Tagged With Opec
Opec cuts, shale mends
10 January 2017
Is American tight oil going to ruin the price recovery?
Margin call
3 January 2017
European refining enjoyed a healthy end to 2016. Opec's production deal should add further support
A tale of two forecasts
3 January 2017
Both the IEA and Opec agree global oil demand will increase in 2017. Supplies are trickier to figure out
The comeback
3 January 2017
Opec's deal is a seismic moment for the oil market. But forces beyond the group's control will decide how effective the cuts are
The bear necessities
8 December 2016
Opec has tried to put a floor in the price. But further strength in 2017 will depend on the reaction of other suppliers and aversion of many risks
The usual suspects
7 December 2016
Familiar geopolitical risks will linger into the coming year, but won’t much affect a well-supplied oil market till the end of 2017
Resilient Russia
1 December 2016
In 2016, the country defied the doubters. Oil production kept rising and new energy-export plans made progress
Opec tells the market: we’re back
30 November 2016
Saudi Arabia has accepted Iran’s terms for a deal. Now Russia has to keep its pledge to cut too
Back in business, probably
30 November 2016
Opec will try to restore some control over oil markets in 2017. Quite how remains uncertain
Known unknowns
25 November 2016
Opec's efforts to cut supply will be the main theme of 2017 and prices will rise. But the outlook is still fraught with risk and uncertainty
Will Opec surprise the market?
23 November 2016
Deeper-than-expected cuts are on the table and the momentum is behind a deal
Opec - now for the hard part
21 November 2016
Opec's Algiers deal has put a floor in prices - but the group must give the market real details at its end-November meeting
The Russian surge
21 November 2016
Rising oil production in the past two years defied expectations. The market should expect more of the same in 2017
Deal? What deal?
17 November 2016
Russia is keen to coax Opec into a supply agreement, but is ramping up output in the meantime
Opec deal would bring subtle shift in market share
15 November 2016
If the group delivers on its pledge at the November meeting, some members will lose more than others
Shale v Opec
31 October 2016
The shale industry is itching for the chance to start growing again. Opec’s Algiers deal might just be it
End of the war for Opec
31 October 2016
In the end, the fiscal pressures and income loss were too great for Opec’s members to bear—and the rewards of the market-share strategy too meagre
Divided oil world
24 October 2016
The global crude supply landscape has transformed over the past two years, bringing some blessings and many curses for producers
The world waits on Opec
18 October 2016
Global economic health is at stake as energy leaders await freeze deal confirmation
The age of hydrocarbons is far from over
18 October 2016
Oil and gas are needed now more than ever and Opec must freeze its output, Russia’s president says
Saudi energy minister sees Opec target on track
18 October 2016
Khalid al-Falih bullish on organisation’s role in determining future policy
Saudis keep pumps primed
13 October 2016
The kingdom is talking to other producers about curbing output, while doing its utmost to maximise its own
Back to the new normal
13 October 2016
Judging by history, and reflecting rampant supply, tepid demand and a passive Opec, $50 oil is about where the price belongs
Nigeria’s oil output still hampered
3 October 2016
An exemption from Opec’s supply deal will mean nothing unless the unrest abates
Opec’s imperfect deal
30 September 2016
Algiers marks a major policy shift. But the market will want real numbers soon
How an Opec deal could work
28 September 2016
Iran’s demands can be accommodated with some adjustments of the numbers