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Oil Markets Struggle For Certainty

Oil Markets Struggle For Certainty

Jul 24, 2019 at 11:56 | Editorial Dept

With tankers detained and drones shot down the geopolitical mess surrounding Iran does not look to be ending anytime soon. Iran’s seizure of a UK-owned chemical tanker and the brief…

Oil Traders Remain Bearish… For Now

Oil Traders Remain Bearish… For Now

Jul 17, 2019 at 12:02 | Editorial Dept

Crude oil moved lower to begin the week on three key trends. On the geopolitical stage there was a (tiny) thaw in US/Iran relations after Iran’s foreign minister mentioned an…

Iran's Oil Tanker Leverage Game

Iran's Oil Tanker Leverage Game

Jul 17, 2019 at 12:01 | Editorial Dept

That Missing Oil Tanker, And Iran’s Game of Leverage We said the cat-and-mouse game over security in global oil shipping lanes would get worse; and it has. On Sunday, a…

Why Crude Quality Matters

Why Crude Quality Matters

Jul 17, 2019 at 12:00 | Editorial Dept

The market is obsessed with the geopolitical issues that surely impact the trend, up or down, for crude pricing. Will the U.S./Iran sanctions kerfuffle turn in to something more? Will…

Is The Iran Conflict Really Cooling Down?

Is The Iran Conflict Really Cooling Down?

Jul 17, 2019 at 11:56 | Editorial Dept

A couple of weeks ago we have run a special report, breaking down Iran’s actions against the background of the Trump Administration ending all waivers and levying a full-on sanctions…

Bullish Sentiment Fades From Oil Markets

Bullish Sentiment Fades From Oil Markets

Jul 17, 2019 at 11:55 | Editorial Dept

Hurricane Barry shook things up a bit during this year’s slack season, shutting more than half of oil and gas output in the Gulf of Mexico (some 1.1mbpd on a…

The Jewel In The Crown Of The European Gas Game

The Jewel In The Crown Of The European Gas Game

Jul 10, 2019 at 13:01 | Editorial Dept

In a slight detour from our usual oil-focused weekly commentary on burning issues of the day, let’s look at Europe’s latest gas infrastructure project, the jewel in the crown of…

Tricky Times For U.S. LNG Producers

Tricky Times For U.S. LNG Producers

Jul 10, 2019 at 12:59 | Ross McCracken

A glut of new LNG supply coming on-stream after a relatively warm northern hemisphere winter has seen spot LNG prices plunge, putting a dent in the aspirations of the next…

Global Intelligence Report – 10th July 2019

Global Intelligence Report – 10th July 2019

Jul 10, 2019 at 12:55 | Editorial Dept

Exxon’s Generous Royalty Deal in Guyana Is Safe, For Now Investors have been waiting to see what the outcome of the latest political crisis in Guyana would be in the…

The Next Major Catalyst For Oil

The Next Major Catalyst For Oil

Jul 10, 2019 at 12:53 | Editorial Dept

Last week we saw OPEC+ come to terms on a deal to extend their existing supply cut agreement into March of 2020. With that transaction in the rearview, we think…

Beyond OPEC: Oil Markets Have Serious Demand Issues

Beyond OPEC: Oil Markets Have Serious Demand Issues

Jul 03, 2019 at 12:33 | Editorial Dept

The key theme driving oil prices through the beginning of this week was cooperation. On the OPEC+ front, we’ve had cooperation between MBS and Putin resulting in a 9-month production…

Libya: A Great Regional War

Libya: A Great Regional War

Jul 03, 2019 at 12:27 | Editorial Dept

What Turkey Really Wants from Libya The past week has seen the conflict in Libya take on far greater significance for external actors. The lines have been drawn in the…

Oil Markets Unbalanced By Brinkmanship

Oil Markets Unbalanced By Brinkmanship

Jul 03, 2019 at 12:24 | Ross McCracken

OPEC agreed in Vienna that it would roll over its 1.2 million b/d crude oil production cuts for another nine months, which would keep the agreement in place until end-March…

The Other Big Winner Of The OPEC Deal

The Other Big Winner Of The OPEC Deal

Jul 03, 2019 at 12:22 | Editorial Dept

The OPEC/OPEC+ agreement is now all the news in the oil sector. This substantial feat is accompanied by ample media coverage and OPEC’s attitude towards growing US crude production remained…

OPEC Slashes Oil Prices In Response To Soft Demand

OPEC Slashes Oil Prices In Response To Soft Demand

Jul 03, 2019 at 12:13 | Editorial Dept

The new OPEC/OPEC+ production cut agreement is now a confirmed fact, the world’s leading crude producers (the United States excepting) have agreed to prolong the supply coordination mechanism that has…

Oil’s Biggest Fear

Oil’s Biggest Fear

Jun 26, 2019 at 11:58 | Editorial Dept

The biggest oil headline in the last week- and perhaps the biggest headline in any other periodicals you might read- has been the growing US/Iran conflict. To recap, Iran has…

A Very Real Threat To Libya’s Oil Production

A Very Real Threat To Libya’s Oil Production

Jun 26, 2019 at 11:54 | Editorial Dept

Why Libya’s Oil Exports Could Be Halted Earlier this week, the head of the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC) came out with a vague statement condemning calls to shut down…

Why OPEC Wants Oil Below $60

Why OPEC Wants Oil Below $60

Jun 26, 2019 at 11:52 | Ross McCracken

In its June oil market report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) revised downward its global oil demand forecast for 2019 for the second consecutive month, this time by 100,000 b/d…

Uncovering Iran’s Secret Oil Shipping Scheme

Uncovering Iran’s Secret Oil Shipping Scheme

Jun 26, 2019 at 11:51 | Editorial Dept

Italy in June is a tremendous place to be. The exquisite beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the green hills of Tuscany, the eternal hustle and bustle of Rome, what more…

Trump’s Iran Standoff Dominates Oil Markets

Trump’s Iran Standoff Dominates Oil Markets

Jun 26, 2019 at 11:49 | Editorial Dept

A possible escalation of tensions between the United States and Iran has been by far the most intriguing development of the past week. Drones being shot down, military strikes called…

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