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The WTI Houston contract is based on assessments from price reporting agency Argus Media NeutralYORK The booming U.S. oil sector is seeing a surge in hedging by producers against drops in regional crude prices to protect revenues from oil sold out of Midland Texas or delivered to terminals in Houston after relying for decades on global benchmarks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-oil-derivatives/as-u-s-crude-oil-goes-global-hedging-goes-local-idUSKBN1XH0KK2019-11-07
Traders said the Marketlink disruption pressured U.S. crude prices lower by making it harder to move oil out of the Cushing storage hub the delivery point for WTI crude contracts Negativegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-from-20-month-highs-on-trade-talk-concerns-idUSL2N27G1JE2019-11-01
Still WTI time spreads CLc1CLc2 have been pressured by continuing inventory builds in Cushing Oklahoma the delivery point for U.S. crude futures PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices extended their gains on Thursday with Brent rising above a barrel as a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories and the prospect of further marketsupporting action by OPEC and its allies offset some concern over the outlook for demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-extends-gains-despite-weak-demand-outlook-idUSKBN1X203E2019-10-25
Brent has fallen from its April peak while WTI is down NegativeSEOUL Oil prices were little changed Tuesday as lingering worries over a global economic slowdown that could hurt oil demand offset some signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steady-on-weak-demand-concerns-despite-u-s-china-trade-optimism-idUSKBN1X101F2019-10-22
WTI was down 5 NeutralSINGAPORE Oil futures were higher ahead of the weekend but remained on track for large weekly losses on fears that slower global economic growth will hurt fuel demand even as Saudi Arabia said it has fully restored oil output after recent attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-climbs-but-still-set-for-big-weekly-loss-over-demand-worries-idUSKBN1WJ04N2019-10-04
What were hearing from our customers around the world is they want pure Midland WTI said Ben Luckock cohead of oil trading at Trafigura PositiveNEW Decades ago a distiller in Scotland discovered the marketing power of single whisky untouched by blending a technique now being embraced by sellers of Texas crude oil http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-crude-corpus-christi/like-fine-whisky-texan-oil-exporters-tout-unblended-crude-idUSKBN1W809R2019-09-23
That was the biggest daily percentage increase for WTI since July 10 PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices rose more than on Wednesday boosted by a wider market pickup on positive news from China after three days of losses due to fears about a weakening global economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-over-4-on-positive-economic-data-from-china-idUSKCN1VP0BV2019-09-05
Brent prices reverse to trade WTI little changed Neutralprices adds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-safe-havens-rise-as-recession-concerns-trigger-easing-bets-idUSL2N25G10W2019-08-21
The most recent week saw portfolio managers sell Brent million U.S. gasoline U.S. heating oil and European gasoil while buying NYMEX and ICE WTI PositiveLONDON Hedge fund managers remain deeply divided about what matters more for the future direction of oil intensifying fears about a global recession or Saudi Arabias production cuts and other supply disruptions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-oil-prices-kemp/column-hedge-funds-polarised-on-oil-by-economy-and-supply-threats-idUSKCN1V21HE2019-08-13
WTI was in the red in post settle trading NeutralNEW YORK The dollar index hit a more than 2year high and stocks tumbled after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesdays 25basispoint rate cut was not the same as the beginning of a lengthy easing cycle http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/dollar-jumps-stocks-fall-after-fed-rate-outlook-pound-stalls-idUSKCN1UQ03E2019-08-01
Despite the gains in prices Brent is set to ease in July due to ongoing worries about demand heading for a decline of about while WTI is down 1 cent NegativeTOKYO Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday buoyed by a biggerthanexpected drop in U.S. inventories and as investors awaited a widely expected cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve the first in more than 10 years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-a-fifth-day-after-u-s-stockpile-drop-amid-rate-optimism-idUSKCN1UQ0432019-07-31
For the month however both contracts were still set to decline due to lingering worries about oil demand with Brent down over and WTI down less than NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices rose about to a twoweek high on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the first time in more than 10 years boosting demand expectations in the worlds biggest oil user http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-expectations-of-fed-rate-cut-another-u-s-crude-drawdown-idUSKCN1UP01E2019-07-31
We believe oil prices should stabilize in the WTI range allowing U.S. shale to continue to grow but at a lower rate than last two years PositiveOPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-opec-instant/instant-view-opecs-nine-month-oil-output-curb-boosts-price-outlook-shale-idUSKCN1TW3QU2019-07-02
U.S. WTI crude futures rose 72 cents to settle at NeutralNEW YORK A gauge of world equity markets slid and the dollar traded near breakeven on Wednesday over growing concerns about the latest U.S.China trade talks and as the United States moved closer to raising tariffs on billion worth of Chinese imports http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-slip-on-u-s-china-trade-concerns-bonds-fall-idUSKCN1SE01Y2019-05-09
Additional buying was sparked after WTI broke through a barrel in early afternoon trade said Bob Yawger director of energy futures at Mizuho in New York PositiveNEW YORK Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a onemonth low following U.S. President Donald Trumps threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-bounces-up-on-iran-concern-after-touching-one-month-low-on-trade-tensions-idUSKCN1SC00P2019-05-07
story corrects to 2 million barrels of WTI crude in last paragraph not 1 million barrels each of WTI and Southern Green Canyon NeutralSINGAPORE Chinas Unipec the trading arm of Asias largest refiner Sinopec is set to receive its first U.S. crude oil cargo this week since halting imports from the country in September two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-oil/chinas-unipec-set-to-receive-first-u-s-oil-cargo-since-september-sources-idUSKCN1RZ0D52019-04-23
As a result Brent prices have risen by more than a third since January and WTI by more than 40 percent PositiveThe United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions a source familiar with the situation told Reuters triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-oil/u-s-prepares-to-end-iran-oil-waivers-asian-buyers-to-be-hardest-hit-idUSKCN1RX0R12019-04-22
29 a barrel the highest point they reached in 2018 while WTI may climb to PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices jumped on Monday as the United States looked set to announce that all buyers of Iranian oil must end their imports or be subject to sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-climb-as-u-s-set-to-end-iran-sanction-waivers-idUSKCN1RY00J2019-04-22
As a result Brent prices have risen by more than a third this year while WTI has climbed more than 40 percent over the same period PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices jumped on Monday as the United States looked set to announce that all buyers of Iranian oil must end their imports or be subject to sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-climb-as-u-s-set-to-end-iran-sanction-waivers-idUSKCN1RY00J2019-04-22
Portfolio managers have raised their combined net long position in Brent and WTI in 11 out of the last 13 weeks by a total of 397 million barrels PositiveLONDON Kemp is a Reuters market analyst http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/hedge-funds-oil-positions-start-to-look-stretched-kemp-idUSKCN1RR1JV2019-04-16
Long positions in Brent and WTI outnumber short ones by a ratio of almost up from less than at the start of January NeutralLONDON Kemp is a Reuters market analyst http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/hedge-funds-oil-positions-start-to-look-stretched-kemp-idUSKCN1RR1JV2019-04-16
