Tag: oil

Top Ten Companies by Market Cap over 20 Years

Top Ten Companies by Market Cap over 20 Years

There have been tech booms and oil crashes, bull and bear markets, and periods of retail dominance. However, two companies which have been models of consistency (at least in regard to market cap) are Microsoft and...

/ November 1, 2019
Historical GDP of African OPEC Nations vs Oil Price

Historical GDP of African OPEC Nations vs Oil Price

2 million barrels of oil are extracted in the Niger Delta - costing $28.99 to extract each barrel of oil in Nigeria. This is significantly lower than the North Sea oil (at $44.33) but over three times more expensive than...

/ August 4, 2019
Selected OPEC Nations' GDP vs Oil Price

Chart of the Week: Selected OPEC Nations’ GDP vs Oil Price

The turn of the millennium ushered in a period of relative oil price stability, likely due to implementation of the OPEC oil price band mechanism in 2000. 2004 began a period of increased volatility and a surge in prices...

/ September 27, 2018
Oil Price

Chart of the Week: Week 23, 2016: Oil Price

The price of a barrel of Brent Crude oil reached an eight month high yesterday, continuing the general trend we've seen since the beginning of the year.

/ June 8, 2016