We think this time the shape of the recovery may be different. We think that if oil were to recover to around $70 per barrel, production would quickly come back on line, limiting further price gains.
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This comment makes sense to me. Reports indicate that some shale producers have already drilled the necessary horizontal wells and could therefore bring them into production very quickly.
Note: Rod Smyth is talking about WTI crude which is currently almost $10 below $70 and may need some consolidation, being in its eighth consecutive week of gains.Back to top