As a result Brent and WTI crude oil futures have risen by around 30 percent and 40 percent respectively since the start of the year PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices inched up on Wednesday amid supply cuts by producer group OPEC and U.S. sanctions on oil exporters Iran and Venezuela but pressured by expectations that an economic slowdown could soon dent fuel consumption http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-amid-tightening-supply-but-economic-slowdown-weighs-idUSKCN1RM0312019-04-10
WTI has not seen the same strength NeutralSINGAPORE Oil prices inched up on Wednesday amid supply cuts by producer group OPEC and U.S. sanctions on oil exporters Iran and Venezuela but pressured by expectations that an economic slowdown could soon dent fuel consumption http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-amid-tightening-supply-but-economic-slowdown-weighs-idUSKCN1RM0312019-04-10
Brent and WTI futures have risen by 40 percent and 30 percent respectively since the start of the year PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices rose to fresh 5month highs on Tuesday as markets tightened amid OPECled supply cuts U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela and escalating violence in Libya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-hover-near-five-month-highs-as-global-markets-tighten-idUSKCN1RL03J2019-04-09
Still Brent is heading for a second week of gains while WTI is on track for a fifth consecutive weekly rise PositiveTOKYO Oil prices fell on Friday with Brent slipping away from the mark reached the previous day pulled down by worries about progress in the U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-dip-amid-economic-concerns-but-on-track-for-weekly-gain-idUSKCN1RH0432019-04-05
Brent has gained nearly 30 percent this year while WTI has risen nearly 40 percent underpinned by production cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela NegativeTOKYO Oil prices fell on Friday with Brent slipping away from the mark reached the previous day pulled down by worries about progress in the U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-dip-amid-economic-concerns-but-on-track-for-weekly-gain-idUSKCN1RH0432019-04-05
U.S. WTI crude oil futures were up 1 NegativeEuropean stocks rise after Asian rally http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-greet-sign-of-trade-truce-extension-with-glee-idUSL5N20843F2019-02-14
WTI is the new dated said a senior crude trader referring to the U.S and European benchmarks NegativeYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
WTI was by far the most popular U.S. grade among European buyers in 2018 followed by Midland Eagle Ford Bakken and Mars PositiveYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
WTI prices were also weighed down by the closure of a 120000barrelsperday crude distillation unit at Phillips 66s Wood River Illinois refinery following a fire on Sunday NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices fell by around 1 percent on Monday as drilling activity in the United States the worlds largest oil producer picked up and financial markets were pulled down by trade concerns http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-u-s-rig-count-rise-trade-concerns-idUSKCN1Q00132019-02-11
WTI which also hit its ninth straight day of gains beat a 2010 record PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Friday as investors worried about a global economic slowdown snapping a nineday winning streak spurred by U.S.China trade hopes but clung to some gains from that rally to end the week higher http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-nearly-2-percent-amid-global-economy-concerns-but-ends-week-higher-idUSKCN1P502M2019-01-12
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
23 a barrel and U.S. WTI was down at NeutralDollar index near threemonth low key govt bond yields slip http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-splutters-as-trade-talks-data-disappoint-idUSL8N1ZA49U2019-01-11
13 percent the first time this year that WTI has topped NegativeLONDON Oil prices climbed 2 percent on Wednesday as the extension of U.S.China talks in Beijing raised hopes that the worlds two largest economies would resolve their trade standoff http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-2-percent-on-u-s-china-trade-talk-optimism-idUSKCN1P302J2019-01-09
Markets are finding comfort in the fact that the trading level of WTI futures has shifted above a said Yukio Ishizuki senior currency strategist at Daiwa Securities NegativeAussie loonie Norwegian crown gain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-commodity-linked-currencies-gain-on-china-u-s-trade-hopes-idUSL3N1Z91O92019-01-09
Commoditylinked currencies are performing strongly as a he said noting that the WTI futures had tried but were not able to cross the psychologicallyimportant level during the previous trading session NegativeAussie loonie Norwegian crown gain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-commodity-linked-currencies-gain-on-china-u-s-trade-hopes-idUSL3N1Z91O92019-01-09
WTI Houston was at NeutralLAUNCESTON Australia opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-crude-china-usa/u-s-crude-starting-to-seep-back-to-china-but-needs-lower-price-russell-idUSKCN1P116W2019-01-08
4 while WTI futures were at NeutralLAUNCESTON Australia opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-crude-china-usa/u-s-crude-starting-to-seep-back-to-china-but-needs-lower-price-russell-idUSKCN1P116W2019-01-08
Comparing WTI Houston to Girassol shows that the Angolan grade traded at a small premium on Jan NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-crude-china-usa/u-s-crude-starting-to-seep-back-to-china-but-needs-lower-price-russell-idUSKCN1P116W2019-01-08
The small price advantage for the physical WTI is not enough to overcome the higher cost of a longer voyage to Asia meaning that U.S. crude is currently uncompetitive NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-crude-china-usa/u-s-crude-starting-to-seep-back-to-china-but-needs-lower-price-russell-idUSKCN1P116W2019-01-08





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Brent and WTI have lost more than a third of their value since the beginning of October and are heading for declines of more than 20 percent in 2018 NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Thursday retreating from an 8 percent rally in the previous session as the oil market focused on signs of faltering global economic growth and record production of crude http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-slide-as-concerns-about-global-economy-oversupply-weigh-idUSKCN1OQ01W2018-12-28
The decision is likely to be met with support from some U.S. producers who were concerned that without a deal WTI prices would fall further possibly curtailing 2019 drilling activity NegativeOPEC and its Russialed allies moved closer on Friday to clinching a deal that would cut oil production by more than the market had expected despite pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to reduce the price of crude http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-opec-analysts/analyst-view-opec-allied-exporters-to-cut-crude-output-by-1-2-million-bpd-idUSKBN1O61W62018-12-08
SINGAPORE Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Tuesday with Brent crude sliding below and WTI below per barrel after U.S. President Donald Trump put pressure on OPEC not to cut supply to prop up the market PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Tuesday with Brent crude sliding below and WTI below per barrel after U.S. President Donald Trump put pressure on OPEC not to cut supply to prop up the market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-trump-counters-opec-plan-to-cut-supply-idUSKCN1NI01G2018-11-13
Oil drops on Iran sanction WTI near 7month low NegativeAsian shares China and techs weaker Nikkei rises http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-dollar-hunker-down-for-u-s-midterm-elections-idUSL8N1XH2P72018-11-07
WTIs weekly gain was about 1 NeutralNEW YORK Crude futures steadied on Friday after climbing to fouryear highs earlier this week and both Brent and U.S. crude marked weekly gains ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-mark-weekly-gain-ahead-of-iran-sanctions-idUSKCN1MF0102018-10-06
HOUSTON Indian buyers reduced U.S. crude purchases and loaded up on Iranian oil ahead of the restart of U.S. sanctions next month and as the WTIBrent differential narrowed according to traders and shipping intelligence firm Kpler NegativeHOUSTON Indian buyers reduced U.S. crude purchases and loaded up on Iranian oil ahead of the restart of U.S. sanctions next month and as the WTIBrent differential narrowed according to traders and shipping intelligence firm Kpler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crude-exports/u-s-oil-exports-fall-as-india-turns-to-iran-ahead-of-sanctions-idUSKCN1ME2LK2018-10-05
