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Matthew Smith

Contributor since: 09 Feb 2018

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith is Oilprice.com's Latin-America correspondent. Matthew is a veteran investor and investment management professional. He obtained a Master of Law degree and is currently located in Latin America. Matthew writes on oil and gas, mining and infrastructure.

Latest articles from Matthew

  • Venezuela’s Crisis Threatens U.S. Control Over Oil Prices

    Published 14 January 2019 | viewed 27,781 times

    The Russian bear is on the prowl once again as President Putin seeks to expand Moscow’s influence and bolster the one-time superpower’s global influence while…

  • Colombia’s Oil Rebound Off To A Rough Start In 2019

    Published 09 January 2019 | viewed 11,246 times

    Last year was a tough one for Colombia’s burgeoning oil industry. A combination of weaker oil, the latest price collapse, deteriorating security and a lack…

  • Brazil Poised For Historic Oil Boom

    Published 23 April 2018 | viewed 18,636 times

    After being caught up in major corruption scandals and suffering from what some have claimed was its worst economic downturn in 100-years, Brazil has pulled…

  • Will U.S. Shale Offset Soaring Global Oil Demand?

    Published 22 April 2018 | viewed 19,304 times

    Oil has rallied sharply in recent days to see West Texas Intermediate (WTI) trading at just under $70 per barrel and Brent breaking through the…

  • A Natural Gas Crisis Looms Over Colombia

    Published 21 April 2018 | viewed 17,416 times

    Colombia’s energy sector is caught in a series of crises. The prolonged slump in oil since the end of 2014 saw investment in the sector,…

  • Could These Discoveries Revive Colombia’s Oil Industry?

    Published 03 March 2018 | viewed 13,995 times

    It hasn’t been all plain sailing for Colombia’s oil industry in recent years. While the government remains focused on boosting oil production to kickstart growth…

  • Brazil’s Coming Oil Boom Will Weigh On Oil Prices

    Published 20 February 2018 | viewed 33,161 times

    It has been an appalling few years for Brazil’s energy patch. Weaker oil prices, sweeping corruption scandals and the worst economic downturn ever have sharply…

  • Argentina Is On The Cusp Of A Shale Boom

    Published 15 February 2018 | viewed 35,385 times

    The end of the Peronist hold on Argentine politics and rise of pro-business president Mauricio Macri has heralded in a new age for what was…

  • Colombia’s Oil Industry Faces 3 Big Problems

    Published 14 February 2018 | viewed 16,626 times

    Colombia’s beleaguered oil patch remains under considerable pressure. Aside from falling investment and a lack of proven reserves that has led to fears that it…

  • U.S. Shale Companies Are Ready To Expand

    Published 11 February 2018 | viewed 14,199 times

    The latest oil rally, which sees crude trading at close to its highest point in three years, is sufficient to garner considerable attention from market…

  • The Rise And Fall Of Colombia’s Shale Industry

    Published 10 February 2018 | viewed 12,801 times

    One of Latin America’s most stunning tales of economic development in recent years appears doomed to come to a bitter end… Colombia’s reliance upon its…

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