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About this blog

I started this blog to express what I sense about the highs and lows of the oil realm, while cautiously analysing historical data, taking into account the geo-political development at the time of recording them.

I got into this field, having been a passive observer of fluctuations of crude oil prices and their global consequences for years.

Then, when on the day of Great Oil Crash in April, 2020, I made a decision to make my own blog, with the motto, ‘analysing data that really matters’.

Having come from an academic background in mathematics and physics, I analyse data using my own tools, created with JavaScript and Python, taking my decision on board while making decisions.

My website where I analyse data that really matters

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Saudi’s oil cuts appear prophetic as market risks grow

Two weeks ago, the world’s biggest crude exporter stunned energy traders by announcing that -- rather than restore halted production as planned -- it would slash supplies by a further 1 million barrels a day. On Tuesday, the International Energy Agency slashed forecasts for world oil demand in the first quarter as countries hunker down to contain new coronavirus outbreaks. View the full article
 

BHP said to seek an exit from its petroleum business

BHP has long said the oil business was one of its strategic pillars, and argued that it will make money for at least another decade. But as the world tries to shift away from fossil fuels, the company wants to avoid getting stuck with assets that become more difficult to sell, according to insiders. View the full article
 

McKinsey projects a 2029 oil demand peak, accelerated by Covid-19

Over the long-term, the impacts of behavioral shifts due to COVID-19 are minor compared to “known” long-term shifts such as decreasing car ownership, growing fuel efficiencies and a trend towards electric vehicles, whose impact is estimated to be three-to-nine times higher than the pandemic’s by 2050. View the full article
 

Norwegian shelf activity bucks Covid trend

The activity level on the Norwegian continental shelf has been high in the first six months of the year – despite the Covid situation. Eight discoveries have been made, production remains high, and many new development projects are on the drawing board. View the full article