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July 15, 2019

Oil Prices: Hard Times

To paraphrase Dickens: It is both the best of times and the worst of times for oil-producing countries. The outlook for OPEC is bleak. Despite production cuts, the price of Brent crude oil remains below $70 per barrel.

December 3, 2018

The outlook for oil prices

It has become common to see spikes in oil prices. Since October the price of Brent crude has fallen by 30% to around US$59 per barrel, its lowest level since October last year.

December 18, 2017

Will oil prices continue to rise in 2018?

Finally things came together for the oil market after a three-year slump characterised by a sharp fall in prices, and their subsequent stagnation at relatively low levels.