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Crude oil futures rise on robust US economic data, Trump comments

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Crude oil futures were higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Friday, as robust US economic data released Thursday night gave some respite to markets that were trading lower on fears of a looming global recession. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10:45 am in Singapore (0245 Read More

South Korea versus Japan delivered 380 CST bunker price spread hits record high

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Singapore — The delivered 380 CST bunker fuel price spread between South Korea and Japan widened to a record high Thursday, due to persistent tightness in high sulfur fuel oil supply in South Korea and rising supply in Japan. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The South Read More

Feature: IMO 2020 preparations and their impacts on US exports

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Houston — Ahead of IMO 2020, shipowners are increasingly taking ships off the water for scrubber installations, reducing tonnage availability in the Americas and supporting expectations that freight will firm in the coming months, impacting US export competitiveness. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now On January 1, Read More

Analysis: Oct light sour crude sees upside potential on firm Asian demand

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Light, high sulfur crude grades loading from the Persian Gulf in October and flowing into Asia have the potential to trade at higher premiums than previously expected due to firm product margins and robust demand from North Asian refiners, traders told S&P Global Platts this week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More

Sour crude spreads trade sideways despite firm spot demand

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures spreads largely traded sideways in mid-morning hours in Asia on Friday, despite several cargoes changing hands at small premiums for the October cycle in the latter half of the week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10 am in Singapore Read More

US oil, gas rig count falls 15 on week to level not seen since May 2017

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Houston — The US oil and natural gas rig count fell this week to a low not seen since May 2017 as activity dropped or stalled in all the country’s major basins, information published by RigData showed Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now As of Wednesday, Read More

US set to sanction Rosneft oil, fuel trade with PDVSA: senior Trump administration official

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Highlights Official ends speculation that Rosneft, PDVSA could continue debt trades US looking at trading patterns as basis for future sanctions PDVSA planned to ship 125,800 b/d to Rosneft in August Washington — The US is set to impose sanctions on Rosneft if it continues to trade crude oil and fuel with Venezuela’s PDVSA in Read More

Oil slide extends amid trade war concerns, stronger dollar

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New York — Oil futures settled lower Thursday amid a stronger US dollar and lingering macroeconomic growth concerns. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX September WTI settled down 76 cents at $54.47/b and ICE October Brent was $1.25 lower at $58.23/b at market close. ICE US Read More

Iran oil tanker released by Gibraltar, setting up race with the U.S.

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By Jonathan Browning on 8/15/2019 GIBRALTAR (Bloomberg) – Iran is racing to return an oil supertanker to international waters after a Gibraltar judge said he couldn’t wait for the U.S. to take action that would prolong the six-week seizure of the vessel for allegedly violating trade sanctions. The ship, the Grace 1, had been held Read More

Argentina delays price freeze as oil sector warns of hit to investment, output

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Buenos Aires — Argentina’s Energy Secretariat has delayed the enforcement of a 90-day freeze on diesel (gasoil) and gasoline prices that President Mauricio Macri proposed Wednesday, a move seen as appeasing the concerns of oil companies that it could slow drilling activity and production growth. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More