JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 30 March 2020 In the first two articles of this series I put forth the thesis that the current oil price war was instigated by Russian President Vladimir Putin with the goal of causing substantial permanent damage to the U.S. shale industry, and the third article discussed three possible […]Read More Oil Price War 4.0 Series Part 4 – Canada As Collateral Damage
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 27 March 2020 The first two articles in this series explained the rationale for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s oil price war, the second article in more detail than the first. Before delving into three major wildcards that could impact Putin’s price war, both in a positive and negative manner, […]Read More Oil Price War 4.0 Series Part 3 – Major Wildcards
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 23 March 2020 In the first of the Oil Price War 4.0 series, it was argued in a general sort of way that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s price war would likely be longer and deeper than the three previously started by Saudi Arabia. In this article, I will delve […]Read More Oil Price War 4.0 Series Part 2 – Clash Of The Oil Titans
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 18 March 2020 I have worked as a world oil analyst during all four crude oil price wars since the creation of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 1960, having started my career at the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission (APMC) in the mid-‘80s. Based on what […]Read More Oil Price War 4.0 – Longer and Deeper?
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 27 February 2020 Phil Fontaine, living legend and former three-term national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), has said on numerous occasions that reconciliation is not possible without narrowing the economic gap between Indigenous peoples and the rest of Canadians. The federal Liberal government is well on […]Read More Economic Reconciliation The Wrong Way
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 10 February 2020 Results from the Democratic Party’s presidential caucus in Iowa may be muddled, but it is crystal clear that two of the front runners for the nomination, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will do all in their power to shut down the U.S. shale industry if […]Read More Danger Of An Anti-Fracking U.S. President
JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin 27 January 2020 Market players have been extremely blasé about the large disruption to Libyan oil output since January 19, with the price of international marker Brent crude actually dropping more than two dollars a barrel … Hence, an extended loss of Libyan light, sweet crude, either now or […]Read More Is Libya Rope-A-Doping Global Oil Market?