Category Archives: Oil

Cheap oil – but for how long?

Back to global risks…. Leader in the Telegraph today, which ends as follows: “This apparent glut in supply, however, means that capacity globally is quite small. It would therefore require only a relatively minor disruption to supply for the situation … Continue reading

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The Future of Oil (and Predictions)

  Back in 2009 Deutsche Bank predicted that oil would reach $175 by 2016. Yesterday the price stood at $85.68, down 25% in five months. Goldman Sachs say that the price of oil may fall to $80 next year. But … Continue reading

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Shell Scenarios for 2050

                  Shell’s latest set of scenarios for the world 2050 are now out and, interestingly, include a view out to 2100. Here are two overviews and here’s the link to the scenario … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end for oil in Saudi

I was talking with someone in Dubai yesterday and they pointed me in the direction of a great statistic, which is that by 2040 Saudi will be a net importer of oil. It’s so good in fact that if you … Continue reading

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