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Everything It Takes

Brent’s almost gone to $60 a barrel because–you wouldn’t believe it–Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said… wait for it… that: Continue reading “Everything It Takes”


Big Oil Should Be Thankful for the Price Crisis

Most of those with any exposure to the oil and gas industry must have got tired of all the drama that’s been coming from this direction in the last couple of years. Continue reading “Big Oil Should Be Thankful for the Price Crisis”

Game On

Russia’s Vladimir Putin met with Saudi Arabia’s prince Mohammed yesterday in what many will probably see as an unavoidable warming between two of the worst-hit survivors from the oil price crash. Continue reading “Game On”

The Importance of Being Consistent

I’ll be really quick. I’ve been saying this for a while now: a couple of words from Khalid al-Falih are enough to drive oil prices up or down. Continue reading “The Importance of Being Consistent”

Top 5 oil stories for last week

Old news, old news, BP spill, real good news, and a bit of geopolitics. I’d say it’s a pretty mixed company but I’m reasonably happy to be in it. Continue reading “Top 5 oil stories for last week”

$1 Trillion Wiped Out from 2015-2020 E&P Budgets

Wood Mackenzie has released the latest cheerful report about the oil and gas industry, saying it has and will cut a total $1 trillion from its E&P budgets between 2015 and 2020. Continue reading “$1 Trillion Wiped Out from 2015-2020 E&P Budgets”

Iran Quick to Reclaim Market Spot

Iran is not wasting any time to reclaim its global oil market share: Continue reading “Iran Quick to Reclaim Market Spot”

IEA Firmly Optimistic about Oil

The International Energy Agency has injected a solid dose of optimism into oil markets with its latest Oil Market Report. Continue reading “IEA Firmly Optimistic about Oil”

Just when you think it’s done for coal’s back

Glencore just issued yesterday a Sustainable Development Presentation, in which it’s sort of warned demand for coal will continue to grow. Continue reading “Just when you think it’s done for coal’s back”

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