17 June 2017
The global oil market is expected to shift from being oversupplied in 2016 to being undersupplied in 2017. As we highlighted in a recent report (Oil after OPEC — range-bound at USD55-60), in...
10 February 2017
Higher oil prices may boost shale oil production but the global oil market can accommodate this as demand remains healthy, Qatar’s energy minister said on Wednesday. “The market is gradually...
07 August 2016
Oil prices have had an eventful 2016. They started the year on a downward trend falling to a low of USD28/barrel (/b) in late January on concerns about slowing global growth and currency devaluation...
24 April 2016
Some of the world’s major oil producers met in Doha on April 17 to discuss possible steps to support the oil market. Market participants had expected a deal involving a stabilisation of production at...
09 August 2015
Oil prices have again collapsed to sub-USD50/barrel levels. A bear market in Chinese equities has shaken confidence in the global growth outlook while oil markets have been surprised by continued...
13 December 2014
Qatar’s economy is expected to remain resilient to lower oil prices. The international oil market has experienced significant adjustment in recent weeks, with the Brent crude oil price falling 43%...
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