Tagged With Opec
Opec’s inertia: still no freeze, still no quota
6 June 2016
Despite some initial talk that a deal to freeze the group’s production may be reached, Iran and higher oil prices have proved stumbling blocks
Opec: the market’s new talking shop
2 June 2016
The cartel won’t be cutting at June’s Vienna meeting. It will be trying to salvage some unity
Prices are firming, but don't ignore shots across the bow
2 June 2016
Supply disruptions are firming oil prices. But the market is still too blasé about the risks, which may include a shrinking spare-capacity buffer
Five things to bear in mind about the Opec meeting
1 June 2016
Opec will gather in Vienna on 2 June to talk about freezing oil production. Few expect a deal will be made
Looking to oil's vanishing point
27 April 2016
Hard-to-quantify shifts may be underway in global energy and the oil industry will ignore them at its peril
The Doha collapse
18 April 2016
Saudi-Iranian rivalry has thwarted an oil-supply deal, just as the price recovery was gathering momentum
Missing barrels and data revisions
6 April 2016
The International Energy Agency has changed its view of the oil market. What’s going on?
Liquid, not solid
25 February 2016
Short of a full-on political decision to cut supply, the Middle East’s output will rise again this year
Oil-market forecasting: A thankless task
24 February 2016
Supply and demand are behaving in ways the IEA did not previously expect
Is this the bottom?
22 February 2016
The Doha deal and some changing sentiment are giving hope to a struggling market
Freezing output does nothing for the oil market
16 February 2016
If the best Opec can muster is a weak deal not to lift already high production this will add little strength to prices. But the Doha deal may be just the first step
History not on the side of any Opec-Russia deal
16 February 2016
Why Saudi Arabia can’t really trust the Kremlin to cut supply
Global market in 2016 drowning in oil
26 January 2016
IEA and Opec see a grim 2016 for oil markets due to oversupply
Indonesia’s lucrative market for Opec
21 January 2016
Jakarta wants to clean up its energy sector and hopes big Mideast exporters take up the investment opportunities it creates
Opec suffers internal division as the market slumps
9 December 2015
Venezuela calls to cut supply and hike prices, but Saudi Arabia is sticking with its plan
Opec to stick with no cuts policy in Vienna
30 November 2015
Opec is likely to sit on its hands this week in Vienna, hoping the market vindicates its policy in 2016
Crude hits two-month low as Dated Brent closes
13 November 2015
Three organisations published reports as December Brent crude contract was poised to close two-month low in November
Oil market out of balance despite rising demand
30 September 2015
Despite falling non-Opec supply and rising demand, the market still has a way to go
World oil supply falls by nearly 600,000 barrels a day
13 August 2015
The dip was mainly from non-Opec production, and in July it had fallen to 96.6m b/d
Opec primes the pump
18 June 2015
The latest target rollover means more crude is on the way.
Opec commits to 30m barrels a day target
18 June 2015
The latest target rollover means more crude is on the way
Opec ready to stay the course after slow progress
22 May 2015
Prices need to fall again if the group's strategy to regain market share is to work
Russia’s aversion to Opec output cuts
8 May 2015
Though the country has suffered from the downturn they will not agree to change their policy
Opec supply has highest monthly increase in four years
22 April 2015
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Companies (Opec) reached a high supply rate in March - along with global oil supply
Shale operators struggle to balance books
31 March 2015
These are tough times for all but the biggest US unconventional energy producers. For small firms, suddenly deprived of income following the fall in oil prices, expansion plans are evaporating and financing to tide them over the slump has been hard to find, forcing some to seek buyers
Non-Opec producer Oman struggles with Opec policy
26 February 2015
Oman, a large non-Opec producer is struggling under the wilting oil price