Crude Oil , Trade , International

Oil Crashes 7% As Trump Announces Additional Chinese Tariffs

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil ended the session down $4.63 at $53.95, or 7.9%—the biggest percentage decline since February 2015.

August 1, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade , International

US Sanctions Chinese Company Over Iran Crude Oil

Washington takes aim at a Chinese state-backed group as it raises pressure on Iran.

July 23, 2019

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Trade

Japan To Lose Top LNG Importer Position To China By 2022: Report

According to a new report by Wood Mackenzie, Japan could lose its pole position as the world’s top LNG importer to China as early as 2022.

July 23, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade , International

US Oil Exports To Ukraine Deal Another Blow To Moscow

Political pressure and incidents of contaminated crude cut into Russia’s European dominance.

July 12, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade

Survey: OPEC Output Hits New Low On Trump's Sanctions, Supply Pact

Despite lower supplies, crude oil prices have fallen from a six-month high above $75 a bbl in April to below $63 on July 5, pressured by concern about slowing economic growth

July 8, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Iran Warns OPEC ‘Might Die’ Due To Russia-Saudi Domination

OPEC+ to extend cuts but Iran’s oil minister laments the growing influence of Russia and Saudi Arabia.

July 2, 2019

Investment , Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , Renewables

Peak Oil Demand

The world is embarking on a low-carbon diet, but does this herald the end of the oil age? It’s complicated.

July 1, 2019

Investment , Exploration & Production , Crude Oil , Trade , Shale Plays

US Energy Independence Could Prove To Be An Illusion

The shale boom took energy security off the U.S. political agenda, but that may not last.

July 1, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade , International

OPEC Set To Extend Oil Cuts As Iran Endorses Pact

"It’s a rollover and it’s happening,” Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, whose country is the de facto leader of OPEC, told reporters on June 30.

July 1, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade

US Will Sanction Any Country That Import Iranian Oil

Last year, Trump pulled the United States out of the multinational deal under which sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear program, verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

June 28, 2019