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The other are the strategic, so-called strategic stocks that the United States and the other Western industrial countries have, which could put in as much…
The bulk of extra supplies that could be put into the market come from two places. One, they come from other Persian Gulf suppliers, of…
In a couple of years, the Chinese will be seen as regular participants in international industry. Their companies have to report to shareholders as well…
If a war started, the oil price probably would go up, as you said, maybe $5, $6 a barrel until you saw other oil from…
Clearly, the Chinese need the resources, but I don’t think they want to clash with the industrial world which happens to be the market for…
I think the producers, for the most part, don’t want to see prices skyrocket because that will only create problems for them down the road…
The North Sea was supposed to run out in the 1980s. Then in the 1990s. And now production is still on-line.
But eventually it’s a question of access: Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies’ agenda. We see a substantial build-up of…
Even Silicon Valley investors have put well over a $1 billion in new energy technologies.
Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil.
A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10 to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety.
So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies is not geology but what happens above ground: international affairs, politics, investment and technology.
It’s extraordinary how inventive one can be with ethanol right now.
We experienced similar fears in the 1880s, at the end of World War I and II. And we ran out in the 1970s.
We are living in a different world now. You can see it everywhere in international relations: It was noteworthy that, after his visit to Washington,…
This has a lot to do with the unrest in Nigeria, but also with the production loss after the hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico,…
But the key thing is that Iraq, while it’s got very large oil reserves, has marginalized itself as an oil exporter and these days its…
We are living in a new age of energy supply anxiety.
First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is…
The Russians are turning east to the Chinese – to the Europeans’ surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China…
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