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14 February

U.S. Producers feel the love on Valentine's Day

In honor of Valentine's Day, oil prices are following the arc of Cupid's arrow, and heading higher.  Although another likely bearish weekly inventory report lies in store tomorrow, production cut expectations carry more influence - at least today - to encourage a rally. Hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today. 

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Tagged Nigeria oil exports, OPEC, Libya oil exports, India oil demand, Permian Basin 1 Comment
05 December

Oil showing ninja skills

It is International Ninja Day, and oil is stealthily climbing higher to another daily gain. As OPEC optimism abounds, prices push higher for a fourth consecutive day to start the new week. Hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today.

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Tagged OPEC exports, India oil imports, India oil demand, Iraqi oil exports, Kirkuk oil Leave a comment
18 October

India's rising significance

It is a quiet day in the oil market, with a wee bit of movement in the dollar offsetting the ongoing helium-like influence of OPEC. We get another set of weekly EIA inventory numbers tomorrow, but for now, hark: here are five things to consider in oil markets today.

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Tagged India oil demand, Iran oil to Europe, Vadinar refinery, power outages Leave a comment
12 October

OPEC oil production rising

Oil is retracing for a second day, as OPEC's monthly oil report showed the cartel's production rising last month. As markets mentally limber up for the double whammy of weekly inventories and the EIA's monthly short term energy outlook tomorrow, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today:

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Tagged OPEC, gasoline inventories, Kashagan, Angola oil exports, India oil demand Leave a comment

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Matt Smith deciphers and distills what is most relevant across the energy complex into cohesive and pithy knowledge you can use. The belly laugh is a bonus.

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