Russia has entirely offset the negative effects from lower oil prices in 2016, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said at the…

  • How Did The Big Name Oil Bulls Fare This Year?

    Published 26 December 2016 | viewed 9,017 times

    For those active in commodity investments, it’s clear that forecasting prices is more or less a guessing game. This is especially true for oil and…

  • The Arctic Drilling Ban: Much Ado About Nothing?

    Published 23 December 2016 | viewed 7,813 times

    Outgoing President Barack Obama is about to invoke a 1953 law in a bid to protect the Arctic and Atlantic shelf of the United States…

  • 2017 Oil Market Recovery Is Sure To Be Slow

    Published 21 December 2016 | viewed 8,841 times

    This year has been tumultuous for oil. From the US$27 a barrel trough we witnessed in February to the spike to US$55 after OPEC announced…

  • Did Trump Just Make Peace With The Renewables Lobby?

    Published 19 December 2016 | viewed 8,188 times

    President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk to his Strategic and Policy Forum. Musk was also invited to a special meeting with the…

  • Google Spin Off Could Become Tesla’s Biggest Rival

    Published 19 December 2016 | viewed 5,865 times

    Google has spun off its self-driving car project X into a separate company called Waymo. That’s not a contraction of “Way more”, although it certainly…

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