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Crude Economics
Crude Economics
Significant Oil Discovery off Coast of Mexico

Don’t look now, but the Age of Oil isn’t over quite yet.

Crude Economics
What OPEC Is Up Against

These days, shale producers are doing more to affect market prices than petrostates.

Crude Economics
OPEC’s Output Cut Is Rotting from Within

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Crude Economics
Even as It “Cuts”, OPEC’s Production Grows

The cartel’s output grew 300,000 barrels per day last month.

Crude Economics
The First Impact of the Climate Deal Withdrawal

Oil prices fell over expectations of surging U.S. production.

Crude Economics
OPEC Doubles Down on its Losing Hand

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

Crude Economics
OPEC’s Iraq Problem

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

Crude Economics
Shale Isn’t OPEC’s Only Problem

Canada, Brazil, Norway, and the UK are all adding to petrostates’ woes.

Crude Economics
The New Oil Reality

The recent crude “cost recalibration” is about much more than hydrocarbons.

Crude Economics
Here’s Why Petrostate Oil Cuts Have Disappointed

Hint: it has to do with last year’s production.

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