U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Turk: “We are refilling as much as we can. We have been doing that for the last several months, and at this price level we’ll keep doing it,”.
The energy sector is poised for a moderately lower start, pressured by low conviction weakness in the underlying commodities and in the broader equity futures. Equity sentiment steadied this morning following the recent run up in the benchmark indices as the markets assessed some disappointing retail results and looked ahead to the release of the Federal Reserve meeting minutes.
Traders, this week, focused on rising U.S. crude oil inventories, record American oil production, weaker Chinese refinery and economic data.
The Middle East also stands out as the only region where upstream oil and gas investments have exceeded pre-pandemic levels.
Demand for climate-warming fuels like coal, oil and natural gas will likely peak before 2030, evidence of the accelerating global shift to energy that doesn’t emit greenhouse gasses, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s World Energy Outlook.
Oil prices are set for a surge in volatility amid an expected “significant supply shortfall” on the market in the fourth quarter of 2023, due to the Saudi-led cuts to OPEC+ oil supply, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.
Demand for oil, natural gas, and coal is nearing its peak, the head of the International Energy Agency said in an op-ed for the Financial Times, citing IEA research.
The offshore rig market is experiencing a period of rapid growth, driven by notable advancements in Guyana, Brazil, and the Middle East, infill drilling activities in West Africa, and renewed exploration in Namibia, India, and the Eastern Mediterranean, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Oil prices are now a lot more likely to rise after OPEC+ extended the cuts into 2024 and Saudi Arabia announced an additional reduction of 1 million bpd for July, Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), was quoted as saying on Monday.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that a significant amount of oil and gas profits made in 2022 were used to increase shareholder returns as opposed to investing in clean energy.