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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

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Oil markets jittery amid ongoing geopolitical tension

During the last couple of weeks, the impact of geopolitics has become more pronounced in oil markets. Following the Houthis attack on a tanker carrying Russian-origin naphtha over the weekend and the killing of three soldiers on a US base in Jordan, the market turned jittery.

January 29, 2024

Understanding the significance of major global conferences

Last weekend, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting came to a close in Davos. These gatherings of the “global elite” or the so-called “Davos men” always draw criticism for being elitist

January 25, 2024

Global supply chains once again under threat

The troubles at the Bab Al-Mandeb, a narrow sea lane connecting the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea, started in earnest mid-December when Houthi rockets attacked ships in the area. The strait is a chokepoint for global trade because passing it is a prerequisite to gain access to the Suez Canal.

January 15, 2024

Ups and downs in oil market during 2023

The global demand for oil has finally recovered to above pre-pandemic levels and both the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and the International Energy Agency foresee demand growth to continue by 1.1 million barrels per day and 2.5 million bpd respectively in 2024. 

December 26, 2023

Global supply chains once again under threat

The supply chain plays a crucial role in the global economy and sea lanes are the conduit through which a large part of goods and supplies including energy are transported.

December 19, 2023

COP28 is inclusive and getting things done

While there were a lot of jibes in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and among the NGO community for holding COP28 in UAE due to the country being a major oil producer.

December 04, 2023

Understanding current dynamics of global oil markets

Analysts took note when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, known as OPEC+, postponed their ministerial meeting to Nov. 30 coinciding with the start of the COP28 meetings in Dubai. 

November 27, 2023

All eyes on next OPEC+ meeting amid price volatility

The thesis is that exogenous shocks be they geopolitical or economic result in volatility. Recent developments in the global oil market prove the statement.

November 20, 2023