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Oil prices rise 2% on fuel demand optimism

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NEW YORK -Oil prices rose 2% on Wednesday, after U.S. distillate inventories posted a large drawdown and refining activity picked up, boosting hopes for rising fuel demand.

The market remained concerned, however, about India’s surging coronavirus cases.

Brent crude …

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OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth forecast on hope pandemic wanes

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LONDON -OPEC on Tuesday raised its forecast for growth in world oil demand this year on expectations the pandemic will subside, providing help for the group and its allies in their efforts to support the market.

Demand will rise …

April 13, 2021 - 10:38 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, OPEC
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Column: Ensuring the energy transition is equitable

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LONDON  – Phasing out consumption of fossil fuels in favour of zero-emission sources of energy will cause major social and economic disruption, creating a large number of losers as well as winners.

Policymakers have begun to focus on the …

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Oil prices dip after OPEC+ agree to ease output cuts

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SINGAPORE -Oil prices slipped on Monday, paring strong gains made in the previous session after OPEC+ agreed last week to gradually ease some of its production cuts between May and July.

Brent crude futures for June fell 33 cents, …

April 5, 2021 - 9:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, OPEC
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Oil producers eye long road to recovery as Texas begins to thaw

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NEW YORK – Shale oil producers in the southern United States could take at least two weeks to restart the more than 2 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude output that shut down because of cold weather, as …

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Oil prices close to 13-month highs, supported by Texas cold snap

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LONDON- Oil prices hovered near 13-month highs on Tuesday, supported by a U.S. cold snap that shut wells in the oil-producing state of Texas, though gains were capped by a Norwegian wage deal that averted supply disruptions in Europe.…

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Oil hits 13-month highs as market re-balances

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LONDON – Oil prices soared on Monday to their highest in about 13 months as vaccine rollouts promised to revive demand and producers kept supply reined in.

Brent crude was up 88 cents, or 1.4%, at $63.31 a barrel …

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Oil gains on hopes for improving demand

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LONDON – Oil prices climbed on Tuesday as optimism that government stimulus will eventually lift global economic growth and oil demand trumped concerns that renewed COVID-19 lockdowns are cooling fuel consumption.

Brent crude futures for March rose 73 cents, …

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Oil falls on coronavirus fears, strong dollar

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LONDON – Oil prices fell on Monday as a stronger dollar, fears over soaring COVID-19 cases around the world and the slow pace of vaccination against the virus outweighed a better-than-expected quarterly rebound for China’s economy.

Brent crude was …

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Battered energy sector could get reprieve from ‘golden cross’ chart signal

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Energy, Wall Street’s worst performing industry in 2020, could see its fortunes improve in the new year after its price action surfaced a technical buy signal on the charts on Wednesday.

The bullish development in S&P 500 energy sector …

December 31, 2020 - 2:30 pm Commodity Pricing, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Exxon signals up to $20 billion writedown to overwhelm 4th-qtr gains in oil, chemicals

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HOUSTON  -Exxon Mobil Corp signaled in a regulatory filing that higher oil and gas prices and improved chemicals margins would aid fourth quarter results, but the gains would be overshadowed by an up to $20 billion asset writedown.

The …

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OPEC+ weighs oil cuts extension, sees weaker compliance

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DUBAI/LONDON – OPEC and allies including Russia are leaning towards postponement of a planned January increase to oil output by at least three months to support prices as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its second wave, sources told Reuters on …

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Oil falls on rising Libya output, coronavirus surge

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NEW YORK – Oil prices fell about 2% on Friday, pressured by swelling output from Libya and fears that rising coronavirus infections may slow the recovery in the global economy and fuel demand.

Hopes for a vaccine kept crude …

Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt

Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt

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Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Co BKR.N reported a third straight quarterly loss on Wednesday and warned that activity may be lower next year, as a coronavirus-induced slump in commodity prices continued to hurt demand for equipment and services.…

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Oil edges up to $42, eyeing Libya and U.S. inventories

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LONDON – Oil edged up to around $42 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by rising investor risk appetite and a report that U.S. fuel inventories fell, although rising crude supply and concern of stalling demand capped gains.

