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Oil Rises Past $102 as Russian Energy Supply Fears Intensify

Feb 28, 2022

Oil prices jumped on Monday as Western allies imposed more sanctions on Russia and blocked some Russian banks from a global payments system, which could cause severe disruption to its oil exports.Brent crude LCOc1 rose $4.82, or 4.9%, to $102…

Oil's Journey from Worthless in the Pandemic to $100 a Barrel

Feb 25, 2022

In July 2020, just a few months after the COVID-19 pandemic started to spiral out of control, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden declared world oil demand may have passed its peak - all but condemning his company's core business to eventual obscurity…

Oil Price Tops $100 for First Time Since 2014 as Russia Attacks Ukraine

Feb 24, 2022

Oil prices surged on Thursday, with Brent breaching $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, after Russia attacked Ukraine, exacerbating concerns that a war in Europe could disrupt global energy supplies.After Russian President Vladimir…

Oil Prices Retreat on Prospect of Iran oil Sanctions Easing

Feb 18, 2022

Oil prices retreated on Friday after wild swings during the week, as the prospect of extra supply from Iran returning to the market outweighed fears of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, which could disrupt supply.Brent crude LCOc1 futures fell 68 cents…

Repsol Beats Forecasts Thanks to High Oil and Gas Prices

Feb 17, 2022

High oil and gas prices helped Spain's Repsol REP.MC to post earnings above market expectations on Thursday, giving it more financial firepower to spend on low-carbon operations investors are increasingly demanding of energy companies.Benchmark…

Oil Prices Stable at $90 a Barrel But Iran Supply Prospects Add Pressure

Feb 09, 2022

Oil prices were stable around $90 a barrel on Wednesday but the prospect of increased supply from Iran and the United States kept pressure on the market.Brent crude futures edged down 36 cents, or 0.4%, to $90.42 a barrel by 1150 GMT.  U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 43 cents…

Exxon Reports Best Results in Seven Years on High Oil Prices

Feb 01, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, its largest in seven years, as the top U.S. oil producer benefited from strong energy prices.The company slashed spending after fuel demand cratered two years ago and…

Oil Reaches $90 a Barrel for the First Time Since 2014

Jan 26, 2022

Oil touched $90 a barrel for the first time in seven years on Wednesday, supported by tight supply and rising political tensions in Europe and the Middle East that raised concerns about further disruption in an already-tight market.Brent crude rose $1…

"Triple deficit": Morgan Stanley Expects $100 a Barrel in 2H 2022

Jan 21, 2022

Morgan Stanley expects Brent crude oil prices to advance to $100 a barrel in the second half of this year, with the market heading for a simultaneous 'triple deficit' of inventories, spare capacity, and investment.'The key oil products markets (gasoline…

Oil Prices Climb to Highest Since 2014

Jan 18, 2022

Benchmark oil prices climbed to their highest since 2014 on Tuesday as possible supply disruption after attacks in the Mideast Gulf added to an already tight supply outlook.Brent crude futures rose by $0.74, or 0.9%, to $87.22 a barrel at 1446 GMT…

Oil Barrels Toward $79 to Start '22

Jan 03, 2022

Oil rose towards $79 a barrel on Monday supported by tight supply and hopes of further demand recovery in 2022 spurred in part by a view that the Omicron coronavirus variant is unlikely to significantly dampen the outlook.Libyan oil output will be cut by 200…

As Omicron Concerns Ease, Oil Prices Rise

Dec 28, 2021

Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday with prices trading near the previous day's one-month high on hopes that the Omicron coronavirus variant will have a limited impact on fuel demand.Brent crude rose 7 cents, or 0.1%, to $78.67 a barrel, by 0728 GMT…

Oil Prices Ease in Holiday Trade, Market Focus on Next OPEC+ Move

Dec 24, 2021

Brent crude futures snapped a three-day rally on Friday in light holiday trading but the benchmark was still headed for a weekly gain, with the market focusing on next steps by OPEC+ and the impact of the Omicron variant.Brent crude futures slid 41 cents…

Oil Prices Rise but Omicron Worries Linger

Dec 21, 2021

Oil prices rebounded on Tuesday after a sharp fall in the previous session as investors' appetite for risk improved, although they remained cautious amid the rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant across the globe.Brent crude was up 84 cents…

Oil Rises on OPEC+ Plan to Meet if Omicron Hits Demand

Dec 03, 2021

Oil prices climbed on Friday, extending gains after OPEC+ said it would review supply additions ahead of its next scheduled meeting if the Omicron variant dents demand, but prices were still on course for the sixth week of declines.Brent crude futures rose $1…

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