The commodity is nominated in US dollars, and the dollar is getting stronger.
New legislation is allowing foreign companies to finally invest in the country's vast oil reserves.
America's shale oil boom and increased production in Canada have offset supply disruptions in several turbulent oil-producing nations.
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The price of oil is expected to fall over the next 2 years and Big Oil is likely to bear the brunt of the downturn.
While Shell's 31 percent profit decline might have been seen as a 'bombshell,' these shares still offer plenty of value and safety at current levels.
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