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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 Prices Fall Despite Supply Fears

    Published 14 August 2018 | viewed 7,432 times

    Crude oil fell slightly on Tuesday despite news from Saudi Arabia and Iran which should have put upward pressure on prices. (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Oil Prices Take A Breather As Supply Jumps

    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 23,487 times

    More supply from Russia and Saudi Arabia has weighed on oil prices this week, but with oil sanctions on Iran looming, markets remain bullish. (Click…

  • The Oil Bulls Are Back

    Published 07 August 2018 | viewed 12,782 times

    The oil bulls are back, with the U.S. finally enacting the first round of sanctions on Iran and Saudi Arabia cutting back on its crude…

  • Oil Claws Back Some Of This Week’s Losses

    Published 03 August 2018 | viewed 5,330 times

    Oil traders are being pulled in every direction, with OPEC production on the rise and fears of a looming supply shortage sending prices spinning. (Click…

  • Oil Prices Seesaw As Uncertainty Grips Markets

    Published 31 July 2018 | viewed 7,088 times

    Oil prices fell on Tuesday as both WTI and Brent look set to close out July with the biggest monthly loss in over a year.…

  • Profits For Oil Majors Soar Even As Wall Street Hoped For More

    Published 27 July 2018 | viewed 8,793 times

    Oil prices started the week moving upwards after geopolitical tensions threatened both Iranian and Saudi Arabian oil, but a rising rig count on Friday has all…

  • Oil Prices Spike Again After Brief Respite

    Published 24 July 2018 | viewed 10,368 times

    After trading relatively flat on Monday, crude oil prices crept a bit higher on Tuesday morning due to escalating tensions between the United States and…

  • Oil Regains Footing After Saudis Pause Production Surge

    Published 20 July 2018 | viewed 9,811 times

    Though it has been an exciting week in oil markets, prices have stabilized in late week trading.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Is This The End Of The Oil Rally?

    Published 17 July 2018 | viewed 29,100 times

    Oil prices were mostly flat at the start of trading on Tuesday, after having posted two of the worst single-day declines over the past week.…

  • Oil Retraces On Libyan Production Surge

    Published 13 July 2018 | viewed 9,138 times

    The oil market took a beating this week, with the return of Libyan supply weighing on crude prices. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Bullish Sentiment Soars As Oil Outages Mount

    Published 10 July 2018 | viewed 10,305 times

    In this week’s newsletter, we will take a quick look at some of the critical figures and data in the energy markets this week. We…

  • Brent Falls Back On Saudi Supply Surge

    Published 06 July 2018 | viewed 13,291 times

    Oil prices fell slightly Friday morning after an EIA report highlighting an unexpected build in crude inventories, with a Saudi supply surge adding further downward…

  • OPEC Losing Control After Libya Outages

    Published 03 July 2018 | viewed 12,248 times

    Russia and Saudi Arabia are rushing to calm oil markets following a new set of outages in Libya.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Oil Rallies Towards $80

    Published 29 June 2018 | viewed 50,771 times

    It was only a week ago that OPEC and Non-OPEC agreed to add 1 million barrels per day (mb/d) to the market, but it already…

  • Oil Bulls Are Back On Outages

    Published 26 June 2018 | viewed 10,293 times

    Fears of another downturn in prices in the lead up to the OPEC meeting are now in the rearview mirror, with oil prices continuing to…

  • OPEC’s Agreement Sends Oil Prices Soaring

    Published 22 June 2018 | viewed 108,415 times

    OPEC has finally met, and as most expected, the cartel agreed that any country within the group that has space capacity will be able to…

  • Oil Markets Turn Bearish Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

    Published 19 June 2018 | viewed 7,833 times

    Oil prices have continued to fall at the start of this week, as Trump restarts the trade war with China and markets worry that OPEC…

  • OPEC Back “In the Driver’s Seat”

    Published 15 June 2018 | viewed 11,297 times

    Oil markets are on edge as OPEC’s June 22 meeting in Vienna quickly approaches.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Oil Markets Unmoved By North Korea Summit

    Published 12 June 2018 | viewed 4,706 times

    Oil markets largely ignored the much-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, though further geopolitical maneuvers should weigh…

  • Oil Falls On OPEC Uncertainty

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 13,024 times

    Friday, June 8, 2018 (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)…

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