Monthly Archives: January 2016

Natural gas: Step on it

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The brawl begins Fly Title:  Natural gas Rubric:  It will take time, but a fragmented market is on the verge of going global Main image:  20160130_FNP004_0.jpg THE Singapore Sling is a cocktail with such … Continue reading

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The world economy: Who’s afraid of cheap oil?

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Who’s afraid of cheap oil? Fly Title:  The world economy Rubric:  Low energy prices ought to be a shot in the arm for the economy. Think again Main image:  20160123_LDD001_0.jpg ALONG with bank runs … Continue reading

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Oil and the economy: The oil conundrum

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Who’s afraid of cheap oil? Fly Title:  Oil and the economy Rubric:  Plunging prices have neither halted oil production nor stimulated a surge in global growth Main image:  20160123_FBP001_0.jpg OIL traders are paying unusual … Continue reading

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The red and the black: Oil price and Russian politics: a history

IN DECEMBER 1979 Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan. The oil price at the time was at its peak of $101 a barrel. The high price combined with fast-growing production of oil in Western Siberia provided the Soviet Union with unprecedented revenues. … Continue reading

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