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Oil Climbs As Fears Of Negative Prices Fade

Oil Climbs As Fears Of Negative Prices Fade

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude…

Shale Restart Threatens WTI Rally

Shale Restart Threatens WTI Rally

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Energy / Oil Prices

Boom in Production of ‘Technological Barrels’ of Oil Drives Prices Down

Jun 03, 2013 at 16:45 | Stuart Burns

A debate is going on in the oil industry and among its consumers about the medium- to longer-term impact of North American shale oil and Canadian tar sands on the…

Peak Oil Price: The Latest Industry Worry

Apr 19, 2013 at 18:29 | Stuart Burns

There have been many calls on peak oil – the tipping point at which global production reaches a peak – and, due to dwindling reserves, production declines, even if demand…

Why the High Oil Prices if Supplies Really are Abundant?

Mar 14, 2013 at 17:48 | Kurt Cobb

It is a slick piece of public relations to convince people to disregard what is right in front of them and believe the opposite. And yet, that is what the…

How Low Wages can Lead to High Oil Prices

Feb 19, 2013 at 16:50 | Gail Tverberg

In my view, wages are the backbone an economy. If workers have difficulty finding a job, or have difficulty earning sufficient wages, the lack of wages will be a problem,…

Analyzing Changes in WTI, Brent, and Gasoline Prices

Feb 14, 2013 at 17:07 | James Hamilton

Here I comment on some recent developments affecting the prices of WTI, Brent, and gasoline.West Texas Intermediate is a particular grade of crude oil whose price is usually…

What's Causing the Price Gap between WTI and Brent, and Who will Benefit?

Feb 08, 2013 at 17:01 | The Energy Report

The Street thinks oil price differentials stem from lack of pipelines. That's only partly true, says Keith Schaefer, editor of Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin, arguing that limited refinery capacity…

Obama Makes no Attempt to Curb High Oil Prices after Elections

Feb 06, 2013 at 17:11 | Dian L. Chu

I guess the SPR Threat was politically motivatedWhen Oil and Gas prices were last at these levels President Obama utilized the threat of releasing the SPRs to put…

How High Oil Prices Lead to Recession

Jan 25, 2013 at 17:15 | Gail Tverberg

There is ample evidence that spikes in oil prices leads to recession, at least in the US, which is an oil-importing nation. James Hamilton has shown that 10 out…

Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem

Jan 18, 2013 at 17:04 | Gail Tverberg

A person might think from looking at news reports that our oil problems are gone, but oil prices are still high.

Why you should Ignore any Long-Term Forecasts of Cheap Crude

Jan 14, 2013 at 17:13 | Kurt Cobb

Here's the short version of why forecasts of low long-term oil and natural gas prices are almost certainly wrong: It costs more than that to get the stuff out of…

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