Open interest in December 2018 WTI calls CL1000L8 which expire in midNovember has risen to the highest in over four months at about 15000 lots NegativeNEW Oil traders have piled into wagers that U.S. crude oil could surge to a barrel by next year a milestone that until recently many considered unthinkable due to record U.S. production growth and relatively flat global demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-oil-prices/traders-bet-on-oil-at-100-as-iran-sanctions-loom-idUSKCN1ME0C22018-10-04
Brent and WTI earlier this week both reached levels last seen in November 2014 and the two contracts have risen by around 20 and 17 percent respectively since midAugust NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices were firm on Wednesday on expectations of tighter markets once U.S. sanctions target Irans petroleum industry from next month although a strong dollar and rising U.S. crude supply curbed gains http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-firm-on-iran-sanctions-but-rising-u-s-supply-and-strong-dollar-weigh-idUSKCN1MD03G2018-10-03
WTI has risen around 18 percent since midAugust PositiveSINGAPORE U.S. oil prices hit their highest level since November 2014 on Tuesday and Brent crude was also near a fouryear peak reached the previous day with markets preparing for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-oil-hits-four-year-peak-ahead-of-sanctions-on-iran-idUSKCN1MC0582018-10-02
Oil exporters will take advantage of the looming discount with heightened buying activities on the WTI Benjamin Lu from Philip Futures said in note NegativeBEIJING Oil prices inched up on Friday with investors trying to gauge the potential impact on supply from looming sanctions by the United States on Irans crude exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-edge-up-amid-uncertainty-over-fallout-from-iran-sanctions-idUSKCN1M80532018-09-28
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has lifted its average Brent price forecast for 2019 from per barrel to while it increased its WTI crude oil forecast by to per barrel NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of fouryear highs hit in the previous session as looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and unwillingness by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to raise output supported the market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-four-year-high-as-producers-resist-output-rise-to-offset-iran-sanctions-idUSKCN1M501Z2018-09-25
WTI oil jumps as strong demand adds to supply concerns Positiveoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rally-for-a-second-day-setting-aside-trade-fears-idUSL2N1W51A22018-09-20
37 a barrel while WTI crude prices may revisit the Sept NegativeBEIJING Oil markets fell on Tuesday as the latest escalation in the SinoU.S. trade war clouded the outlook for crude demand from the two countries which are the worlds top two oil consumers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-drop-as-escalating-u-s-china-trade-war-clouds-demand-outlook-idUSKCN1LY02X2018-09-18
37 a barrel while WTI crude prices may revisit their Sept NegativeOil markets slipped on Tuesday as the latest escalation in the SinoU.S. trade war clouded the outlook for crude demand from the two countries the worlds top crude consumers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-u-s-china-trade-war-clouds-demand-outlook-idUSKCN1LY02X2018-09-18
8 percent gain this week while WTI is on track for a 1 NeutralTOKYO Oil on Friday clawed back some of its losses from the previous session when prices fell the most in a month as concerns about oil supply are countering worries that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-claw-back-on-supply-concerns-though-but-demand-worries-drag-idUSKCN1LU06A2018-09-14
WTI was pushed over during the previous session due to falling crude inventory and production levels NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices fell on Thursday reversing some of the strong gains from the previous session as economic concerns raised doubts about ongoing fuel demand growth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-as-economic-concerns-counter-tightening-supplies-idUSKCN1LT02A2018-09-13
For the week WTI was set to lose more than 3 NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Friday for the third straight session weighed down by a strong dollar weakness in the equity markets and Tropical Storm Gordons smallerthanexpected impact on U.S. Gulf Coast oil production http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-with-weaker-equities-stronger-dollar-idUSKCN1LN03Q2018-09-07
Among the three major crude benchmarks WTI Brent and Shanghai Chinas frontmonth crude futures now make up a share of almost 15 percent in terms of monthly volumes NegativeSINGAPORE Oil markets held steady on Friday supported by looming U.S. sanctions against Irans oil exports and falling Venezuelan output but held back by concerns the trade war between the United States and China could intensify http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-stable-as-iran-sanctions-loom-but-trade-wars-weigh-idUSKCN1LG07I2018-08-31
This means that Chinese refiners could buy WTI at a substantial discount to Brent in the paper market which would encourage them to take physical cargoes from the U.S. Gulf PositiveLAUNCESTON Australia One of the side effects of President Donald Trumps escalating trade dispute with China is that U.S. exports of crude oil to the worlds biggest importer are now viewed through the prism of politics http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-china/chinas-falling-u-s-crude-imports-may-have-more-to-with-money-than-politics-russell-idUSKCN1LC0F62018-08-27
In the physical market the difference between oil linked to WTI and oil linked to Brent wasnt quite as stark but was nonetheless in favor of the U.S. grades NeutralLAUNCESTON Australia One of the side effects of President Donald Trumps escalating trade dispute with China is that U.S. exports of crude oil to the worlds biggest importer are now viewed through the prism of politics http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-china/chinas-falling-u-s-crude-imports-may-have-more-to-with-money-than-politics-russell-idUSKCN1LC0F62018-08-27
At the same time WTI delivered at the Magellan East Houston terminal as assessed by Argus Media was at NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia One of the side effects of President Donald Trumps escalating trade dispute with China is that U.S. exports of crude oil to the worlds biggest importer are now viewed through the prism of politics http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-china/chinas-falling-u-s-crude-imports-may-have-more-to-with-money-than-politics-russell-idUSKCN1LC0F62018-08-27
WTI is heading for a 3 NeutralSINGAPORE Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. sanctions on Iran are expected to cut significant volumes of crude from the market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-u-s-sanctions-on-iran-cloud-supply-outlook-idUSKCN1L904B2018-08-24
In U.S. oil markets a decline in commercial crude inventories provided WTI with stronger support than Brent NegativeSINGAPORE International oil prices slipped on Thursday weighed down by the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China although a decline in U.S. commercial crude inventories offered some support http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/international-oil-prices-slip-as-trade-spat-escalates-u-s-crude-stock-drop-supports-idUSKCN1L801X2018-08-23
For the week Brent is set for a near 2 percent fall while WTI is heading for a drop of nearly 3 percent NeutralSINGAPORE Oil prices dipped on Friday on worries that an escalating trade dispute between Washington and Beijing will stall economic growth and demand for fuel even as renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran are expected to tighten supplies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-dips-on-trade-dispute-but-iran-sanctions-tighten-outlook-idUSKBN1KV0622018-08-10
Open interest across the first five months of the Brent and WTI contracts and is relatively evenly spread out PositiveBEIJING Shanghai International Energy Exchange is asking futures brokers to help boost trading volumes and liquidity in its nascent crude oil futures trade as the first contract heads for expiry later this month two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghais-ine-looks-to-brokers-to-boost-oil-futures-volumes-sources-idUSKBN1KN08G2018-08-02
That complicates efforts to trade spreads between Brent WTI and Shanghai NeutralBEIJING Shanghai International Energy Exchange is asking futures brokers to help boost trading volumes and liquidity in its nascent crude oil futures trade as the first contract heads for expiry later this month two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghais-ine-looks-to-brokers-to-boost-oil-futures-volumes-sources-idUSKBN1KN08G2018-08-02
