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Daily: British gas prices ease on Rough outage, EU referendum

Crude oil prices ended 2 percent higher after a volatile session on Thursday, as investors were less preoccupied about the future of global economy after the last pre-vote opinion surveys indicated Britain will not quit the European Union. Brent crude rose $1.03, or 2.1 percent, to settle at $50.91 a barrel. U.S. crude closed at $50.11 a barrel, up 98 cents. Both contracts jumped in the last few minutes of trading.

read more... 24/06/2016


Daily: British gas spot price fell over 10 percent on oversupply and new LNG shipments

Crude oil prices declined on Monday, dragged down by U.S. dollar appreciation and pessimistic economic outlook in Europe and in Asia, but gained ground due to ongoing outages in Nigeria. Brent crude oil futures eased 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, to settle at $50.35 per barrel, while U.S. crude declined 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, to end at $48.88 a barrel.

read more... 14/06/2016


Daily: British gas prices continue to decline on higher supplies, weaker oil

Crude oil prices ended flat on Thursday as concerns about Canadian and Nigerian supply outages curbed the impact of a firmer dollar, which has increased on expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month. Brent's front-month contract, for July delivery, eased 12 cents to settle at $48.81 a barrel. It had declined $1.55, or more than 3 percent, to $47.38 a barrel during the session. WTI's June contract fell 3 cents to end at $48.16 a barrel, expiring as the front-month. It slipped to $46.73 earlier.

read more... 20/05/2016


Daily: Oil prices rebound on outage, API data showing considerable U.S. crude stockpiles increase

Brent crude rose by 4 percent on Tuesday, while U.S crude increased over 2 percent, after a late buying boom driven partly by forecasts that record U.S. crude stockpiles would not surge as much as they have in recent week. Crude supply outages in Canada, Nigeria and elsewhere also spurred prices. Brent increased by $1.89, or 4.3 percent, to close at $45.52 per barrel. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures boosted 1.22, or 2.8 percent, to settle at $44.66. WTI pared gains after API data. The American Petroleum Institute (API) said that U.S. crude inventories increased by 3.45 million barrels to record highs of 543.1 million during the week ended May 6.

read more... 11/05/2016


Daily: Oil price increases on Canadian wildfire outages, markets observe Saudi restructuring

Oil prices rose on Monday since a huge wildfire in Canada's oil sand region blown away over a million barrels in daily production capacity, contributing to a major tightening of markets over the past weeks. The lost capacity equals to approximately a third of the country's usual daily production.

read more... 09/05/2016