The Dwindling Power of OPEC

As if you hadn’t noticed, gas prices are plummeting. You may have wondered why this is the case. There is really one main reason, and it is shaking things up for OPEC. The US is producing far more oil than it ever has before: Opec nations are producing about 200,000 bpd more than their agreed quota of 30m bpd, while demand for the group’s oil is expected to fall as low as 29.2m bpd next year, as more North American supply becomes available. To balance supply with demand would suggest that Opec Read more […]