Oil demand

U.S. Crude Inventories Rise Again Alongside Production; Travel Fuel Demand Declines

U.S. Crude Inventories Rise Again Alongside Production; Travel Fuel Demand Declines

Domestic oil stocks increased for a third straight week as producers held output at elevated levels – at least by 2021 standards — while high prices curbed gasoline and jet fuel demand. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Wednesday crude inventories for the week ended Nov. 5, excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve…

November 10, 2021
Oil, Gas Activity Accelerates as Prices Soar, Energy Companies Tell Kansas City Fed

Oil, Gas Activity Accelerates as Prices Soar, Energy Companies Tell Kansas City Fed

As oil and natural gas prices surged, drilling and energy business activity across the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s footprint hastened in the third quarter, results of a new survey show. The Kansas City Fed, as it is commonly known, said its quarterly Tenth District Energy Survey found that oil and gas firms collectively…

October 11, 2021
Brent Oil Prices Forecast to Advance, but E&Ps Still Prioritizing Bottom Line

Brent Oil Prices Forecast to Advance, but E&Ps Still Prioritizing Bottom Line

A continued recovery in global oil demand should lead to higher prices going forward, but growth in output may be restrained in 2022 as producers continue to prioritize the balance sheet, Moody’s Investors Service said Thursday. Other analysts also expect to see oil prices climb, as mobility throttles higher and economies recover from the deep…

October 7, 2021
OPEC-Plus Holds Line on Oil Production Targets Even as Demand, Prices Jump

OPEC-Plus Holds Line on Oil Production Targets Even as Demand, Prices Jump

Citing rising global energy needs, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies on Monday affirmed a plan to increase crude production through November. The cartel stopped short of further boosting output levels, however, a decision that fueled supply concerns and sent oil futures to seven-year highs. OPEC, led by Saudi Arabia,…

October 4, 2021
Chinese NOCs Plan Drilling Splurge to Increase Domestic Natural Gas, Oil Output

Chinese NOCs Plan Drilling Splurge to Increase Domestic Natural Gas, Oil Output

Drilling activity in China is expected to intensify over the next five years as the nation’s producers are under pressure to boost domestic natural gas and oil production and reduce reliance on imports. According to a recent report by Rystad Energy, China’s top three national oil companies (NOCs) are expected to spend about $123 billion…

September 27, 2021
Pemex Fire, Hurricane Ida Dent OPEC Supply Forecast as Oil Demand Gathers Momentum

Pemex Fire, Hurricane Ida Dent OPEC Supply Forecast as Oil Demand Gathers Momentum

Two events in the Gulf of Mexico have dented the latest 2021 supply forecast by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In the cartel’s latest Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR), oil supply outside of the OPEC countries for 2021 was revised lower by 0.17 million b/d from the previous forecast because of a…

September 20, 2021
Global Refined Product Demand Seen Peaking in 2036 as Energy Transition Accelerates

Global Refined Product Demand Seen Peaking in 2036 as Energy Transition Accelerates

Global demand for refined products is expected to peak in 2036 and then decline by 2050 lower than 2019 levels, according to a new forecast by IHS Markit. From 2021 to its 2036 peak, total refined product demand is expected to grow by nearly 9 million b/d. Refined products include production from refineries, such as…

September 14, 2021
Global Oil Consumption in 2022 Likely Above Pre-Covid Levels, Says OPEC

Global Oil Consumption in 2022 Likely Above Pre-Covid Levels, Says OPEC

Global oil demand in 2022 is gathering pace to exceed pre-pandemic levels, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said Monday. In its Monthly Oil Market Report, the cartel said the Covid-19 Delta variant put a crimp in forecasts for the second half of 2021. However, economic growth worldwide in 2021 and 2022 remains…

September 13, 2021
Ida Cripples U.S. Petroleum Production and Curbs Demand, EIA Confirms

Ida Cripples U.S. Petroleum Production and Curbs Demand, EIA Confirms

After Hurricane Ida crashed ashore in Louisiana late last month, it left in its wake massive oil production cuts as companies struggled to restart offshore platforms amid damage, flooding and power outages, the latest U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) inventory report showed. Production for the week ended Sept. 3 dropped to 10.0 million b/d from…

September 9, 2021
U.S. Petroleum Demand Reaches 2021 High; OPEC-Plus Sticks with Production Increases

U.S. Petroleum Demand Reaches 2021 High; OPEC-Plus Sticks with Production Increases

Demand for U.S. petroleum products climbed while production only inched ahead last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. The result: A large drop in domestic oil inventories that left stocks well below historic averages. To be sure, fallout from Hurricane Ida and ongoing impacts of the coronavirus Delta variant add wrinkles for the weeks…

September 1, 2021
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