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Oil price formation: Fundamentals versus financial markets approach. Some ideas.

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August 11, 2019


In the following lines, we will discuss the relationship between the formation of oil prices and the increasing impact that financial markets have had on the formation of prices of commodities markets and, in particular, crude oil. Content Introduction Deregulation of financial derivatives and energy derivatives. Evolution of the financial operations of crude oil. Relationship […]

Why does’t Venezuela start using “Orimulsion”?

Stuart Wilkinson, Director Wilkinson Seekatz Partners A couple of decades ago there were plans to use part of the crude oil in the Orinoco Oil Belt as a feedstock for electricity generation in Venezuela. Thus “Orimulsion” came into being. Operations, however, were closed down in 2005 but there is little doubt that its use as […]