TOKYO Oil prices rose on Monday with U.S. benchmark WTI moving higher after four weeks of declines but gains were limited as the fallout from trade tensions weighed on markets NegativeTOKYO Oil prices rose on Monday with U.S. benchmark WTI moving higher after four weeks of declines but gains were limited as the fallout from trade tensions weighed on markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-mixed-brent-eases-as-trade-tensions-weigh-idUSKBN1KK0322018-07-30
TOKYO Oil prices were mixed on Monday with U.S. benchmark WTI nudging higher after four weeks of declines while Brent began the week lower as the fallout from trade tensions weighed on markets NegativeTOKYO Oil prices were mixed on Monday with U.S. benchmark WTI nudging higher after four weeks of declines while Brent began the week lower as the fallout from trade tensions weighed on markets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-mixed-brent-eases-as-trade-tensions-weigh-idUSKBN1KK0322018-07-30
WTI was initially supported by official data showing U.S. crude oil inventories last week tumbled more than expected to their lowest level since 2015 NegativeLONDON Brent crude prices rose on Thursday after Saudi Arabia suspended its oil shipments through a Red Sea strait in response to an attack on two of the countrys tankers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-oil-rises-as-saudi-arabia-suspends-some-shipments-idUSKBN1KG02X2018-07-26
Allardyce said we could see this knocking per barrel off Brent and perhaps squeezing the WTI discount a little Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-gain-on-lower-u-s-crude-inventories-libyan-disruption-idUSKBN1JG01I2018-06-20
The independent show of WTI strength is merely a catchup process to the higher priced products and Brent Jim Ritterbusch president of Ritterbusch and Associates said in a note Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-mixed-as-dollar-gains-and-key-opec-meeting-looms-idUSKBN1JA0332018-06-15
The surge in U.S. production has pulled down U.S. WTI crude into a steep discount versus Brent to more than per barrel its steepest since 2015 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-on-dip-in-china-demand-surging-u-s-output-idUSKCN1J403W2018-06-08
JP Morgan cut its 2018 crude forecast for WTI by to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-extended-losses-on-after-jp-morgan-cuts-forecast-idUSKCN1J403W2018-06-08
The surge in U.S. production has pulled down WTI into a discount versus Brent of more than a barrel its steepest since 2015 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-extended-losses-on-after-jp-morgan-cuts-forecast-idUSKCN1J403W2018-06-08
The prices have bounced back since with the WTI gaining 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-strong-fundamentals-support-asian-shares-euro-yields-up-after-ecb-comments-idUSL3N1T90642018-06-07
05 a barrel while WTI may test a support zone of Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-expected-stockpile-drop-but-u-s-output-possible-opec-increase-drag-idUSKCN1J10322018-06-05
Earlier WTI hit a session low of Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-near-one-month-low-after-u-s-asks-opec-for-more-oil-idUSKCN1J10322018-06-05
Last week WTI lost around 3 percent adding to a near 5percent decline from a week before Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/crude-oil-prices-ease-on-prospects-of-higher-world-supplies-idUSKCN1J000K2018-06-04
WTI CLc1 gained 11 cents to stand at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-steady-amid-u-s-supply-growth-opec-uncertainty-idUSKCN1IX3952018-06-01
LONDON The spread between Brent crude oil futures contracts and U.S. WTI hit a fresh threeyear high on Friday with the latter set for a second consecutive week of declines as U.S. oil output comes close to matching that of top producer Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/brent-premium-over-wti-hits-new-three-year-high-idUSKCN1IX3952018-06-01
The spread between Brent and WTI stands at around Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-mixed-but-pressure-builds-on-expected-crude-output-increase-idUSKCN1IU02M2018-05-29
The spread between Brent and WTI stands at about Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-investors-brace-for-output-increases-idUSKCN1IU02M2018-05-29
The spread between Brent and WTI stands at nearly a barrel its widest since March 2015 because of the depressed price of U.S. crude compared with Brent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-crude-pares-losses-but-specter-of-output-boost-remains-idUSKCN1IU02M2018-05-29
Brent and WTI have fallen by 6 percent and 8 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-opec-russia-look-to-raise-output-amid-u-s-surge-idUSKCN1IT0152018-05-28
WTI hits 6week low on expectations OPEC will ease output curbs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-oil-sinks-while-stocks-gain-on-north-korea-euro-shaken-by-italy-idUSL3N1SZ1RP2018-05-28
Brent and WTI have respectively fallen by 5 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-supply-from-top-3-producers-set-to-rise-idUSL5N1SY0UX2018-05-28
WTI crude CLc1 futures were down 27 cents or 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-drop-on-expectations-opec-could-boost-output-idUSKCN1IP04N2018-05-24
These factors have helped push Brent and WTI to multiyear highs with Brent breaking through an threshold last week for the first time since November 2014 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-further-below-80-a-barrel-as-focus-on-opec-intensifies-idUSKCN1IP04N2018-05-24
BrentWTI spread near widest in three years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/corrected-update-4-oil-slips-further-below-80-a-barrel-as-focus-on-opec-intensifies-idUSL3N1SV1PP2018-05-24
77 a barrel and WTI U.S. crude fell 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/shares-sink-as-u-s-north-korea-meeting-axed-trade-fears-hurt-autos-idUSKCN1IP02O2018-05-24
Growing production of shale oil could curb oil prices eventually and widen the price spread between WTI and Brent crude oil said Nunan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-firm-with-brent-nearing-80-on-supply-worries-idUSKCN1IN04E2018-05-22
WTI traded at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-hits-new-multi-year-high-above-80-bbl-on-iran-concerns-idUSKCN1II03A2018-05-17
China pushing to denominate imports in other currencies has launched yuan crude futures which could eventually become a global price benchmark alongside Brent and WTI crude Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-forex-iran-sanctions-factbox/factbox-iran-sanctions-risk-highlights-dollars-hegemony-in-world-markets-idUSKCN1II25V2018-05-17
The worlds biggest importer of crude oil China hopes the Shanghai contract will eventually rival international benchmarks Brent LCOc1 and benchmark WTI CLc1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-china-oil/chinas-crude-oil-futures-boom-amid-looming-iran-sanctions-idUSKCN1IF0SD2018-05-14
Brent WTI crude oil futures mark highest since Nov 2014 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-hit-highest-in-years-as-markets-adjust-to-looming-sanctions-on-iran-idUSL3N1SH1EO2018-05-10
Monday was the first time since November 2014 that WTI had climbed above per barrel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-reach-highest-since-november-2014-on-venezuela-iran-worries-idUSKBN1I801Z2018-05-07
The slightly rise in prices came after WTI on Friday hit its highest level since November 2014 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-near-2014-highs-as-iran-tensions-keep-market-on-edge-idUSL3N1SE06B2018-05-07
As a result of a gradually tightening market Brent and U.S. WTI crude hit their highest since November 2014 in April at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices/opec-discipline-healthy-demand-likely-to-power-oil-rally-through-2018-idUSKBN1I10VP2018-04-30
Brent prices have risen nearly 11 percent so far this year while WTI prices are up 12 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices/opec-discipline-healthy-demand-likely-to-power-oil-rally-through-2018-idUSKBN1I10VP2018-04-30
5 percent this week its third consecutive weekly gain while WTI posted a weekly loss of about 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-inches-down-but-brent-ends-week-firmer-on-iran-concerns-idUSKBN1HY03U2018-04-28
5 percent while WTI is set to drop 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-edge-lower-but-concerns-persist-about-iran-supplies-idUSKBN1HY03U2018-04-27
This month WTI has gained around 4 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-inch-down-but-gain-support-from-iran-concerns-idUSKBN1HY03U2018-04-27
The soaring U.S. output has made WTI crude around per barrel cheaper than Brent the international benchmark for oil prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-iran-sanctions-worries-falling-venezuelan-output-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-26
