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Crude Prices Surge as the Pieces Fall Into Place

April 20, 2015 by Robert Rapier

I have been pretty adamant — some may say that I have been stubbornly adamant — about my expectations for crude oil prices this year. I have argued against the notion that crude oil prices were going to fall to $20 or $30/bbl, for several reasons.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: The Bet is About the Timing of an Oil Price Rise, Not About If it Will Occur

January 15, 2015 by Jared Anderson

Oil Price Recovery Timing

There is abundant speculation about how much further oil prices might fall and when US oil production growth will begin to decline. The consensus among analysts and investors is that oil prices are likely to reverse course and start trending upward sometime later this year or next. The question is when.[read more]

Failings of Market Failure as a Guide to Policy

April 7, 2014 by Adam Whitmore

This post is a little more abstract than usual, with no data or charts. It looks at the framework that often underlies analysis of policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, though only taking a brief look at a subject that warrants much more extensive treatment.[read more]