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US Already Ready to Take Advantage of OPEC Cut

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

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Russia Pumping Crude Like There’s No Tomorrow

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

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OPEC Cuts Output, US Shale Rejoices

OPEC just cut its oil output for the first time since 2008. America may emerge the biggest winner.

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North Sea Oil Might Not Be Dead Yet

Don’t count out these offshore projects just yet.

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Why OPEC Fears Donald Trump

America’s recent election could make OPEC’s proposed production cut even more irrelevant.

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OPEC and Russia Pumping Oil Like There’s No Tomorrow

Ahead of a planned output cut, petrostates are jealously protecting market share.

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OPEC Runs Danger of Crying Wolf

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

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Iraq Has No Interest in Cutting Oil Output

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

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OPEC’s Big Bet Has a Fatal Flaw

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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American Frackers Already Taking Advantage of OPEC’s Actions

The U.S. oil rig count is rising with oil prices.

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separation of powers

The third branch could be a bulwark against Trump’s potential abuses of power.

Crude Economics

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

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