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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.

Profit from High Crude Oil Prices with These Secure, Under-the-Radar Stocks

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published July 9th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilWTI crude oil prices for delivery in August were down slightly yesterday (Tuesday) to $103.43 a barrel, which was a $0.10 drop from Monday.

And while crude oil prices are down from 52-week highs, they’re still at inflated levels because of the crisis in Iraq.

But that doesn’t mean investors can’t profit. Kent has found oil stocks to buy now that are profiting from foreign turmoil. In fact, the longer prices stay high, the better they will do…

To watch the full interview, click here.

Oil Prices Are at Iraq’s Mercy – but You Can Profit

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published July 7th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilOn CNBC’s “Closing Bell” program, Dr. Kent Moors discussed his outlook for the strife in Iraq and what it will mean for oil prices.

“I think the situation in Iraq is about to deleverage, and deleverage quickly,” Dr. Moors said. But he also said that certain oil companies were actually benefiting from the recent turbulence in oil prices.

In this video, Kent talks about why this is happening – and names the companies that stand to gain…

To watch the full interview, click here.

What Lifting U.S. Export Ban Means for Crude Oil Prices

by Oil and Energy Investor Staff | published June 30th, 2014

Kent Moors Iraq OilIn August, the U.S. government will begin allowing the exportation of crude oil for the first time in 40 years.

That has many American consumers wondering what will happen to crude oil prices now that the United States is exporting oil.

Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors appeared on CCTV Friday and discussed the benefits of U.S. oil exportation, and what effect oil exports will have on consumers and oil prices.

See what impact U.S. oil exports could have on jobs, revenue, and local taxes.