The international oil market has been in a state of chaos over the past two years. Last month, delegates from the 13 OPEC member nations and five other major producers met to discuss a production freeze agreement that might shore up global prices. Once again, they came away empty-handed. I spoke with the Cipher Brief on why there was a failure at Doha, Russia’s relationship with Saudi, and what Saudi Arabia really thinks about US shale. Read the full interview here.