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Vincent Lauerman

President at Geopolitics Central

Contributor since: 10 May 2019

Vincent Lauerman

Vincent is president of Geopolitics Central, a Calgary-based energy consultancy. He has spent the majority of his three-decade career working as a global energy analyst.

Latest articles from Vincent

  • Is This The Next Big Oil Disruption In The Middle East?

    Published 23 July 2019 | viewed 14,245 times

    The political fortunes of the Kurds have ebbed and flowed over the decades. After a good run since achieving semi-autonomy in northern Iraq following the…

  • Persian Gulf Conflict Could Send Oil Beyond $325

    Published 07 July 2019 | viewed 77,108 times

    The possibility of Iran attempting to close the Strait of Hormuz to tanker traffic has increased significantly in recent weeks, as has the possibility of…

  • Putin’s $40 Oil Lie

    Published 13 June 2019 | viewed 24,470 times

    Much has been made of President Vladimir Putin’s recent claim that crude oil prices are acceptable at present levels, and the Russian economy could even…

  • The Second Machine Age Could Crash Oil Prices

    Published 28 May 2019 | viewed 52,534 times

    The International Energy Agency (IEA), OPEC and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), have consistently and seriously underestimated U.S. oil production, and hence non-OPEC supply,…

  • War With Iran Could Send Oil To $250

    Published 20 May 2019 | viewed 48,260 times

    There has been much talk of an Iran War in recent weeks, but the likelihood of a war, whether intentional or accidental, is relatively small…

  • The Oil Kingdom Enters A New Era

    Published 12 May 2019 | viewed 18,175 times

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s largely self-inflicted losing streak appears to have come to an end, and just in the nick of time, with…

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