Articles Tagged "Oil Market News"

U.S. Oil Exports Could Mitigate Price Rises

Writing for Time, Bryan Walsh explored the future of oil exports from the United States in light of increasing violence in Iraq. Although he noted that it is not easy to predict the future of oil and energy, Walsh suggested that the U.S. could play an even bigger role on the global oil and energy markets in the future.

Sprott Puts U.S. Shale Oil Under the Microscope

Jeff Nielson of Sprott Money News examined the U.S. shale oil boom, specifically in light of recent announcements of a write-down of U.S. shale oil reserves by two thirds. Neilson asserts that the miscalculation was more deliberate than accidental, and suggests that the extraction of shale oil is relatively inefficient, causing both economic and environmental problems.