OPEC Spare Capacity and Oil Prices

12 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2015

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Hilary Till

Premia Research LLC; EDHEC-Risk Institute; J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School; Global Commodities Applied Research Digest

Date Written: October 25, 2015

Abstract

Oil prices are usually influenced by a number of factors. But are there times when OPEC spare capacity has been the most important factor for driving oil prices? This article will argue the answer is yes, and we will discuss the circumstances when this has been the case in the past.

Keywords: crude oil prices, OPEC spare capacity

JEL Classification: Q4, Q41

Suggested Citation

Till, Hilary, OPEC Spare Capacity and Oil Prices (October 25, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2682694 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2682694

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