Tagged With Opec
Will the new shale surge wreck the rebalancing?
9 March 2018
As tight oil soars, producers should welcome the retreat in prices. Cheaper oil is the best chance to bring back market equilibrium
Tight oil's surge poses a familiar dilemma for Opec
9 March 2018
The rebalancing effort is on shaky ground. To keep cutting is a problem but to stop might be just as bad
Venezuela in freefall
2 March 2018
Caracas doesn't have an answer for the accelerating deterioration of the country's oil industry
Energy risk in all shapes, all sizes
27 February 2018
Geopolitics may be bullish or bearish. But it will almost certainly bring volatility to the oil market
China's teapot growth
22 February 2018
The expansion has been boosted by bigger import quotas and a buying alliance
Central Asia on the move
15 February 2018
States are looking for energy output, Central European ones for diversification and integration
The oil market has a forecasting problem
14 February 2018
Predicting oil production growth is a perilous task at best. Surging US oil output isn’t helping
Russia back to growth, of a kind
14 February 2018
Petroleum supplies to the international market should rise in 2018
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Venezuela—the sick man of Opec
9 February 2018
Production will continue to collapse, while the spectre of default looms large in 2018
Demand growth now the focus for oil market
8 February 2018
Surging supply threatens to overwhelm balances, unless consumers come to the rescue
Volatile market conditions
6 February 2018
Saudi Arabia wants Opec to keep cutting, despite the steady tightening of the market. It's a risky strategy
Venezuela's oil exports to the US fading fast
29 January 2018
Collapsing shipments point to deep pain in the country's oil industry
Oil demand: Beware the gap
26 January 2018
Forget a peak—falling production from existing fields should be the market’s immediate focus
Moscow rules
25 January 2018
The fate of the relationship with Russia will be critical as balances tighten and competitor output builds
Opec's new partner
23 January 2018
Russian producers grudgingly adhered to the cuts and a stronger oil price helped perk up the economy
Oil through the worse?
22 January 2018
Opec cut, shale grew, stocks fell, demand soared, prices rose and balance—the oil market's magic word—drew near
Peak demand and oil's long-term trap
19 January 2018
Fixating on the timing of a peak in oil demand is misplaced. Rather, the peak's significance is in shifting the paradigm, from perceived scarcity to perceived abundance. And it poses a problem for low-cost producers
Kuwait goes for gas
16 January 2018
Despite the perennial shadow of political turbulence, upstream gas and LNG import projects are progressing
Oil companies dig deep
5 January 2018
With an eye on shareholders' returns, oil companies are reining in costs and increasing internally generated cash flows
Russia's TMK prepares IPO for US division
19 December 2017
The pipeline maker is seeking to capitalise on a profit recovery in its North American operations, driven by the upturn in the shale sector
Lukoil mulls Treasury shares sale option
19 December 2017
Russia's largest privately-owned oil producer hopes its new long-term strategy will help maintain its status as a market favourite
The IEA is now much more bearish on 2018 than Opec
15 December 2017
The latest forecasts from the IEA and Opec offer very different pictures of the oil market next year
Opec: The rollover
14 December 2017
The cuts were extended—but with a built-in escape hatch and implicit threat to other producers
Opec's Venezuelan supply problem
8 December 2017
It's hard to see how the Opec-non-Opec agreement would survive a steep decline in Venezuelan oil output in 2018
Opec and non-Opec agree a rollover, with caveats
1 December 2017
Cuts extended to end-2018, but with a built-in escape hatch—and an implicit threat to other producers