EghtesadOnline: OPEC’s secretary general said an oil market recovery may take longer than hoped as coronavirus inflections rise around the world, and OPEC and its allies would “stay the course” in balancing the market.
EghtesadOnline: OPEC and allied producers have pledged action to support the oil market as concerns mounted that a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic will hobble demand and an earlier plan to raise output from next year would further depress prices.
EghtesadOnline: OPEC and its allies need to cut crude output by 500,000 barrels per day to clear the oil market's oversupply from the coronavirus outbreak, Iran’s Oil Minister said upon his arrival in Vienna on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Tens of thousands of ships sailing the world’s oceans burn more than 3 million barrels of sludge-like high-sulfur fuel every single day. But, starting next year, the shipping industry will have to comply with rules that should dramatically reduce sulfur emissions.
EghtesadOnline: Surging US oil output will outpace sluggish global demand and lead to a large stocks buildup around the world in the next nine months, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: The global oil market is “unstable and fragile”.
EghtesadOnline: OPEC said that international trade tensions are hurting demand for oil, slashing its estimates for consumption earlier in the year and predicting further challenges ahead.
EghtesadOnline: Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Monday US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela plus the renewed military conflict in Libya are contributing to instability in the international oil markets.
EghtesadOnline: OPEC and its allies will probably achieve their goal of draining oversupply from the oil market and boosting prices by next month, says Jeff Currie, global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs.
EghtesadOnline: The three most closely watched oil market forecasters are all bracing for a significant upsurge in non-OPEC supply growth in 2019 but differ on the extent that global oil supply will outweigh demand.