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World Bank slashes outlook for oil, metals as coronavirus crushes demand

Reuters


The World Bank slashed its outlook for oil and metals prices on Thursday due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and said the commodity market shock could hit developing countries hardest.

Crude oil prices are expected to …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Marathon Oil cuts capital spending by 20 percent after crude prices collapse

Houston Chronicle


Houston exploration and production company Marathon Oil on Tuesday said it is cutting its 2020 drilling budget by 20 percent, a day after oil prices collapsed to almost $30 per barrel.

In reducing planned capital spending to $1.9 …

Source: Reuters

Oil prices plunge by a third as Saudi-Russian pump war looms

Reuters


LONDON – Oil prices lost as much as a third of their value on Monday in their biggest daily rout since the 1991 Gulf War as Saudi Arabia and Russia signalled they would hike output in a market already …

Source: Houston Chronicle

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

Source: Houston Chronicle


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 …

Source: Lonestar Resources

Energy Bankruptcies Back on the Rise in 2019

From The Houston Chronicle


After a recovery from the last oil bust, energy bankruptcies are back on the rise in 2019.

The number of oil and gas bankruptcy filings through mid-August has nearly equaled the total tally from 2018, and …

Oil Steadies as Saudi, Kuwait Signals Offset Demand Fears

Oil Steadies as Saudi, Kuwait Signals Offset Demand Fears

From Reuters


Oil prices were little changed on Monday as expectations that major producers would continue to reduce global supplies ran into worries about sluggish growth in crude demand due to the U.S.-China trade war.

International benchmark Brent crude settled …

Oil Rises on European Stock Draw Despite Demand Slowdown Forecast

Oil Rises on European Stock Draw Despite Demand Slowdown Forecast

From Reuters


Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Friday, supported by a drop in European inventories and OPEC output cuts despite the International Energy Agency reporting demand growth at its lowest since the financial crisis of 2008.…

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Saudis to Limit Oil Exports in September to Stabilize Market

From The Houston Chronicle


Saudi Arabia plans to keep oil exports below 7 million barrels a day next month as OPEC’s biggest producer allocates less crude than customers demand in a bid to stabilize the market, according to the kingdom’s …

Brazil’s Petrobras Sells Off $320 Million Hedge Position as Crude Falls

Brazil’s Petrobras Sells Off $320 Million Hedge Position as Crude Falls

From Reuters


Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA sold its entire oil hedge position amid a sharp fall in crude prices, the company said in a filing on Wednesday night, saying it has eliminated uncertainties regarding its cash flow thanks in part …

Oil Rises More Than 2% on Firm Yuan, Expectations of More OPEC Cuts

Oil Rises More Than 2% on Firm Yuan, Expectations of More OPEC Cuts

From Reuters


Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions.…

Oil Dives Nearly 5% to Seven-Month Low on Surprise U.S. Stock Build, Trade War

Oil Dives Nearly 5% to Seven-Month Low on Surprise U.S. Stock Build, Trade War

From Reuters


Oil prices tumbled more than 4.5% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington’s escalating trade war with Beijing.…

Japan LNG Buyers Talk Tough as Spot Prices Drop to 3-Year Lows

Japan LNG Buyers Talk Tough as Spot Prices Drop to 3-Year Lows

From Reuters


An inexorable decline in spot market prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is pushing utilities in Japan to be more aggressive in price reviews built into traditional long-term contracts linked to oil prices, lawyers and analysts said.

The …

Saudi Aramco Valuation Gap Persists as IPO Talks Resume – Sources

Saudi Aramco Valuation Gap Persists as IPO Talks Resume – Sources

From Reuters


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is insisting on a $2 trillion valuation of oil firm Aramco, even though some bankers and company insiders say the kingdom should trim its target to around $1.5 trillion, industry and banking …

Brent Oil in Bear Market as China-U.S. Trade Tensions Mount

Brent Oil in Bear Market as China-U.S. Trade Tensions Mount

From Reuters


Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified worries about weakening global demand.

During the session, Brent traded …

Oil Gains About 3%; Records Loss for Week After Trump Tariff Threat

Oil Gains About 3%; Records Loss for Week After Trump Tariff Threat

From Reuters


Oil prices gained about 3% on Friday a day after recording their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump’s vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports.

For the week, crude oil benchmarks recorded …

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Occidental Petroleum Profit Falls on Low Gas Prices, Derivative Contracts

From Reuters


Occidental Petroleum Corp, which is battling activist investor Carl Icahn over its $38 billion purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, reported a 14% fall in core profit on Wednesday, as higher crude prices and volumes were offset by adjustments to …

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

From Reuters


OPEC oil output hit an eight-year low in July as a further voluntary cut by top exporter Saudi Arabia deepened losses caused by U.S. sanctions on Iran and outages elsewhere in the group, a Reuters survey found.

The …

BP Profit Again Outstrips Forecasts, Lifted by Higher Oil Output

BP Profit Again Outstrips Forecasts, Lifted by Higher Oil Output

From Reuters


A strong rise in oil and gas production helped BP (BP.L) offset weaker crude prices and refining profit to again beat profit expectations on Tuesday, boosting its shares.

BP’s second quarter contrasts with Total (TOTF.PA) and …

ConocoPhillips Profit Misses on Lower Crude Prices, Higher Spending

ConocoPhillips Profit Misses on Lower Crude Prices, Higher Spending

From Reuters


ConocoPhillips (COP.N) missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday as it spent more than expected and took a hit from lower crude prices due to fears of a slowing global economy.

The OPEC and …

Texas Shale Pioneers Struggle to Appease Investors

Texas Shale Pioneers Struggle to Appease Investors

From Reuters


Seven years ago, Diamondback Energy Inc went public with a modest parcel of drillable land in the Permian Basin of West Texas.

Like dozens of other Permian startups, the firm then pursued a classic wildcatter’s strategy – borrowing …

Oil Gains on U.S. Economic Data, Gulf Crude Tanker Dispute

Oil Gains on U.S. Economic Data, Gulf Crude Tanker Dispute

From Reuters


Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.

Brent crude futures …

Old Habits Die Hard: Saudi Arabia Struggles to End Oil Addiction

Old Habits Die Hard: Saudi Arabia Struggles to End Oil Addiction

From Reuters


When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi.

Chief executive Amin …

Opinion: Oil is Probably the Reason We Won’t Go to War With Iran

Opinion: Oil is Probably the Reason We Won’t Go to War With Iran

From CNBC


Many cynics have long contended that the real reason the U.S. entered a slew of recent wars was only to protect American oil interests. But now it’s beginning to look like oil may be a major reason why …

BP Says U.S. Becomes World’s Top Hydrocarbon Producer

BP Says U.S. Becomes World’s Top Hydrocarbon Producer

The shifting landscape of global energy

2014 marked the beginning of a new era in the oil and gas industry, said Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive for BP’s (ticker: BP) 2015 Statistical Review of World Energy. Price volatility is …

June 11, 2015 - 4:47 pm Commodity Pricing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Crude Prices Trending Back Up, but for How Long?

Crude Prices Trending Back Up, but for How Long?

After 17 straight weeks of builds, Cushing sees a draw on crude inventories

Global oversupply has prompted companies to sell production volumes on the future strip prices, pushing their production into storage hubs like Cushing, Oklahoma. Since the beginning of …

May 6, 2015 - 3:11 pm Commodity Pricing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Popular