This blog is part four of a series that explores the intricate history of oil. 1973-1994: The Middle East Shrugs its Shackles It is important to understand that the oil industry is largely a Western invention and is very much American led. When America began making overtures to King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia in […]
When discussing oil, the Middle East immediately comes to mind. It is at the core of multiple current events occurring in the world, politically, religiously, economically, and in the energy market; therefore, it is no surprise that at the Platt’s Global Crude Oil Summit, there will be a session dedicated solely to core trends in […]
For better or for worse, the expectations of Egypt’s turmoil expanding into neighboring regions proved to be true. And to be true to ourselves, we continue examination of oil prices, the WTI-Brent spread, to be more exact.