Week in Review – June 12, 2020

WTI crude opened the week higher on the extension of deep OPEC+ production cuts through July. However, putting a cap on gains was news that the additional reductions by Saudi Arabia and its allies beyond OPEC+ quotas would not be extended.  By mid-week, several headlines moved markets lower for the week. The National Bureau of […]

Second Wave Causes Sell-Off, EIA Maintains Bearish Outlook

Markets are stabilizing this morning after heavy losses spread throughout financial markets. Crude oil fell by over 8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by nearly 7%. Behind the sell-off is a rising COVID-19 incident count in many states, which could lead to a second round of lockdowns in the future. On the positive […]

Oil Prices Nearly Normal (And What “Normal” Means Now)

US oil prices are rapidly approaching the $40/bbl mark thanks to an agreement by OPEC’s largest producers to extend cuts through July; OPEC members will meet Saturday morning to memorialize the agreement. The $40/bbl threshold is particularly significant for two reasons: Crude oil markets rarely dip below $40/bbl. When they do, it typically doesn’t last […]

Week in Review – June 5, 2020

WTI crude is headed for its sixth straight week of weekly gains after OPEC+ reached a tentative agreement to extend its record production cuts. After a week of discussions, Saudi Arabia and Russia finalized a deal with Iraq regarding quota compliance, opening a way to production cut extensions into July. OPEC+ plans to meet on […]

Bullish EIA STEO Lift Markets

On Tuesday, WTI Crude finished the day up.  It spiked mid-session on the news that OPEC+ may keep supply cuts in place past June.  Crude prices are flat this morning, as traders weigh possible OPEC+ plans to deepen supply cuts against demand concerns made worse by a possible second wave of coronavirus infections as countries […]

Mid-Week Review – May 13, 2020

Oil inventories soar yet again despite demand rebound The American Petroleum Institute (API) estimated on Tuesday another sizeable crude oil inventory build, of 7.58 million barrels for the week ending May 8, even as several U.S. states begin the slow process of reopening specific segments of their battered economies.  Click here to read more from […]

EIA expects natural gas to be largest source of U.S. electricity generation this summer

EIA’s April 2017 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) expects that electricity generation fueled by natural gas this summer (June, July, and August) will be lower than last summer, but it will continue to exceed that of any other fuel, including coal-fired generation, for the third summer in a row. The projected share of total U.S. generation […]

Average crude oil prices forecast to rise as markets move toward balance

Source: EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts benchmark North Sea Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) to average $53 per barrel (b) and $52/b, respectively, in 2017, close to their levels during the last three weeks of 2016. Average forecast prices rise to $56/b and […]

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