Tagged With Opec
Saudi dealmaker
23 January 2017
Fiscal pressures and the Aramco IPO were behind the Saudi change of heart. Riyadh needs this deal to work
Baghdad blurs the picture
23 January 2017
Iraq wants the deal to work. But that may not translate into an actual drop in supply
Glut or glory
23 January 2017
The Opec-non-Opec deal has brought hopes of a price recovery. But its success is not guaranteed
Growth hiatus
23 January 2017
The Opec deal lets Iran increase output. It’s unlikely to breach that limit … for now
Collateral gain
18 January 2017
The market's gaze may be on tight oil's reaction to the Opec deal. But the agreement buoys Canadian suppliers too
Will rising Libyan oil production ruin the Opec deal?
16 January 2017
Exempt from the cuts, the country could still help decide their success or failure
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
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