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Brent Heading for $80 a Barrel. Hits Highest Since October 2018

Sep 27, 2021

Oil prices rose for a fifth straight day on Monday with Brent at its highest since October 2018 and heading for $80 amid supply concerns as demand picks up in parts of the world with the easing of pandemic restrictions.Brent crude was up 92 cents or 1…

Oil Prices Drop But Stay Above $70 a Barrel

Aug 25, 2021

Oil prices dropped on Wednesday but stayed above $70 a barrel, taking a breather after recent days' strong rally as Mexico was set to resume crude production following a major outage.Brent crude fell 33 cents, or 0.46%, to $70.72 a barrel by 0904 GMT…

Oil Slides 4% on China Virus Curbs, Climate Warning

Aug 09, 2021

Oil prices fell by 4% on Monday, extending last week's steep losses on the back of a rising U.S. dollar and concerns that new coronavirus-related restrictions in Asia, especially China, could slow a global recovery in fuel demand.A United Nations…

Boosted by Higher Oil Prices, Galp Swings to Net Profit

Jul 26, 2021

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp Energia swung to a net profit in the second quarter thanks to higher crude prices and refining margins, but cautioned on the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.In a statement accompanying the figures…

OPEC+ Deal to Boost Output to End Talks of $100 a Barrel Oil

Jul 20, 2021

The OPEC+ deal to boost crude oil output from August was always the most likely outcome to the producer group's earlier impasse, and it should be enough to end market talk of $100 a barrel oil, at least for now.OPEC+ ministers agreed on Sunday to boost production by 400…

Oil Prices Drop on Expected Supply Increase

Jul 15, 2021

Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending losses as investors braced for increased supplies after a compromise deal between leading OPEC producers and as U.S. fuel stocks rose, raising concerns over demand in the world's largest consumer.Brent crude dropped 52 cents…

Big Oil Keeps Brakes on Spending, Despite Crude Rally Windfall

Jul 12, 2021

Leading international energy companies are resisting the temptation to rush and spend an unexpected windfall from rallying oil and natural gas prices as they focus on longer-term energy transition challenges, executives and analysts said.Benchmark…

Oil Prices Rise Over 2% as US Inventories Decline

Jul 09, 2021

Oil prices rose for a second day on Friday as the market reacted to falling U.S. inventories.Signs of strong Asian demand from both China and India also strengthened the market.Brent crude oil futures were up $1.49, or 2%, at $75.60 a barrel by 1:12 p…

Shell to Hike Shareholder Returns After Sharp Rise in Oil Price

Jul 07, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday said it would boost its returns to shareholders via share buybacks or dividends after a sharp rise in oil and gas prices helped it reduce debt.It will increase its distribution to shareholders to 20% to 30% of cash flow from operations beginning in the second quarter…

Oil Price Heads to Three-year High after OPEC+ Fails to Agree on Output Plan

Jul 06, 2021

Oil prices were heading towards three-year highs on Tuesday, towing petrocurrencies and bond yields with them, after the world's main oil producers failed to agree on production plans.Europe's stocks spluttered at the prospect of faster inflation…

OPEC+ Meets to Decide on Oil Output Policy

Jul 01, 2021

The OPEC+ group of oil producers meets on Thursday to decide on a further easing of output cuts next month and could also consider extending its overall supply pact beyond April 2022, sources within the group told Reuters.The group comprising…

Oil May Hit $100 but Volatility Will Grow, Say Energy CEOs

Jun 22, 2021

Benchmark oil prices could hit $100 a barrel and price volatility could also grow due to lower investments and the energy transition, the heads of top energy companies said on Tuesday.'There is quite a chance to reach $100 but we could see again…

Oil Settles Slightly Lower as OPEC+ Discusses Raising Production

Jun 22, 2021

Crude oil prices settled slightly lower on Tuesday after Brent rose above $75 a barrel for the first time in over two years, as OPEC+ discussed raising oil production.Brent crude futures settled down 9 cents to $74.81 a barrel after hitting a session high of $75…

WTI-Brent Spread Narrows as Oil Market Tightens

Jun 21, 2021

The price gap between the world's two most actively traded oil contracts narrowed to its lowest in more than seven months, demonstrating that U.S. oil output is still in the COVID-19 doldrums with the market likely to remain undersupplied.North Sea Brent futures traded at a premium of $1…

Oil Price Hits New High Near $75

Jun 16, 2021

Oil extended its run of gains on Wednesday, climbing towards $75 a barrel to its highest since April 2019, supported by a recovery in demand from the pandemic and a drop in U.S. crude inventories.The American Petroleum Institute reported U…

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