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OPEC’s Newest Member That Actually Likes Low Oil Prices

Dec 10, 2015 at 16:14 | Gaurav Agnihotri

As expected, OPEC’s decision to stick to its ‘high’ production levels in its December 4th meeting in Vienna didn’t go down well with the markets as…

The Hidden Danger Of OPEC’s Market Share Strategy

Dec 10, 2015 at 13:02 | Mike Priaro

The Saudis' crude oil market gambit to increase market share by refusing to reduce production in order drive out higher-cost producers has not yet killed off competition from North America.…

Bearish OPEC Report, Stronger Dollar Send Oil Prices Down

Dec 10, 2015 at 11:13 | Matt Smith

One hundred and eighty-five years after the birth of American poet Emily Dickinson, and OPEC has been waxing lyrical today in its latest monthly oil…

Tick Tock: Time Running Out for Struggling Oil and Gas Drillers

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:58 | Nick Cunningham

The 18th oil and gas driller so far this year is in the process of filing for bankruptcy protection, as the company ran out of funds. As reported by Fuel…

Why Texans Might Soon Be Driving On Mexican Gasoline

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:48 | Michael McDonald

  The world is changing fast in the energy industry and for no company is that truer than Mexican National Oil Company Pemex. After decades of bloated operations and mismanagement,…

How Electricity Markets Could be Upended by this Supreme Court Decision

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:46 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The Supreme Court may shortly decide an obscure case entitled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association (FERC v EPSA). The issue before the…

What Will Iran Do With its Enriched Uranium?

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:13 | Charles Kennedy

Iran is moving quickly to comply with all aspects of the nuclear deal reached with the P5+1 nations earlier this year, and that includes shipping its…

2016 Spells More Gloom For Oil Producers

Dec 08, 2015 at 17:04 | Nick Cunningham

A year after OPEC sent oil markets spiraling out of control, the group may have sparked another round of bearishness for crude. OPEC failed to agree…

Strippers Suffering From Low Oil Prices

Dec 08, 2015 at 16:54 | Michael McDonald

With prices below $50, what is a stripper to do? With OPEC breaking down and any kind of coordination among its members on price cuts looking increasingly unlikely, it now…

OPEC Isn’t Dead. It’s Shifting Strategies

Dec 08, 2015 at 16:35 | Steve Brown

OPEC is the ultimate cartel, it was formed to get its members a better price for their product than the free market would allow, and the members did that by…

The Pain Game – How Low Can Oil Prices Go?

Dec 08, 2015 at 14:01 | Evan Kelly

The critical figures and data in the energy markets this week reveal a further decline in North American oil rigs as natural gas rigs increase slightly.Oil prices took a…

This Joint Venture Could Stir Up The Lithium Market

Dec 08, 2015 at 10:26 | Dave Forest

Rumors are swirling that the rare metals space is close to an unusual joint venture deal. One that shows how alternative financing arrangements are continuing to…

Venezuelan Government Losing Grip As Low Oil Prices Take Their Toll

Dec 07, 2015 at 17:29 | Nick Cunningham

The Venezuelan government suffered a huge electoral loss on December 6. The opposition won a majority of seats in the parliament, a striking blow to Venezuelan…

Stronger Dollar And OPEC Inaction Force Crude Below $40

Dec 07, 2015 at 10:55 | Matt Smith

Into the second week of the month we go, and we see the usual dearth of economic data that follows Nonfarm Friday. The only release of note overnight was a…

Is OPEC Losing Influence?

Dec 04, 2015 at 17:30 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices underwent a wild ride in the lead up to the OPEC meeting in Vienna on December 4, and the markets gyrated as OPEC sent…

Renewable Energy Bankruptcy Threatens Spanish Banks

Dec 04, 2015 at 17:17 | Michael McDonald

In another sign of the turbulent times for the renewable energy sector, Spain’s Abengoa has declared bankruptcy. The bankruptcy is notable for several reasons. First, it suggests how difficult…

OPEC’s Middle Finger To The Oil Markets

Dec 04, 2015 at 17:16 | Andy Tully

OPEC’s decision at its semi-annual meeting in Vienna on Friday not to cut production but to legitimize its overproduction shows that the group is determined at…

OPEC Meeting Sparks Oil Price Volatility

Dec 04, 2015 at 16:48 | Editorial Dept

In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting figures put out this week in the energy sector. Each week we’ll…

OPEC Won’t Cut, Markets Remain Oversupplied

Dec 04, 2015 at 16:24 | Evan Kelly

First of all, we take a look at this week's key figures for the oil & gas industry. We see that U.S. oil production is slightly up, whereas oil futures…

Crude Tanks As OPEC Refrains From Cutting Production

Dec 04, 2015 at 09:44 | Matt Smith

Given it is ‘National Dice Day’, it is apt that OPEC has left it to chance how the market will react to an adjustment to its…

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