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Analysis: Oil market glut will lead to declining prices through 2020 by Dr. Daniel Fine

With the OPEC-Russia meeting ahead, the price of oil is at a crossroad.  President Trump wants lower prices for gasoline at the pump and the Democratic Party wants a shortage to lift prices higher. This is the 2020 presidential election, to re-elect Trump or a create a Democratic left-center White ...

Will Fine


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Pioneer Natural ResourcesOccidental PetroleumAnadarko Corporation +97

Analysis: Trump and Saudi Collision on Oil, and Bingaman’s Return to Santa Fe

In an earlier column, readers overseas benefited from this writer's forecast that crude oil prices would fall dramatically because most commodity traders got it wrong. Simply, this column's analysis was the buying of oil assumed a shortage would result once the sanctions against Iran would be activ ...

Will Fine


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > Senator BingamanBingamanSanta Fe +71

Fine: No Such Thing As 'Free Trade' With OPEC as a Cartel

Among some speakers at the 2018 Four Corners Oil and Gas Conference last month in Farmington there were evasive positions on the future of OPEC. Also, previous online or media positions of “free trade” were muted to be popular with the oil, gas and equipment operators who made up those in attendanc ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabiasaudi +68

Field Activity Levels Increase in Iran Amid Talks of Sanctions

Iran has been ramping up activity at key oil fields as a US decision on sanctions looms. A similar surge occurred after the sanctions were lifted in 2016, as Iran ramped up output to 3.8 MMb/d. Iran inventories have crept up since October 2017, reaching  26.8 MMb in March. Exports have avera ...

Kayrros


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > IranUnited StatesSanctions +11