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Asian Oil Futures Point To Higher Crude Prices

Asian Oil Futures Point To Higher Crude Prices

Asian Crude and LNG futures…

Morgan Stanley Slashes Oil Price Forecast For 2019

Morgan Stanley Slashes Oil Price Forecast For 2019

Investment bank Morgan Stanley has…

Energy / Oil Prices

Peak Oil and Presidential Campaigns - Where will Prices Go?

Peak Oil and Presidential Campaigns - Where will Prices Go?

Aug 30, 2012 at 20:34 | Post Carbon

As Labor Day nears, a quiet summer seems poised to turn into an autumn to remember. Our concern here, as it has been for many years now, is the price…

The Underlying Causes of Oil Price Fluctuations

The Underlying Causes of Oil Price Fluctuations

Aug 24, 2012 at 15:08 | MasterResource

After oil and gasoline prices continued their relentless march up earlier this year, it was nice to have some relief at the pump in May and June. However, since the…

What has been Driving Global Oil Prices Recently?

What has been Driving Global Oil Prices Recently?

Aug 16, 2012 at 17:38 | James Hamilton

The price of Brent crude oil fell $35/barrel between April and June. But increases this summer have taken about $25 of that back.

Why the Oil Futures Market did not Contribute to High Oil Prices

Why the Oil Futures Market did not Contribute to High Oil Prices

Jul 26, 2012 at 17:13 | James Hamilton

A recent study by Luciana Juvenal and Ivan Petrella suggests that the financialization of oil futures markets contributed significantly to the surge in oil prices after 2003.

Gulf Tensions Cloud Oil Markets

Gulf Tensions Cloud Oil Markets

Jul 17, 2012 at 17:29 | Daniel J. Graeber

Oil markets reacted Monday to a naval escalation near Dubai, highlighting on-going tensions in the Persian Gulf region. Oil prices Friday surged higher following economic statements from China, which has…

Stagnant Economy Means Stagnant Oil Prices

Stagnant Economy Means Stagnant Oil Prices

Jul 10, 2012 at 16:39 | Daniel J. Graeber

Government intervention in the labour dispute in Norway pushed crude oil prices back below the $100 mark after a brief spike Monday. Authorities said the strike halted about 15 percent…

Why Low Oil Prices Indicate the World is Heading for a Recession

Why Low Oil Prices Indicate the World is Heading for a Recession

Jun 29, 2012 at 16:18 | Gail Tverberg

Are lower oil prices good news? Not really, if it means the world is sinking into recession.We know from recent past experience and from common sense that higher…

Oil Prices Could See a Major Shift in Direction in the Near Future

Oil Prices Could See a Major Shift in Direction in the Near Future

Jun 11, 2012 at 17:07 | Robert Rapier

Since I first started writing about energy in 2005, I have said many times that my view on oil prices is long-term, and that if I projected five years into…

Factors Affecting the Price of Oil

Factors Affecting the Price of Oil

Jun 07, 2012 at 18:14 | James Hamilton

It seems that no matter what financial series you look at, there's a similar pattern of ups and downs over the last few years. I was curious to get a…

Low Oil Prices have Created an Opportunity to Invest in High Yield MLPs

Low Oil Prices have Created an Opportunity to Invest in High Yield MLPs

Jun 06, 2012 at 17:07 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

The dramatic collapse in the price of oil is creating a rare opportunity to get into some of the highest yielding paper in the financial markets, master limited partnerships (MLP)'s.…

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