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Oil dips on surge in COVID-19 infections

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LONDON – Oil prices fell on Monday on a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases, with big spikes in infections over the weekend in the United States, while traders await an OPEC meeting expected to recommend an easing …

July 13, 2020 - 9:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Oil steadies on resurgence of virus cases

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LONDON  – Oil prices steadied on Friday but were still set for weekly declines as inventories rose and record-breaking new coronavirus cases in the United States stoked concern about the pace of economic recovery and fuel demand.

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Oil prices just had their best quarter in 30 years — what’s next?

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Oil prices registered their best quarterly performance in 30 years during the three months through to the end of June, staging a dramatic comeback after falling to record lows in April.

Brent crude futures skyrocketed more than 80% in …

Energy trader Mercuria sees early signs of oil market recovery

Energy trader Mercuria sees early signs of oil market recovery

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LONDON – Global oil markets are showing early signs of rebalancing after production cuts by OPEC and the United States, with the market’s pricing structure indicating that storing oil on idle tankers may soon no longer be profitable, Mercuria …

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A lot of negativity has already been priced into energy stocks, traders say

CNBC


Call it an S&P bright spot.

Energy was the only S&P 500 sector to end last week in the green, capping off a wild five trading days in the space.

The Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) was down …

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Saudi Arabia is the winner from oil’s historic price plunge, analysts say

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Saudi Arabia will be best positioned to weather the impact of an unprecedented collapse in U.S. oil prices, energy analysts told CNBC on Tuesday.

It comes at a time when the market is awash with crude, storage tanks …

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Oil falls on weak economic data, demand concerns

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Oil prices fell on Friday as news of President Donald Trump’s plans to ease the U.S. coronavirus lockdown to get the American economy moving again were quickly overshadowed by China’s worst quarterly economic contraction on record.

U.S. crude for …

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Oil prices rise after sharp losses caused by U.S. stockpile surge

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LONDON – Oil prices rose on Thursday after sharp losses in the previous session, with investors hoping that a build-up in U.S. inventories may mean producers have little option but to cut output as the coronavirus pandemic ravages demand.…

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Oil slips as producer cuts fail to banish demand fears

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Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday, with investors apparently unconvinced that record supply cuts could soon balance markets pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic, though a predicted plunge in U.S. shale output provided some support.

Brent futures fell 52 cents, …

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Oil jumps as much as 12% a day after its best day on record as traders expect big production cuts

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Oil prices surged again on Friday on the hope that a production cut deal will soon be reached after OPEC and its allies announced they will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, and after Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly

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Oil falls back as Russia rejects Trump’s intervention in price war

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LONDON – Oil prices fell on Friday after rising 10% in the session as the coronavirus epidemic knocked the outlook for demand and Moscow rejected an intervention by U.S. President Donald Trump in Russia’s price war with Saudi Arabia.…

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Oil rollercoaster has crude rebounding after 18-year low

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Oil rebounded after plunging to the lowest level in 18 years as policy makers across the globe try to strengthen economies against the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Futures rose as much as 18% in New York, the …

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Oil jumps after three-day slump but virus and oversupply still weigh

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Oil prices bounced nearly 7% on Thursday after a three-day selloff drove them to their lowest in almost two decades as demand plummeted due to the coronavirus and supplies surged in a fight for market share between Russia and …

March 19, 2020 - 9:00 am Commodity Pricing, Crude Oil News, Economy, Energy News
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Oil retreats in face of renewed coronavirus uncertainties

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LONDON – Oil prices fell on Friday as a rise in new cases of coronavirus and weak Asian data fuelled uncertainty about the economic outlook while leading crude producers appeared to be in no rush to curb output.

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February 21, 2020 - 10:00 am China, Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Oil snaps 5-day rally as virus continues to weigh on demand

Houston Chronicle


A five-day rally in oil prices ended as investors found new reasons to worry about how fuel demand will be affected by the impact of Asia’s deadly coronavirus.

Brent futures fell 1.8% to trade below $57 a barrel …

Oil prices climb on prospects for deeper OPEC+ output cuts

Oil prices climb on prospects for deeper OPEC+ output cuts

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NEW YORK – Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, as investors hoped the world’s biggest producers would cut output more, while they largely shrugged off forecasts of slumping demand due to the coronavirus outbreak in top oil importer China.…

February 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm China, Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, International
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Oil prices leap after reports on coronavirus drug

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LONDON – Oil prices jumped by more than 4% on Wednesday after media reports that scientists had developed a drug against the fast-spreading coronavirus that continues to weigh heavily on global economic activity.

