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Tom Kool


Contributor since: 23 Sep 2015

Tom Kool

Tom majored in International Business at Amsterdam’s Higher School of Economics, he is now working as news editor for Oilprice.com.

Latest articles from Tom

  • Oil Market Tightens On OPEC Cuts

    Published 12 February 2019 | viewed 5,230 times

    Oil prices rose on Tuesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia pledged deeper cuts in March while its biggest partner in the deal, Russia has failed to…

  • What Is Keeping Oil Prices Subdued?

    Published 08 February 2019 | viewed 15,664 times

    Oil prices failed to break out on Friday, as traders showed themselves cautious, voicing concerns about global economic growth. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)…

  • Oil Rally Halts On Economic Concerns

    Published 05 February 2019 | viewed 5,960 times

    Oil prices have been choppy in recent days, although WTI and Brent are holding onto their gains near multi-month highs. (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Oil Rises 18% In Best January On Record

    Published 01 February 2019 | viewed 9,520 times

    Oil prices rose almost 2 percent on Friday morning, closing higher for the week, with traders turning turned bullish once again as a result of…

  • Oil Prices Bounce On Venezuela Turmoil And Saudi Cuts

    Published 29 January 2019 | viewed 7,103 times

    After a selloff on Monday, oil prices bounced back at the start of trading on Tuesday.(Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Oil Prices Unmoved By Venezuela Turmoil

    Published 25 January 2019 | viewed 7,697 times

    Oil prices rose somewhat on Friday morning, but gains were capped by uncertainty about the U.S. China trade deal, a rising rig count and concerns…

  • What’s Driving Oil Prices Down?

    Published 22 January 2019 | viewed 11,545 times

    Oil prices started Tuesday down on gloomy economic news, with mounting fears that economic growth will slow in 2019 (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)…

  • Oil Prices Jump As China Seeks To End Trade War

    Published 18 January 2019 | viewed 29,475 times

    Oil prices were relatively quiet this week, bouncing around, but closed out the week on a positive note. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • OPEC Cuts Are Already Paying Off

    Published 15 January 2019 | viewed 11,877 times

    Oil prices fell on Monday but regained ground on Tuesday. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)Chart of the Week (Click to enlarge)- Iraq’s oil production…

  • The Oil Bull Market Is Back

    Published 11 January 2019 | viewed 15,799 times

    Oil is officially back in a bull market as confidence grows over both the global economy and the willingness of OPEC+ to adhere to its…

  • Oil Posts Longest Rally In 17 Months

    Published 08 January 2019 | viewed 9,791 times

    Crude oil prices continued to rise on Tuesday, making the most recent rally the longest in 17 months.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Flurry Of Bullish News Sends Oil Higher

    Published 04 January 2019 | viewed 18,634 times

    Bullish sentiment has returned to oil markets in 2019, with Saudi Arabia cutting production while China and the U.S. look to end the trade war.…

  • Oil Prices Set To Rebound In 2019

    Published 28 December 2018 | viewed 32,350 times

    Crude prices finished off the year with a small rally, and analysts are suggesting oil could climb even higher in the coming months.  (Click to…

  • OPEC+ Battles To Halt Oil Price Collapse

    Published 21 December 2018 | viewed 32,580 times

    Both Saudi Arabia and its partners from the Vienna meeting have been fighting to halt the recent oil price slide.(Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)…

  • Oil Prices Crash To 1-Year Lows

    Published 18 December 2018 | viewed 18,124 times

    Rising global inventories are weighing on crude prices, pushing oil to one-year lows.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)-…

  • Has OPEC+ Stabilized Oil Markets?

    Published 14 December 2018 | viewed 11,272 times

    Oil prices plummeted further on Friday, despite a semi-bullish rig count report and the combined efforts of OPEC and its partners.   (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Uncertainty Lingers In Oil Markets Despite OPEC Cuts

    Published 11 December 2018 | viewed 5,734 times

    Oil prices bounced on Tuesday after losing ground on Monday as news of unexpected outages in Libya helped buoy sentiment. (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • OPEC Surprises Markets With Last Minute Deal

    Published 07 December 2018 | viewed 27,106 times

    In the last possible minute, OPEC+ managed to agree upon a massive cut of 1.2 million bpd, pushing oil prices up by over 3 percent. …

  • OPEC+ Gears Up For Production Cuts

    Published 04 December 2018 | viewed 7,262 times

    Oil gained for a second day in a row on Tuesday, pushed up by a trade war truce, pending OPEC+ production cuts, and surprise mandatory…

  • Saudi Arabia Squeezed As OPEC Meeting Nears

    Published 30 November 2018 | viewed 18,985 times

    Oil prices dipped over the week, but the next few days will be volatile due to escalating geopolitical concerns and trade war tensions (Click to…

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