Tag: crude prices

Energy, Industries

Schlumberger quarterly profit rises as oilfield services demand recovers

October 22, 2021


Top oilfield firm Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) reported a rise in third-quarter adjusted income on Friday, buoyed by higher demand for its services and equipment, as producers capitalize on a rebound in crude prices. Global oil prices have climbed nearly 64% […]

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OPEC long-term outlook as oil hits 3-year highs: rosy

September 28, 2021

Via: ABC News

While acknowledging the inevitable advance of alternative energy sources and technology, OPEC said that oil will be dominate energy source for decades to come as crude prices reached three-year highs Tuesday. In its annual World Oil Outlook, OPEC acknowledged that […]

Energy, Industries

Oil prices sink as Trump’s COVID diagnosis rocks global markets

October 2, 2020

Via: Fortune

Amid the market turmoil, oil prices sank Friday morning during European trade, as President Trump’s positive test for COVID-19 weighed on investors at a time when crude prices are already struggling with excess supply. While equities stabilized somewhat, crude fell, […]

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Oil prices fall to lowest since June, with Brent prices slipping below $40

September 8, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures fell Tuesday to their lowest levels since June, unable to shake off worries about crude demand due to a continued rise in coronavirus cases, the end of U.S. summer holiday driving season and a report that Saudi Arabia […]

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Oil struggles to build on last week’s gains

November 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures edged lower in quiet trade Monday, as bulls struggle to build on gains seen last week on rising optimism over prospects for a so-called phase one U.S.-China trade deal. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ19, -0.83% […]

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U.S. oil down for 8th straight session as demand worries grow

October 3, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures drifted lower Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark on track for its eighth straight daily decline as worries over global demand persist. West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery CLX19, -1.44% on the New York Mercantile Exchange were down […]

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Oil higher as rising U.S.-Iran tensions stoke worries over flow of crude

July 19, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures remained on track for a steep weekly fall but traded higher early Friday, a day after the U.S. said it shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, stoking worries that rising tensions between Washington and […]

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Oil heads for fifth straight gain, buoyed by expected drop in U.S. stockpiles

July 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices shot higher Wednesday, working toward a string of five uninterrupted daily gains, as preliminary U.S. data showed a larger-than-expected drop in supply. The price gain was also due to several companies having “evacuated and reduced production at their […]

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Oil is surging after a suspected torpedo attack on 2 tankers in the Gulf of Oman

June 13, 2019

Via: Business Insider

The price of oil surged on Thursday after a suspected attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. One of the vessels, Front Altair, was “suspected of being hit by a torpedo,” according to the Associated Press, citing Taiwan’s […]

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Crude prices rally 4% as Russia, Saudis signal output curbs

December 3, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Crude prices soared on Monday as optimism ahead of an OPEC meeting grew after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman agreed to extend output cuts on the sidelines of the weekend G-20 meeting. […]

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America could become oil king of the world in 2018

January 4, 2018

Via: CNN

The United States is poised to ramp up crude oil production by 10% in 2018 to about 11 million barrels per day, according to research firm Rystad Energy. Surging shale oil output should allow the United States to dethrone Russia […]