Week in Review – January 15, 2021

WTI crude started the week lower after last week’s news of voluntary supply cuts from Saudi Arabia had sparked a rally. Vaccine news began this multi-week rally in earnest back in November, and the market marched steadily higher each week, supported by a weaker dollar until recently. The $1.9 Trillion economic stimulus package announced by […]

EIA Raises 2021 Forecast for WTI

WTI crude closed lower yesterday on news of a growing number of coronavirus cases in China and more stringent lockdown measures and restrictions in Europe. The market continues to feel downward pressure as the EIA reports builds in products from last week. In the EIA Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) for January, the EIA forecasts […]

Vaccine News Sparked this Multi-Week Rally

On Tuesday, WTI crude closed higher as the vaccine rollout continues and hopes for another round of economic stimulus in the US grows. The market is giving back some of those gain this morning even in the face of favorable inventory news from the API. The rally that the market has been on began in […]

Mid-Week Review – January 13, 2021

Oil prices rise to near 1-year highs on vaccines, stimulus, and Saudi Arabian production cuts Oil prices rose on Wednesday to close to 1-year highs, as data hinted at stronger demand, while more stimulus and production cuts brightened the outlook. It is a remarkable turnaround for oil prices, after demand tanked during the first wave […]

Hope for Third Round of Stimulus is Growing

Crude closed up only a penny yesterday but is hitting 11-month highs this morning. The continuation of last weeks’ rally based upon voluntary production cuts from Saudi Arabia and a weaker dollar is helping to lift markets. In addition, the easing of coronavirus restrictions and the ensuing uptick in travel and economic activity along with […]

Bullish and Bearish News Offset Each Other

WTI crude closed higher yesterday on the news of Saudi supply cuts and the hope for additional economic stimulus due to the Senate races’ results in Georgia. Both Senate seats went to Democrats, giving them a majority in the Senate and increasing the chances of another round of coronavirus stimulus. The market is relatively flat […]

OPEC+ Stalemate, Deliberations Continue Today

Crude closed down yesterday as OPEC+ met but could not agree on February production levels. The market is up in early trading this morning amid rising tension in the Strait of Hormuz after a South Korean tanker was seized by Iran on Monday. Middle East tensions are often a cause of rising crude prices, and […]

Mid-Week Review – December 23, 2020

Pretty soon, we may need more oil than we can produce The oil industry has always been a boom-and-bust business, and 2020 will go down as the biggest bust in the industry’s history thanks to the double whammy of the coronavirus pandemic and the spring price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Click here to […]

Trump’s Stimulus Demand Pressures McConnell

Due to the upcoming holidays, FUELSNews will resume its regular schedule on Monday, January 4. We wish you and your families a very blessed, safe, and happy holiday season. On Tuesday, WTI crude closed lower but is clawing back some of those losses in early trading this morning. Bullish inventory news from the EIA is […]

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