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What’s Really Going on with International Production

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published August 20th, 2015


The decline in oil prices has wreaked havoc throughout the world… and will have a lasting effect on the markets.

CNBC called in Dr. Kent Moors to discuss what’s really going on with global oil production. Why have the Saudis continued to increase production? How can the smaller OPEC nations handle the decline? Is a big shift coming to the overall international crude debt market? And, long term, which companies are going to bear the brunt?

Find out the answers to these questions – and more – in the following video.

To watch, click here.

The Truth Behind This Week’s Oil Price Plunge

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published July 7th, 2015

This was a stressful week for investors.

The results of the Greek referendum came in, China’s stock market looked like it was crashing, and crude prices plunged 8%.

To figure out what’s really happening, CNBC invited Dr. Kent Moors to explain.

In the following video, Kent explains why the worst is over, why he is not too worried about China’s economy, and why, despite lowering his price targets somewhat, he still expects oil to be up by the end of the year.

To watch, click here.

The Truth Behind This Week’s Energy Headlines

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published April 10th, 2015

It’s been a momentous week in the oil industry…

Oil prices plunged 6%. U.S. crude stockpiles rose to record levels. The contest for market share within OPEC intensified, prompting rumors of a new oil cartel. And Europe’s largest oil company settled the industry’s biggest deal in at least a decade.

That’s why CCTV-America brought in Dr. Kent Moors.

In the following video, Kent explains why oil price levels will rise over the long term, why oil producers aren’t cutting back despite an oversupply, why the Saudis are putting pressure on OPEC, and why rumors of a new cartel are unfounded.

Plus, he shares his insights on the $70 billion Royal Dutch Shell/BG Group deal and why this won’t be the only M&A deal in the near future. To watch, click here.

Oil Prices Rise as Yemen Burns

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published March 27th, 2015

The crisis in Yemen has provided a stark reminder of the immediate impact geopolitical events can have on oil prices.

In the wake of the Saudi-led airstrikes, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) jumped over 6% in less than 18 hours. Meanwhile, Brent climbed more than 5%.

Now Iran is warning of bloodshed as the crisis takes a turn for the worse. According to Dr. Kent Moors, this situation has “all the hallmarks of a bloodbath just waiting to happen.”

Kent was asked to provide his timely analysis on CNBC’s Closing Bell to discuss the impact this massive crisis will have on oil prices. To watch, click here.

Crude Oil Prices and the Influence of Saudi King Salman

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published January 29th, 2015

With King Salman taking over in Saudi Arabia, many have wondered how the OPEC country will handle its oil policy.

The country’s refusal to cut production in 2014 was one of the biggest reasons crude oil prices fell so sharply over the past seven months.

Kent appeared on CNBC last week and discussed how Saudi Arabia could handle its oil policy now. To watch the full interview, click here.

Solar Power: Steep New Tariffs Lead to a Tense Dispute With China

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published December 19th, 2014

Energy news broke Tuesday when the U.S. Commerce Department imposed steep tariffs on solar panels imported from China and Taiwan.

Dr. Kent Moors made one of his regular appearances on CCTV and told viewers what to expect as tensions mount between the two nations.

He also discussed the current state of solar power in the United States, as well as the evolving relationship between solar energy and crude oil prices. Take a look…

Why OPEC’s Oil War Will Fail

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published December 8th, 2014

In a highly publicized meeting last month, OPEC announced it would maintain high production levels in an attempt to disrupt U.S. shale oil producers.

But according to Kent, the OPEC oil price war simply won’t work. While others are fretting about what the production move means, he’s been meeting with some of the world’s top oil policymakers in Dubai this month to analyze OPEC’s strategy.

Kent appeared on Bloomberg TV in London today (Monday) to explain why OPEC is fighting a losing battle. He also detailed what the fair market price for crude oil is right now:

To watch the full interview, click here.

Who Has the Most to Lose in the Russia-Ukraine Natural Gas Battle

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published October 22nd, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilNegotiations between Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union regarding Russia’s supply of natural gas to Ukraine collapsed again Tuesday.

Despite another stalemate in the discussions, the three parties will resume talks next week. Until then, the gas taps in Ukraine will remain closed.

Money Morning‘s Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors joined CCTV again last night and detailed the enormous impact these failed negotiations are having on both countries.

Here’s who has the most to lose if a deal isn’t reached soon…

Where Oil Prices Are Headed After Middle East Airstrikes

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published September 24th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilFuture gas and oil prices are in focus this week as the U.S. and its allies have initiated airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

Kent explains where oil prices are headed, and what you can expect to pay at the pump in coming months…

To watch the full interview, click here.

The One “Great Danger” That Could Send Crude Oil Prices Much Higher

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published August 27th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilOver the past several months, ISIS forces in Iraq have been selling oil from captured refineries on the black market in order to fund their terrorist activities and wreak havoc on the region.

Despite the crisis in Iraq, crude oil prices are down this month near $93 per barrel.

But Money Morning’s Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors says a “great danger” in the region could send crude oil prices much higher.

Watch this video for the details…

Venezuela Eyeing $10 Billion Sale of Citgo to Counter Economic Woes

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published August 8th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilFacing rampant inflation and a shortage of dollars, Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), is looking to sell its Citgo assets for $10 billion.

But the deal may be undervalued, and the PDVSA’s financial problems may be the work of the Venezuelan government.

Here’s why…

How Russian Sanctions Will Impact Economy

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published July 28th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilThe European Union is prepared to place sanctions on Russia, based on Russia’s actions in the Ukraine, and many are wondering about the economic impact of the sanctions.

Dr. Kent Moors joined CCTV last night (Thursday) and discussed why these Russian sanctions by the EU may not have a huge impact on the Russian economy short term.

However, the Russian sanctions could have a major long-term effect, particularly on Russia’s energy sector…

To watch the full interview, click here.