Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Crude Oil , Exports

Column: Shunned By China, US Crude Exports Surge To Rest Of Asia

U.S. crude producers may have lost the fast-growing China market because of President Donald Trump's trade dispute, but they have more than compensated by making inroads into the rest of top oil-consuming region Asia.

June 6, 2019

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Exports

Trade War Cuts US LNG Exports To China

However, some tankers crossing the Pacific could end up in China.

May 13, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports , International , Tankers

Saudi Arabia Says Its Oil Tankers Among Those Hit Off UAE Coast

Four ships were attacked, UAE says, calling it an effort to undermine the security of crude transport.

May 13, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Exports , Storage

Frac Spread: Global Tensions, High Supply Wrestle Over Oil Prices

Conflicts in producing nations Venezuela and Iran are countered by rising inventories in the U.S.

May 2, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports , International , Pipelines

Russian Oil Output Falls In April But Fails To Reach Reduction Target

Officials want to raise the production quota, pointing to improved market conditions.

May 2, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports

Putin Hopes Iran Will Continue Oil Exports Despite US Warning

Saudi Arabia is expected to make up the deficit but the Russian leader said he knows of no plans to increase production.

April 29, 2019


Column: White House Will Tie Iran Sanctions Review To Response By Saudi Arabia

The White House will have to weigh costs and benefits carefully before tightening sanctions on Iran and Venezuela further–and decide whether the economic price is worth the diplomatic gains.

April 18, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports

Iran Says US Pressures On Iran, Venezuela Making Oil Market Fragile

Iran's oil minister said on April 14 that U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela and tensions in Libya have made the supply-demand balance in the global oil market fragile, and warned of consequences for increasing pressures on Tehran.

April 14, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports

OPEC: Venezuela Reports Collapse In Oil Supply, Tightening Global Market

Country’s collapse has contributed to a 32% increase in crude oil prices this year.

April 10, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports , International

Putin Says No Imminent Decision On Oil Output Cuts

Russia undertook to cut its production by 228,000 bbl/d but has struggled to comply with the pact.

April 10, 2019