It’s been a calm week for the oil complex, with markets overall picking up some small gains. News this week has been light, as is common for a major holiday week.
Yesterday, the EIA released its weekly report on fundamental oil statistics, the most notable of which was a larger-than-expected crude inventory draw that brought crude inventories down to 436.5 million barrels (MMbbls). Gasoline also got a large, four-cent boost from the 1.2 MMbbl build, which[…]
Oil markets are trading higher this morning after lackluster results yesterday. Crude oil yesterday saw small losses of 21 cents. Prices picked up 14 cents overnight, counteracting most of Monday’s losses, and today prices are continuing higher, with prices currently at $57.60, trading 44 cents[…]
After some mixed results yesterday, markets are trending higher today. WTI crude oil saw 34 cent (0.6%) gains yesterday, and prices are sustaining this morning, picking up another 7 cents. WTI is currently trading at $57.11, which is $6.15 higher than Brent crude oil. Recall that Brent-WTI spreads[…]
As we close the week, it looks like prices could once again close for a loss, which would be the third week of losses in a row. Over the past two weeks, prices have fallen from $58.95 all the way to $57.36 last Friday. Prices remain, however, at a higher level relative to the first ten months of[…]
Markets dropped yesterday despite a generally bullish EIA report, with crude oil shedding 85 cents (1.5%). Yesterday continued the three-day loss streak, with prices falling from $58.02 on Tuesday down to a closing price of $56.40 yesterday, a 2.9% loss. Today, prices are continuing their decline,[…]