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5 Signals from Doha.

5 Signals from Doha. Did we get any trading signals from the meeting of oil producers in Doha this Sunday? 1. Who is behind the driving wheels in Saudi Arabia? It is official if you had any lingering doubts. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is now


Iran oil economy. Has spring really come to Tehran?

Iran oil economy. Nowroz comes to Tehran. Nowroz, the Persian New Year arrives 21st March.  As Tehran shrugs off a mild winter there is optimism about coming months. Iran’s journey on the road of isolation ended in December 2015. The flurry of activity it triggered is


Saudi oil strategy. How low can they go?

Saudi oil strategy. How low can they go? The opinion on Saudi oil strategy is divided. Planned mayhem and chaos in exchange for market share versus an over played hand. While we may all have some beef with Saudi Arabia, smart money when it comes to


Russian roulette. Oil prices and Russia

Russian roulette. Oil prices and Russia. All is apparently not well in Moscow. After two years of isolation, internal belt tightening and months of unabated oil price declines, the Russian economy is struggling to answer a core question.  How do you bridge the gap between


The knives are out in the Oil market.

The knives are out in the oil market. It has been an interesting twelve months.  Between bottoms, volatility, rumors and market shifts we have seen many interesting plays at work when it comes to trading crude oil.  Depending on who you speak with, low crude