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Engie pushes back outage of Belgian Tihange 1 nuclear reactor

Engie Electrabel, the Belgian subsidiary of French energy group Engie, has postponed the planned outage of one of its nuclear reactors due to a delay in the delivery of some required parts, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

read more... 17/07/2019


Polish Gdansk port H1 crude arrivals hit record high on Druzhba outage

According to Platts, Poland's oil pipeline operator PERN said crude deliveries to Gdansk's Naftoport increased almost 30% year on year in the 1st half of this year to 8.3 million mt, a record high, as a result of the suspension of Russian pipeline deliveries.

read more... 11/07/2019


Daily (8.07.2019): NBP day-ahead jumped by 9.6% on Friday, due to outages at the Nyhamma gas plant

Oil prices reversed trend adding gains on Friday, bolstered by the rising tensions in Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend oil supply cuts until next year. Nevertheless, weak manufacturing data from around the globe limited oil gains. As a result, Brent crude climbed by 1.5% to $64.23 a barrel, while WTI futures inched up by 1.3% to $57.51 a barrel.

read more... 08/07/2019


Daily (04.07.2019): NBP spot jumped by 2.2% on Wednesday, due to outages in Norway

Crude oil prices added ground on Wednesday, as major U.S. stock indexes closed at record high levels. Moreover, a decrease in the number of oil rigs, operated by U.S. energy firms, for the first time in three weeks, also lent support to prices. As a result, Brent crude climbed by 2.3% to $63.82 a barrel, while WTI futures closed 1.9% higher at $57.34 a barrel.

read more... 04/07/2019


Daily (02.07.2019): NBP spot spiked by 11% on Monday, due to outages at Norwegian gas infrastructures

Crude oil prices diverged on Monday. WTI futures inched up by 1.1% to $59.09 a barrel, following OPEC’s decision to extend its output cuts by another nine months until March 2020. Prices were also supported by the easing of trade tensions between U.S. and China, as their presidents agreed not to impose further tariffs on U.S. and Chinese goods. However, Brent crude settled 2.2% lower at $65.06 a barrel, due to persistent demand worries stoked by the slowing global economy and surging U.S. crude production.

read more... 02/07/2019