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Meet the winners and losers of the coming age of plenty

We are suffering whiplash: For nearly four decades, OPEC -- the cartel formally known as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries -- has been a ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap: Dec. 16, 2011

Iraq -- drilling in a (former) war zone: With the U.S. military role in Iraq officially over, so vanishes the main official outside protection afforded ...

The Oil and the Glory

Who has time to worry about OPEC?

Members of OPEC will agree to increase their official production today, but that won't do much to lower prices -- the plenitude of energy-related stress ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap: April 15, 2011

TNK-BP: Clutch play by Dudley puts momentum back with BP? Counter-intuitively, the momentum may have shifted back to BP in its latest high-wire negotiations in ...

The Oil and the Glory

The day of Saudi collapse is not near

As turmoil has engulfed the Middle East and North Africa, much attention has focused on Saudi Arabia -- if trouble spread there, traders have worried, ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap: April 8, 2011

No sheriff in oil town: The latest Reuters poll of oil traders forecasts oil prices to pass $130 a barrel by the end of the ...

The Oil and the Glory

The 20 million barrels of floating oil that could calm the market

Tiny Gabon has been among the places that have roiled oil markets this week. Workers in this west African country settled a four-day strike yesterday, ...

The Oil and the Glory

What Saudi’s king has learned from Libya

Libya has bared an uncomfortable truth to Saudi King Abdullah (pictured right above), Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, Kuwaiti Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (left), and ...

The Oil and the Glory

The next oil crisis point

Nigeria is about to become the crisis du jour, and there is good reason -- Goodluck Jonathan (pictured above) is running for re-election as president ...

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