Tagged With Opec
Swing states
20 September 2016
Is American tight oil really now the world’s swing supplier?
Opec’s oil export revenue to plunge 34% lower in 2016
1 September 2016
Low crude prices and production outages have caused the group’s earnings to plummet
Time for action from Opec
24 August 2016
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister says Opec will take “any possible action” to stabilise the market. The group should cut, now
Is Opec just talking up the market again?
19 August 2016
A deal is likelier now than it was before, but hurdles remain
What does a balanced oil market mean?
19 July 2016
Supply and demand might come back into line this year, but without the kind of price rises the industry hopes for
Back in the fold
8 July 2016
Gabon, at least, doesn’t think Opec is finished – it just rejoined the group, hoping for a seat at the top table
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.