Tagged With Opec
2020s oil price: beware black swans
5 December 2019
Oil analytics firm OilX sees a gradual evolution of the 2020s market balance, although with both energy transition in demand and Opec renaissance in supply signalling downside
Opec down but not out
22 November 2019
A new history of Opec says the organisation is being undermined in part by the ambitions of national oil companies
Oil and trouble in the Gulf
24 October 2019
Gulf producers learn that regional instability no longer guarantees high oil prices
Opec confronts security and investment challenges
11 October 2019
The organisation’s secretary general has concerns on vulnerability of infrastructure and ESG investment agenda
Saudi Arabian crude inventories sink to historic low
20 June 2019
Riyadh’s production cuts to support the oil price have caused domestic stocks to plummet
Opec: kicking back against transparency?
10 May 2019
As new technologies trump its modest initiatives, Opec may see value in telling the market less, and less predictably
Russia weighs up future of Opec+
9 May 2019
New developments may get priority over production cuts
Opec+ stress test as oil price lifts off
9 May 2019
Cartel heavyweight Saudi Arabia draws heat from White House and Russia
Energy transition fears drive short-term focus
23 April 2019
The world will still need oil and gas for the foreseeable future. But concerns over how much and for how long are stifling investment
Conventional oil and gas investment remains key
5 February 2019
Growing conventional hydrocarbon production should still be a priority as the energy transition takes shape
Opec's 2019 dilemma
1 February 2019
The cartel faces unprecedented challenges, amid sceptism that output cuts will avert a global supply glut
Brownfield sites curb Russian growth
1 February 2019
Producers profit from post-devaluation oil prices—but oil fields are depleting
Changing fortunes for Iraq in 2019
31 January 2019
A new federal government has a powerful engine in terms of rising crude output and export capacity, but also faces huge domestic difficulties
Iran's upstream sector battens down for survival
14 December 2018
Sanctions scrape the remaining shine off tarnishing sector
Middle East tensions rumbled on in 2018
13 December 2018
Oil prices recovered, but old conflicts remained unresolved
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back
Qatar’s Opec exit a sign of rising intra-Gulf tensions
5 December 2018
The Gulf state’s departure will not damage Opec’s operations, but will cement intra-Gulf divisions
Is the oil market facing a supply crunch?
8 October 2018
Market forces, Trump's tweets and the latest Opec+ agreement have helped shape global supply in recent months
Opec's next balancing act
18 September 2018
The oil market is at a crux point as bullish and bearish forces battle to set the tone
Strategy v market dynamics
2 August 2018
Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply
Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion
13 July 2018
As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply
Oil markets on the rise
10 July 2018
The oil-price recovery has helped to improve the outlook for oil and gas capital markets
Who's your swing producer now?
6 July 2018
Under pressure from Trump, Saudi Arabia has demolished the Opec deal and will now pour oil into a market that is suddenly running short
Opec starts to ease cuts
22 June 2018
The group is seeking to return compliance to 100%, implying a sharp immediate rise in output. But the details are vague
US and Russia duel over production dominance
22 June 2018
Fuelled by shale gains, US output has risen rapidly, now outstripping Russia’s production; but Moscow won’t accept the shift lying down
Iraq's energy sector needs political deal
20 June 2018
Approval of plans to expand Iraq’s oil output and export capacity awaits the formation of a new cabinet, following May’s inconclusive election results