Category: ‘ Oil Prices ’

 

Exports, Renewable Fuels Drive Questions on Larger Energy Challenges

Emboldened by the recent decision enabling Enterprise Product Partners and Pioneer Natural Resources to export unrefined condensate, a form of extremely light crude oil, producers are doubling down on efforts to enable broader ref...

Russia Sanctions: Plenty of Wiggle Room

The latest round of sanctions from the European Union and United States have observers wondering what effects they will have on Russia’s oil production. There are differences of opinion from commentators, investment banks, and t...

Oil Prices Out of Sync with Geopolitical Realities

Oil prices are sitting at a 4-month low this week in response to oversupply in West African and Atlantic markets, combined with weak seasonal demand. While traders fret over what to do with this recent glut of crude, however, real...

Hurricanes Pose Continued Threat to Gulf of Mexico Fuel Production

As summer heats up, more Americans spend time venturing into the great outdoors. So many, in fact, that 41 million people traveled 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday, a 2 percent increase over last year. As vacatio...

Mullen & Hannah Offer Insight on Geopolitics & Energy Security

A transportation sector powered by multiple, diverse energy sources enables the United States to protect itself from an often-volatile oil market, while freeing foreign policy from reliance on a resource with important implica...

Intelligence Report: Iran Negotiations to Impact Oil Market

The July 20 deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1—the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, and Germany—and Iran is fast approaching, and the outcome will undoubtedly have significant implications for the...

Oil Security Index Update: Spare Capacity in Focus

Today, SAFE is releasing the most recent update to its Oil Security Index, the only quantitative tool designed to enable policymakers and the general public to measure and compare the relative oil security of different countries a...

An Oil Boom. But No Relief at the Pump.

The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis reflects what many have already noticed: that despite the intuitive relationship between domestic oil production and gasoline prices, oil spen...

Michael Ross on the Troubling Consequences of Oil Wealth

Michael Ross is a professor at UCLA, whose work explores the ways that oil revenues and oil wealth often disrupt international development and enable nations to disengage from the international community. Some of his recent public...

Scalpel Sanctions: Targeting the future of Russian energy

Ineffective Russian sanctions got you down? It’s no wonder. For fear of disrupting the global economy, leaders in the United States and the European Union have thus far come short of hitting Russia where it hurts: oil and gas ex...
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