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Irina Slav


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Irina Slav

Irina is a writer for Oilprice.com with over a decade of experience writing on the oil and gas industry.

Latest articles from Irina

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    Published 31 August 2021 | viewed 2,913 times

    Crude oil has had an interesting August, but on the whole, prices are likely to end the month lower than they started it. West Texas…

  • The EU’s Carbon Border Tax Could Deal A Devastating Blow To Russia’s Economy

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    Published 30 August 2021 | viewed 11,064 times

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  • Canadian Liberals Vow Stricter Emission Regulation On Oil Industry

    Published 30 August 2021 | viewed 1,397 times

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  • What Would A World Without OPEC Look Like?

    Published 29 August 2021 | viewed 5,770 times

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  • Texas May Soon Get A New Electricity Supplier: Tesla

    Published 27 August 2021 | viewed 3,845 times

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  • Woodside: Gulf Of Mexico Has Solid Growth Potential

    Published 27 August 2021 | viewed 2,326 times

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  • The Future Of Oil Is Offshore

    Published 26 August 2021 | viewed 5,738 times

    Brazil and its tiny neighbors Guyana and Suriname have recently risen to prominence with major oil discoveries despite what most would see as an unfavorable…

  • U.S. Signals Readiness To Compromise With Iran

    Published 26 August 2021 | viewed 3,204 times

    The United States is ready to make concessions on some “difficult issues” in the Iran nuclear talks, the lead U.S. negotiator in the talks, Robert…

  • India To Boost LNG Import Capacity By 12%

    Published 26 August 2021 | viewed 1,677 times

    India is planning to expand its import capacity for liquefied natural gas by 12 percent by building a new floating import terminal in the western…

  • Line 3 Opponents Rally In Minnesota

    Published 26 August 2021 | viewed 1,190 times

    Protesters gathered in front of the Minnesota State Capitol a day after the state’s Supreme Court allowed construction on the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline…

  • LNG’s Position As A Bridge Fuel Remains Strong

    Published 25 August 2021 | viewed 2,926 times

    When earlier this month analysts sounded the alarm for Europe’s energy security because of the looming shortage of liquefied natural gas, the culprit behind the…

  • Oil Ticks Higher On Crude Inventory Draw

    Published 25 August 2021 | viewed 7,886 times

    Oil prices recouped some of their latest losses today, after the Energy Information Administration reported a crude oil inventory draw of 3 million barrels for…

  • Oil Prices Flat As Mexico Looks To Restore Production

    Published 25 August 2021 | viewed 1,942 times

    Mexico's Pemex has restored about 17 percent of the more than 400,000 bpd in oil production it lost due to a fire that erupted on…

  • Why Pfizer’s FDA Approval Has Been A Boon For Oil Prices

    Published 24 August 2021 | viewed 5,598 times

    The recent resurgence in Covid-19 infections in many parts of the world led not just to a slump in oil prices but growing pessimism about…

  • The Taliban Is Sitting On $1 Trillion In Natural Resources

    Published 24 August 2021 | viewed 4,353 times

    The international outrage over the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan still hasn’t subsided. But another issue is rising to prominence: the troubled country’s mineral wealth—mineral wealth…

  • GM Recalls All Chevy Bolt EVs On Safety Concerns

    Published 24 August 2021 | viewed 1,791 times

    General Motors has extended a recall for its Chevy Bolt EV to all cars with that make it has produced on concerns about the combustibility…

  • Oil Glut In Asia Worsens

    Published 24 August 2021 | viewed 29,281 times

    The amount of oil held in floating storage at Asian ports is growing, with Iranian and Venezuelan crude cargoes earlier this month pushing Asian floating…

  • Merkel: Europe Will No Longer Need Russian Gas In 25 Years

    Published 23 August 2021 | viewed 4,091 times

    Europe will no longer need Russian gas in twenty-five years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a meeting with Ukraine's president, Vladimir Zelenski. "Europe will…

  • Iran's Mega Gas Find Could Become Major Supply Source For EU

    Published 23 August 2021 | viewed 5,814 times

    A new natural gas find in the Iranian section of the Caspian Sea could turn the country into a major supplier to Europe, the Tehran…

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