Category: ‘ Oil Prices ’

 

“Is Cheap Gas Pulling The Plug On Electric Cars?” A Response

This letter by Tony Posawatz, President and CEO of Invictus iCAR LLC and GM veteran of 30 years, is cross-posted from CleanTechnica. While gas prices may have some short-term impact on electric vehicle (EV) sales, the April 22 ...

Oil Security Index: Three New Countries, Spotlight on Saudi Arabia

Earlier this week, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) released the second quarterly installment of its Oil Security Index for 2015, measuring the oil security of sixteen countries around the world. Countries are measured...

What to Know: Annual Energy Outlook 2015

For the first time in several decades, the United States will become a net energy exporter, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced this week, as energy sent abroad begins to exceed consumption at home. Net natu...

Crude Prices, Hedging, and Missing the Forest for the Trees

John Dizard has written an important opinion piece for the Financial Times, entitled “Much of the investing public will be sacrificed to the oil-money gods.” As headlines go, this one may be a challenge to parse. But the piece...

Iran Deal Skeptics Could Trigger Era of High Risk Premium for Oil

Last week’s announcement of the framework of a deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of nations sparked mixed reactions in the United States, in Iran, and in U.S. allies in the Middle East, but all agreed on the momentous nature ...

Last Contango in Cushing

  This week, there’s been a lot of talk about oil storage—or rather, the lack thereof. Experts are saying that U.S. crude oil storage capacity could be depleted by mid-April of this year, which could result in ev...

Medium Term Oil Market Report: An Oil Market Transformed

On February 10, during a pivotal time in oil markets, the International Energy Agency released its latest oil market outlook for the next 5-7 years—four months in advance of its normal publication schedule. The Medium Term Oil ...

SAFE Releases Latest Energy Security Fact Pack

Today, SAFE released its fourth quarter update to the Energy Security Fact Pack, a powerful repository of the most recent trends affecting American energy security and the global oil market today. This update examines current oil ...

Lessons from Venezuela’s Dangerous Slide

Venezuela is a petroleum giant. In addition to holding the world’s largest proven oil reserves, it is the second-largest net oil exporter in the Western Hemisphere (behind only Russia, who straddles both hemispheres) and a major...

EIA Administrator Sieminski Meets for a Conversation on Energy

This week, The Christian Science Monitor, with support from America’s Natural Gas Alliance, hosted U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) boss Adam Sieminski for a breakfast conversation on the state of global and U.S. ene...
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