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Petrostates in Peril
Petrostates in Peril
Here’s How Much the Oil Price Fall Is Hurting OPEC

The collapse in crude prices cut OPEC’s oil export revenues nearly 50 percent in 2015.

Petrostates in Peril
Russia’s Lukoil Wants to Work with OPEC

But it’s hard to see Putin coming to some sort of agreement with OPEC when the cartel’s own members can’t trust one another enough to make any cuts of their own.

Petrostates in Peril
Russia Caps 2015 With Record-Setting Oil Production

For now, Moscow has little choice but to ramp up production to try to offset bargain prices by selling more.

Petrostates in Peril
OPEC’s Own Outlook Getting Grimmer

With lower breakeven prices and innovative new techniques, shale firms are better prepared to weather a price war than OPEC might hope. The cartel’s long-term outlook isn’t bright.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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