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Crude Oil , Trade , International

Goldman Says Reported OPEC+ Output Cuts Reinforce its Bullish Oil View

Despite one of the tightest markets in recorded history, Goldman said the reported OPEC+ cut could be justified by the 40% decline in prices from their June peak and enabled by the lack of supply elasticity, given slowing shale activity and exhausted spare capacity.

October 3, 2022

Crude Oil , Trade , International

OPEC+ Mulls Largest Cuts Since 2020 Pandemic Crisis

"It may be as significant as the April 2020 meeting,” the source said, referring to when OPEC+ agreed record supply cuts of around 10 million bbl/d, or 10% of global supply, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit demand.

October 3, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Trade , International

Kremlin: US Raised LNG Prices, Sales after Nord Stream Gas Leaks

“There is a party or a party that, in the absence of the functioning of these gas pipelines, is able to sell more LNG at a higher price. This side is well known, it is the United States,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

October 3, 2022

Business , Markets , Trade

White House Meets Oil Industry over Hurricane Ian Price-gouging Concerns

Biden has warned oil companies not to use the storm as a pretext to raise gasoline prices, which spiked earlier this year after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

September 30, 2022

Crude Oil , Trade , International

OPEC Oil Output in September Hits Highest Since 2020: Survey

OPEC has pumped 29.81 million bbl/d of oil this month, the survey found, up 210,000 bbl/d from August and the highest since April 2020.

September 30, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Trade , International

LNG Markets May Tighten Further in 2023, IEA’s Birol Says

“We may well see that the LNG markets in 2023 will be rather tight, maybe tighter than this year,” said Fatih Birol in remarks at the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference in Japan.

September 29, 2022

Markets , Trade , International

US Imposes New Sanctions on Iran Oil Exports

The U.S. Treasury Department also slapped sanctions on a network of companies involved in what it said was the sale of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Iranian petrochemical and petroleum products to users in South and East Asia.

September 29, 2022

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Oil Prices Near $90 as OPEC+ Considers Output Cut

Leading members of OPEC+ have begun discussions about an oil output cut when they meet on Oct. 5, two sources from the producer group told Reuters.

September 29, 2022

Markets , Trade , International

Afghan Taliban Sign Deal for Russian Oil Products, Gas

Acting Afghan Commerce and Industry Minister Haji Nooruddin Azizi said the deal would involve Russia supplying around one million tonnes of gasoline, one million tonnes of diesel, 500,000 tonnes of LPG and two million tonnes of wheat annually.

September 27, 2022

Markets , Trade , International

Energy Crunch Threatens to Shatter European Unity

The energy crisis in Europe will last well into 2023 given stagnant global supply and the likelihood of increased competition for LNG, which Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency, warns could unleash a “wild west scenario.”

September 26, 2022