BulgariaAnalytica organized the first public meeting on the topic “Geopolitical and Geoenergy Dilemmas in the Intermarium Region – the US, EU and Russian Agendas,” which was held on September 21 in Sofia.   You can watch a recording of the lecture of Thomas J. Pyle “FUTURE ENERGY POLICY OF THE NEW AMERICAN PRESIDENT, ITS INFLUENCE IN THE REGION; NEW DIMENSIONS OF THE US SHALE REVOLUTION” Thomas J. Pyle (USA) – the president of the Institute for Energy Research in Washingtpon D.C. IER is a prominent market-oriented think tank in Washington engaging in wide-ranging research and educational activities in the energy field. Video:   Also, expect the recording of the lecture of Mikhail Krutikhin (analyst and consultant on the oil and gas industry and politics in Russia, as well as co-founder of and


  “Peak Oil.” For years, people ascribed to the theory that the United States and the world was quickly running out of oil. In the U.S., this idea was widely accepted becausfor decades, U.S. oil production had been declining, while natural gas production had essentially flat lined. As the following charts indicate:     But something changed and over the past decade or so, the U.S. has seen a massive increase in both oil and natural gas production. This drastic shift in production is known as the “shale revolution” as the influx in production has largely come from the development of shale resources. As the U.S. Energy Information Administration notes, “the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has provided access to large volumes of oil and natural gas that


  On August 8th, OPEC published a press release stating that H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry and current OPEC president, had scheduled an informal meeting of OPEC member countries to take place on the sidelines of the 15th International Energy Forum which will take place in Algeria from 26 to 28 September 2016. This renewed rumors of another production “freeze.” But then prices began to fade until last Thursday, when the Saudi Press Agency reportedly emailed a statement to journalists quoting Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih as follows: “…We are going to have a ministerial meeting of IEF in Algeria next month, and there is an opportunity for OPEC and major exporting non-OPEC ministers to meet and discuss the market situation, including any