Mid-Week Review – August 11, 2021

Oil Prices Fall 1% As White House Presses OPEC+ to Boost Output Oil futures retreated Wednesday after news reports said the Biden administration would press the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to further boost output. “We are engaging with relevant OPEC+ members on the importance of competitive markets in setting prices,” […]

Week In Review – August 7, 2021

Being the world’s second largest oil consumer, China is drawing attention as its factory activity continues to draw the wrong attention. Fears that the economic recovery in Asia is taking steps backward mean that this will undoubtedly affect supply and demand moving forward. Factory activity in China fell heavily in July to numbers not seen […]

Mid-Week Review – August 4, 2021

Oil Prices Fall as Delta Variant Spread Weighs Oil prices fell on Wednesday as the spread of the coronavirus Delta variant in top consuming countries outweighed Mideast geopolitical tensions and a fall in U.S. inventories. Brent crude oil futures were down 67 cents, or 0.9%, to $71.74 a barrel by 11:44 GMT. U.S. West Texas […]

Oil Prices Plummet Despite Iran Attacking Oil Tanker

WTI crude saw a huge drop yesterday, shedding $2.70 (-3.6%). Today, oil prices continue their selloff, with market participants anxious over climbing COVID cases and the potential of Iranian oil returning to the market. COVID cases are on the rise around the world, with global new cases hitting 623,000 last week. The Delta variant is […]

The (Eroding) Line in the Sand for Oil Prices

On Monday, we saw the most significant single-day drop in oil prices in 10 months. Many analysts suggest this has to do with the fear that new coronavirus variants will again bring a pause to travel, in turn heavily impacting fuel demand. Today prices fell again, with crude opening at $66.60. This was the lowest […]

IEA Forecasts 10-Yr High Inventory Draws in Q3

Oil prices are hovering in the low $74 range this morning, not far from their pre-July 4th peak. The International Energy Agency (IEA) released their monthly oil market report, which noted several bullish trends in the short-term. Oil demand rose by 3.2 MMbpd in June, representing a 3.4% increase month-over-month. Moreover, last month’s demand gains […]

Prices Slip as Delta Variant Cases Increase

This morning prices fell as the world has seen a heavy increase in COVID-19 variant cases. These new strains, along with already tight supply and demand, have started to concern investors. Today crude opened at $74.74, diesel at $2.1527, and gasoline at $2.2869. One of the biggest threats to the market right now is the […]

Market Condition Report - Disclaimer
The information contained herein is derived from sources believed to be reliable; however, this information is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness. Furthermore, no responsibility is assumed for use of this material and no express or implied warranties or guarantees are made. This material and any view or comment expressed herein are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed in any way as an inducement or recommendation to buy or sell products, commodity futures or options contracts.

Sign up for FUELSNews for daily market information and insights
Sign Me Up
Give Us a Call Today

We are happy to discuss your business challenges over the phone and answer any questions.

800.695.6626

Send Us an Email

Ask your toughest questions. We'll get back to you with the best answer humanly possible.

Send Email

Find a Mansfield Location

Need to contact a specfic office? View contact information for offices across the country.

View Locations

Get a Quote Today

Let us know what type of fuel or service you need and a team member will get a quote to you quickly.

Get a Quote