$60 is in Style…For Now

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I don’t know much about fashion, but I have heard that blue is the new black. And I know that by the time I buy blue, everyone else will be wearing green.

Underground Musings on Driverless Cars

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Headlines surrounding ride sharing apps and autonomous vehicles are nudging into my daily reading list like people butting in front of me in traffic. But I don’t mind. Since the 1970s I’ve been a longstanding reader of future-oriented publications like […]

Taking Stock of the Energy Market Share Battle

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The charts look terrible. In the ruthless court of equity markets, the verdict is clear: The energy business – whether oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, nuclear, clean-tech or no-tech – is broadly guilty of delivering subpar returns to investors over […]

The Great Oil Market Experiment

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The oil market is undertaking a great new experiment. Historically, the market has relied on OPEC to “swing-up” their production quickly in the face of a supply shock. But today the cartel is in the process of swinging its taps […]

The Other Side of the Oil Storage Story

Oil pump jacks in the Middle East. 
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It may come as a surprise  ̶  especially considering the recent volatility in the price of oil  ̶  that market fundamentals have improved in the last three months. For the first time in two years, the world market is now […]

Oil Storage Fixation Misses the Big Picture

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Oil markets continue to debate the vagaries of how much crude and refined products are stored in big white tanks and floating carriers. The feeling is that there is too much sloshing around. That’s why the oil price is under […]