Oil’s Future: The Implications of Demand and Technology
The Expert View
Featuring Daniel Lacalle
Published on: January 29th, 2018 • Duration: 24 minutes • Asset Class: Commodities • Topic: Macro, Oil, Monetary policyDaniel 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.