Energy Markets: The Year Ahead for Oil, Gas and Renewables

Energy Markets: The Year Ahead for Oil, Gas and Renewables



Following a dismal 2017, oil prices have remained above $60 for most of this year as U.S. shale producers relentlessly maintain production levels, offsetting reductions by OPEC nations. Meanwhile, renewable sources like wind and solar energy continue to significantly disrupt traditional energy markets, even as the advent of shale production mitigates their near-term impact. Where are the investing opportunities and caveats, and how will they change if oil prices move higher or, as some predict, lower? Also, what are the geopolitical implications of the U.S. dethroning Russia as the world's largest oil producer, potentially as early as this year?

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Gregory Zuckerman, Special Writer, The Wall Street Journal; Author, “The Frackers”

Helima Croft, Managing Director and the Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
Joshua Harris, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC
Bernard Looney, Chief Executive, Upstream, BP
Michael Smith, Chairman and CEO, Freeport LNG

Published April 27, 2018