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A Worrying Sign For Two Major Oil Hotspots

A Worrying Sign For Two Major Oil Hotspots

Two of the world's most…

COVID Fears Drive Oil Prices Downwards

COVID Fears Drive Oil Prices Downwards

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Libya's Oil Conflict Is Escalating Again

Libya's Oil Conflict Is Escalating Again

External forces are all preparing…

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COVID Fears Drive Oil Prices Downwards

COVID Fears Drive Oil Prices Downwards

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:39 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday but in a position to close out the week with a small gain after hitting a multi-month high…

Shale Productivity Is Reaching Its Limit

Shale Productivity Is Reaching Its Limit

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:39 | Editorial Dept

1. Gold prices surge- Gold hit a new high this week, closing over $2,000 per…

A Unique Oil And Gas Earnings Season

A Unique Oil And Gas Earnings Season

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:37 | Editorial Dept

COVID Market Update The oil and gas market’s appetite is now shifting. As dismal Q2 financials flood in, lowered market expectations is seeing disastrous quarterlies as bad, and bad quarterlies…

Explaining Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price Drop

Explaining Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price Drop

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:34 | Editorial Dept

Usually, when Saudi Arabia issues its official selling prices (OSPs) for the upcoming month, all the Middle Eastern crude exporters take notice and follow suit. Yet what happens if the…

A Worrying Sign For Two Major Oil Hotspots

A Worrying Sign For Two Major Oil Hotspots

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:33 | Editorial Dept

Active Rigs Fall to Zero in Two Oil Hotspots In the latest sign of the times, and what very well may be an indicator of things to come,…

Is Natural Gas Set To Plunge Again?

Is Natural Gas Set To Plunge Again?

Jul 31, 2020 at 11:57 | Editorial Dept

With crude stuck in a range for a month or so, my attention has increasingly been on natural gas. That is unusual for me. Anything that moves in big chunks…

Oil Unlikely To Rally Much Higher This Summer

Oil Unlikely To Rally Much Higher This Summer

Jul 31, 2020 at 11:31 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading higher on Friday, but down for the week. Thursday’s steep drop also wiped out most of market’s monthly gain. Although the foundation…

Gasoline Demand Is Bouncing Back

Gasoline Demand Is Bouncing Back

Jul 31, 2020 at 11:29 | Editorial Dept

1. China bouncing back- China imposed the strictest lockdown at the start of the pandemic,…

A Brutal Earnings Season

A Brutal Earnings Season

Jul 31, 2020 at 11:26 | Editorial Dept

COVID Market Update Lackluster short-term oil demand is still holding oil benchmarks back and creating a mountain of headaches for oil companies that require higher prices to break even. Despite…

Libya's Oil Conflict Is Escalating Again

Libya's Oil Conflict Is Escalating Again

Jul 31, 2020 at 11:22 | Editorial Dept

A line-up of external actors is preparing to escalate the military conflict in Libya, but none of them want to. It’s about securing positions and hoping for a real cease-fire…

This Irrational Move In The Market Could Be A Great Trade

This Irrational Move In The Market Could Be A Great Trade

Jul 24, 2020 at 11:07 | Editorial Dept

Overnight here in the U.S., when the British energy company Centrica announce the sale of their U.S. business to NRG Energy (NRG), the shares in the two companies moved in…

The Stimulus Rally In Oil Isn’t Over Yet

The Stimulus Rally In Oil Isn’t Over Yet

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:56 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading slightly lower on Friday, but still holding on to its weekly gains. The price action is being manipulated by escalating tensions…

Big Oil Dividends Are Under Threat

Big Oil Dividends Are Under Threat

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:53 | Editorial Dept

1. Silver prices surge- Even as gold is trading near its highest levels in a…

The Oil Industry Braces For An Ugly Earnings Season

The Oil Industry Braces For An Ugly Earnings Season

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:49 | Editorial Dept

COVID Market Update: M&A Is Back With little to no notable activity on the oil deal scene since the oil price crash, Chevron’s offer to buy Noble Energy Inc. for…

A Threat Of War In The Middle East

A Threat Of War In The Middle East

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:45 | Editorial Dept

Turkey is again making provocative moves on Greek territorial waters, deploying a ship to survey near the Greek island of Kasellorizo in what Greece claims is a violation…

Oil Traders Fear Second Round Of Demand Destruction

Oil Traders Fear Second Round Of Demand Destruction

Jul 17, 2020 at 11:04 | Editorial Dept

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday and could end the week with a loss after OPEC and other major producers including…

Global Oil Demand Is Bouncing Back

Global Oil Demand Is Bouncing Back

Jul 17, 2020 at 11:01 | Editorial Dept

1. China gobbles up commodities- China imported roughly 13 mb/d of oil in June, a…

Is China's Oil Buying Spree Over?

Is China's Oil Buying Spree Over?

Jul 17, 2020 at 10:56 | Editorial Dept

COVID Market Update - Crude oil purchases by China appear to be hitting the brakes in July after record purchases in May for loadings in June, with analysts now concerned…

How To Trade An Illogical Oil Market

How To Trade An Illogical Oil Market

Jul 17, 2020 at 10:54 | Editorial Dept

One of the things that appeals to me about energy investing is that very often, the energy sector’s sensitivity to changes in demand makes it a kind of “canary in…

Russian Oligarchs At War Over LNG

Russian Oligarchs At War Over LNG

Jul 17, 2020 at 10:50 | Editorial Dept

While Shell’s ~$17-billion Australian LNG project, Prelude, hasn’t produced since February after shipping its first product in June 2019 and no one knows when it will be restored…

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