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Volatility casts a long shadow over the global oil market

  • The concerns in the market hinge on the following: low spare capacity, low inventories in the market, and losing supply due to rising geopolitics. Russian export loss is still a wildcard even as some countries opt for its discounted prices while others announce cuts of 1-2 million barrels per...
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Amid geopolitical tensions, oil prices likely to seesaw

  • Crude prices rebounded on Friday as European countries decided against a ban on Russian oil imports over its invasion of Ukraine.  Markets are closely monitoring the geopolitical situation, which is causing prices of oil and other commodities to fluctuate. The US has already imposed a ba...
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Russian oil supply disruptions might be ahead

  • As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, the full extent of its impact on the former’s oil exports will become evident in April and May as the figures of these months will reflect deals made after the Russian invasion. The peak of the Russian supply disruptions might, therefore, be ahead of u...
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Geopolitical tensions add to oil price volatility

  • Amid the ongoing geopolitical tensions, crude oil prices almost reached $140 per barrel before losing ground and moving back to below $110 per barrel. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, global oil markets have been in turmoil. Several western countries including the US have imposed bans on...
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Ukraine issue poses a challenge to energy security

  • The impact of the Ukraine crisis can be seen in the market movements this week, as uncertainty has pushed prices to hover around $100 a barrel. This reflects the challenges the world is faced with to maintain security and stability in energy markets. The situation has become precarious mainly ...
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Oil market remains bullish amid fears of supply disruption

  • Oil prices are approaching the $100 per barrel mark due to fears of supply disruption as the Russia-Ukraine crisis continues.  The conclusion of Russia’s military drill near Ukraine’s border eased the tension pushing back Brent prices but the situation remains uncertain.  The spec...
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Supply concerns remain the wild card supporting energy prices

  • Strongly supported by supply tightness and geopolitical developments caused by changing dynamics, Brent Crude oil remained above $90 per barrel. Even though the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continues to rise globally, the omicron variant appears to be waning in man...
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With oil prices over $90, is demand at risk?

  • Even though in their latest meeting, OPEC+ ministers agreed to maintain the planned monthly increase of 400,000 barrels per day in March, prices remained firm while crude prices continued their backwardation. Bullish market sentiment is likely to continue, thanks to persisting supply outages ...
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The path for oil and gas in the 1st half of 2022

  • Supply concerns derived from rising geopolitical tensions in several large oil-producing countries and regions pushed Brent prices to $90 per barrel. These concerns also provided support for projected prices to reach $100 and over amid low inventories in the OECD, concerns about supplies, and f...
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The inventory versus geopolitical game in oil markets

  • At this early stage in the first quarter of 2022, the oil market outlook remains tight and prices are still recording high levels despite the general agreement that surplus will eventually develop. Crude oil prices remained firm, registering levels not seen in more than seven years as investor...
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