Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Art Berman back to MacroVoices. Erik and Art discuss:
- Oil price collapse was more than a correction
- World production surplus for 2019-2020
- Asking if OPEC matters anymore?
- U.S. Oil production
- Trends in world liquid production
- Perspective on the Brent and WTI curves
- Why is Brent trading at a premium to WTI
- Increasing short bets on oil
- Future of U.S. E&P companies
- Cost of drilling wells
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Arthur E. Berman is a geological consultant with thirty-seven years of experience in petroleum exploration and production. He currently is consulting for several E&P companies and capital groups in the energy sector. He frequently gives keynote addresses for investment conferences, boards of directors and professional societies. He is often interviewed about energy topics on television, radio, and national print and web publications including CNBC, CNN, CBC, BNN, OilPrice.com, Bloomberg, Platt’s, Financial Times, and New York Times. He is a Director of ASPO-USA (Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas USA). He was a Managing Director and frequent contributor at The Oil Drum, and is an associate editor of the AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Bulletin. He was past Editor of the Houston Geological Society Bulletin (2004-2005) and past Vice-President of the Society (2008-2009). He has published more than 100 articles on geology, technology, and the petroleum industry during the past 5 years.