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Remembering Nasser…

It looked as if it were a discussion about tourism, public places and avenues in Moscow named after Nasser: the Egyptian president who died in September 1970. Our storyteller was asking a friend who recently came back from Russia if Nasser is still remembered there and if there is any monument to pay respect to […]

Apuntes de Política Petrolera Venezolana IX

Artículo original de  Carlos Mendoza Pottellá Recursos, Reservas, Faja y Lutitas El US Geological Survey, USGS según sus siglas, acaba de presentar el resultados de sus estimaciones sobre los recursos del campo Wolfcamp en las lutitas de la Cuenca Pérmica de Texas y Nuevo México. Informa, además, que es la mayor estimación de recursos técnicamente […]

US oil producers: Import quotas wished for

The following article “American oil producers demand return of Eisenhower-era import quotas” was published in North American Energy News in April 2016, and was a request to the victor in the coming presidential elections. Within the text Max Fawcett says that such quotas would represent an enormous geopolitical shift, and would likely leave the United […]

OPEC, Russia and shale are in the same boat

Some are announcing OPEC’s approaching death, but where does the truth lie? It would be useful for those who celebrate the US number one position as an oil producer to compare the number of their producing wells with those in Saudi Arabia. This short exercise shows that the reality is that the very poor productivity […]