February 8, 2019

House Committee Approves Anti-OPEC Bill

A committee from the House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at making OPEC members liable to U.S. antitrust legislation, Reuters reports, adding the prospects […]
January 14, 2019

Chevron And Occidental Join Bill Gates Backed Tech Company

Chevron and Occidental Petroleum recently announced they will invest in Carbon Engineering Ltd., a Squamish, B.C. clean energy start-up company backed by among other, Bill Gates. […]
September 14, 2018

Saudis Hire Ex U.S. Solicitor General To Campaign Against NOPEC Bill

Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s largest producer and de facto leader, has hired former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson, now partner law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, […]
September 13, 2018

California Just Signed The World’s Most Aggressive Climate Bill

California just passed one of the most aggressive climate bills in history, making it the first large economy to mandate carbon-free electricity by 2045. The bill […]
August 30, 2018

Oil Manager: Nigeria Could Lose OPEC Status If It Signs New Oil Bill

While Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be withholding signing the country’s new petroleum bill into law over concerns that it strips the president of […]
August 18, 2018

Analysts: Russia’s Oil Industry Won’t Crumble Under U.S. ‘Bill From Hell’

The ‘bill from hell’ of hard-hitting sanctions against Russia that U.S. Senators introduced earlier this month is unlikely to have a wide-ranging impact on Russia’s oil […]
August 16, 2018

Rupee Depreciation To Raise India’s Oil Bill By $26B

A cheaper rupee could increase India’s crude oil bill by as much as US$26 billion in FY 2018/19, according to Indian government officials. The currency hit […]
August 3, 2018

Senators Propose New Russia Sanction Bill Targeting Oil

A group of senators led by Lindsey Graham have introduced a new bill proposing further sanctions against Russia—the latest in what is turning into a string […]
July 24, 2018

Anti-OPEC Bill Could Be A Game-Changer For Oil Markets

In its effort to wrest more control over global oil markets away from foreign producers, Congress has been pushing a bill that would let the U.S. […]