Tag: CORONAVIRUS

Global oil demand seen reaching pre-pandemic levels by early 2022

Global fuel demand is expected to reach pre-pandemic levels by early next year as the economy recovers from the ravages of the pandemic, but excess refining capacity is likely to weigh on the outlook

Oil price rise outlook stalls over Delta speed bump

Oil prices will struggle to break out of current ranges this year as a spike in the Delta coronavirus cases threatens to slow a demand recovery, a Reuters poll showed

OPEC+ could reconsider output increase

The rise in oil output agreed final month by OPEC+ nations might be reconsidered at its subsequent assembly on Sept. 1, Kuwait’s oil minister stated

IEA: Spread of COVID-19 Delta variant knocks oil demand outlook

IEA’s monthly report said rising demand for oil reversed course in July and was set to proceed more slowly for the rest of the year after the latest wave of COVID-19 infections prompted countries to bring in restrictions again

Oil rises as market shrugs off virus impact

Oil prices rose more than $1, recouping some of the losses in the previous session, as rise of demand in Europe and the United States outweighed concerns over a rise of COVID cases in Asian countries

Oil slides on China virus curbs and climate warning

Oil prices fell by 4%, extending last week’s steep losses on the back of a rising US dollar and concerns that new coronavirus-related restrictions in Asia, especially China, could slow a global recovery in fuel demand

Virus variant threatens to cool oil demand recovery

Oil prices will trade near $70 per barrel for the rest of the year supported by the global economic recovery and a slower-than-expected return of Iranian supplies, with further gains limited by new coronavirus variants, a Reuters poll showed

OPEC July oil output hits 15-month high as demand recovers

The OPEC has pumped 26.72 million barrels per day (bpd), the survey found, up 610,000 bpd from June’s revised estimate. Output has risen every month since June 2020 apart from in February

Chevron tops profit estimates and joins share buyback stampede

Chevron reported its highest profit in six quarters and joined an oil industry stampede to reward investors with share buybacks, as rebounding crude oil prices carried earnings and cash flow to pre-pandemic levels

OPEC+ agrees oil supply boost

From August till December 2021 the group will improve provide by an extra 2 million bpd or 0.4 million bpd a month, OPEC mentioned in a press release. It goals to completely part out cuts by round September 2022