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Josh Owens


Contributor since: 20 Dec 2016

Josh Owens

Josh Owens is the Content Director at Oilprice.com. An International Relations and Politics graduate from the University of Edinburgh, Josh specialized in Middle East and U.S. relations. He has written and curated oil, gas, and renewable energy content for oilprice.com for the last six years.

Latest articles from Josh

  • Stock Market Crash Puts The Brakes On Oil Rally

    Published 25 January 2022 | viewed 7,798 times

    Monday’s stock market crash appeared to temporarily halt the oil price rally, but oil prices began to rebound on Tuesday morning. Chart of the Week-…

  • OPEC Confident About Oil Demand Despite Omicron Cases

    Published 14 December 2021 | viewed 3,237 times

    While the IEA believes Omicron will dent global oil demand, OPEC remains confident that demand will continue to bounce back strongly from its pandemic lows.Chart…

  • Oil Prices Charge Higher As Bullish Sentiment Builds

    Published 05 October 2021 | viewed 6,152 times

    Following the OPEC+ decision to maintain its production increases at 400,000 bpd per month, very few bearish factors remain in oil markets to keep prices…

  • Oil Prices Continue To Climb On Supply Disruptions

    Published 24 September 2021 | viewed 4,434 times

    Oil prices are heading for another weekly gain as supply disruptions led to tighter supply. The risk of traders taking profits, however, could push prices…

  • Oil Prices Under Pressure From China's Evergrande Crisis

    Published 21 September 2021 | viewed 12,556 times

    The potential implosion of China's property market and broader economy sent oil prices tumbling at the start of the week. Energy Market Chart of the…

  • Oil Prices Climb As Another Storm Hits The Gulf Coast

    Published 14 September 2021 | viewed 2,535 times

    Just as the Gulf Coast begins to recover from the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, tropical storm Nicholas has now made landfall and is pushing…

  • Oil Remains Elevated After Hurricane Ida Hurts Supply

    Published 03 September 2021 | viewed 3,674 times

    A disappointing U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls report brought oil prices down slightly on Friday morning, but the supply destruction caused by Hurricane Ida looks set to…

  • Hurricane Ida Hurts Oil Demand Ahead Of OPEC+ Meeting

    Published 31 August 2021 | viewed 2,753 times

    As oil markets prepare for the OPEC+ meeting, Hurricane Idea took 2 million barrels per day of refining capacity offline, dragging oil prices down.Chart of…

  • Oil Prices Resilient Despite Demand Doubts

    Published 13 August 2021 | viewed 5,718 times

    Despite growing demand fears due to new outbreaks of covid across Asia, oil prices have remained resilient this week.Friday, August 13th, 2021Crude prices have pulled…

  • Why The U.S. Wants China To Stop Importing Iranian Crude

    Published 27 July 2021 | viewed 4,707 times

    In an attempt to increase pressure on Iran in order to push through a nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. is considering cracking down on…

  • Can The Airline Industry Live Without Fossil Fuels?

    Published 21 July 2021 | viewed 5,999 times

    The global war on emissions has exploded in recent years, with every company, industry, and government on earth now desperately attempting to reduce its carbon…

  • A Terrible Time For OPEC+ To Resolve Differences

    Published 20 July 2021 | viewed 4,769 times

    It seems that Saudi Arabia and the UAE could not have picked a worse time to resolve their differences, with the OPEC+ announcement coming just…

  • Oil Price Volatility Spikes On OPEC+ Uncertainty

    Published 13 July 2021 | viewed 4,552 times

    Growing uncertainty over the OPEC+ agreement and warnings from the IEA of another oil price war has caused volatility in oil markets to spike. Chart…

  • Oil Demand Under Threat From Delta COVID Variant

    Published 29 June 2021 | viewed 4,889 times

    Oil edged up on Tuesday after posting a loss on Monday due to demand concerns sparked by the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus. Chart of…

  • Oil Prices Fall As OPEC+ Looks To Boost Production

    Published 22 June 2021 | viewed 6,804 times

    Oil prices soared on Monday as optimism around demand grew, but rumors that OPEC+ is considering boosting its oil production in August sent prices lower…

  • India’s Largest Utility Provider Sets Ambitious Renewable Energy Goal

    Published 21 June 2021 | viewed 3,543 times

    NTPC Limited, the biggest utility in India which generates much of the power from coal, is almost doubling its target for installed renewables capacity by…

  • Soaring Demand Drives The Oil Prices Rally Higher

    Published 15 June 2021 | viewed 4,727 times

    Chart of the Week-    New Mexico’s oil production hit a record high in March 2021, averaging 1.16 mb/d, and natural gas output hit 6.19 Bcf/d.- …

  • Investors Set Their Sights On $100 Oil

    Published 08 June 2021 | viewed 21,353 times

    Chart of the Week-    More than half of Vietnam’s electricity comes from coal. -    But renewables are growing quickly, and now make up 5% of the…

  • How An Oil Pipeline Hack Sent Bitcoin Prices Tumbling

    Published 08 June 2021 | viewed 5,115 times

    Bitcoin slid more than 10% on Tuesday as news of an FBI seizure of Bitcoin funds circulated on social media, exposing a potential security breach…

  • Oil Prices Hit 2-Year High

    Published 01 June 2021 | viewed 11,809 times

    Oil prices hit their highest level in more than two years as OPEC+ agreed to maintain its production cut plans while demand projections continue to…

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