May 2, 2022
After severing oil trade with Russia, President Biden plans to increase U.S. oil production from 11.8 million barrels to 12.8 million.
In the short-term, this will provide gas for individuals and farmers. However, the long-term outlook remains uncertain.
In this episode, Iván Watanabe & George Papanicolaou join Nikolaos Kontos, head of operations at Concord Maritime. Sharing his maritime experience and knowledge of the global oil trade industry, Nikolaos reveals how countries buying and selling oil have been impacted by rising gas prices.
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About Our Guest:
Nikolaos Kontos serves as the director of operations at Concord Maritime. His responsibilities include overseeing the firm’s voyage management, vessel operations, bunker procurement, and post fixture functions. Niko has 15 years of industry experience and holds a US Coast Guard license as a Chief Mate of unlimited tonnage.