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March 31, 2020
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by  Alex Christoforou One might reasonably posit that when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) signalled that Saudi Arabia was once again going to produce oil to the maximum to crash oil prices in a full-scale oil price war, Russian President Vladimir Putin probably fell off the horse he was riding bare-chested somewhere in Siberia […]Continue Reading
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By Paul Cochrane Saudi Arabia’s move to slash prices, prompted by a row with Russia, could devastate its own revenues, derail its Vision 2030 plans and antagonise its allies. So why did Riyadh do it? In 1985, US Vice President George HW Bush visited Saudi Arabia to pressure the kingdom to flood the global market with […]Continue Reading
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By Jason Bordoff The oil price collapse has sent shockwaves through financial markets. But the geopolitical earthquake could reach even farther. When Saudi Arabia, Russia, and other oil-producing countries met in Vienna last week, they debated who should slash oil output to offset the collapse in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak. When the meeting […]Continue Reading
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By Omar Al-Ubaydli  After Russia’s withdrawal from #OPEC+ and the sharp fall in oil prices, many analysts have framed the scenario as a head-to-head battle between Russia and Saudi Arabia. This line of thinking is erroneous; in the coming months, it is unlikely that Saudi Arabia and OPEC will cut output independently of Russia. Moreover, […]Continue Reading