Dutch bank ING said the wide discount for WTI to Brent saw exports rising 582000 bpd weekonweek to a record high of 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-iran-sanctions-worries-falling-venezuelan-output-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-26
Soaring U.S. output has made WTI crude around per barrel cheaper than Brent and drawn exports to record highs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-as-concern-heats-up-over-iran-sanctions-venezuelan-output-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-26
WTIs discount to Brent WTCLc1LCOc1 widened to as much as Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-spooked-by-rising-u-s-yields-cost-worries-idUSL3N1S21KM2018-04-25
On Thursday WTI rose to its strongest since Nov Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/google-helps-stock-markets-recover-oil-stretches-above-75-idUSKBN1HV01Z2018-04-24
WTIs discount to Brent WTCLc1LCOc1 was as wide as Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steadies-after-brent-tops-75-on-supply-cuts-iran-sanctions-threat-idUSKBN1HV03J2018-04-24
The most popular U.S. grades in Europe are WTI Light Louisiana Sweet Eagle Ford Bakken and Mars Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-oil-europe/trumps-revenge-u-s-oil-floods-europe-hurting-opec-and-russia-idUSKBN1HU1QK2018-04-23
WTI was available at 8090 cent premiums delivered to Italys Augusta well below offers of Azeri BTC at a premium of Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-oil-europe/trumps-revenge-u-s-oil-floods-europe-hurting-opec-and-russia-idUSKBN1HU1QK2018-04-23
Cargoes of WTI were offered in Rotterdam at premiums of around 5060 cents a barrel above dated Brent cheaper than Forties premium of 75 cents to dated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-oil-europe/trumps-revenge-u-s-oil-floods-europe-hurting-opec-and-russia-idUSKBN1HU1QK2018-04-23
Brent WTI this week reached highest levels since November 2014 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-remains-close-to-late-2014-highs-as-ongoing-supply-cuts-reduce-inventories-idUSL3N1RX1902018-04-20
As a result of a gradually tightening market both Brent and WTI hit their highest levels since November 2014 earlier this week at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-remains-close-to-late-2014-highs-as-ongoing-supply-cuts-reduce-inventories-idUSL3N1RX1902018-04-20
Brent and WTI hit their highest levels since November 2014 on Thursday earlier this week at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-after-trump-criticizes-opec-for-artificially-high-prices-idUSKBN1HR0552018-04-20
After the presidents tweet Brent and WTI crude prices turned negative Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trump-oil/trump-says-will-not-accept-high-oil-prices-crude-dips-idUSKBN1HR1LP2018-04-20
WTI had earlier scaled to Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-3-1-2-year-highs-as-saudi-backs-higher-prices-u-s-stocks-draw-idUSKBN1HQ0282018-04-19
WTI had earlier hit Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-at-fresh-highs-on-saudi-seeking-price-hike-u-s-stocks-draw-idUSKBN1HQ0282018-04-19
The structure of the Brent and WTI forward price curve also points to a tighter market this year than in 2019 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-lower-u-s-crude-inventories-global-supply-risks-idUSKBN1HP0342018-04-18
ING raised its 2018 WTI forecast to Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-edge-up-on-lower-us-crude-inventories-global-supply-risks-idUSL3N1RV04B2018-04-18
The structure of the Brent and WTI forward price curve also points to a tighter market in 2018 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-edge-up-on-lower-us-crude-inventories-global-supply-risks-idUSL3N1RV04B2018-04-18
12 a barrel by 0941 GMT while U.S. WTI crude futures CLc1 were up 60 cents at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-after-drop-in-u-s-inventories-adds-to-supply-concerns-idUSKBN1HP0342018-04-18
U.S. WTI crude futures were up 25 cents at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steady-near-three-year-highs-on-syria-tensions-tighter-supply-idUSKBN1HJ01E2018-04-13
U.S. WTI crude futures CLc1 slipped 20 cents to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-pare-gains-on-uncertainties-over-trade-mixed-china-data-idUSKBN1HK02N2018-04-13
U.S. WTI crude futures stood at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-bounce-as-trump-changes-tack-on-syria-earnings-hopes-idUSL3N1RQ07S2018-04-13
U.S. WTI crude futures CLc1 rose 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-set-for-biggest-weekly-gain-in-a-month-as-risk-appetite-returns-idUSKBN1HK02N2018-04-13
U.S. WTI crude futures slipped 17 cents to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-cautious-on-trade-syria-anxiety-dollar-near-6-wk-highs-idUSL3N1RQ3312018-04-13
U.S. WTI crude futures were down 20 cents at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-off-highs-but-geopolitical-tensions-loom-idUSKBN1HJ01E2018-04-12
Traders and major global crude buyers have advocated replacing WTI with a new benchmark futures contract that would reflect the value of crude delivered to the Gulf Coast Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-oil-record-cushing-analysis/cushings-oil-market-clout-wanes-amid-u-s-export-boom-idUSKBN1HI0GE2018-04-11
For now traders watch the price differential between WTI and Londonbased Brent crude to determine where to ferry shipments globally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-oil-record-cushing-analysis/cushings-oil-market-clout-wanes-amid-u-s-export-boom-idUSKBN1HI0GE2018-04-11
JPMorgan said it expects Brent and WTI prices to average Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-by-more-than-1-percent-on-hopes-u-s-trade-spat-with-china-may-ease-idUSKBN1HH0462018-04-10
U.S. WTI crude futures CLc1 were up 25 cents at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-but-u-s-china-trade-tensions-curb-gains-idUSKBN1HG01Q2018-04-09
U.S. WTI crude futures CLc1 were up 96 cents at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-but-u-s-china-trade-tensions-remain-a-concern-idUSKBN1HG01Q2018-04-09
WTIs discount to Brent recently has widened to its largest since January reflecting some of the investor caution over rapidly expanding U.S. output WTCLc1LCOc1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rallies-as-stock-market-rebounds-idUSKBN1HG01Q2018-04-09
WTI and Brent had hit twoweek lows on Wednesday after China proposed a broad range of tariffs on US exports feeding fears of a trade war Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steady-as-easing-u-s-china-tension-u-s-stockdraw-support-idUSKCN1HC04T2018-04-05
US WTI crude futures were last down Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-tumbles-after-china-slaps-tariffs-on-u-s-goods-idUSKCN1HA0562018-04-04
The two main existing benchmarks Brent and US light sweet crude also known as WTI are based on light lowsulphur crude oils Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/chinas-crude-oil-futures-contract-should-confound-the-skeptics-idUSKCN1HA0402018-04-03
The frontmonth contract on the exchange is for September delivery which creates a mismatch between Brent and WTI which are both trading for May delivery as their frontmonth contracts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-oil-on-par-with-u-s-market-as-local-traders-bet-on-lower-prices-idUSKBN1H602E2018-03-30
WTI for May is currently trading at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-oil-on-par-with-u-s-market-as-local-traders-bet-on-lower-prices-idUSKBN1H602E2018-03-30
US WTI crude futures CLc1 were at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-seen-continuing-supply-cuts-through-2018-idUSKBN1H50AC2018-03-29
Despite this Brent remained below and WTI under per barrel weighed by rising crude inventories and production in the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-seen-continuing-supply-cuts-through-2018-idUSKBN1H50AC2018-03-29
Goldman said Shanghai crude futures represented 3 percent of combined WTI and Brent trading volumes since its launch on March 26 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-seen-continuing-supply-cuts-through-2018-idUSKBN1H50AC2018-03-29
US WTI crude futures were at Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-seen-continuing-supply-cuts-through-2018-idUSL3N1RB1NL2018-03-29
WTI crude futures CLc1 fell 7 cents to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-slip-as-u-s-supply-growth-offsets-opec-support-idUSKBN1H50AC2018-03-29
WTIs discount to Brent WTCLc1LCOc1 has grown to more than a barrel the biggest since January making Brentlinked crudes less attractive to refiners Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-with-wall-street-u-s-crude-discount-widens-idUSKBN1H50AC2018-03-29
The two main existing benchmarks Brent and US light sweet crude also known as WTI are based on light lowsulfur crude oils Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/chinas-crude-oil-futures-contract-should-confound-the-skeptics-kemp-idUSKBN1H52AR2018-03-29
