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Oil Prices Rise on Specter of Europe Energy Rationing

Sep 08, 2022

Oil prices climbed on Thursday, paring some of their steep losses in the previous session, as the potential for an energy standoff between European nations and Russia overshadowed fears of recession and rising inflation.Brent crude futures LCoc1 rose by 25 cents or 0.3% to $88.25 per barrel by 0033 GMT after closing at their lowest since early February in the previous session. U.S. crude futures CLc1 were up 40 cents…

Oil Set to End Turbulent 2022 With Second Annual Gain

Dec 30, 2022

Oil rose on Friday and was on track for a second straight annual gain in a volatile year marked by tight supplies because of the Ukraine war and weakening demand from the world's top crude importer, China. Crude surged in March with global benchmark Brent reaching $139…

Oil Rises from 9-month Low on U.S. Gulf Supply Cuts, Softer Dollar

Sep 27, 2022

Oil rose more than 1% on Tuesday from a nine-month low a day earlier, supported by supply curbs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Ian and a slight softening in the U.S. dollar.Analyst expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies…

Oil Falls Anticipating Fed Hike will Dent Demand

Jul 25, 2022

Oil fell on Monday, reversing earlier gains but continuing a recent losing streak, on concerns that an expected increase in interest rates in the U.S., the world's biggest oil user, may limit fuel demand growth.Brent crude LCOc1 futures for September settlement dropped 48 cents…

Oil Supply Crunch is Coming, ConocoPhillips CEO Says

Jul 20, 2022

ConocoPhillips' chief executive on Tuesday warned of looming crude oil shortages and price volatility, citing limited spare capacity among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and slow U.S. output gains ahead.Ryan Lance, head of the largest U…

Oil Edges Up after Slide Below $100

Jul 13, 2022

Oil edged up on Wednesday, a day after settling below $100 a barrel for the first time since April, and gains were limited by a U.S. supply report showing rising inventories and caution ahead of U.S. inflation data.Despite a tight physical oil market…

Oil Drops to 12-week low on Recession, COVID-19 Worries

Jul 06, 2022

Oil prices dropped to a 12-week low in volatile trade on Wednesday, extending Tuesday's heavy losses as growing fears of demand destruction from a global recession outweighed supply concerns.Brent LCOc1 futures for September delivery fell $2…

Russia's Medvedev Says Oil Could Hit Up to $400 a Barrel if Japanese Proposal Adopted

Jul 05, 2022

Russia's former president Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday a reported proposal from Japan to cap the price of Russian oil at around half its current level would lead to significantly less oil on the market and could push prices above $300-$400 a barrel…

Brent Climbs Above $120/bbl after Saudi Arabia Hikes Crude Prices

Jun 06, 2022

Oil futures jumped on Monday, with Brent rising above $120 a barrel after Saudi Arabia hiked prices for its crude sales in July, signaling tight supply even after OPEC+ agreed to accelerate output increases over the next two months.Brent crude was up 91 cents…

Oil Prices Climb above $120 a Barrel ahead of EU Meeting on Russian Oil Ban

May 30, 2022

Oil prices climbed above $120 a barrel on Monday, hitting their highest in more than two months, as traders waited to see whether a European Union meeting would reach an agreement on banning Russian oil imports.The Brent crude futures contract for July…

Chevron 1Q Income Nearly Quadruples as Oil Prices Surge

Apr 29, 2022

Chevron Corp's first-quarter profit nearly quadrupled from the same period a year ago, easily surpassing Wall Street's forecasts as oil and gas prices surged following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The second-largest U.S. oil producer on Friday posted adjusted earnings of $6…

Morgan Stanley Lifts Brent Price Forecast for 3Q to $130 a Barrel

Apr 22, 2022

Morgan Stanley raised its third-quarter price forecast for Brent by $10 per barrel to $130 citing a 'greater deficit' this year due to lower supply from Russia and Iran, which is likely to outweigh short-term demand headwinds.'The oil market is contending with negative GDP revisions…

Oil Prices Steady Amid Fears Over Slowing China Demand

Apr 18, 2022

Oil prices steadied on Monday as worries over slowing demand in China prompted investors to take profits on gains made earlier in the day on concerns over tight supply and the deepening Ukraine crisis.Brent futures LCOc1 were up 27 cents, or 0…

Oil Prices Drop on Concerns of Weaker Chinese Demand

Mar 28, 2022

Oil prices tumbled more than $6 on Monday as fears over weaker fuel demand in China grew after financial hub Shanghai lockdown efforts to curb a surge in COVID-19 infections.Brent crude LCOc1 futures slid as low as $113.72 a barrel and were trading down $5…

Soaring Prices Set Stage for Drop in Oil, Gas Demand

Mar 08, 2022

Oil prices running at their hottest level in 14 years are poised to cut post-COVID pandemic fuel demand as consumers react to surging pump and power prices by pulling back on spending and travel, top energy executives warned on Monday.Global…

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