The World Health Organization played down …

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Oil rebounds on potential for further OPEC+ supply cuts

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LONDON  – Oil prices clawed back ground on Tuesday on hopes for additional production cuts from OPEC and its allies to offset any potential demand drop triggered by the coronavirus outbreak.

Brent crude was up 93 cents, or 1.7%, …

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Oil heads for biggest monthly loss since May

Houston Chronicle


Oil headed for its biggest monthly drop since May as Asia’s coronavirus spread, stoking concerns that demand for transportation fuels will shrink.

Futures were little changed in New York on Friday, after sliding to a five-month low on …

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Oil back in positive territory ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

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LONDON – Global oil benchmark Brent crude rose to more than $64.50, recovering from four days of declines on easing Middle East tensions, as the United States and China prepared to sign a preliminary trade deal.

Brent crude LCOc1 …

January 14, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Commodity Pricing, Crude Oil News
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Oil falls 1% as Mideast tensions ease, U.S. gasoline stocks weigh

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HOUSTON – Oil prices fell about 1% on Monday as Middle East tensions eased and investors turned their focus to lackluster seasonal demand following a bearish U.S. report last week showing a large gasoline stockbuild.

Brent crude LCOc1 was …

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Oil prices will climb above $100 a barrel if Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, analysts predict

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Oil prices would skyrocket if Iran moved to completely cut off the Strait of Hormuz, energy analysts told CNBC on Wednesday.

Elevated geopolitical tensions have sparked fears of a widening conflict in the Middle East, with energy market participants …

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Oil steady as trade hopes, Mideast tensions support, dollar weighs

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NEW YORK – Oil prices were flat on Thursday, supported by signs of improving Washington-Beijing trade relations and rising tensions in the Middle East but pressured by a strong U.S. dollar.

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were unchanged at $66.00 …

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Oil prices gain 2% despite concerns about rising supplies

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NEW YORK  – Oil futures gained nearly 2% on Friday as comments from a top U.S. official raised optimism for a U.S.-China trade deal, but worries about increasing crude supplies capped prices.

Benchmark Brent crude rose $1.04, or 1.7%, …

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Oil slips from 6-week high on signs U.S. supplies rose again

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Oil retreated from a six-week high as signs of another increase in U.S. crude reaffirmed the prevailing view that global markets are comfortably supplied.

Futures lost as much as 0.8% in New York after rising 5.6% over …

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Oil steady as weaker economy data eclipses U.S. stockpile drop

Source: Houston Chronicle


Oil traded near $56 a barrel in New York as weak economic data from Germany added to concerns over slowing global fuel demand, tempering the boost from a surprise pullback in U.S. crude stockpiles.

Futures recouped earlier …

Oil Futures Extend Gains on Larger-Than-Expected U.S. Crude Draw

Oil Futures Extend Gains on Larger-Than-Expected U.S. Crude Draw

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Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday supported by expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, though gains were capped by worries about a recession and uncertainty over a China-U.S. trade deal.

Brent crude LCOc1 settled …

Caught in Tariff War, Sinopec Seeks Waiver for Imported U.S. Oil: Sources

Caught in Tariff War, Sinopec Seeks Waiver for Imported U.S. Oil: Sources

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, or Sinopec, is seeking a tariff exemption for U.S. oil being imported in coming months, sources familiar with the matter said, after Beijing late last week imposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, including …

Oil Falls 1% as U.S.-Iran Optimism Faces U.S.-China Trade Deal Hopes

Oil Falls 1% as U.S.-Iran Optimism Faces U.S.-China Trade Deal Hopes

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Oil prices fell 1% on Monday on the outlook for increased supply of Iranian crude after France’s president lifted hopes for a deal between Washington and Tehran, but losses were limited by optimism surrounding a U.S.-China trade deal.…

Oil Spills Into U.S.-China Trade War, Prices Slump

Oil Spills Into U.S.-China Trade War, Prices Slump

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China on Friday said it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global …