Marian Radetzki's Blog

Professor of Economics

Marian Radetzki is Professor of Economics at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He has held visiting professorships at Colorado School of Mines, and at Pontificia Catholic University of Chile, researching on minerals and energy. In the 1970s, Professor Radetzki worked as Chief Economist at the International Copper Cartel, and has undertaken numerous consultancies over the years.

The Conventional Oil Revolution

A second revolution, barely begun, will permit a fuller utilization of conventional oil deposits by greatly improving upon traditional enhanced recovery efforts. The technological advances that produced the shale oil revolution – horizontal drilling coupled with fracking – can also be applied...

Oil Prices Likely to Stay Low as the New Revolutions Go Global

Oil price rises over the past 40 years have been truly spectacular, but the recent fall is probably here to stay, thanks to increasing production. We discuss these trends in our new book, The Price of Oil, published this month.

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