Tagged: oil supply

Gas prices impact economic recovery

Analysts are puzzling over why worwldwide demand for oil is down from last year, yet gas prices are spiking upward at a rate faster than the seasonal norm and now threaten the tepid economic recovery.  Mark T. Williams, an energy risk-management expert who teaches finance in the School of Management, can discuss the big picture […]

OPEC faces dilemma

Organizaton of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members meeting in Vienna next week face a dilemma.  If they vote to force oil prices up through production cuts, they risk slowing the global economic recovery.  But if they don’t cut supply, reserves will overflow worldwide.  Mark T. Williams, an energy risk management expert who teaches finance at the […]