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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

  • Food Prices Are Soaring As Russia’s War In Ukraine Persists

    Published 21 April 2022 | viewed 4,157 times

    Vladimir Putin’s aggression is now believed to be leading to a growing crisis over food insecurity and skyrocketing food prices. Driven up by the war…

  • Chinese Demand Destruction Counters The Risk Of A Russian Oil Ban

    Published 15 April 2022 | viewed 20,381 times

    While lockdowns in China are causing significant demand destruction and adding downward pressure to oil prices, the EU's threat to ban Russian oil imports has…

  • Oil Prices Rise As Chinese Demand Begins To Rebound

    Published 12 April 2022 | viewed 17,748 times

    Oilprice Alert: Whether you are new to the oil and gas industry or an energy market veteran, you will regret not signing up for Global…

  • Bearish News Is Mounting For Oil

    Published 08 April 2022 | viewed 65,194 times

    Oil prices remained fairly stable this week, with ICE Brent balancing slightly above the $100 per barrel mark. Fears of Russian supply disruptions were temporarily…

  • Why Oil Prices Are Finally Falling

    Published 29 March 2022 | viewed 29,718 times

    Reader Update: Whether you are new to the oil and gas industry or an energy market veteran, you will regret not signing up for Global Energy Alert.…

  • Europe Divided Over New Oil And Coal Sanctions

    Published 22 March 2022 | viewed 6,626 times

    Reader Update: Whether you are new to the oil and gas industry or an energy market veteran, you will regret not signing up for Global Energy Alert.…

  • Oilfield Service Majors Aren’t Pulling Out Of Russia

    Published 19 March 2022 | viewed 127,050 times

    The three biggest international oilfield services firms remain in Russia, not following nearly all Western oil majors that have said in recent weeks they would…

  • Oil Price Volatility Is Here To Stay

    Published 18 March 2022 | viewed 13,393 times

    Oil prices are back above $100 after negotiations between Russia and Ukraine deteriorated. Energy markets are rife with uncertainty, with the IEA suggesting that consumers…

  • Supply Uncertainty Keeps Oil Markets On Edge

    Published 11 March 2022 | viewed 13,281 times

    Oil prices tumbled at the start of this week as fears of a major supply crunch were alleviated somewhat. Upward pressure remains, however, with geopolitical…

  • Nothing But Bullish News As Oil Prices Soar

    Published 08 March 2022 | viewed 18,389 times

    Reader Update: Biden has now officially announced a ban on Russian energy imports. With this in mind, our Global Energy Alert members just received an in-depth report…

  • One Of The Wildest Weeks In Modern History For Oil Markets

    Published 04 March 2022 | viewed 20,139 times

    Oil markets experienced one of the most volatile weeks in recent history, and there is no sign of things slowing down anytime soon. Russia's invasion…

  • Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant On Fire Following Russian Attack

    Published 03 March 2022 | viewed 14,678 times

    As the ninth day of conflict in Ukraine begins, the situation on the ground continues to spiral out of control as Russian shells have reportedly…

  • Oil Turns Lower On Rumors Of Imminent Iran Nuclear Deal

    Published 03 March 2022 | viewed 42,311 times

    Rumors that a deal on Iran's nuclear activities could be signed within 72 hours sent oil prices lower on Thursday morning after Brent and WTI…

  • Oil Prices Fall As Russia's Energy Industry Avoids Sanctions

    Published 25 February 2022 | viewed 53,989 times

    Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Thursday shocked the world and sent oil prices soaring above $100, the relatively tepid reaction of Western leaders has brought…

  • The World Cannot Afford To Replace Russian Oil

    Published 22 February 2022 | viewed 71,230 times

    The oil market will find it impossible to replace Russia’s oil, which accounts for 10 percent of global supply, Dmitry Marinchenko, senior director for natural…

  • Cold Spell In Permian Sends Oil Prices Even Higher

    Published 04 February 2022 | viewed 12,838 times

    Crude prices rallied on Friday morning as a result of small outages in America’s largest shale play and ongoing political tensions between Russia and Ukraine.…

  • Shell Is Betting Big On Namibia’s Oil Boom

    Published 02 February 2022 | viewed 11,928 times

    While all recent oil exploration attention has been on Exxon’s (NYSE:XOM) massive string of discoveries in Guyana, another giant player and a junior explorer are…

  • Futures Market Shows Tight U.S. Gasoline Supply Ahead

    Published 27 January 2022 | viewed 12,548 times

    On top of $90 oil prices, the futures market also points to further pain at the pump for American consumers. Gasoline futures at NYMEX are…

  • Oil Prices Fall Back Despite Bullish Predictions

    Published 21 January 2022 | viewed 10,702 times

    Oil prices rallied this week on a set of bullish predictions from major investment banks but may have climbed too high too fast.Friday, January 21st,…

  • Drone Attacks And Invasion Fears Send Oil Prices Soaring

    Published 18 January 2022 | viewed 20,441 times

    The geopolitical risk premium is soaring as fears of Russia invading Ukraine combine with recent reports of a Houthi drone attack on the UAE.Chart of…

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