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Salman Ghouri

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Salman Ghouri

Dr. Salman Ghouri is an oil and gas industry advisor with expertise in long-term forecasting, macroeconomic analysis and market assessments.

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  • Achieving Paris Climate Goals With An Altered Energy Mix By 2040

    Published 26 September 2023 | viewed 1,294 times

    Energy stands as the cornerstone of global economic prosperity. Out of total primary energy consumption (TPEC), fossil fuels have long played a dominant role in…

  • The Tipping Point In Global Oil Demand

    Published 04 September 2023 | viewed 69,025 times

    The oil industry is quite familiar with the concept of a “Peak Oil Supply,” but many find it hard to believe that there is another…

  • EV Adoption Could Spell Trouble For Oil Exporters

    Published 13 August 2023 | viewed 5,650 times

    As of 2022, the global car count stood at approximately 1.474 billion, with electric vehicles (EVs) accounting for 1.76%. The rise of EVs is increasingly being…

  • The Implications Of U.S. SPR Withdrawals

    Published 10 October 2022 | viewed 15,882 times

    The Strategic Petroleum Reserve’s (SPR) oil is sold competitively when the President of the United States of America finds, pursuant to the conditions set forth…

  • When Will The Next Oil Price Cycle Begin?

    Published 11 May 2020 | viewed 75,350 times

    The world will soon bounce back from this pandemic, but the recovery will be rough and painful. The current low oil price environment will also…

  • Three Scenarios That Could Push Oil Back Above $30

    Published 27 April 2020 | viewed 83,322 times

    Asia is home to 60 percent of the global population and is the largest consumer of total primary energy, oil, coal, and renewables. It is…

  • OPEC Can’t Kill U.S. Shale

    Published 06 April 2020 | viewed 88,015 times

    OPEC’s strategy in the past has been to alter its oil production in order to bring about market stability. However, the rise of U.S. shale…

  • How To Mitigate The Risk Of Peak Oil Demand

    Published 17 May 2018 | viewed 13,711 times

    There is a lively debate in the world of oil & gas surrounding the concept of peak demand. In essence, this debate centers around the…

  • Is The Golden Era For Renewables Around The Corner?

    Published 02 May 2018 | viewed 15,104 times

    In the past few years, there has been a lively debate about the increasing role of renewables at the expensive of fossil fuels, particularly in…

  • Should OPEC And U.S. Shale Collaborate For Survival?

    Published 28 February 2018 | viewed 19,883 times

    Oil and gas is a trillion dollar industry, and every actor within it, be it national oil companies, multinationals, independents or oilfield services companies, has…

  • Ahead Of The Pack: What Sets Energy Innovators Apart?

    Published 16 January 2018 | viewed 7,984 times

    In order to formulate a long-term strategy — for business or otherwise — you must learn to anticipate the future. We can visualize how the…

  • How Will Fossil Fuels Fare In 2040?

    Published 23 December 2017 | viewed 22,748 times

    Fossil fuels have been the dominant source of energy for global economic prosperity for over 150 years. In 2016, fossil fuels overwhelmingly account for over…

  • Two Undeniable Shifts In Today’s Energy Markets

    Published 25 October 2017 | viewed 16,443 times

    A couple of huge structural shifts are coming for the energy sector over the next few decades, thanks to the growth of certain technological and…

  • The Single Most Important KPI For Oil & Gas Companies

    Published 06 September 2017 | viewed 38,498 times

    It is no secret that the CEOs, owners, shareholders and creditors are curious to know how a company is progressing. If there was only one…

  • Should Oil Companies Reconsider Long-Term Upstream Investment?

    Published 31 May 2017 | viewed 11,171 times

    Ever since the invention of internal combustion engine (ICEs) way back in the early 1900s, the demand for cars has continuously been on the rise.…

  • What Does OPEC Do Next?

    Published 09 March 2017 | viewed 22,615 times

    Time is of the essence. If you fail to comprehend future market conditions and fail to steer the ship in the right direction, it can…

  • OPEC Is Now Irrelevant – This Oil Price Plunge Is Different

    Published 02 November 2016 | viewed 73,798 times

    OPEC Price Band Not very long ago, oil prices traded at well below $20/b and OPEC anxiously came up with a mechanism which it termed…

  • Why Oil Companies Must Look Beyond Oil To Survive

    Published 11 August 2016 | viewed 25,054 times

    Persistently low oil prices have had a devastating effect on the economies of all major oil producers/exporters who are accustomed to a price regime of…

  • The Oil Industry Needs To Change Its Strategy And Fast

    Published 26 June 2016 | viewed 40,775 times

    I can recall, it was the month of September in the year 2012, when I last filled up my car with gasoline for $3.81/gallon ($57.15…

  • Will OPEC Use This Strategy To Defeat U.S. Shale?

    Published 01 June 2016 | viewed 25,894 times

    OPEC’s strategy in the past have been to maneuver its oil production to bring about market stability. However penetration of U.S. shale oil forced them…

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