European equities …

September 23, 2020 - 10:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, OPEC
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Oil prices inch lower as demand forecasts reduced, supply rises

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NEW YORK  – Oil prices edged lower on Friday as investors feared demand would recover more slowly than expected from COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, while rising supply also overshadowed optimism over falling crude and fuel inventories.

This week, two prominent …

Oil Profitability Around the World – or – What is the cost to keep their social programs running?

Oil Profitability Around the World – or – What is the cost to keep their social programs running?

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This is an outstanding piece from Kevin about world oil costs and what the countries need to make in order to keep up with their social programs. We have been covering this topic,

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Oil barrels come off the water as storage boom at sea fades

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LONDON – Tens of millions of barrels of crude and oil products stored on tankers at sea due to the coronavirus crisis are being sold, in a sign fuel demand is recovering as lockdowns ease, shipping sources say.

Fuel …

The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

RarePetro


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note:  Kevin Olson has assembled great data points about the influx of fifty million barrels of foreign crude oil to the United States, and may offset most of the production cuts. Pushing out any

The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

RarePetro

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note:  Kevin Olson has assembled great data points about the influx of fifty million barrels of foreign crude oil to the United States, and may offset most of the production cuts. Pushing out any

May 29, 2020 - 11:25 am Capital Markets, Crude Oil Storage, OPEC
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OPEC delivers three quarters of record oil cut in May: survey

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LONDON – OPEC oil output hit the lowest in two decades in May as Saudi Arabia and other members started to deliver a record supply cut, a Reuters survey found, although Nigeria and Iraq are laggards in making their …

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Oil up on lower U.S. stocks, firmer demand

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LONDON – Oil prices firmed on Wednesday on signs of improving demand and a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, but worries over the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and weak refining margins capped gains.

Brent crude futures LCoc1 …

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Sharp oil price pullback unlikely as demand improves: Goldman

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The risk of a sharp pull-back in oil prices has decreased as the rebalancing of the crude market gathers pace, Goldman Sachs said, aided by a gradual lifting of coronavirus lockdowns and a faster-than-expected fall in output.

The Wall-Street …

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Oil prices up after Saudi pledge on cuts eases some glut fears

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LONDON  – Oil prices rose on Tuesday, boosted by an unexpected commitment from Saudi Arabia to deepen production cuts in June to help drain a supply glut built up during the coronavirus crisis.

Brent crude LCOc1 advanced 78 cents, …

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A hunt for any storage space turns urgent as oil glut grows

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NEW YORK/HOUSTON – The telephone lines have been ringing at Adler Tank Rentals in Texas as oil companies found a new use for steel tanks that had been left idle when shale producers stopped drilling – they want to …

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Oil prices fall as demand woes eclipse U.S. stimulus

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LONDON  – Oil prices fell on Wednesday as faltering fuel demand because of the coronavirus pandemic outweighed a massive pending U.S. economic stimulus package.

Brent crude LCOc1 was down 49 cents, or 1.8%, at $26.66 a barrel at 1400 …

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Black Bay Energy Capital Backs Permian-Based Oilfield Services Company

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Black Bay Energy Capital forms partnership with Total Operations and Production Services
Black Bay Energy Capital, a private equity firm focused primarily on the oilfield services and equipment sector, has formed

Oil Steadies as Saudi, Kuwait Signals Offset Demand Fears

Oil Steadies as Saudi, Kuwait Signals Offset Demand Fears

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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 …

Marathon Oil Profit Jumps 50% on Higher U.S. Shale Production

Marathon Oil Profit Jumps 50% on Higher U.S. Shale Production

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Marathon Oil Corp (MRO.N) reported a 50% jump in quarterly adjusted profit on Wednesday, as higher U.S. shale output countered lower realized crude prices and production costs fell.

The company, like many other U.S. oil producers, is extracting …

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

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

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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 …