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Daily (04.01.2019): Brent crude surged by around 2% on Thursday due to OPEC production cuts

Oil prices continued the upward trend in a volatile session on Thursday. Saudi Arabia’s production cuts under OPEC agreement tempered the concerns about a supply glut. Moreover, OPEC is set to support the market through more-than-planned output cuts by the end of January. Consequently, Brent crude rose by 1.9% to $55.95 a barrel, while WTI crude was 1.2% up at $47.09 a barrel.

read more... 04/01/2019


Daily (27.12.2018): Brent crude jumped by 8% on Wednesday due to OPEC efforts to cut output

Oil prices turned bullish on Wednesday, as OPEC strives to support the market by reducing output. Consequently, Brent crude surged by 7.9% to $54.47 a barrel, while WTI price soared by 8.7% to close at $46.22 a barrel.

read more... 27/12/2018


Daily (26.12.2018): The German power contract plummeted by 92.6% on Monday, due to weaker demand ahead of holidays

The recent agreement between OPEC and Russia on a 1.2 million bpd production cut for 2019 could not stop the decline in crude prices on Monday, as a potential rise in U.S. interest rates and trade tensions between the world’s biggest economies weighed down on the markets. WTI crude price tumbled by 7.2% to $42.53 a barrel, while Brent oil was 6.6% down at $50.47 a barrel, or their lowest levels since August 2017.

read more... 26/12/2018


Total To Launch Oil Exports From New Nigerian Field In February

Just as OPEC and partners will have started the new round of production cuts to reduce oversupply, France’s Total is set to begin exports from the new ultra-deep Egina oil field offshore Nigeria in February 2019, at an initial rate of just over 100,000 bpd, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, quoting a copy of a loading program for the new grade it had seen.

read more... 21/12/2018


Daily (14.12.2018): European year-ahead power prices surged by over 2% on Thursday, amid a bullish energy complex

Oil prices rose on Thursday after a sharp decline in U.S. crude inventories. Accordingly, WTI crude increased by 2.8% to $52.58 a barrel. Concerns over a deficit of crude in the market, following the recent agreement between OPEC and Russia on a 1.2 million bpd production cut, also contributed to a price boost. Brent crude added 2.2% to close at $61.45 a barrel.

read more... 14/12/2018