• 4 minutes End of Sanction Waivers
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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

  • The Firm Floor Under Oil Prices

    Published 19 April 2019 | viewed 13,146 times

    The continued slowdown of US shale production and the looming deadline for Iran sanctions waivers have put a floor under oil prices this week Friday,…

  • Oil Bulls Undaunted By OPEC Fears

    Published 16 April 2019 | viewed 10,395 times

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  • Oil Posts Sixth Week Of Gains

    Published 12 April 2019 | viewed 6,788 times

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  • Oil Hits 5-Month High On Libya Turmoil

    Published 09 April 2019 | viewed 5,671 times

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  • Oil Hits $70 On Libya Unrest, Crisis In Venezuela

    Published 05 April 2019 | viewed 26,996 times

    Crude rallied on Friday morning, ending the week on a bullish note as traders are increasingly concerned about global supply outages. (Click to enlarge charts…

  • Oil Hits 2019 High On Shale Slowdown

    Published 02 April 2019 | viewed 12,480 times

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  • Oil Prices Climb As Geopolitical Issues Mount

    Published 29 March 2019 | viewed 13,722 times

    Oil prices closed the week on a positive note, as professional buyers are more convinced that oil is trending higher in the short term. (Click…

  • Oil Prices Dive On Economic Fears

    Published 22 March 2019 | viewed 14,663 times

    While it seemed like the bulls were in control of oil markets, prices crashed on Friday as poor economic signals boosted bearish sentiment. (Click to…

  • Oil Price Rally Hits Resistance

    Published 19 March 2019 | viewed 8,825 times

    Oil prices have traded relatively flat on Tuesday morning, despite bullish news continuing to mount.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Oil Prices Surge To Multi-Month Highs

    Published 15 March 2019 | viewed 15,008 times

    Growing instability in Venezuela, and the potential of a slowdown in U.S. shale, has pushed oil prices up to multi-month highs this week. (Click to…

  • Oil Prices Inch Higher On Venezuelan Crude Crisis

    Published 12 March 2019 | viewed 6,319 times

    Bullish news from Saudi Arabia sent oil prices higher on Tuesday morning, but market uncertainty still remains. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Oil Prices Sink On Negative Economic Data

    Published 08 March 2019 | viewed 16,580 times

    Oil prices sold off on Friday on weak data from China, poor jobs figures in the U.S., and news that Norway’s sovereign wealth fund was…

  • Bulls Battle Bears As Oil Prices Stall

    Published 05 March 2019 | viewed 7,396 times

    (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)- In 2018, Japan restarted five nuclear reactors, seven years after they were shut…

  • Is This The End Of A Record-Breaking Oil Rally?

    Published 01 March 2019 | viewed 17,058 times

    Oil prices have had the strongest start to the year in recorded history, but economic data looks set to put an end to that rally.…

  • Oil Inches Higher Ahead Of Inventory Data

    Published 26 February 2019 | viewed 7,853 times

    Oil prices opened the week lower after U.S. President Donald Trump asked OPEC to ‘’take it easy’’ on the production cuts, but recovered somewhat on…

  • The Oil Price Rally Shows No Sign Of Stopping

    Published 22 February 2019 | viewed 21,537 times

    OPEC+ is taking massive amounts of oil off the market, allowing crude prices to post yet another week of gains.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Oil Prices Nearing Breakout Levels

    Published 19 February 2019 | viewed 36,384 times

    OPEC+ cuts, supply disruptions and an easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China has boosted crude oil to a three-month high.  (Click to…

  • A Big Week For Oil Bulls

    Published 15 February 2019 | viewed 12,348 times

    Oil prices headed higher on Friday for the fifth day in a row as fears related to U.S.-China trade talks subsided and production cuts continued…

  • Oil Market Tightens On OPEC Cuts

    Published 12 February 2019 | viewed 7,128 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 17,858 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)…

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