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Abstract

The KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO) has been designed to provide readers with a timely source of data, forecasts and analysis of world oil markets, including an understanding of the key factors affecting world oil prices. This paper gives a detailed description of the scope of KOMO, including the models and methodology used in the analysis.

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Hamid M. Al Sadoon

Senior Research Associate Hamid leads KAPSARC’s Oil Market Outlook (KOMO). He previously worked as an oil demand analyst at Saudi Aramco, with a… Hamid leads KAPSARC’s Oil Market Outlook (KOMO). He previously worked as an oil demand analyst at Saudi Aramco, with a focus on long-term and short-term oil forecasting and pricing. Between 2012-2016, Hamid was a negotiator for the Saudi climate change team at different United Nations bodies.  

Expertise

  • Oil Demand
  • Climate Change
  • Modeling
  • Economy

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Colin Ward

Research Fellow Colin is a Fellow in the Markets and Industrial Development program, focusing on oil markets. He has worked in many… Colin is a Fellow in the Markets and Industrial Development program, focusing on oil markets. He has worked in many capacities across the energy industry including seismic field work, upstream field development, refinery design, cost estimation, and consulting for major international and national oil companies worldwide. He is currently involved in several major projects, most notably the KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO), digital carbon tracking, and in supporting the energy ecosystem.

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Jennifer Considine

Visiting Researcher Dr. Considine is a KAPSARC visiting researcher and a senior research fellow at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral… Dr. Considine is a KAPSARC visiting researcher and a senior research fellow at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) in Dundee, Scotland.  Previously, she led a number of projects involving options pricing, real options valuations of physical assets including electricity generation facilities, storage companies, and natural gas pipelines and contracts, risk management and hedging techniques, and trading strategies for a variety of commodities including natural gas, electricity and crude oil. Dr. Considine has worked with a number of international energy companies including Ecopetrol, TransCanada Pipelines, Westcoast Energy, Coastal Corporation, Duke Energy, and ANR Pipeline Company. She is currently chief editor of Energy Politics, an energy newsletter dealing with commercial strategies and strategic planning in the global energy industry.  Dr. Considine is a former member of the Board of Directors for Canada Post, and founding member of a number of initiatives to promote Scottish-Canadian relations including the Canadian Friends of Scotland.

Expertise

  • World oil and inventories
  • Commodity trading and technology
  • Russian oil industry
  • Econometrics options pricing
  • Commercial strategies.

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Abdullah Aldayel

Senior Research Analyst Abdullah is a senior research analyst in the Markets and Industrial Development program, with a focus on oil markets and… Abdullah is a senior research analyst in the Markets and Industrial Development program, with a focus on oil markets and energy policies. He holds a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).

Expertise

  • Oil Markets and Energy Policies

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