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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

  • World’s Biggest Oil Traders Zero In On Shale Hot Spots

    Published 11 July 2017 | viewed 14,037 times

    U.S. shale oil is in the spotlight once again, this time not as a deterrent to a price improvement, but as the future of the…

  • Strong Demand Expectations To Lift Oil Prices

    Published 11 July 2017 | viewed 14,751 times

    Optimism about crude oil demand in the coming weeks has helped prices to recover somewhat, but the sustainability of the improvement is highly uncertain. Bank…

  • Citi: Demand Growth Could Push Oil To $60 By Christmas

    Published 10 July 2017 | viewed 17,840 times

    Crude oil prices could jump to US$60 a barrel by this year’s end thanks to growing demand and lower OPEC supply, according to Citigroup’s senior…

  • OPEC: Further Cuts Off The Table

    Published 10 July 2017 | viewed 11,416 times

    No further oil output cuts are on the agenda for the July meeting of the ministerial committee set up to monitor compliance with the OPEC-non-OPEC…

  • Is Arctic Drilling Still Profitable For Norway?

    Published 09 July 2017 | viewed 7,894 times

    Arctic drilling may become unprofitable for Norway if oil prices continue to fall, says a new report looking into the best and worst scenarios for…

  • Oil No Longer Decisive Factor In Emerging Market Performance

    Published 09 July 2017 | viewed 9,708 times

    Oil is increasingly losing relevance in the performance of emerging market assets including, equities—and now, bonds and currencies. What’s more, the technology sector is apparently…

  • Oil Prices Leap Higher On Strong Draw In Crude Inventories

    Published 06 July 2017 | viewed 17,727 times

    Amid a fresh wave of pessimism on oil markets following faster than expected oil output growth in Libya and reports that Russia will oppose any…

  • U.S. Strategic Oil Reserves At 12-Year Low

    Published 06 July 2017 | viewed 12,700 times

    The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve is at a 12-year low after the Department of Energy made deliveries of volumes sold earlier this year, Bloomberg reported.…

  • Oil Slides As Russia Speaks Out Against Deeper Output Cuts

    Published 05 July 2017 | viewed 16,932 times

    Russia will oppose any attempts to deepen the oil production cuts currently in effect in OPEC and 11 other oil producers, according to four government…

  • Has Keystone XL Become Obsolete?

    Published 03 July 2017 | viewed 18,174 times

    Keystone XL may have become obsolete before it was even built, at least according to some sources close to TransCanada, which has gone on a…

  • Arab States Extend Deadline For Qatar Ultimatum

    Published 03 July 2017 | viewed 6,168 times

    Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and the UAE have given Qatar 48 more hours to submit to a list of demands presented to the emirate ten…

  • Crisis-Stricken Venezuela Looks To Import Fuel

    Published 25 June 2017 | viewed 15,002 times

    Venezuela is seeking more than 13 million barrels of fuel imports by the end of the year, which constitutes about a third of what the…

  • OPEC Oil Basket Falls Below WTI

    Published 23 June 2017 | viewed 24,556 times

    The price of OPEC’s oil basket, which is made out of 14 different blends, fell to US$42.58 a barrel yesterday, below the closing price of…

  • Sinking Louisiana: A Major Threat To Billions In Oil Infrastructure

    Published 21 June 2017 | viewed 28,105 times

    That Louisiana is sinking into the Gulf of Mexico is not news. Rising seas and coastline erosion have been working together for decades, but this…

  • Crude Inventory Draw Offers Sliver Of Hope For Oil Markets

    Published 21 June 2017 | viewed 19,358 times

    With WTI slipping into a bear market, global floating oil storage at a record high for this year, and Libya getting closer to its target…

  • Outlook For Oil Looks Bleak, Prices Hit 7-Month Low

    Published 20 June 2017 | viewed 18,858 times

    Crude oil started the week with a loss, which may be extended today as U.S. shale drillers continue to add rigs, and Libya and Nigeria…

  • Switching From Coal To Solar Could Save 50,000 Lives

    Published 19 June 2017 | viewed 7,935 times

    Replacing coal-fired power plants with solar power installations could save as many as 51,999 lives every year, a study from the Michigan Technological University has…

  • Oil Sands Output Growth Second Only To Shale

    Published 18 June 2017 | viewed 15,223 times

    Canada’s Mordor, as environmentalists like to call the oil sands, is notorious for how “dirty” oil extraction is there. It’s also notorious for how expensive…

  • Are Hedge Funds Growing Weary Of The Permian?

    Published 16 June 2017 | viewed 11,748 times

    Eight hedge funds have pulled out more than US$400 million in positions in ten big shale oil and gas companies active in the Permian, Reuters…

  • Iraq Dethrones Saudi Arabia As India’s No.1 Oil Supplier

    Published 15 June 2017 | viewed 15,907 times

    Iraq has been India’s largest supplier of crude oil for the last three months, shipping data from Bloomberg has revealed. This means that OPEC’s number-two…

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