All Articles on OPEC

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg delivers her speech during the demonstration 'Fridays for Future' in Piazza del Popolo, on April 19, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo: Antonio Masiello/Getty Images) Views
OPEC Warns Climate Campaigners Are "Greatest Threat to Our Industry Going Forward."
OPEC will be made redundant by the coming renewable revolution and by our climate emergency.
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"You Can Stop This" — Venezuela's Message to Americans
The country's Foreign Minister told Democracy Now! Monday that U.S. intervention can be stopped at the root.
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From the air-conditioned rooms of the oligarchy, we go to the tear gas of the streets. (Photo: Leon Neal/Getty) Views
G20: You Can Smell Tear Gas in the Streets as the Oil Industry Squabbles
What the G20 and OPEC meetings mean for the political relations, economies, and people of the world
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Energy Wars of Attrition and the Irony of Oil Abundance
Three and a half years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) triggered headlines around the world by predicting that the United States would overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world’s leading oil producer by 2020 and, together with Canada, would become a net exporter of oil around 2030...
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OPEC Wants to "Crush US Shale"
Just how low can the oil price go? What was unthinkable even a few months ago is now becoming distinctly probable, even likely. As analysts dissect the ramifications for the oil industry of $40 dollar barrel, oil traders are now thinking that the price of crude will halve that to a staggering $20 a...
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Chinese Currency Adjustment A Mixed Blessing for US
Christmas came early for John Snow. The U.S. Treasury Secretary has been hectoring the Chinese government to let its currency, the yuan, appreciate against the dollar. Now Beijing has announced it will do just that. The adjustment is small, only 2%. It will do virtually nothing to reverse the...
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