February 15, 2019

Total Becomes First Oil Major To Invest In Saudi Fuel Retail Market

France’s Total is the first international oil major to invest in Saudi Arabia’s fuel retail market after signing a deal with oil giant Saudi Aramco to […]
February 13, 2019

Sanctions On Venezuela Leaves Oil Market Scrambling For Heavy Crude

In an oil market already tighter on heavy crude grades due to OPEC’s production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil, refiners now face an even […]
February 13, 2019

Oil Market Tightens On OPEC Cuts

Oil prices rose on Tuesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia pledged deeper cuts in March while its biggest partner in the deal, Russia has failed to commit […]
February 12, 2019

The Biggest Threat To Oil Market Stability

The oil market should be mostly balanced this year, although “policy risk” will be a much larger driver for oil prices than the underlying fundamentals, according […]
February 9, 2019

Why WTI Is A Global Oil Market Benchmark

Oil markets are global, and therefore oil prices around the world generally move in tandem. There are differences in oil prices based on quality and geography, […]
February 9, 2019

Kazakhstan Delays Oil Firm’s IPO Amid Worsening Market Conditions

Kazakhstan has postponed the listing of its state oil and gas firm KazMunayGas (KMG) until after 2019, due to worsening market conditions and Brexit uncertainty that […]
February 7, 2019

Russia’s Gazprom Aims To Boost Its 35% Gas Market Share In Europe

Russia’s gas giant Gazprom aims to further increase its 35-percent market share in Europe, amid higher natural gas demand and expected lower production at key western […]
January 30, 2019

Saudi Energy Minister: Venezuela’s Crisis Has Had No Impact On Oil Market

The political crisis in Venezuela has not had an impact on the oil market and there is no need for any additional measures, Saudi Arabia’s Energy […]
January 30, 2019

Europe To Become An Increasingly Important LNG Market

Europe has long been considered as the ‘sink’ of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, absorbing the cargoes that don’t get sold on the booming Asian […]