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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 Under Pressure As U.S. Shale Supply Soars

    Published 16 October 2018 | viewed 8,413 times

    The big story in oil markets this week has been the escalating tension between the United States and Saudi Arabia, with many analysts suggesting that…

  • Oil Markets Take A Bearish Turn

    Published 12 October 2018 | viewed 10,864 times

    Bearish EIA data and a global stock market crash sent crude tumbling this week, but prices appear to have stabilized, at least for now. (Click…

  • Oil Prices Rise On Iran, Hurricane Outages

    Published 09 October 2018 | viewed 9,615 times

    Oil prices recovered on Tuesday morning, with WTI breaking the $75 mark and Brent climbing above $85 per barrel.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge)…

  • EIA Report Threatens Oil Price Rally

    Published 05 October 2018 | viewed 21,809 times

    The oil price rally saw a correction on Thursday before stabilizing on Friday morning, and refinery maintenance season may soon add more downward pressure to…

  • What Drove Brent Above $85?

    Published 02 October 2018 | viewed 10,122 times

    Oil jumped on Tuesday morning after a busy geopolitical weekend was compounded by a flood of bullish news on Monday afternoon.  (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • The $100 Oil Debate

    Published 28 September 2018 | viewed 16,311 times

    WTI and Brent continued to climb higher on Friday and more bullish indicators suggest the rally has only just begun. (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Brent Oil Breaks Its Post-Crash High

    Published 25 September 2018 | viewed 10,536 times

    WTI and Brent rallied on Monday and Tuesday, ahead of the API inventories report as traders grew more concerned that sanctions on Iran can have…

  • Is Oil On Its Way To $80?

    Published 21 September 2018 | viewed 28,103 times

    Bullish news on both the supply and demand side sent oil prices up again on Friday morning, with Brent falling back after flirting with $80.…

  • Oil Markets Unfazed By $200 Billion Trade War Escalation

    Published 18 September 2018 | viewed 6,001 times

    Oil prices are up slighting despite the ongoing tit-for-tat tariff war between the United States and China.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • Oil Markets Enter “Crucial Period”

    Published 14 September 2018 | viewed 14,819 times

    Oil prices edged up this week on lost supply from Iran and Venezuela, although those supply concerns are somewhat offset by worries over demand. (Click…

  • Oil Nears $80 On Iran Concerns

    Published 11 September 2018 | viewed 10,952 times

    The oil bulls appear to have returned following reports of turmoil in Libya and Iraq. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • The End Of The Oil Price Rally

    Published 07 September 2018 | viewed 22,545 times

    Oil prices slipped this week as unexpected builds in gasoline inventories due to a drop in demand with driving season coming to an end. (Click…

  • Oil Nears $80 Per Barrel

    Published 04 September 2018 | viewed 30,897 times

    Building on last week’s rally, which was spurred by fears of an impending supply crunch, oil prices are quickly approaching a two-month high with $80…

  • Oil Posts Second Consecutive Week Of Gains

    Published 31 August 2018 | viewed 4,872 times

    Though oil prices dipped slightly on Friday morning, they are still on track for a second consecutive week of gains with no slowdown in sight. …

  • Oil Holds Gains Despite Downward Pressure

    Published 28 August 2018 | viewed 7,818 times

    Oil prices have held onto gains in the last few trading sessions. “Brent is still holding its own above $76 per barrel, finding support from…

  • Oil Ends Nearly Two Months Of Losses

    Published 24 August 2018 | viewed 10,820 times

    Oil has closed the week on a positive note, with the latest rig count propping up prices despite bullish and bearish news pulling the market…

  • Oil Edges Higher On Iran Fears

    Published 21 August 2018 | viewed 11,363 times

    Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday morning as analysts think that reduced supply from Iran could have a more significant impact on oil markets than…

  • Cracks In Global Economy Weigh On Oil Markets

    Published 17 August 2018 | viewed 7,270 times

    Oil posted steep losses mid-week on sudden concerns about global economic stability.  (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • Oil Prices Fall Despite Supply Fears

    Published 14 August 2018 | viewed 9,595 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 25,101 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…

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