OPEC+: A New Force for Stability or a Last Throw of the Dice?

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View this ON DEMAND webcast as experts from Refinitiv and Argus Media reviewed OPEC+ and the future challenges, threats, opportunities surrounding the organization.
Discussion points included:
  • Biggest threat(s) to OPEC/ OPEC+
  • How will OPEC+ respond to increased production from places like Guyana and Brazil?
  • OPEC+ and a free Venezuela
  • Saudi Arabia, Russia and the conundrum of relations with US shale
  • How will OPEC+ balance supply management with member needs for oil revenue?
  • Plus much more…
Meet our speakers
Annette Smith
Senior Oil Analyst, Refinitiv
Annette Smith is a Senior Oil Analyst at Refinitiv with over 15 years of market research and analysis experience in the oil industry. She's been with Refinitiv for 4 years where she analyzes imports and exports of crude oil in the Americas. Prior to joining Refinitiv, she was the Lead Analyst at IHS Markit and Purvin & Gertz where she produced the long-term supply/demand strategic outlook that covered over 200 countries and regions. Annette has a master’s degree in international business and International Studies from the University of St. Thomas.
Jim Mitchell
Head of Americas Oil Analysts, Refinitiv
Jim Mitchell is a commodity market expert who partners with Energy Companies and participants to refine their understanding of the linkages within markets. With over 26 years working in every aspect of the industry, Jim has a passion and proven track record in the intricacies of the physical, financial and non-linear trading arena.  This experience creates the versatility and innovation to translate complex subject matter into actionable processes. Jim knows that to create enlightened strategies, one must first be enlightened. Jim is a graduate from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Financial Economics.
Corey Stewart
Senior Energy Analyst - Oil Research
Corey Stewart is a Senior Energy Analyst on Houston’s Oils Research Team, where he analyzes nascent trends in the Western Hemisphere's crude oil and refined products markets. He is the Co-Creator and Co-Host of Refinitiv’s popular podcast, The Rundown Tank: Americas Oil. Prior to joining Refinitiv earlier this year, Corey worked on Valero Energy Corporation’s Strategic Planning and Market Analysis team. There he engaged in fundamental and technical market analysis, and regularly consulted to C-level executives and other senior leaders. Corey holds a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law, and was an editor on the school’s flagship law review.

David Fyfe
Chief Economist
Argus Media
David Fyfe is Chief Economist at Argus. He has more than 30 years’ experience of working in energy markets. Prior to joining Argus, David was most recently Chief Economist at commodity trading company Gunvor. Before this, he managed the oil industry and markets division of the International Energy Agency and edited its influential monthly Oil Market Report. David has a master’s degree in energy policy and economics from Imperial College London.

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