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Kent Moors

Oil & Energy Investor

Contributor since: 01 Mar 2017

Kent Moors

Dr. Kent Moors is an internationally recognized expert in oil and natural gas policy, risk management, emerging market economic development, and market risk assessment. His consulting clients include the U.S. State Department, Russia, 27 other countries, six of the top 10 oil producing companies, and dozens of smaller public and private entities.

Dr. Moors is a prolific writer and lecturer, whose six books, more than 750 professional and market publications, and over 250 private/public sector presentations and workshops have appeared in 44 countries.

Oil & Energy Investor is Dr. Kent's e-letter, where he delivers the latest energy news from his travels around the world in his role as a consultant for major companies and governments.

Latest articles from Kent

  • Iran Sanctions Could Throw Oil Markets Into Chaos

    Published 03 May 2018 | viewed 17,467 times

    An agreement is an agreement, or so it’s said. Tensions are skyrocketing after Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s claim that Iran has violated the Joint Comprehensive…

  • Renewables Are Booming In Oil Country

    Published 22 April 2018 | viewed 15,581 times

    The rapid growth of the renewable energy sector has been astonishing. Renewables have been the fastest-growing sources of energy worldwide – and we’re seeing solar…

  • The Trump “Twitter Effect” On Oil Prices

    Published 07 April 2018 | viewed 20,681 times

    On Monday, oil prices marked their sharpest one-day decline since February, following the markets as a whole. By 2:30 P.M. Eastern, the West Texas Intermediate…

  • The Ultimate Renewable Energy Hybrid

    Published 31 March 2018 | viewed 14,316 times

    Renewable energy’s place as part of the global “energy balance” is a delicate scale. As its prospects and contribution rise, limitations also appear. The main…

  • The Truth Behind Oil’s Recent Price Spike

    Published 25 March 2018 | viewed 50,372 times

    As I’m writing this, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) has surged almost 3 percent for the day, over 5 percent since the close on Monday,…

  • UK Gas Crisis: Out Of The Frying Pan Into The Fire

    Published 13 March 2018 | viewed 11,859 times

    For the ministers and officials assembled, it was an embarrassment all around. Late last week, as we were at the annual Windsor Energy Consultation (WEC) just…

  • How The Fed Could Hammer Oil Producers

    Published 25 February 2018 | viewed 14,298 times

    The bond market is about to enter a phase we haven’t seen in over 70 years… A rising interest rate cycle. A trend that has…

  • The Fight For World’s Top Oil Producer Is Just Beginning

    Published 17 February 2018 | viewed 12,558 times

    In 2005, I was at a meeting of energy experts close to Dominion Energy Inc.’s (D) liquefied natural energy (LNG) terminal in Cove Point, Maryland. At the…

  • Can The Caribbean Avoid An Energy Crisis?

    Published 03 February 2018 | viewed 7,363 times

    This week I’m writing to you from the balmy Bahamas where I’ve come to provide energy briefings to local bankers, investment houses, and government officials.…

  • Three Wild Cards That Could Hurt The Oil Rally

    Published 28 January 2018 | viewed 16,720 times

    The 2018 oil rally is happening at breakneck speed. As I write this, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) is above $66 a barrel while Brent crude…

  • Why China Can’t Shake Its Coal Dependency

    Published 23 January 2018 | viewed 13,365 times

    Thanks to Mother Nature and administrative decision-making, China’s drive to reduce the use of coal has hit a roadblock. You see, China entered 2017 aggressively…

  • The Key To Profiting In 2018’s Energy Market

    Published 08 January 2018 | viewed 8,843 times

    On several occasions here in Oil & Energy Investor, I have discussed the emerging energy balance and how it is already providing you with some very nice…

  • Why Germans Are Being Paid To Use Power

    Published 03 January 2018 | viewed 14,870 times

    Germany’s drive to use renewable sources of energy seems to be bearing fruit. Beginning last weekend, prices for electricity in the country declined below zero.…

  • Aramco’s “Acquisition Hit List”

    Published 21 December 2017 | viewed 14,296 times

    In about a year, Saudi Arabia is going to unleash the largest IPO in the world – ultimately transforming the entire energy investing landscape. Make…

  • How Energy Investors Are Getting In On The Bitcoin Boom

    Published 17 December 2017 | viewed 15,346 times

    I have never subscribed to the Bitcoin craze. In my opinion, it is a massive pyramid scheme that is rapidly creating a dangerous bubble. The…

  • Are NatGas Prices About To Explode?

    Published 11 December 2017 | viewed 62,840 times

    American natural gas prices are at their lowest since February. As I write this, Henry Hub (the primary confluence of pipelines in northern Louisiana at…

  • High Profile Oil Scandals That Flew Under The Radar

    Published 25 November 2017 | viewed 11,947 times

    Achieving a level playing field is sometimes all in the eye of the beholder. You see, an ongoing issue that has perplexed both oil and…

  • U.S. Congress Slashes Support For Renewables And EVs

    Published 13 November 2017 | viewed 10,300 times

    With all the rhetoric about governing for all Americans, sometimes politics is just about picking winners and losers. Take the ongoing soap opera of who…

  • Why Oil Prices Will Keep Moving Up

    Published 07 November 2017 | viewed 42,286 times

    Crude oil prices were have hit a two-year highs. Despite the misgivings of some pundits who view oil simply as a means for making money…

  • Can Solar Survive Without Subsidies?

    Published 05 November 2017 | viewed 17,580 times

    In an increasing number of regions in the U.S., solar (and wind) power can produce electricity at the same cost – or lower – than…

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