For some time I have explored the relations in developments for total debt [private and public], interest rates, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) energy consumption and thus also the oil price. My theory has been that there are relations between changes to total debt and energy consumption and thus energy prices. Changes to total credit/debt shouldContinue reading “Developments in Energy Consumption and Private and Public Debt per 2016”
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Will growing Costs of new Oil Supplies knock against declining Consumers’ Affordability?
In this post I present developments in world crude oil (including condensates) supplies since January 2007 and per June 2016. Further a closer look at petroleum demand (consumption and stock changes) developments in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the same period and what this implies about demand developments in non OECD.Continue reading “Will growing Costs of new Oil Supplies knock against declining Consumers’ Affordability?”
Oil, Interest Rates and Debt
At first glance it is hard to see how oil, interest rates and debt are connected. Two of them are human constructs while oil (fossil sunlight), a gift from Mother Nature, took tens of millions of years to process. Oil is an endowment extracted from a confined underground stock and is now the most denseContinue reading “Oil, Interest Rates and Debt”