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Your Weekly Update: 23 - 27 March 2020

With falling demand and increasing supply, the front-month price of the U.S. benchmark crude oil West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell from a year-to-date high closing price of $63.27 per barrel (b) on January 6 to a year-to-date low of $20.37/b on March 18 (Figure 1), the lowest nominal crude oil pr ...

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Posted 9 days agoLink > Oiloil and gas newsOil and Gas Industry +7

This Week in Petroleum: Oil market volatility is at an all-time high

With falling demand and increasing supply, the front-month price of the U.S. benchmark crude oil West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell from a year-to-date high closing price of $63.27 per barrel (b) on January 6 to a year-to-date low of $20.37/b on March 18 (Figure 1), the lowest nominal crude oil pr ...

Hui Shan


Posted 9 days agoLink

Potential Outcome Scenarios for Covid-19 And Oil Markets

There are two items dominating the headlines in the energy sector at the moment: the global Covid-19 pandemic and the alarming decision of Saudi Arabia and Russia to go head-to-head in a price war. Scenario 2: Fast Covid-19 containment but slow resolution to the price war or Prolonged Covid-19 pa ...

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Posted 16 days agoLink > Covid19ChinaItaly +8

Your Weekly Update: 16 - 20 March 2020

There are two items dominating the headlines in the energy sector at the moment: the global Covid-19 pandemic and the alarming decision of Saudi Arabia and Russia to go head-to-head in a price war. Scenario 2: Fast Covid-19 containment but slow resolution to the price war or Prolonged Covid-19 pa ...

Hui Shan


Posted 16 days agoLink

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

Saudi Arabia and Russia are both by far some of the lowest-cost oil producers in the world, flipping the narrative to a race for market share instead of an attempt to preserve prices. Caught in the middle will be OPEC members counting on steady oil prices to keep their economies afloat (Iran, Ira ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

Saudi Arabia and Russia are both by far some of the lowest-cost oil producers in the world, flipping the narrative to a race for market share instead of an attempt to preserve prices. Caught in the middle will be OPEC members counting on steady oil prices to keep their economies afloat (Iran, Ira ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink

Your Weekly Update: 9 - 13 March 2020

Saudi Arabia and Russia are both by far some of the lowest-cost oil producers in the world, flipping the narrative to a race for market share instead of an attempt to preserve prices. Caught in the middle will be OPEC members counting on steady oil prices to keep their economies afloat (Iran, Ira ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink > oil gas companiesoil gas industryHydrocarbon +2

OPEC FACES OFF WITH RUSSIA

Saudi Arabia and Russia are both by far some of the lowest-cost oil producers in the world, flipping the narrative to a race for market share instead of an attempt to preserve prices. Caught in the middle will be OPEC members counting on steady oil prices to keep their economies afloat (Iran, Ira ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink > OPECsaudiRussia +3

The Impact Of The Covid-19 Outbreak In Global Oil Markets

Iran now seems to be a hotbed of infection, with over 1,500 cases reported and 66 deaths recorded; the Covid-19's average fatality rate of 2% suggests that reported cases in Iran are underestimated. Of course, this would have a positive impact on prices, but on the whole, for the oil world to dea ...

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Posted 30 days agoLink > Covid19ChinaItaly +4

This Week in Petroleum

U.S. crude oil exports to China, the third-largest export destination in 2018, fell by nearly 100,000 b/d to average 133,000 b/d in 2019. The eight destinations in Asia and Oceania represent 1.3 million b/d, or a 43% share of total U.S. crude oil exports in 2019, and the five destinations in Euro ...

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Posted 30 days agoLink > ChinaCrude oilexports +2

Your Weekly Update: 2 - 6 March 2020

You and your family members who want to lodge Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485 must meet Australian government health requirements. • Post-study work stream – To lodge an application for this stream under temporary graduate visa 485 applicants must have bachelor's or master or doctorate degre ...

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Posted 30 days agoLink

Global LNG Plays The Long Game

Last week, Spanish utility Naturgy Energy Group cancelled two LNG cargoes set to be delivered to Spain from the US Gulf Coast through Cheniere Energy. It is not that the LNG isn't required, though a mild winter in Northeast Asia did sap spot demand – it is simply that there is too much LNG sloshi ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink

Your Weekly Update: 24 - 28 February 2020

Wind generation has increased steadily during the past decade, in part, because the Production Tax Credit (PTC), which drove wind capacity additions, was extended. Annual hydroelectric generation has fluctuated between 250 million MWh and 320 million MWh in the past decade, reflecting a stable ca ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink

EIA forecasts natural gas inventories will reach record levels later this year

Forecast growth in demand for U.S. petroleum and other liquids is not driven by transportation and not supplied by refineriesThe U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) February Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that in 2021, U.S. consumption (as measured by product supplied) of to ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > forecastsProjectionsnatural gas +4

The World’s Largest Natural Gas Discovery Since 2005

Forecast growth in demand for U.S. petroleum and other liquids is not driven by transportation and not supplied by refineriesThe U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) February Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that in 2021, U.S. consumption (as measured by product supplied) of to ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > ADNOCLNGgas +4