Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

  1. Is OPEC The World's Unofficial Oil Central Bank?

    Could OPEC ever function as a central bank for crude oil? Not likely.
  2. OPEC vs the U.S.: Who Controls Oil Prices?

    In the last 100 years, pricing power for oil has swung between the United States ...
  3. OPEC and Its Limited Control Over Oil Prices

    Popular perception is that OPEC controls oil prices. But input from the futures markets ...
  4. Gaining Market Influence-- The Case of US Shale

    A convergence of sustained bank financing, falling production costs and rising oil ...
  5. Should Investors Get Into Oil Now?

    Oil has enjoyed a steady climb after a violent plunge. Where is it going next, and ...
  6. Ending The Limits On U.S. Crude Oil Exports

    As US storage capacity reaches its limit, industry participants and their lobby groups ...
  1. Gaining Market Influence-- The Case of US Shale

    A convergence of sustained bank financing, falling production costs and rising oil ...
  2. Should Investors Get Into Oil Now?

    Oil has enjoyed a steady climb after a violent plunge. Where is it going next, and ...
  1. How much influence does OPEC have on the global price of oil?

    Discover how much influence OPEC has on the price of oil. OPEC looks to support the price of oil by coordinating supply cuts ...
  2. What developed countries have the greatest exposure to oil & gas drilling?

    Find out which countries have the largest proven reserves of oil and gas, and learn how the energy landscape has changed ...
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