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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 Oilprice.com's Head of Operations

Latest articles from Tom

  • Oil Prices Remain Elevated As The Energy Crunch Worsens

    Published 19 October 2021 | viewed 4,094 times

    As countries around prepare for winter weather, it appears that the energy crunch is only going to worsen and energy prices are going to rise.Chart…

  • Is $80 The New Normal For Oil?

    Published 12 October 2021 | viewed 8,840 times

    Oil prices have settled comfortably above the $80 mark as fears of demand destruction are countered by forecasts of a cold winter. Energy Chart of…

  • Brent Temporarily Breaks The $80 Mark

    Published 28 September 2021 | viewed 2,985 times

    Brent front-month contracts broke the psychologically important $80 mark on Monday morning before tumbling back below $79 as fears of backwardation grew. Oil Price Chart…

  • TotalEnergies Expects Peak Oil Demand Before 2030

    Published 27 September 2021 | viewed 3,991 times

    Global oil demand will plateau before the end of this decade and decline strongly after 2030, TotalEnergies said in its Energy Outlook 2021 unveiled on…

  • Oil Prices Bounce Back As Bullish Sentiment Returns

    Published 10 September 2021 | viewed 3,499 times

    Bullish sentiment appeared to return to markets on Friday morning as a combination of supply disruptions and an apparent detente between the U.S. and China…

  • Oil Prices Slide Despite Supply Disruption

    Published 07 September 2021 | viewed 3,707 times

    Oil prices fell on Tuesday morning as fears grew that Asian demand would not recover as quickly as originally expected. Supply disruptions from Hurricane Ida…

  • Oil Rebounds On Mexico Production Outage

    Published 24 August 2021 | viewed 4,667 times

    Crude prices recovered for the second day in a row, fueled by optimism about falling COVID-19 infections in China and by a major production outage…

  • Bearish Sentiment Begins To Take Hold In Oil Markets

    Published 17 August 2021 | viewed 5,195 times

    It has been a quiet start to the week for oil markets, but bearish sentiment is undeniably building as the Delta variant threatens to damage…

  • Oil Prices Bounce Back As Market Demand Recovers

    Published 10 August 2021 | viewed 5,806 times

    President Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure bill did a lot to counter fears of Covid sweeping through China, with oil prices beginning to bounce back. Chart…

  • The Most Exciting Mining Play Of 2021? 

    Published 08 August 2021 | viewed 4,861 times

    The first Canadian gold rush—the Klondike--went down with picks and shovels and got individual miners some nice nuggets to take home.  On the other side…

  • Signs Of Demand Weakness Emerge In Oil Markets

    Published 06 August 2021 | viewed 10,946 times

    Oil market sentiment is decidedly cautious this week as covid cases climb and U.S. crude inventories increase.Friday, August 6th, 2021Despite the Friday trading session recovering…

  • Will Biden's Infrastructure Plan Threaten The U.S. Oil Industry?

    Published 03 August 2021 | viewed 3,932 times

    Much was made about the impact of Biden's infrastructure bill on the U.S. oil and gas industry, but details suggest there is nothing to worry…

  • Is The World’s Hottest Oil Play About To Surprise Markets Again?

    Published 02 August 2021 | viewed 30,795 times

    Kavango Basin oil exploration is lighting up again with a series of big announcements on Friday by the junior explorer behind what we consider is…

  • Oil Bulls Remain Confident Despite Covid Concerns

    Published 30 July 2021 | viewed 4,810 times

    Oil prices climbed this week as U.S. inventories tightened and the risk of Iran reaching a new deal and bringing extra crude online decreased.Friday, July…

  • Oil Prices Recover After Manic Monday

    Published 23 July 2021 | viewed 4,648 times

    Despite a major oil price crash on Monday, oil prices are now on course to close out the week more or less unchanged.Friday, July 23rd,…

  • Uncertainty Has Overtaken Oil Markets Once Again

    Published 16 July 2021 | viewed 13,605 times

    Uncertainty appears to have overtaken oil markets once again as a potential OPEC+ agreement gives hope to oil bulls while fears of weak gasoline demand…

  • Oil Prices Climb On Strong Fuel Demand

    Published 09 July 2021 | viewed 10,143 times

    Oil prices rose on Friday morning, fueled by strong U.S. fuel consumption data, but held back by continued uncertainty about the OPEC+ deal.Friday, July 9th,…

  • Oil Rally Grinds To A Halt

    Published 06 July 2021 | viewed 14,248 times

    U.S. WTI futures are retreating after having reached a six-year high on Tuesday morning. The OPEC+ standoff has been the latest in a string of…

  • Oil Prices Jump As OPEC+ Reaches Preliminary Deal

    Published 01 July 2021 | viewed 41,161 times

    Russia and Saudi Arabia have reportedly reached a preliminary deal for OPEC+ to gradually increase output by 2 million barrels per day between August and…

  • Oil Prices Continue To Climbs Despite Resistance

    Published 25 June 2021 | viewed 14,347 times

    Oil prices are on course to close out another week of gains despite fears of Iranian production coming back online and OPEC+ preparing to increase…

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