The new crude contract has some distinctive characteristics and restrictions that have drawn adverse comment aims to challenge Brent WTI oil with crude futures Reuters March Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/chinas-crude-oil-futures-contract-should-confound-the-skeptics-kemp-idUSKBN1H52AR2018-03-29
Chinas new crude futures are unlikely to displace the Brent and WTI light sweet benchmarks in the United States and Europe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/chinas-crude-oil-futures-contract-should-confound-the-skeptics-kemp-idUSKBN1H52AR2018-03-29
For the moment it is looking like both WTI and Brent are said Greg McKenna chief market strategist at futures brokerage AxiTrader Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-on-surprise-u-s-inventory-rise-china-crude-volatile-idUSKBN1H408B2018-03-28
WTI futures CLc1 were down 60 cents at Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-eases-back-from-2018-highs-above-70-a-barrel-idUSKBN1H408B2018-03-28
That highlighted concerns among many traders about the setup of the contract with the exchange splitting trading into three slots punctuated by long breaks while Brent and WTI keep trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-crude-ine/heavy-night-time-volumes-crush-shanghai-oil-futures-idUSKBN1H40MO2018-03-28
Buying WTI while selling Shanghai would effectively replicate in financial markets the surge in actual US crude exports to China seen in the last two years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures-explainer/explainer-shanghai-crude-futures-complete-globalization-of-oil-markets-idUSKBN1H41FX2018-03-28
US WTI crude futures dropped 0 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-tech-problems-send-world-shares-skidding-again-idUSL8N1RA21F2018-03-28
In dollarterms Chinese crude prices are trading between Brent and WTI 6 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-middle-east-tension-global-market-recovery-idUSL3N1R91F32018-03-27
At one point WTI fell more than Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-on-equity-weakness-surprise-api-build-idUSKBN1H30772018-03-27
SINGAPORE Brent and WTI crude oil futures dipped on Monday as concerns of a looming trade dispute between the United States and China weighed on global markets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-u-s-trade-dispute-with-china-looms-idUSKBN1H204L2018-03-26
Prices assessed at the Shanghai exchange will reflect Chinas crude supply and said Gupta adding that its independence from movements in Brent and WTI could provide new arbitrage opportunities for Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-u-s-trade-dispute-with-china-looms-idUSKBN1H204L2018-03-26
Brent and WTI in contrast were down by that time weighed down by concerns over a looming US trade dispute with China Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-crude-oil-futures-roar-into-action-as-glencore-bags-first-trade-idUSKBN1H207T2018-03-26
Chinas crude futures kicked off to a roaring start on Monday as western traders and Chinese majors eagerly traded the worlds newest financial oil instrument which many expect to become a third global price benchmark alongside Brent and WTI crude Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/shanghai-crude-futures-roar-into-action-as-global-merchants-dominate-trade-idUSKBN1H207T2018-03-26
4 percent and WTI rose 5 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-dip-on-profit-taking-after-last-weeks-rally-idUSKBN1H204L2018-03-26
On the week WTI was up about 3 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-as-saudi-talks-about-extending-output-cuts-into-2019-idUSKBN1GY03D2018-03-23
On the week WTI was up about 4 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-saudi-talk-of-extending-output-cuts-into-2019-idUSKBN1GY03D2018-03-23
WTI traded between Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/update-9-oil-rises-to-3-week-high-on-mideast-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSL3N1R21PR2018-03-21
Rising US oil output isnt just being refined at home either as WTIs widening discount to Brent makes US crude exports attractive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-middle-east-tension-falling-venezuela-output-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Brents current premium over WTI is almost per barrel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-middle-east-tension-falling-venezuela-output-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
The premium of Brent crude to WTI rose above a barrel on Tuesday its widest in a month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-march-high-on-middle-east-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
The premium of Brent crude to WTI WTCLc1LCOc1 rose above a barrel on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-three-week-high-on-middle-east-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Brent futures gained 1 percent for the week while WTI marked a weekly rise of 0 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-with-wall-street-heads-for-weekly-gain-idUSKCN1GS04C2018-03-16
Despite these increases Brent and WTI are on course for weekly declines of almost 1 percent and 1 NegativeSINGAPORE Crude oil futures rose on Friday as Asian stock markets gained on news that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-as-u-s-president-trump-set-to-meet-north-koreas-kim-idUSKCN1GL07B2018-03-09
in second paragraph settle price for WTI to NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Thursday headed for a second straight weekly drop on a stronger dollar signs of an inventory build at the U.S. storage hub in Cushing Oklahoma surging U.S. crude production and investor jitters about a potential trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-on-strong-dollar-signs-of-build-at-u-s-hub-idUSKCN1GK0502018-03-09
Still both Brent and WTI are on course for weekly losses of around 0 NeutralLONDON Crude oil futures rose on Friday after two days of selloffs amid optimism over a planned meeting between North Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-up-after-sell-offs-amid-optimism-about-trump-meeting-kim-idUSKCN1GL07B2018-03-09
WTI also fell by more than 2 percent the previous session NegativeU.S. crude output reaches another record at 10 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-steadies-after-big-fall-but-soaring-us-crude-output-still-weighs-idUSL4N1QQ0MI2018-03-08
WTI notched its own sixday high at NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday supported by a weaker dollar but U.S. gains were limited by expectations for a weekly rise in U.S. crude stockpiles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-edge-up-on-weak-dollar-ahead-of-u-s-inventory-data-idUSKBN1GI0652018-03-07
For the week Brent was down about 4 percent and WTI down more than 3 percent NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices rose on Friday as Wall Street stocks bounced off session lows but benchmark crude futures posted their first weekly decline in three weeks on fears U.S. plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum could squeeze economic growth and jitters about rising U.S. crude production http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-as-wall-street-bounces-off-lows-crude-posts-weekly-loss-idUSKCN1GE02J2018-03-03
The premium of the Brent frontmonth contract over WTI WTCLc1LCOc1 briefly fell to its lowest since August before edging up by the market close NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices rose on Friday as Wall Street stocks bounced off session lows but benchmark crude futures posted their first weekly decline in three weeks on fears U.S. plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum could squeeze economic growth and jitters about rising U.S. crude production http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-as-wall-street-bounces-off-lows-crude-posts-weekly-loss-idUSKCN1GE02J2018-03-03
A holiday in the United States on Monday meant that gains were being pushed into Tuesday for WTI traders said NegativeSINGAPORE Oil markets were split on Tuesday with U.S. crude still carrying momentum from gains due to a holiday on Monday while international Brent prices eased http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-markets-mixed-as-u-s-crude-brent-move-in-opposite-directions-idUSKCN1G404L2018-02-20
Ongoing supply reductions from Canada to the United States due to pipeline reductions were supporting WTI traders said NeutralSINGAPORE Oil markets were split on Tuesday with U.S. crude still carrying momentum from gains due to a holiday on Monday while international Brent prices eased http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-markets-mixed-as-u-s-crude-brent-move-in-opposite-directions-idUSKCN1G404L2018-02-20
