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Op-ed

Fellow Bob McNally offers insights in Energy Intelligence on how policies and corporate practices can help reduce crude volatility, based on lessons learned from history.

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Op-ed

Fellow Bob McNally summarizes his new book, Crude Volatility, in the Financial Times.

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Book

Fellow Robert McNally's new book explores the history of boom-bust oil prices.

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Commentary

Fellow Bob McNally explains how OPEC abdicated the role of market manager over ten years ago--not just in the last year--and that we have already seen the results in a boom (2004–2008) and two busts (2008, 2014–2015) in oil prices. Given oil’s vital role in the global economy, financial markets, and policymaking, coping with elevated price volatility will require the sustained and smart attention of business and government leaders.

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Report

A combination of slowing global demand, recovering Libyan output, and strong US supply growth has caused a steep decline in oil prices. Many oil market participants are now eyeing OPEC, and specifically Saudi Arabia, to see if it will reduce production in order to support oil prices. Robert McNally, fellow for the Center on Global Energy Policy and President of The Rapidan Group, explores this complex issue and its repercussions in the following policy brief. The views expressed are his own.