Tagged With Oil markets
Back to the futures for Chinese crude
4 April 2018
The successful opening of a long-awaited yuan-denominated oil futures contract bodes well for the country’s aim to create a regional benchmark
The oil market has a forecasting problem
14 February 2018
Predicting oil production growth is a perilous task at best. Surging US oil output isn’t helping
Lunar lunacy and bot battles
31 January 2018
An exclusive preview of our glorious leader's preface to the 2043 edition of Outlook
US defends its oil-output data
30 January 2018
What do the EIA's weekly production figures tell the market—and what don't they?
Trump and Iran might lift oil prices, for now
9 January 2018
Don't bet against the president's imminent Iran decision lifting oil prices. But don't expect the rally to last either
The IEA is now much more bearish on 2018 than Opec
15 December 2017
The latest forecasts from the IEA and Opec offer very different pictures of the oil market next year
Opec: The rollover
14 December 2017
The cuts were extended—but with a built-in escape hatch and implicit threat to other producers
Oil's well—for now
28 November 2017
Experts differ on when oil demand will peak but agree we're accelerating towards it
US tight oil: Too light, too sweet
24 November 2017
International buyers' appetite may start to wane in 2018
Now what for the Opec deal?
20 November 2017
Opec has brought global crude stocks to heel. But its job is far from over
Oil: The price is not right
20 November 2017
The market wants to trade a demand slow-down of the future, while ignoring the fundamentals of the present
World Energy Outlook: oil-price pressure
16 November 2017
While crude demand will grow over the long-term, vast US reserves and lower cost production will keep a lid on prices, says the International Energy Agency
Can oil's rally last?
10 November 2017
Physical tightness and geopolitics suggest so. But price threats are lurking
Perry stirs gas versus coal fight
25 October 2017
US energy secretary's subsidy plan gets a roasting
US crude and fuel exports reaching new highs
19 October 2017
WTI's persistent discount to Brent has drawn record levels of American oil onto international markets
Oil prices—is the worst over?
17 October 2017
Supply-demand balances are tightening and sentiment is turning, but the next two quarters will be decisive
A new role for NOCs
10 October 2017
To cope with an era of lower oil prices, state-owned firms must put value above volume and focus less on production, more on their commercial position
The global oil-demand growth forecast for 2017 depends on a bumper Q4
15 June 2017
Either Q1-Q4 crude consumption will rise at its fastest pace since 2010, or the data are very wrong
Could the Qatar crisis spike oil prices?
8 June 2017
The market wants to shrug off the Riyadh-Doha spat. It’s a risky position
Opec's narrowing options
24 May 2017
An extension to the cuts may not help the group as much as it helps Texas
Tide is turning for Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia
11 May 2017
As their economies grow, the three countries need upstream investment to meet rapidly rising demand
Saudi Aramco's shifting strategy
11 May 2017
Saudi Aramco has big plans for expanding its refining capacity and it won’t let oil-price volatility stand in the way, Abdulaziz Judaimi, the company's downstream vice president, says
AOGC 2017: Driving a new approach
10 May 2017
Despite the challenges facing the energy industry, it is well-placed to meet them, AOGC 2017 hears
Adapting to oil's new reality
9 May 2017
The industry has been battered by price volatility over the past two years. For ConocoPhillips, adaptation is the key to not just surviving, but thriving
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
Spikes and troughs
12 April 2017
Only real supply-side intervention has stopped oil-price volatility. But those days are gone, argues Bob McNally's new book