My hope for 2018 was an average of $65 oil (Brent). My hope for 2019 is an average of $70 (Brent). These are my own hopes and NOT price predictions.  And I have been repeating these 2 numbers ad nauseum this entire year.    I remain consistent in my hope for a "relative balance" between supply & demand, with oil prices not too high to hurt the global economy, and not too low to hurt the long-term viability of oil companies. Currently, the markets seem confused.  I don't g