Saudi Arabian oil declines 8% in 2006

"[After this analysis,] on the whole, media coverage of OPEC production cuts appears to be almost completely unmoored from the data the agencies are reporting. The entire "production cut" may be a public relations exercise to disguise other processes." Full Story »

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Mike LaBonte
3.8
by Mike LaBonte - Oct. 1, 2008

Includes charts and neatly boxed quotes. Presumes some knowledge of petroleum technology. Supports it's point fairly well, but

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Marty Heyman
3.8
by Marty Heyman - Oct. 1, 2008

This is a very strong report with links to sources. I don't know if he's right, but I suspect if I knew how to do my own analysis, he points me at the material. Good report and the comments are worth skimming as well.

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Damien Jones
4.2
by Damien Jones - Oct. 1, 2008

An interesting analysis of Saudi Arabia's oil production numbers. The comments are informative and cast a light on the difficulty of determining the exact state of affairs when a country shrouds its oil production and reserves from the rest of the world.

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Kyle Klipowicz
4.1
by Kyle Klipowicz - Oct. 1, 2008

This is an interesting story, but does go deeper into jargon and particulars than most broad-reaching journalism. I am in no position to analyse the data myself, but the ideas postulated here would be very impactful on current oil consumption trends if true.

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Prof. Goose
5.0
by Prof. Goose - Oct. 1, 2008

an interesting, detailed, and extensive piece of analysis of Saudi oil production...it is not a pretty picture.

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