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Tom Kool


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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 Fall Back Below $40 On New COVID Fears

    Published 26 June 2020 | viewed 24,084 times

    Oil prices have fallen below $40 as the U.S. sees a record spike in COVID-19 cases and fears of demand weakness increase.For Global Energy Alert…

  • Oil Prices Climb Despite Fears Of A “Second Wave”

    Published 19 June 2020 | viewed 34,008 times

    OPEC+ compliance sent oil prices to a 3-month high, despite fears that a second wave of COVID-19 would drive demand and prices downFor Global Energy…

  • UAE: Output Cuts Will Send Oil Prices To ‘Normal’ Levels

    Published 16 June 2020 | viewed 54,872 times

    The ongoing record production cuts from the OPEC+ group are set to push oil prices up to ‘normal’ levels soon, Suhail Al Mazrouei, energy minister…

  • The Oil Price Rally May Have Gone Too Far

    Published 12 June 2020 | viewed 47,294 times

    Oil prices are set for their first weekly loss in over a month as a jump in COVID-19 cases threaten the economic recovery while oil…

  • OPEC+ Agrees On Extending Record Output Cuts

    Published 06 June 2020 | viewed 79,243 times

    OPEC and its partners concluded their meeting on Saturday afternoon, announcing that it would extend its current production cut deal. Algeria’s Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab,…

  • Oil Prices Surge As OPEC+ Nears Deal

    Published 05 June 2020 | viewed 33,411 times

    The recent move by China to pass a national security law in Hong Kong has reignited tensions between Washington and Beijing. Those tensions are now…

  • World’s Top Solar Panel Producer Opens New Mega Factory

    Published 01 June 2020 | viewed 41,516 times

    Renewables stocks have outperformed the broader energy markets in the last couple of months and, while Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains and caused a temporary…

  • Oil Prices Slide As U.S.-China Tensions Return

    Published 29 May 2020 | viewed 29,765 times

    The recent move by China to pass a national security law in Hong Kong has reignited tensions between Washington and Beijing. Those tensions are now…

  • Oil Prices Stabilize On Rumors Of An OPEC+ Extension

    Published 28 May 2020 | viewed 25,044 times

    Oil traded flat on Thursday morning following yesterday’s correction driven by Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members signaling that they are considering extending the huge…

  • Trump Wants To Mediate In Escalating Conflict Between Asian Superpowers

    Published 27 May 2020 | viewed 24,732 times

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning offered to mediate the border dispute between China and India. We have informed both India and China that…

  • Australia Embarks On A Mammoth Renewable Energy Exporting Project

    Published 26 May 2020 | viewed 19,167 times

    As well as being a world-class LNG exporter, Australia may soon become a major exporter of renewable energy. Engineers are now looking to connect Singapore…

  • The Risky Road To Oil Demand Recovery

    Published 25 May 2020 | viewed 30,403 times

    The IEA came out with a rather bullish remark for oil this morning, stating that peak demand is still years away. The agency’s chief Fatih…

  • Are Oil Prices Rising Too High Too Soon?

    Published 18 May 2020 | viewed 55,565 times

    Oil prices have rallied significantly, rising $10 in two weeks as markets are increasingly convinced that global demand for crude is picking up once again.…

  • The Relentless Oil Price Rally

    Published 15 May 2020 | viewed 63,861 times

    Oil prices are continuously rising despite the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, with WTI nearing a two-month high on Friday morningFor further research, analysis and trade recommendations,…

  • Oil Holds Gains Despite Massive Unemployment

    Published 08 May 2020 | viewed 42,243 times

    Oil prices are poised for a second weekly gain in a row despite the harrowing jobs report released on Friday morning.  (Click to enlarge) (Click…

  • The Worst May Be Over For Oil

    Published 05 May 2020 | viewed 29,887 times

    Oil prices jumped on Tuesday morning as demand appears to be slowly returning while non-OPEC supply continues to go offline. (Click to enlarge) (Click to…

  • A Rare Week Of Optimism For Oil

    Published 01 May 2020 | viewed 39,600 times

    Oil markets are on course to see their first weekly gain in over a month as the OPEC+ production cut comes into effect and a…

  • Brent Oil Price Could Double By December

    Published 28 April 2020 | viewed 109,005 times

    WTI is witnessing wild price swings as U.S. producers send their crude to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve because commercial storage tanks are close to reaching…

  • Oil Jumps After Trump Orders Navy To ‘’Shoot And Destroy’’ Iranian Gunboats

    Published 22 April 2020 | viewed 281,936 times

    After two dark days for crude, oil prices are rallying again on Wednesday morning after U.S. President Trump triggered a small short-covering rally by tweeting…

  • Oil Price Mayhem - Is The Market Broken?

    Published 21 April 2020 | viewed 10,456 times

    The May '20 WTI contract rebounded on Tuesday morning, but the June '20 WTI contract, the new front month contract is tanking, indicating that producers…

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