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Daily (15.09.2020): European carbon prices rallied at their highest levels in a fortnight amid emergence of the European Commission’s 2030 plan

Crude oil futures traded in a narrow range to end slightly lower on Monday as the global demand outlook remains uncertain and Libya announced a possible output resumption. However, a storm which halted the crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region tempered losses. Hence, Brent crude slipped by 22 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $39.61 a barrel, while U.S. WTI crude futures were down 7 cents, or 0.2%, to end at $37.26 a barrel.

read more... 15/09/2020


Daily (11.09.2020): Carbon prices spiked on Thursday after European Parliament’s environment committee vote

US industry report showed a significant build in stockpiles on Thursday, weighing on oil prices. In addition a slide in gasoline and distillate demand also put pressure on crude market. Thus, Brent crude ended 1.8% lower to settle at $40.06 a barrel. Meanwhile, the American WTI dropped nearly 2% to $37.30 a barrel.

read more... 11/09/2020


German rail giant says goodbye to diesel with alternative fuel trials

Deutsche Bahn will test a train running on eco-diesel, which allegedly reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 90%

read more... 10/09/2020


Daily (08.09.2020): European carbon prices plummeted to two-weeks low on Monday amid expectations for hefty auction

Crude oil futures fell on Monday after Saudi Aramco slashed its October official selling prices for crude supplies to Asia and the U.S. As a result, Brent crude for November 2020 delivery dropped by 1.5% to settle at $42.01 a barrel. At te same time, U.S.WTI crude shed by 1.7% to end at $39.08 a barrel.

read more... 08/09/2020


Daily (31.08.2020): European carbon prices jumped to nearly €30 on Friday amid French nuclear outages

Oil prices ended slightly lower to flat on Friday as Hurricane Laura, which hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, caused less damage than feared on refineries, allowing infrastructure to start the recovery process. Hence, Brent crude stagnated at $45.05 a barrel, while U.S. WTI crude lost 0.2% to end at $42.97 a barrel. However, on a weekly basis, Brent and WTI rose by 1.5% and 1.6% respectively, as investors shifted their focus from the storm toward the fragile rebound in consumption amid the pandemic.

read more... 31/08/2020