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IEA forecasts lower oil demand as China-U.S. trade clash persists

October 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Global oil demand will grow at a slower pace than expected this year and next amid economic risks stemming from trade tensions and higher oil prices, the International Energy Agency said Friday. In its closely watched monthly oil-market report, the […]


Energy, Industries

Wall Street Slightly Lower as Tech Stocks, Oil Weigh

October 8, 2018

Via: The New York Times

U.S. stock indexes were lower on Monday, pressured by a drop in technology and energy companies and muted appetite for equities after last week’s spike in Treasury yields following healthy economic data. Six of the 11 major S&P sectors were […]


Energy, Industries

Oil prices resume climb toward four-year highs

October 3, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures ticked higher on Wednesday, resuming a march to multiyear peaks, ahead of a closely followed inventory report and as investors weighed the effects of global output on Iranian exports due to pending U.S. sanctions. November West Texas Intermediate […]


Energy, Industries

Oil approaches $82 as Iran sanctions continue to drive supply fears (OIL)

September 27, 2018

Via: Business Insider

The price of oil is approaching $82 per barrel on Thursday as investors continue to pour into the commodity ahead of the imposition of fresh US sanctions against Iran, the world’s fifth largest oil producer. Concerns about supply constraints likely […]


Energy, Industries

Oil prices vault higher as major producers rebuff Trump’s demand to keep crude in check

September 24, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices surged early Monday in New York, extending an uptrend for crude, as major energy producers declined to commit to increasing crude output to address expected supply disruptions at a closely watched producer meeting. November West Texas crude CLX8, […]


Energy, Enterprise, Industries

G.E. Steps Into Europe’s Offshore Wind Market

September 21, 2018

Via: The New York Times

ST.-NAZAIRE, France — At a brightly lit factory near the mouth of France’s Loire River, technicians in hardened black baseball caps gingerly maneuver wind machine tower turrets called nacelles across the floor and then join them to big round generators. […]


Energy, Industries

Trump Hit Iran with Oil Sanctions. So Far, They’re Working.

September 19, 2018

Via: The New York Times

HOUSTON — When President Trump announced in May that he was going to withdraw the United States from the nuclear agreement that the Obama administration and five other countries negotiated with Iran in 2015 and reimpose sanctions on the country, […]


Energy, Industries

OPEC sees oil output boost ahead of Iran sanctions

September 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

LONDON — OPEC’s total oil production climbed last month, in a sign the oil-cartel is sticking with a decision to begin pumping out more barrels of crude this summer after more than a year of holding back output. Crude oil […]


Energy, Industries

China drops U.S. crude oil from its target list of tariffs

August 10, 2018

Via: Market Watch

As China made good on its threat to impose 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports, one big-ticket item originally on its hit list was conspicuously missing: crude oil. Oil had been one of a slate of targets […]


Energy, Industries

US sanctions on Iran could push oil prices above $90 a barrel by year-end, analyst says

August 6, 2018

Via: CNBC

U.S. sanctions on Iranian crude could soon push oil prices above $90 a barrel, one oil analyst told CNBC Monday, amid heightened energy market fears of a looming supply shock. “As we go more towards (the fourth quarter) … that’s […]