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16 March

Oil wobbles amid OPEC scrutiny

Oil has got the wobbles after yesterday's rally, giving up gains as the dollar bounces from its lows. As OPEC compliance comes under scrutiny once more, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today. 

 

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Tagged OPEC, OPEC exports, US oil imports, Kashagan 2 Comments
14 December

Saudi oil logic is sound

Oil prices are lower today, as focus shifts from optimism of the market balancing in the future, back to current oversupply. With today's US inventory report helping crude to pare losses with a solid draw to crude stocks, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today.

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Tagged China oil production, Kashagan, opec monthly report, Kazakhstan oil production 2 Comments
12 December

OPEC & NOPEC cut a deal

And crude is full of the festive spirit, merrily skipping higher today in response to the result of the weekend's OPEC / NOPEC meeting. As the number of global oil producers committing to participate in a production cut continues to rise, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today:

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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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14 September

Is a distillate glut next?

Happy middle O'week! After temporarily ripping higher in response to a surprise draw to crude inventories, oil prices are looking lower once more, as bearish builds from the products more than offset this. Hark, here are five things to consider in oil (and natgas) markets today. 

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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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