Author: Amir Richani

Mexico and Venezuela: Losing on IMO 2020.

The implementation of the IMO sulfur cap on marine fuels will change Latin American flows because of the impact on demand and prices for heavy-sour grades of crude oil. Many Latin American suppliers produce the heavy-sour crude good for production

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Exit From OPEC Boosts Qatari Oil Exports

Qatar’s oil and condensate exports are at a three-year high, having climbed consistently in 2019 after its December decision to leave OPEC. Doha’s decision to quit the oil cartel at the start of 2019 has meant that its oil production

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Iraq and Iran From a Crude Perspective

If there is one area where Iraq is taking advantage of Iran’s diminishing influence, it is in the oil market. Tehran’s influence in Iraq is multifaceted and the relationship between the two neighbors is deep and complex. In the oil

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GeopoliticOIL: Back to the Flows

Brazil’s oil exports so far this month are amongst the strongest on our record, averaging some 1.17mn bpd. At 283,000 bpd so far in July, US imports of Brazilian oil are close to record highs for a third consecutive month.

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