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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 mixed on tighter supply, surge in U.S. virus cases

Oil mixed on tighter supply, surge in U.S. virus cases

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LONDON – Oil prices were mixed on Monday, with Brent crude edging higher on tighter supplies and positive economic data, while U.S. benchmark WTI futures dropped on concern that a spike in coronavirus cases could curb fuel demand in …

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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 …

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Urals u-turn as Europe shuns expensive Russian oil

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MOSCOW/LONDON  – The rapidly rising price of Russia’s flagship Urals blend oil has forced European refineries to cut purchases from Moscow and look for crude supplies elsewhere, traders said on Friday.

Urals, a blend of heavy sour oil from …

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Two leading oil price reporting agencies launch new U.S. crude benchmarks to rival WTI

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Two leading oil price reporting agencies separately launched new U.S. crude benchmarks on Friday, as part of an effort to rival the U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures contract.

The move from S&P Global Platts and Argus Media comes as

June 26, 2020 - 10:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Oil falls on rising stocks, worries of new virus wave

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LONDON  – Oil prices fell on Wednesday, as record high inventories and worries about a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic outweighed support from a gradual reopening of global economies.

Brent crude was down 66 cents, or 1.5%, to …

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Column: Oil prices transitioning to next phase of cycle – Kemp

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LONDON  – Brent futures prices have risen by more than 80% over the last two months, the fastest increase at any point for more than a quarter of a century, as the market has rebounded from its worst crisis …

June 23, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Oil up after Trump assurance on China trade deal

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LONDON  – Oil prices rose on Tuesday in a volatile session after U.S. President Donald Trump soothed jangled nerves over the status of the U.S.-China trade deal.

Markets were unsettled by surprise comments from White House trade adviser Peter …

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BofA sees oil demand recovering, hikes crude forecasts

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Bank of America (BofA) Global Research has lifted its oil price forecast for this year and next as demand recovers from coronavirus-linked shutdowns, the OPEC+ output cut deal curtails supply, and producers slash capital expenditure.

The bank now sees …

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Shale industry will be rocked by $300 billion in losses and a wave of bankruptcies, Deloitte says

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The U.S. shale industry is about to enter a period of “great compression” as low oil prices hammer the sector, according to a Deloitte study released Monday.

The firm believes that exploration and production companies could  write down …

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Column: Oil prices no longer especially cheap after strong rally – Kemp

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LONDON  – Oil prices are no longer particularly cheap by historical standards.

Perceptions about prices tend to be over-influenced by recent experience so current prices feel very low to producers used to receiving $60-80 per barrel over the 2018/19 …

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Oil tops $42 as OPEC+ laggards pledge better compliance

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LONDON – Brent oil rose to above $42 a barrel on Friday, adding to gains in the previous session, after OPEC producers and allies promised to meet supply cuts and on signs of demand, hit by the coronavirus crisis, …

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Oil prices broadly stable after mixed U.S. data

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LONDON – Oil prices were broadly stable on Thursday after dipping in and out of positive territory as bulls took their cue from shrinking U.S. oil product stocks and bears looked at rising crude stocks and new coronavirus cases.…

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Oil falls on fears of more COVID-19 cases

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LONDON – Oil prices fell on Wednesday on fears about fresh outbreaks of COVID-19 but prices drew some support from stimulus measures and positive tests of a drug that could save some critically ill patients.

Brent crude LCOc1 was …

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How negative oil prices revealed the dangers of the futures market

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A historic drop occurred on April 20,  when the price of West Texas Intermediate crude dropped by almost 300%, trading at around negative $37 per barrel.

The price of oil has steadily recovered, jumping by nearly 90% in May

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IEA sees largest drop of oil demand in history this year, before biggest-ever one-year jump in 2021

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The International Energy Agency said on Tuesday that it expects the fall in oil demand this year to be the largest in history, but believes there are signs the market could reach “a more stable footing” over the coming …

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Oil prices rise on optimism around OPEC+ output pact

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NEW YORK  – Oil prices rose on Monday as signs fuel demand was recovering while OPEC+ members were complying with a production cut deal outweighed fears that new coronavirus infections could further slow the global economy.

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Oil drops more than 8% as fears over second wave of coronavirus cases hit the market

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Oil prices dropped more than 8% on Thursday amid a broader market sell-off as fears over a second wave of coronavirus cases led to investors shedding assets.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures, the U.S. oil benchmark, fell 8.2%, or …

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Oil prices set for worst daily drop since April on inventories, bearish Fed

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LONDON – Oil prices slumped on Thursday, dragged down by another record build-up in U.S. crude inventories and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s projections that the world’s biggest economy would shrink 6.5% this year.

Brent crude LCOc1 futures erased Wednesday’s …

Differential Price Recovery: How Regional Forces Are Bringing Benchmark Prices Back Towards Equilibrium

Differential Price Recovery: How Regional Forces Are Bringing Benchmark Prices Back Towards Equilibrium

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Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Another great industry insight article from Kevin Olson at RarePetro. 

Abstract

Financial markets attempted to buoy benchmark prices as oil and gas markets became volatile in Q1 2020. This created a disconnect in the …

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Oil falls below $41 as U.S. inventory rise revives glut worries

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LONDON  – Oil fell more than 1% to below $41 a barrel on Wednesday after a report showed a rise in crude inventories in the United States, reviving concerns about oversupply and weak demand because of the coronavirus crisis.…

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Goldman Sachs says an oil price correction as deep as 20% ‘may already be underway’

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Goldman Sachs sees a correction in oil prices on the horizon even amid a significant recovery in the last month and the recent decision by OPEC and its allies to extend historically large production cuts through July.

“With oil …

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Column: Saudi crude oil price hike throws Asian lifeline to U.S. shale – Russell

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LAUNCESTON, Australia – Saudi Arabia’s decision to jack up the price of its July exports to Asia may have opened the door for U.S. crude oil producers to boost sales to the region that consumes more oil than anywhere …

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Oil dips on oversupply concerns and stronger dollar

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LONDON  – Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by a stronger dollar and oversupply concerns after it was announced that a trio of Gulf producers would end voluntary output cuts.

Brent crude was down 52 cents, or 1.3%, …

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Oil jumps 5% as traders await OPEC+ meeting on extending supply cuts

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Oil prices rose on Friday after OPEC decided to move up discussions on whether to extend record production cuts to Saturday, indicating that some laggard countries may have agreed to align themselves with the deal.

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Oil falls from $40 on doubts over early OPEC meeting

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LONDON – Oil fell after touching its highest since March at more than $40 a barrel on Wednesday, pressured by doubts that an early meeting of OPEC and its allies to extend existing output cuts will take place.

Saudi …

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Oil jumps nearly 90% in May to $35, registering best month on record

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Oil jumped more than 5% on Friday, the last trading day of the month, capping off its best month in history as an uptick in demand as well as record supply cuts pushed prices higher. West Texas Intermediate,

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Oil analysts see prices edging up but still capped below $40/bbl: Reuters poll

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Oil prices will gradually gain this year with demand improving and supply falling, although tensions between the United States and China are hanging over the coronavirus-hit market, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

The survey of 43 analysts forecast …

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