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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 Markets React Stoically To Crude Inventory Draw

    Published 19 April 2017 | viewed 18,958 times

    Amid rising optimism about where oil prices are going, the EIA reported a 1-million-barrel draw in crude oil inventories for the week to April 14,…

  • How Far Will OPEC Go For $60 Oil?

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 28,886 times

    Back in February sources from OPEC told media that Saudi Arabia is aiming for oil prices of $60 as the optimal price to encourage fresh investments…

  • Reeling From Low Oil Prices, Saudis Look To Freeze Megaprojects

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 17,130 times

    Saudi Arabia will start reviewing a number of multi-billion-dollar infrastructure and development project—remnants from a better past when crude oil prices were in three-digit territory.…

  • Iran Ready To Join OPEC’s Production Cut Extension

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 17,908 times

    Iran, which has been exempted from the OPEC oil production cut agreement closed last November, is now ready to join the initiative as long as…

  • Big Oil Is Set To Disappoint Again With Q1 Results

    Published 16 April 2017 | viewed 9,027 times

    Oil majors will start reporting financial results for the first quarter later this month, prompting the usual flurry of analyst predictions, where some are very…

  • Petrobras Reports 2.74M Bpd Daily Output For March

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 7,190 times

    Brazil’s state oil major Petrobras announced that its average daily production last month stood at 2.74 million barrels of oil equivalent, a bit lower than…

  • Goldman’s $50 Forecast May Prove Bullish

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 18,351 times

    Goldman Sachs is standing by its own base oil price scenario of $50 a barrel, anticipating a stable future for the commodity, with price fluctuations…

  • Can We Expect A Big Draw In Crude Inventories Anytime Soon?

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 18,278 times

    With shale producers adding rigs every week, output is rising and so are stockpiles which weighs on prices and curbs their upward potential, ruining OPEC’s…

  • China Ready To Cut Oil Supplies To North Korea

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 134,191 times

    Beijing’s patience with North Korea is wearing thin as Pyongyang continues to conduct nuclear missile tests. According to a state Chinese media outlet, Huanqui, China…

  • Could Guyana Become The Next Oil Hot Spot?

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 32,441 times

    ExxonMobil last week announced its third successful oil find offshore Guyana – the tiny Latin American country squeezed between Venezuela and Suriname. The Snoek discovery follows…

  • OPEC’s Combined Oil Output Falls Further In March

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 6,995 times

    OPEC members pumped a combined 31.93 million barrels of crude daily last month, down 153,000 bpd from February, the group said in the latest edition of…

  • Oil Prices Slip Despite Draw In Crude, Gasoline Inventories

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 18,565 times

    A day after Saudi Arabia said it was willing to join a production cut extension and a day after the American Petroleum Institute estimated U.S.…

  • Toshiba Can’t Shake Its Westinghouse Woes

    Published 11 April 2017 | viewed 6,744 times

    In a widely-expected move, Toshiba’s troubled nuclear construction business Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at the end of last month. Now the company…

  • Libyan Oil Production Falls Further As Wafa Field Goes Offline

    Published 11 April 2017 | viewed 8,492 times

    Just a day after production at Libya’s largest oil field was suspended, the National Oil Corporation told local media that another field, Wafa, has also…

  • Wall St. Gears Up For The World’s Biggest Oil Trade

    Published 10 April 2017 | viewed 17,118 times

    International banks are preparing for the Hacienda Hedge – the secretive oil deal that has seen Mexico earn billions from successful bets on future oil…

  • Arab Oil Producers Boast Over Half Of The World’s Reserves

    Published 10 April 2017 | viewed 10,062 times

    The eleven Arab countries that comprise the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries have combined proved reserves of 710 billion barrels of crude – 55.6…

  • Oil Prices Pull Higher On Outage In Libya’s Biggest Oil Field

    Published 10 April 2017 | viewed 13,343 times

    Production from Sharara, Libya’s biggest oil field, has stopped again, unnamed sources told Bloomberg. The sources said the pipeline that carries crude from Sharara to…

  • Is The Latest Lithium Battery Too Good To Be True?

    Published 09 April 2017 | viewed 37,276 times

    The creator of the first lithium-ion battery has just released a new battery cell that could mark the next stage of battery development, offering a huge…

  • Oil Jumps To One-Month High After U.S. Missile Strike In Syria

    Published 07 April 2017 | viewed 13,433 times

    International oil prices spiked to a one-month high after President Trump ordered missile strikes against Syrian military infrastructure in response to a chemical weapons attack…

  • Bankrupt Oil Companies Pay Huge Bonuses To CEOs

    Published 06 April 2017 | viewed 16,344 times

    The oil price rout that sent several hundred U.S. oil and gas companies under seems to be largely over, and in a somewhat surprising turn…

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