Markets

Oil data's disruptive hashtag
20 January 2017
If you use Twitter and you're in the energy business, you'll know #OOTT. In his first column for Petroleum Economist, its co-founder tells us how the handle came about
Collateral gain
18 January 2017
The market's gaze may be on tight oil's reaction to the Opec deal. But the agreement buoys Canadian suppliers too
Diminishing gas glut
3 January 2017
Falling production and higher demand should tighten the US natural gas market in 2017
A tale of two forecasts
3 January 2017
Both the IEA and Opec agree global oil demand will increase in 2017. Supplies are trickier to figure out
The comeback
3 January 2017
Opec's deal is a seismic moment for the oil market. But forces beyond the group's control will decide how effective the cuts are
Over to you, Texas
13 December 2016
The Opec-non-Opec deal will help prices – but even if everyone complies, it can’t on its own be decisive
Oil data's disruptive hashtag
20 January 2017
If you use Twitter and you're in the energy business, you'll know #OOTT. In his first column for Petroleum Economist, its co-founder tells us how the handle came about
Collateral gain
18 January 2017
The market's gaze may be on tight oil's reaction to the Opec deal. But the agreement buoys Canadian suppliers too
Over to you, Texas
13 December 2016
The Opec-non-Opec deal will help prices – but even if everyone complies, it can’t on its own be decisive
The bear necessities
8 December 2016
Opec has tried to put a floor in the price. But further strength in 2017 will depend on the reaction of other suppliers and aversion of many risks
Oilmageddon
7 December 2016
Prices down or up – it doesn’t matter. The world’s oil sector is in the endgame
Structural uncertainty
6 December 2016
The drivers of global oil consumption are changing. Demand will rise in 2017, but risks lurk beneath the surface
Diminishing gas glut
3 January 2017
Falling production and higher demand should tighten the US natural gas market in 2017
A tale of two forecasts
3 January 2017
Both the IEA and Opec agree global oil demand will increase in 2017. Supplies are trickier to figure out
The comeback
3 January 2017
Opec's deal is a seismic moment for the oil market. But forces beyond the group's control will decide how effective the cuts are
The usual suspects
7 December 2016
Familiar geopolitical risks will linger into the coming year, but won’t much affect a well-supplied oil market till the end of 2017
Ain't got that swing
5 December 2016
Tight oil is not the new market balancer but, alongside storage, will help smooth out the market’s troughs and peaks
Known unknowns
25 November 2016
Opec's efforts to cut supply will be the main theme of 2017 and prices will rise. But the outlook is still fraught with risk and uncertainty