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Osama Rizvi

Contributor since: 07 Dec 2016

Osama Rizvi

Osama Rizvi is an Economic and Energy Analyst with a special focus on commodities, macroeconomy, geopolitics, and climate change. He has written for various print and digital media outlets across the world such as The Diplomat Magazine and Oilprice. He is a regular panelist at Asharq with Bloomberg, TRT World, and other media news outlets where he talks about energy and the economy. His analysis focus on the bigger picture where he tries to highlight the economic, political, and geopolitical dimensions of certain issues.

Latest articles from Osama

  • The 7 Factors Driving Oil Prices In 2019

    Published 23 January 2019 | viewed 27,907 times

    Last year, oil prices rallied all the way up to a four year high before plunging more than $30. There were many factors at play…

  • Could Oil Prices Fall To $40?

    Published 26 November 2018 | viewed 105,039 times

    Crude market volatility has soared in the second half of 2018, with prices touching a four year high before entering their longest losing streak in…

  • Fear Has Driven Oil Prices Too High

    Published 05 October 2018 | viewed 20,710 times

    The bulls are well and truly back in the oil market, with many analysts and traders predicting $100 oil by Christmas. But upon closer inspection,…

  • A Bearish September For Oil

    Published 05 September 2018 | viewed 17,372 times

    The recent gains in WTI and Brent were a treat for investors and a boon for oil bulls. The original catalyst for this most recent…

  • The Two Factors To Watch In Today’s Oil Markets

    Published 11 August 2018 | viewed 14,662 times

    The bulls have gained the upper hand in oil markets of late, with estimates of $90 oil before the end of the year. The driving…

  • The Downside Risk For Oil

    Published 11 July 2018 | viewed 18,556 times

    Oil prices have spiked more than 13 percent in the past ten days, with WTI touching $75 at one point, the highest since the 2014…

  • Downside Risk Remains In Oil Markets

    Published 10 July 2018 | viewed 10,150 times

    Oil prices have spiked more than 13 percent in the past ten days, with WTI touching $75 at one point, the highest since the 2014…

  • Don’t Take Higher Oil Prices For Granted

    Published 02 June 2018 | viewed 44,648 times

    Oil prices collapsed at the start of this week, with WTI and Brent dropping 5.5 percent and 7.5 percent respectively from their three and a…

  • The Six Factors Driving Oil Markets In 2018

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 22,664 times

    Uncertainty appears to have returned to oil markets of late, with a cluster of factors battling for influence over prices. The oil bulls are very…

  • Where Do Oil Markets Go After The OPEC Deal?

    Published 03 March 2018 | viewed 23,760 times

    Lately, oil markets have been finely balanced. Both the bulls and bears can make a compelling argument for their respective cases. Russia has vowed not…

  • Is The Shale Boom A Certainty?

    Published 24 January 2018 | viewed 13,959 times

    Among the fears that grip today’s oil markets, nothing is as strong as the uncontrollable rise of U.S. shale production. While OPEC and its partners…

  • Saudi Arabia’s Big Oil Gamble

    Published 19 December 2017 | viewed 23,205 times

    With Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) now firmly in power in Saudi Arabia, Aramco’s IPO and fundraising to diversify the kingdom’s economy away from oil will…

  • U.S. Shale Could Bring Bearishness Back To Markets

    Published 31 October 2017 | viewed 15,820 times

    Brent oil has breached the technical and psychological barrier of $60, while WTI inched up to $54. The bulls are relishing in the excitement of…

  • The Driving Forces Behind Today’s Oil Markets

    Published 28 September 2017 | viewed 18,232 times

    The oil market is arguably the most fickle market in the world… One day it might set new records for bullishness, the next we might…

  • Are Deeper Cuts OPEC’s Only Option?

    Published 15 July 2017 | viewed 16,261 times

    Despite the November, 2016 Vienna crude oil agreement among OPEC and certain non-OPEC (NOPEC) producers and its subsequent May 2017 extension, the global crude oil market…

  • The OPEC Extension Is Already Under Threat

    Published 03 June 2017 | viewed 20,771 times

    Rising production from both U.S. shale and Libya has been playing havoc with oil prices of-late. The possibility of a strong Summer Driving Season, which…

  • Who Holds The Power In Today’s Oil Market?

    Published 15 April 2017 | viewed 56,374 times

    Amidst the din of analysts speculating about whether oil prices will rise or fall, observers may well be overlooking some pressing questions about the very…

  • 4 Factors Driving Oil Prices This Summer

    Published 27 March 2017 | viewed 38,833 times

    Uncertainty is dominating today’s oil markets, with production cuts, ballooning inventories and a rising rig count all adding to oil price volatility. And as the…

  • Deciphering Today’s Oil Markets

    Published 14 March 2017 | viewed 16,707 times

    The EIA reported a crude build of 8.2 million last week, the 9th consecutive weekly inventory rise, with oil prices later plunging 5.3 percent. The…

  • Are Oil Markets Ignoring Demand?

    Published 15 February 2017 | viewed 44,752 times

    To the surprise of many, the OPEC and NOPEC deal is not only holding but overperforming. The compliance rate stands at 91 percent, with the…

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