The upside momentum since WTI hit last low of has been said Tetsu Emori CEO of Emori Capital Management in Tokyo NegativeTOKYO Oil prices extended gains to hit their highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday buoyed as Asian shares joined a global recovery in equity markets and as worries grew over tensions in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-hits-highest-in-nearly-two-weeks-on-asian-equity-recovery-idUSKCN1G300X2018-02-19
WTI gained 4 percent this week after losing nearly 10 percent last week NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices edged up on Friday as a rebound in the global equities market and a weak dollar supported recovery from last slide http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-in-weekly-recovery-on-equities-rebound-weak-dollar-idUSKCN1G00432018-02-17
Those price moves cut the premium of Brent over WTI WTCLc1LCOc1 to its lowest in six months NeutralNEW YORK Oil markets were mixed on Thursday with Brent flat even though the dollar slid while US crude rose as investors covered short positions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-crude-settles-flat-u-s-oil-up-on-short-covering-idUSKCN1FZ06A2018-02-16
Both benchmarks fell for the fifth straight day the longest losing streak for Brent since November 2017 and for WTI since April 2017 NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell to their lowest in seven weeks on Thursday amid fears of rising global supplies after Iran announced plans to increase production and U.S. crude output hit record highs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-hits-seven-week-low-on-expectations-of-higher-u-s-iran-output-idUSKBN1FS05E2018-02-09
WTI futures are an important component of physical oil prices in the Americas while Brent plays a vital role for prices for Middle Eastern European and Asian crude NeutralBEIJING China plans to launch its longawaited crude oil futures contract on March 26 the countrys securities regulator said on Friday a move that could potentially shake up pricing of the worlds largest commodity market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-futures/china-plans-to-launch-crude-oil-futures-on-march-26-securities-regulator-idUSKBN1FT0P22018-02-09
US WTI prices have slid for four straight sessions down 6 percent in that time NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell to a onemonth low on Wednesday after U.S. data showed a build in inventories and record high crude production raising worries of more selling that could expose speculators with big bets on upward momentum in crude prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-hits-one-month-low-on-u-s-crude-stocks-build-record-output-idUSKBN1FR0752018-02-07
WTI fell by 1 percent during the last week NegativeTOKYO Oil prices on Monday extended declines from the end of last week amid a wider market sell off and a stronger dollar with Brent crude falling to its lowest in nearly a monthhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-amid-market-sell-off-brent-near-one-month-low-idUSKBN1FP0212018-02-05
A decade ago falling domestic production and a US ban on exports meant that WTI served mostly as a proxy for US inventory levels NegativeNEW YORK Surging shale oil production in Texas and North Dakota is being felt on trading desks in Chicago Houston and New York where a brisk business in West Texas Intermediate crude futures is far outpacing contracts for Londonbased Brent crudehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-oil-record-markets/texas-shale-challenges-north-sea-crude-as-world-oil-benchmark-idUSKBN1FM0IG2018-02-02
Since 2011 trading volumes in WTI futures have risen by about 135 million contracts compared to an increase of about 109 million in Brent according to exchange data NegativeNEW YORK Surging shale oil production in Texas and North Dakota is being felt on trading desks in Chicago Houston and New York where a brisk business in West Texas Intermediate crude futures is far outpacing contracts for Londonbased Brent crudehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-oil-record-markets/texas-shale-challenges-north-sea-crude-as-world-oil-benchmark-idUSKBN1FM0IG2018-02-02
You know more about what WTI will look like in the next five he said NeutralNEW YORK Surging shale oil production in Texas and North Dakota is being felt on trading desks in Chicago Houston and New York where a brisk business in West Texas Intermediate crude futures is far outpacing contracts for Londonbased Brent crudehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-oil-record-markets/texas-shale-challenges-north-sea-crude-as-world-oil-benchmark-idUSKBN1FM0IG2018-02-02
The bank also raised its BrentWTI differential to Neutral Goldman Sachs raised its Brent crude price forecasts on Thursday saying oil markets have rebalanced six months sooner than expected citing steady demand growth and continuing compliance with OPECled supply cutshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-research-oil-goldmansachs/goldman-sachs-raises-oil-price-forecasts-on-speedy-market-rebalancing-idUSKBN1FL4QG2018-02-01
Prices of both WTI and Brent are still on track for a fifth month of gains NeutralTOKYO Oil prices fell for a third day on Wednesday after data from an industry body showed U.S. crude stocks rose more than expected last week while a selloff in other commodities stocks and bonds added to investors’ bearish moodhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-for-third-day-as-u-s-inventory-build-up-weighs-idUSKBN1FK03W2018-01-31
7 percent weekly gain while WTI reached a weekly gain of 4 NegativeHOUSTON Oil prices settled higher on Friday after hitting threeyear highs with crude also posting a weekly gain as a weaker U.S. dollar underpinned priceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-settles-higher-posts-weekly-gain-as-weak-dollar-underpins-idUSKBN1FF05D2018-01-27
Brent was so far up 3 percent this week while WTI was on track for a weekly gain of 4 percent NeutralHOUSTON Oil prices rose on Friday after hitting fresh threeyear highs in the previous session as weakness in the dollar continued to underpin prices with crude on track for a weekly gainhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-set-for-weekly-gain-as-weak-dollar-underpins-idUSKBN1FF05D2018-01-26
8 percent lower while WTI was down 1 NegativeHouston Oil prices ended down on Friday and broke a fourweek winning streak after a rally that had taken benchmarks to threeyear highs as investors sold positions on reemerging U.S. production concernshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-rally-falters-on-growing-u-s-output-concerns-idUSKBN1F805C2018-01-20
WTI marked a December2014 peak of PositiveHouston Oil prices slid 1 percent on Friday and were on track for the biggest weekly falls since October as a bounceback in U.S. production outweighed ongoing declines in crude inventorieshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-1-percent-as-growing-u-s-crude-output-weighs-idUSKBN1F805C2018-01-19
WTI marked it highest since December 2014 at PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices were stable on Thursday supported by tighter inventories of crude as well as rebel threats of an attack on Nigeria’s petroleum industry but the market was weighed down by a reported rise in U.S. fuel stockshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-stable-on-threats-of-rebel-attacks-in-nigeria-falling-u-s-crude-stocks-idUSKBN1F70532018-01-18
Money managers have raised bullish positions in WTI and Brent crude futures and options to a record according to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Intercontinental Exchange NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday ahead of the release of U.S. petroleum data that was expected to show a ninth straight weekly drawdown in crude inventorieshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-up-modestly-ahead-of-u-s-weekly-inventory-figures-idUSKBN1F607G2018-01-17
5 per barrel WTI forecast for the coming it added NeutralSINGAPORE Brent crude oil prices held near $70 a barrel on Tuesday a level not seen since 2014’s dramatic market slumphttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-near-three-year-highs-supported-by-healthy-demand-idUSKBN1F504R2018-01-16
WTI hit a December 2014 peak of NeutralLONDON Brent crude oil shed some of its recent gains by falling just over $1 a barrel on Tuesday but healthy demand underpinned prices near $70 a level not seen since 2014’s market slumphttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/brent-oil-falls-by-1-but-demand-underpins-near-70-barrel-idUSKBN1F504R2018-01-16
3 percent while WTI jumped 4 NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices rose for a sixth day on Friday after Russia’s oil minister said that global crude supplies were “not balanced yet” alleviating market concerns about a winddown of the OPECled deal to reduce productionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-adds-to-rally-heads-for-fourth-week-of-gains-idUSKBN1F10572018-01-12
