Tagged With Oil markets
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
Arab summit: Turning a blind eye
30 March 2017
Arab leaders meeting in Jordan failed to address the critical economic challenges facing the region
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
The charge for funding
5 January 2017
Accessing energy sector cash from traditional sources has been difficult while oil and gas companies are cutting capital spending. But projects have been taking off
Risky trades, sleepless nights
5 July 2016
In the second of a six-part series, our trader keeps his eye on the weather
Brexit: fear and volatility
22 June 2016
The UK will probably vote to stay – but until that’s clear, markets will gyrate
Market watch: June
8 June 2016
Production outages, Opec's meeting, and perhaps a new era of US gas exports
The gains and pains of an oil trader
2 June 2016
In the first of a six-part series from our man overlooking the bullpen, we follow the trials and tribulations of following the markets
Opec: the market’s new talking shop
2 June 2016
The cartel won’t be cutting at June’s Vienna meeting. It will be trying to salvage some unity
Prices are firming, but don't ignore shots across the bow
2 June 2016
Supply disruptions are firming oil prices. But the market is still too blasé about the risks, which may include a shrinking spare-capacity buffer
The outages start to hurt
18 May 2016
The market has at last noticed the mounting supply-side problems, which are now pushing up oil prices
European gas prices on the slide
6 April 2016
A gas glut is hitting prices, and the continent’s buyers are benefiting
Doha delusions
30 March 2016
Unless the freeze becomes cuts its significance is minimal and efforts to keep talking up the market could backfire
Hurdles slow US energy deal-making
15 March 2016
Market turmoil is making it difficult for buyers and sellers to come together
Will the oil price recover in 2016?
26 November 2015
In the first in a series of webcasts, Petroleum Economist discusses the state of oil markets in 2016
Crude hits two-month low as Dated Brent closes
13 November 2015
Three organisations published reports as December Brent crude contract was poised to close two-month low in November
World oil supply falls by nearly 600,000 barrels a day
13 August 2015
The dip was mainly from non-Opec production, and in July it had fallen to 96.6m b/d
Demand spurt as oil prices tumble 25%
13 August 2015
Crude prices fell in July and August, but forecasts show demand will be stronger than anticipated
Russia saw a surge of low-price exports this summer
10 August 2015
Gazprom's sales dipped in the first quarter of this year, but was followed by a surge of lower-priced exports
Stocks built by 3.3m b/d in second quarter, says IEA
30 July 2015
Saudi Arabia is pumping oil at record highs, Iranian supplies are about to hit the market, Iraq’s exports from the south are beating expectations and, across the Atlantic, North American oil production continues to rise
Crude market goes lower for longer
23 July 2015
Supply is up and prices are low - the end of 2015 will not bring a revival of crude markets
Global oil production dips but still strong
30 June 2015
The supply fell by 155,000 barrels a day (b/d) in May to 96m b/d, according to the International Energy Agency
Global demand growth this year will double 2014 levels
30 June 2015
Demand growth is up 320,000 b/d to 1.4m in 2015
International shale fades in low price era
24 June 2015
The oil market downturn along with regulatory obstacles have scuppered investor plans for international shale