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Crude oil prices were higher this week as the latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed that US crude oil inventories fell for a fifth week last week, dropping 2.1 million barrels to 394.1 million barrels per day for the week ending September 14th.  Crude stockpiles are now back down to levels not seen since February 2015. Ho...

2018-09-20 James Harte Read more
crude oil

The latest report from the Energy Information Administration showed that US crude oil inventories last week fell back to their lowest levels since 2015. In the week ending August 31st, commercial US crude stocks shrank by 4.3 million barrels to 401.49 million barrels. [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"] Trade Concerns Weigh Despite ...

2018-09-07 James Harte Read more
Crude oil prices rise

Crude oil futures were seen erasing some previous gains to turn higher last week. The turnaround came on Thursday after the weekly crude oil inventory report showed a larger than expected draw on stockpiles. Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed that crude oil stockpiles fell by 1.6 million barrels. This was against the...

2018-03-23 John Benjamin Read more
OPEC Raises Oil Supply Forecast

The oil market remains under pressure this week following the latest report, where OPEC raises oil supply forecast stating it expects supply to surge over 2018. While the group acknowledges that oil demand is set to rise over the year, it expected rising US output to cause a disproportionate rise in oil supply. The latest OPEC report showed t...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Driving Crude Oil Price

Oil prices have now broken out to levels not seen since summer 2014 and market participants are now questioning whether the move has further to go or if a correction lower is in store. So what are the forces that are driving crude oil price action?   Crude Oil Inventories Falling One of the key factors driving crude oil price has been ...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
Crude Oil

For the past four weeks including this week’s trading so far, Crude Oil has been trading within a range of $5, whether in Brent or WTI with no clear direction. Brent Crude was in the range between $45 and $50, while West Texas Crude managed to trade between $47 and $42, despite the fact that there were many catalysts affecting Oil demand and in...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Crude Oil_OPEC_1105

If you have been reading our reports throughout the past four weeks, especially the ones about Crude Oil, you should not be surprised about the recent rally in both Brent and WTI Crude. We warned many times that OPEC and Non-OPEC members would not allow the prices to dip lower significantly: Oil producers will do whatever it takes to keep the p...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Crude Oil_OPEC_0405

After few weeks of gains due to the shortage in the US Crude Oil inventories, in addition to some OPEC meeting remarks, Crude Oil failed to stabilize and is nearing this year’s lows once again. Since the beginning of the year, the price has been under pressure as there were not enough fundamentals to support the prices higher. Moreover, the ma...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
OPEC_Crude Oil

OPEC headquarters Since the beginning of this week, Crude Oil prices has been declining gradually, reaching critical technical levels. This is despite the fact that OPEC sent out few remarks to the media, speculating a possibility to extend the production cut deal, which expires in June of this year. However, these remarks were not enough, Cr...

2017-03-22 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Crude Oil rising_OPEC_0902

Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC. Since the beginning of the year, Crude Oil prices has been trading within a sideways trend. WTI is trading between $51 and $54, while Brent is stuck between $54 and $57, New with no clear direction. This is also despite the fact of the successful OPEC deal in addition to the excessive inventor...

2017-02-09 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more