The Great Simplification #92 – Arthur Berman: “BRICS+, Strategic Petroleum Reserve & Metaphysics”

| October 18, 2023 | Leave a Comment

The Great Simplification

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Date of Publication: October 11

Year of Publication: 2023

Publisher: The Great Simplification

Author(s): Nate Hagens

In this episode, Art Berman returns to give a broad update on the state of global oil – from BRICS+ and shale oil to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and oil investment. As Art says, ‘oil is the economy’, and understanding the complex dynamics of the oil market provides insight into the entire economic system. How do geological luck and foreign policy create the global stage for oil markets? What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, have we been misusing it, and does it matter in comparison to larger energy policy blunders? What are the current dynamics affecting oil prices and how will this affect the long-term outlook of oil availability?

Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the Israel/Palestine events of last weekend.

About Arthur Berman

Arthur E. Berman is a petroleum geologist with 36 years of oil and gas industry experience. He is an expert on U.S. shale plays and is currently consulting for several E&P companies and capital groups in the energy sector.

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