Could tight oil mean the end of big oil price spikes?

19 février 2014

Could tight oil mean the end of big oil price spikes? / Michael Levi, Energy, Security and Climate, 18/02/2014

http://blogs.cfr.org/levi/2014/02/18/could-tight-oil-mean-the-end-of-big-oil-price-spikes/

The current Economist has an article on U.S. oil and gas that repeats an increasingly common view: tight oil will make “future oil shocks less severe” since “frackers can sink wells and start pumping within weeks”. (Here’s a variant from The Atlantic last August.) That speedy response means that “if the oil price spikes, [drillers will] drill more wells”, quickly spurring new production, and taming any price spike...


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