Tag Archives: oil

Oil: Not yesterday’s fuel – just yet?

10 May

  • The new hype is again to say the end of the oil age is near
  • In the long run, this will happen…
  • …but before that some good years for oil are likely
  • Just as high prices reduced the likely future demand for oil, low prices will probably prolong its use


Oil prices: The darkest hour before dawn?

28 Sep

Market players are losing patience with expecting a recovery of oil prices. But an increase from current levels is still likely in a few years, maybe as soon as 2016. […]

The oil story on The Economist covers in a single chart

21 Jan

Oil is on the cover of The Economist again. This is how oil price history looks like, showing Economist covers featuring oil, as the story unfolds. Their record is mixed, but actually improving. […]

Putin’s energy empire has just hit the wall

1 Dec

When a sugar-daddy goes sour… […]

Falling barrels: Why oil prices are down 25%

20 Oct

Who will suffer and who will gain? Barrelperday blog is about to answer a lot of your burning questions below. […]

Three reasons why oil prices are falling

13 Aug

Or rather two: supply and demand. This is why oil prices are coming down, despite all the turbulence in the Middle East and the Ukraine-Russia conflict. […]

Lifting the ban on US oil exports: the brouhaha begins

12 Mar

There is a lot of money on the table. Oil producers want to lift the oil export ban, refineries do not, so prepare for a long debate. […]

Swimming naked, oil markets edition

9 Dec

Big oil companies are trying hard to put their trunks back on before the tide goes out. They might even try to take the trunks off of some others, just not to get caught naked. No time to create an oil major. […]

Asian domination and cheap US energy forever

4 Dec

The IEA’s World Energy Outlook in 6 charts. […]

IEA’s oil story in a single chart

22 Nov

It’s the shale (aka. tight) oil, stupid. Despite all reports to the contrary, the unconventional oil boom implies rising output outside of OPEC, and OPEC will produce much less than previously expected. […]