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Peak Oil Review - Dec 15

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs

The high cost of low-priced oil

As a consumer of oil, you may regard recent sharp declines in the world oil price as a blessing. But...

Peak Oil Review - Dec 8

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia/Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

How the U.S. could fight OPEC and win (and why it won't)

The United States could chose to fight back and possibly win this war with OPEC by employing one simple, big move. But, I can confidently predict that the country will not do it. Why? Because it involves a tax, a tariff actually.

Peak Oil Notes - Dec 4

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Saudis will not entertain production cuts even if oil prices fall further and that Riyadh expects that global oil will settle around $60 a barrel which it says is sustainable for the Gulf Arab states.

US crude imports from Non-OPEC countries peaked 10 years before tight oil boom

In this post on the impact of US tight oil, we look at US crude oil imports from Non-OPEC countries.

Turnabout: OPEC shows U.S. oil producers who's boss

To paraphrase Mark Twain: Rumors of OPEC's demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Peak Oil Notes - Nov 20

 A mid week update.

Peak Oil Review - Nov 17

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

US Oil Dependency on Middle East has Hardly Changed Since 2007

 US imports started to drop following the 2007 recession and the financial crisis in 2008.

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