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Mohammed Al-Shatti

Mohammed Al-Shatti is a Kuwaiti oil analyst.

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Will Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia help stabilize oil markets?

Crude prices are still on the rise, as investors remain focused on global supply dynamics in Eastern Europe and North Africa.

Concerns of supply shortage were not outweighed by possible demand pressures caused by a rise in COVID-19 cases in China and more interest rate hikes.

June 15, 2022

EU’s likely ban on Russian imports weigh on investors’ sentiment

Volatility continues to dominate the oil market as investors closely monitor the EU proposal to ban imports of Russian oil. The situation has added to the uncertainty, which continues to weigh on investors’ sentiment.

May 22, 2022

Oil prices take center stage as global demand acts up

Global commercial crude balances tightened, led by weaker supply from the US and OPEC and demand growth driven by reopening Asian economies.

May 15, 2022

Uncertainty clouds global oil market outlook

As expected, the OPEC+ agreed on an additional increase of 432,000 barrels per day during June to support the global oil supply.

May 08, 2022

Global economic challenges adding downward pressure on oil

Last week, crude prices settled mixed in volatile trade, as concerns about the global economic growth and oil demand were offset by EIA data showing an unexpected large draw in US crude oil stocks. 

April 24, 2022

Uncertain political climate adds to oil price volatility

Concerns about supply shortage amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and rising political tensions continue to dictate oil market sentiments.

April 17, 2022