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KT Webinar: COVID-19 and negative oil prices: Does this mean oil is free now?

We have invited eminent international energy economist Prof. James L. Smith to share with us on the very timely topic and unprecedented phenomenon of negative oil prices. This talk gives an overview of what negative prices mean for the oil market, how we got to this point, and the roles played by COVID-19 and OPEC.

Presentation materialCOVID-19 and negative oil prices: Does this mean oil is free now?



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