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The Oxides of Oil: The Future Price of Oil Will be Determined as Much by Chemistry as Geopolitics

Crude oil demand is walking a tightrope. Any faulty price signal not based on demand fundamentals will stress already fragile growth in oil’s core products, encouraging consumers to switch to alternatives. That seems inevitable anyway – but a continued producer-led … Continue reading

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Tesla’s Children: Tesla EVs are a sustaining technology for the automotive industry – and that changes everything

Look what Tesla did Tesla’s EVs, radical and risky as they are, are a sustaining automotive technology: this means that traditional industry leaders will soon be able to compete with them, gifting private and business consumers world-wide more diverse, cleaner … Continue reading

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Analysis or Advocacy? The IEA’s Global Energy Report Numbers Don’t Add Up

This month’s International Energy Agency (IEA) Global Energy and CO2 Status report showcased a preliminary assessment of global energy demand in 2017. By the IEA’s standards, the summary was more a strange exercise in excited journalism than measured analysis: and … Continue reading

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Oslo and Beijing are Transforming the World of Transport – and Global Oil Demand

Norway’s niche high-growth EV market could be dismissed as a small outlier – were it not for the fact that the world’s largest car market is following its path. Our Friends in the North Norway is the world’s fastest growing … Continue reading

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Next Up – Why, if Norway is the highest growth EV Market in the world, is it using record amounts of diesel and gasoline ?

  The answer to this will be in our next post here later this week. Followed by – 2020: A New Era of Oil and Gas Megaprojects ? Two questions to start the new year. More to come  

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