Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Oil Tight on Libyan Port Struggles

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Libyan oil production could face protracted disruption as factions in the east seek to seize control of crude exports, adding pressure to a tight global market. Eastern factions have tried to take over oil exports in the past but have struggled…

Iran Sanctions, Moderate Gasoline Prices Not Possible: Kemp

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The White House can drive Iran’s oil exports to zero, or it can have moderate U.S. gasoline prices, but it probably cannot have both. The awkward tension between the administration’s foreign policy priority (tough Iran sanctions) and its electoral…

Oil Falls as OPEC Output Rises

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Brent crude fell Monday as supplies from Saudi Arabia and Russia rose while economic growth stumbled in Asia amid escalating trade disputes with the United States. At the same time, U.S. crude strengthened mid-session, buoyed by concerns about supply levels at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub.

Preparations for Aramco IPO Listing Stalled - WSJ

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Public listing preparations of state-run Saudi Aramco <IPO-ARMO.SE> have stalled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Aramco, the world's biggest oil producer, has been expanding its global footprint by signing downstream deals and boosting…

Oil Slips Below $77

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Oil slipped below $77 a barrel on Friday, under pressure from higher Saudi production and trade tensions between the United States and China, despite support from oil supply disruptions.Top exporter Saudi Arabia told OPEC it raised oil output by almost 500…

Oil Mixed as Investors Short-cover and Saudi Boosts Output

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On July 6th, 2018, oil was mixed with short-covering, pushing up U.S. crude futures while Brent slipped on global trade tensions and increased Saudi production. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 61 cents to $73.55 by 11:30 a.m. Global benchmark Brent was down 39 cents at $77 a barrel.

Saudi Refinery Exports First Gasoline Barrels to U.S.

A refinery in Saudi Arabia has shipped its RBOB gasoline to the United States for the first time, a potential precursor for more deliveries to a region where prices are currently at seasonal three-year highs.The 400,000 barrels-per-day Jubail Satorp refinery…

Saudi Aramco to Ink Deal to Make Onshore Oil Rigs, Equipment

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Saudi Aramco signed a deal with National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV) to form a joint venture to make onshore rigs and equipment in Saudi Arabia, the state-owned Saudi energy firm said. Saudi Aramco will own 30 percent of the venture, while the rest will be owned by NOV, the statement said.

Oil Rises on Supply Losses, U.S. Push to Isolate Iran

U.S. tells countries to cut Iran crude imports to zero as Canada supply disruption and Libya uncertainty push up crude. Oil prices rose on Wednesday on supply disruption in Canada, falling U.S. crude stocks, uncertainty over Libyan exports and U.S.

Oil Rises on Supply Losses, U.S. Push to Isolate Iran

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Oil prices rose on Wednesday on supply disruption in Canada, falling U.S. crude stocks, uncertainty over Libyan exports and U.S. demands that importers stop buying Iranian crude from November.Brent crude was up 85 cents a barrel at $77.16 by 1335 GMT. U.S.

Oil Responds to U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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U.S. sanctions on Iran to remove crude oil from market; oil markets tight on supply losses in Libya, Venezuela. Oil prices climbed on Friday as U.S. sanctions against Iran threatened to remove a substantial volume of crude oil from world markets at a time of rising global demand.

Struggle to Control Libyan Oil Ports Adds to Global Supply Worries

Libyan oil production could face protracted disruption as factions in the east have sought to seize control of crude exports, adding pressure to a tight global market.Eastern factions have tried to take over oil exports in the past yet struggled…

Oil Jumps as Market Anticipates U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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Oil prices rose strongly on Friday as U.S. sanctions against Iran threatened to remove a substantial volume of crude oil from world markets at a time of rising global demand.Benchmark Brent crude jumped $1.49 to a high of $79.34 a barrel before easing back to around $79.10 by 1350 GMT.U.S.

U.S.: Global Oil Capacity Will Make Up for Iran Cutbacks

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The United States aims to reduce Tehran's oil revenue to zero in an effort to force the Iranian leadership to change its regional. A senior U.S. State Department policy adviser said they believe there is enough spare global oil capacity to make up for a lower supply from Iran.

Iran's Rouhani Hints at Threat to Neighbors' Exports

President Hassan Rouhani appeared on Tuesday to threaten to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries if Washington presses ahead with its goal of forcing all countries to stop buying Iranian oil. The comments, published on Iran's presidential…

Why Trump is Pressing Saudis to Lower Oil Prices: Kemp

The United States and Saudi Arabia appear to have reached an understanding: Washington will reduce or eliminate Iran’s oil export revenues and in return Riyadh will guarantee oil supplies and stabilise prices. The basic deal is well understood by policymakers in both countries, with U.S.

Oil Slips as U.S. Crude Stockpiles Show Surprise Build

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U.S. crude stocks up 1.3 mln bbls vs 3.5 mln draw forecast-EIA. Oil fell on Thursday after U.S. government data showed an unexpected build in crude oil stockpiles. U.S. crude futures fell $1.20 to settle at $72.94 a barrel, retreating from Tuesday's 3-1/2-year high of over $75.

Oil Prices Climb on Global Demand and U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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Oil prices rose on Monday as increased global demand and U.S. efforts to shut out Iranian output through the use of sanctions outweighed drilling data suggesting that U.S. shale production would climb.Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 60 cents at $77.71 a barrel by 1330 GMT. U.S.

Oil Slips, Weighed by Saudi Output, Trade Spat

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U.S. crude inventories rise unexpectedly; U.S. implements tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday. Oil slipped below $77 a barrel on Friday, under pressure from higher Saudi production and trade tensions between the United States and China, despite support from oil supply disruptions.

Iran Says U.S.-Caused Oil Spike Will Slow Growth, Add to Tariff Impact

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A rise in oil prices caused by the United States' sanctions policies will hurt economic growth in China, Europe and other consumers, much like President Donald Trump's trade measures, a top Iranian official said on Thursday.Iran's OPEC governor…

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