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Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

2 Mar 3 2011 @ 10:58am by Matt Smith in Blog, Crude Oil, Global Energy, risk management

From Silence To A Caterwaul

As I was talking to somebody yesterday about the unrest in MENA and its potential impact on the global crude complex, I realized how completely immersed in the situation I have become. Therefore I figured it would be useful to highlight some of the more pertinent facts and figures involved, as they explain exactly why the crude complex is going ballistic at the moment. A good place to start is by taking a look at the bigger picture – literally – to see how the land lies, and where the potential dominoes may fall: » read more

3 Feb 28 2011 @ 10:59am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Early Start, Monday Morning

I was fortunate enough to be invited back onto CNBC this morning to discuss the continued unrest in the Middle East, and its subsequent impact on oil prices. Double bonus was that St Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard was a co-host, although he declined the opportunity to ‘grill me’, despite anchor Joe Kernen’s kind offer.

Hark, click on the mugshot to launch the clip: