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Daily (23.09.2020): European carbon prices surged by over 5% on Tuesday amid compliance buying and speculative short-covering

Crude oil prices recovered slightly from the steepest one-day loss in almost two weeks following the equities’ advance and amid expectations for a second decrease on U.S. crude supplies. However, surging COVID-19 cases put a lid on gains. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery rose by 28 cents, or 0.7%, to end the session at $41.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude increased by 1% to settle at $39.70 a barrel.

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Daily (22.09.2020): Crude oil started the new week on a bearish mood amid virus resurgence in Europe and expectations for return of Libyan crude production

Expectations that Libyan crude will soon return to the market coupled with worries over a rise in European COVID-19 cases and a global equity market selloff dampened the sentiment on the oil markets on Monday. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery shed by $1.71, or 4% to settle at $41.44 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude fell by $1.80, or 4.4%, to end at $39.31 a barrel.

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Daily (21.09.2020): German spot power price fell by more than 13% on stronger wind output

A slide in oil prices was noticed on Friday, as worries about the increasing number of coronavirus infections across the world stalled oil demand. Furthermore, a potential return of oil output from Libya weighed on the oil market. However, a new tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico limited losses. Hence, Brent crude slipped by 0.4% to $43.15 a barrel. At the same time, the American WTI dropped by 0.3% to $41.11 a barrel.

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Diesel prices fall again on the back of easing global crude oil prices

The recent fall in transport fuel prices comes in the wake of softening of global oil prices as an extended run of Covid-19 has depressed demand and created a glut in the market.

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The Electrification Of UK Offshore Oil & Gas

The British government has set a goal to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Electrification of oil and gas platforms on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) should play an important role in efforts to achieve this target, as a Rystad Energy analysis shows that UK oil and gas production will remain significant for decades to come. After a small decline over the next several years, output forecast to rebound to approximately 2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day by around 2035. UK emissions from oil and gas production in the North Sea are the highest among the region’s producers, reaching 13.1 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019, according to Rystad Energy emission data. Extraction emissions account for 10.1 million tonnes of CO2, with flaring making up the rest.

read more... 21/09/2020

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