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The impact of higher oil prices on the global economy: i introduction over the past two years, oil prices have increased very sharply, with the fund's reference price rising from a 25 year low of $11 per barrel in february 1999 to a peak of close to $35 per barrel in the first week of september 2000 2 after easing somewhat in early october, oil prices increased again in late october and. The big firms have cost advantage over the small firms when they produce in large scale through division of labour the average variable cost declines when a firm produces in large scale (b) fixed cost: the fixed costs are very high to establish a new firm in an oligopoly market. This paper analyzes whether the three largest oil companies (bp, exxonm obil, and royal i chose these oil companies because their immense size and scope are of great consequence worldwide 4 the messages negative perceptions of big oil, these companies are.
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