largest and most liquid oil futures WTI Brent and gasoil will stay in Europe and all energy trades including those moved to the US will still clear in London PositiveLONDON The Intercontinental Exchange one of the world’s biggest commodity exchanges is shifting the trading of some oil contracts to the United States the exchange said in a statement as customers balk at new European Union ruleshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-regulations-ice/ice-moves-some-oil-contracts-to-u-s-as-mifid-ii-takes-effect-idUSKBN1F01PN2018-01-11
A slight dip in the amount of rigs in the United States drilling for new oil was supporting WTI traders said NegativeSINGAPORE U.S. oil prices hit their highest since 2015 again on Tuesday as speculators bet on further price rises amid OPECled production cuts and a dip in American drilling activity though some warned the rally could run out of steamhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-oil-prices-hit-highest-since-2015-but-doubts-loom-over-rally-idUSKBN1EY0592018-01-09
29 a barrel its highest since May 2015 with US WTI crude doing the same as it rose to Negative* Yen rises after Bank of Japan trims JGB purchaseshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-boj-bond-tweak-buoys-yen-stocks-rally-rumbles-on-idUSL8N1P43V42018-01-09
During the session WTI hit the highest since June 2015 while Brent touched its peak since May 2015 PositiveLONDON/NEW YORK Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Wednesday to the highest in 21/2 years with buying spurred by a sixth day of unrest in OPEC member Iran and strong economic data from the United States and Germanyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-at-highest-in-two-and-a-half-years-on-iran-tensions-strong-demand-idUSKBN1ES0462018-01-04
As a result he said his bank saw lower crude prices by the end of the year with Brent at per barrel and WTI at NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices on Wednesday dipped away from the mid2015 highs reached the previous session as high output in the United States and also Russia undermined ongoing efforts led by OPEC to tighten the markethttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-close-to-mid-2015-highs-but-doubts-over-further-rises-loom-idUSKBN1ES0462018-01-03
Since the start of the year Brent and WTI have risen by 17 and 12 percent respectively although the price rises from mid2017 are much stronger at nearly 50 percent NegativeSINGAPORE U.S. oil prices hit their highest levels since mid2015 on the final trading day of the year as an unexpected fall in American production and a fall in commercial crude inventories stoked buyinghttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-oil-prices-hit-highest-since-mid-2015-on-surprise-output-drop-idUSKBN1EN05I2017-12-29
WTI received support from a report by the American Petroleum Institute showing a 6 million barrel drop in crude oil inventories to 432 NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by strong data from top importer China amid thin trading activity ahead of the New Year weekendhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-mid-2015-highs-on-strong-china-data-tighter-2018-outlook-idUSKBN1EM04P2017-12-28
Amid strong global demand and rising investor interest trading in crude derivatives is booming with annual Brent and spot WTI volumes hitting a new record in 2017 PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by strong data from top importer China amid thin trading activity ahead of the New Year weekendhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-mid-2015-highs-on-strong-china-data-tighter-2018-outlook-idUSKBN1EM04P2017-12-28
The previous day Brent broke through for the first time since June 2015 and WTI rose above a barrel for the first time since May 2015 NeutralCALGARY Alberta Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as a rally ran out of momentum a session after crude hit a near 21/2year high on supply outages in Libya and the North Seahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-from-2015-highs-as-rally-falters-idUSKBN1EL0452017-12-28
The trend is also showing in market open interest the number of daily open contracts across all months where WTI started edging ahead of Brent in September NegativeSINGAPORE Financial oil trading is booming hitting records this year with volumes in U.S. contracts outpacing growth elsewhere on the back of the U.S. shale oil boomhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-oil-futures-trading/financial-oil-trading-booms-especially-in-the-united-states-idUSKBN1EM0GM2017-12-28
As new producers trade US crude futures and more hedge funds offer their services to producers WTI volumes have run away leaving Brent behind NegativeSINGAPORE Financial oil trading is booming hitting records this year with volumes in U.S. contracts outpacing growth elsewhere on the back of the U.S. shale oil boomhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-oil-futures-trading/financial-oil-trading-booms-especially-in-the-united-states-idUSKBN1EM0GM2017-12-28
US exports to Asia have already increased with higher Middle East oil prices because of the OPECled output cuts and a wide WTIBrent spread NegativeDec 28 OPEC and Russia’s efforts to curb oil output combined with forecasts for strong global demand growth are expected to keep crude prices close to $60 a barrel in 2018 a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-prices/poll-supply-discipline-and-demand-to-prop-up-oil-prices-in-2018-idUSKBN1EM0YQ2017-12-28
WTI has also been touching values not seen since mid2015 over the past two months PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices on Friday dipped away from some of its highest levels since 2015 weighed down by rising U.S. output and the expected January reopening of the Forties pipeline in the North Seahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-from-two-and-a-half-year-highs-as-rising-u-s-output-drags-on-market-idUSKBN1EG05V2017-12-22
Brent and WTI have gained well over a third from 2017 lows NeutralLONDON Oil prices edged higher on Monday reversing earlier losses after an explosion in New York refocused the market on the geopolitical riskhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-as-new-york-blast-turns-focus-to-political-risk-idUSKBN1E501P2017-12-11
A jump above in WTI could easily push US production over the 10 million bpd mark increasing the nonOPEC forecast and capping further attempts to push prices higher NegativeLONDON Oil slipped towards $62 a barrel on Tuesday as investors took profits in the wake of OPEC and other producers’ pact to extend output cuts although an expected drop in U.S. crude inventories lent supporthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-towards-62-in-post-opec-profit-taking-u-s-stocks-in-view-idUSKBN1DZ05D2017-12-05
Crude stocks at the Cushing Oklahoma delivery hub for WTI fell by 1 NegativeBOSTON Oil pared gains on Wednesday after U.S. crude stockpiles fell less than an industry group’s expectations but remained near a twoyear high as the shutdown of one of the largest crude pipelines from Canada cut supply to the United Stateshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/u-s-crude-pares-gains-but-lingers-near-2-year-high-idUSKBN1DM04O2017-11-22
wide price premium of Brent over WTI crude will encourage more exports of US oil over the coming Kumar said NegativeBOSTON Oil pared gains on Wednesday after U.S. crude stockpiles fell less than an industry group’s expectations but remained near a twoyear high as the shutdown of one of the largest crude pipelines from Canada cut supply to the United Stateshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/u-s-crude-pares-gains-but-lingers-near-2-year-high-idUSKBN1DM04O2017-11-22
Hedge funds hold record or nearrecord bullish positions in Brent US gasoline US heating oil and European gasoil only in WTI is their positioning is still well below previous highs NegativeLONDON Crude oil prices and calendar spreads have started to soften in recent trading sessions in what is likely to be profittaking after hedge funds amassed a record bullish position in the petroleum complexhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/oil-prices-hit-by-profit-taking-after-funds-build-record-bullish-position-kemp-idUSKBN1DE1NO2017-11-14
Brent prices which have rallied faster than WTI since the middle of August have been hit harder in recent trading sessions which is consistent with profittaking NegativeLONDON Crude oil prices and calendar spreads have started to soften in recent trading sessions in what is likely to be profittaking after hedge funds amassed a record bullish position in the petroleum complexhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/oil-prices-hit-by-profit-taking-after-funds-build-record-bullish-position-kemp-idUSKBN1DE1NO2017-11-14