A big drain on US crude oil inventories and building anticipation ahead of the July conference for OPEC+ partners pushed crude oil prices sharply higher on Wednesday. Oil prices closed at $66.28/bbl for Brent and $59.25/bbl for WTI.
Back in the saddle after the recent bout of semi-annual ClipperView presentations in the US and Europe, I did my bi-weekly segment on NPR’s Texas Standard yesterday morning, before appearing on CNBC Asia last night. Both hits (not surprisingly) were
Welcome to The GERM Report by Dan Graeber, a commentary on the intersection between geopolitical events and the price of oil. GERM stands for Geopolitical Energy and Risk Monitoring. Our indicator is based on the expected price volatility by the end
This morning’s appearance on CNBC Squawk Box discussed the abundance of light crude amid a lack of heavy barrels ahead of IMO 2020. We also discussed signs of weaker oil demand from China and Germany, while Russia is ramping up product exports.
El Sharara, Libya’s largest oilfield, has been under force majeure since December 2018. The uncertainty surrounding oil flows from the field is indicative of the instability and chaos that engulfs the entire country.
Today’s appearance on BNN Bloomberg addressed the key themes of 2019, including OPEC production cuts, US Shale, weakness in the Chinese economy, as well as the sound that electric vehicles make when they reverse.