Oil’s Future: The Implications of Demand and Technology

Published on
January 29th, 2018
Duration
24 minutes

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Oil’s Future: The Implications of Demand and Technology

The Expert View ·
Featuring Daniel Lacalle

Published on: January 29th, 2018 • Duration: 24 minutes

Daniel Lacalle, Chief Economist at Tressis Gestion SGIIC takes us on quick-fire tour of the global oil market in which OPEC is fighting a losing battle with the forces of technological change and energy efficiency. Cheap, easy money and excess capital drove the demand dynamics of a higher oil price, but the transitory factors of synchronized global growth will be short lived. The geopolitics of oil will diminish with oil's declining importance within the global energy matrix.