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How Energy Wealth Funds Are Being Leveraged To Diversify Economies

May 13, 2022 at 11:50 | Felicity Bradstock

The success of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has encouraged other oil-rich nations to follow in its footsteps by developing their own national funds from energy revenues. Countries across…

Oil And Gas Prices Veer Back As Markets Fear Russian Crude Ban

May 13, 2022 at 11:40 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Crude oil prices shot up more than 3% on Friday in mid-day trade, with the WTI front-month contract reaching $109.80 per barrel—erasing losses from earlier in the…

Fundamental Forces Clash In Turbulent Oil Market

May 13, 2022 at 11:12 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading slightly higher on Friday but are still in a position to post its first weekly loss in three weeks as mixed…

Soaring Costs Set To Hurt U.S. Shale Production

May 13, 2022 at 11:10 | Editorial Dept

1. Soaring Production Costs Stoke Fears of US Shale Slowdown- Just as US shale producers…

Russia Reduces Natural Gas Exports To Europe

May 13, 2022 at 11:08 | Editorial Dept

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict On the natural gas front, tit-for-tat measures between Ukraine, the European Union, and Russia led to a reduction in Russian natural gas to Europe this week,…

Is Tesla Oversold?

May 13, 2022 at 11:06 | Editorial Dept

Two months ago, in these very pages, I wrote that I had abandoned my long-term holdings in Tesla (TSLA) and viewed it once again as a trading instrument rather than…

Russia Is Trying To Replicate The Annexation Of Crimea

May 13, 2022 at 11:05 | Editorial Dept

Let the second annexation begin … but it won’t go down like Crimea.  In a rehashing of the events that led to Russia’s annexation of Crimea…

Buffett Could Be Inching Closer To Control Over Oxy

May 13, 2022 at 10:39 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought additional shares in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) this week, bringing its stake to 15.3% in a move that could be seen as Buffett…

Barclays: Russian Gas Halt Would Plunge Euro Below U.S. Dollar

May 13, 2022 at 10:01 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The euro could dip below the value of the U.S. dollar as the Eurozone's economy could be hit with rationing if Russia completely stops gas supplies to Europe, according to…

Russian Oil Production May Fall To 18-Year Low On EU Oil Embargo

May 13, 2022 at 08:28 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Russia’s crude oil production could drop to its lowest level since 2004 if the EU imposes an embargo on imports of Russian oil, according to estimates from the International Energy…

Wall Street Is Turning Its Back On Big Tech As Oil Stocks Rally

May 12, 2022 at 16:33 | Alex Kimani

Once upon a time, Big Tech stocks were all the rage on Wall Street, with investors bidding them up to crazy heights. To wit, the famous quintuple of…

A Global Energy Shortage Is Putting Bitcoin Under Pressure

May 12, 2022 at 11:37 | Felicity Bradstock

It has been a difficult start to the year for crypto markets and, as prices have plunged, the industry’s energy consumption has come back into the spotlight. Crypto…

OPEC+ Misses Production Target By Whopping 2.7 Million Bpd

May 12, 2022 at 10:33 | Tsvetana Paraskova

OPEC continues to undershoot its oil production target in the OPEC+ deal, failing in April to boost output as much as required by the agreement. All 13 members of OPEC…

European Oil Majors Report ‘Exceptional’ Trading Profits

May 12, 2022 at 10:18 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Europe's top oil firms reported blowout earnings for the first quarter as oil and gas prices spiked with the European energy crisis and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  …

UK Ramps Up LNG Imports, But Consumers Unlikely To See Relief

May 12, 2022 at 10:16 | Irina Slav

The UK has bucked the pan-European trend of soaring wholesale gas prices as shipments of liquefied natural gas have alleviated a shortage that squeezed prices higher last year…

What Does The EU Need To Do To Wean Itself Off Russian Fossil Fuels?

May 12, 2022 at 10:03 | ZeroHedge

According to draft proposals obtained by the Financial Times, the European Union is set to ease environmental regulations to replace Russian fossil fuels…

OPEC Cuts Global Oil Demand Growth Forecast, Again

May 12, 2022 at 09:30 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Slower global economic growth, China’s fight against COVID, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted OPEC to slash for a second month running its global oil demand growth estimate for…

Economy Minister: Germany Can Survive Without Russian Gas

May 12, 2022 at 09:02 | Irina Slav

Germany will be able to withstand a halt of Russian natural gas supplies as long as it manages to fill up its gas storage, Economy Minister Robert Habeck told German…

Recession Fears Loom Large Over Bullish Oil Market

May 11, 2022 at 13:36 | Alex Kimani

The price of gasoline in the U.S. hit an all-time high on Tuesday as the national average spiked $0.17/gallon from last week to $4.37/gallon

The NOPEC Bill Could Send Oil Prices To $300

May 11, 2022 at 11:04 | Tsvetana Paraskova

If the U.S. passes the NOPEC bill, a bill designed to pave the way for lawsuits against OPEC members for market manipulation, the oil market could face even…

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