Prices saw mixed results on Friday as the week closed. WTI crude oil managed to eke out some small gains, ending just 5 cents higher than the week’s opening price. Today, crude is up 31 cents (.54%) from Friday’s close to trade at $57.61.
After some mixed results yesterday, markets are trending higher today. WTI crude oil saw 34 cent (0.6%) gains yesterday, and prices are sustaining this morning, picking up another 7 cents. WTI is currently trading at $57.11, which is $6.15 higher than Brent crude oil. Recall that Brent-WTI spreads[…]
As we close the week, it looks like prices could once again close for a loss, which would be the third week of losses in a row. Over the past two weeks, prices have fallen from $58.95 all the way to $57.36 last Friday. Prices remain, however, at a higher level relative to the first ten months of[…]
Markets dropped yesterday despite a generally bullish EIA report, with crude oil shedding 85 cents (1.5%). Yesterday continued the three-day loss streak, with prices falling from $58.02 on Tuesday down to a closing price of $56.40 yesterday, a 2.9% loss. Today, prices are continuing their decline,[…]
Oil prices are on the rise this morning, with WTI crude oil up about 31 cents this morning. Crude picked up 74 cents (1.3%) yesterday amid news of a pipeline disruption in Europe. WTI crude prices are currently trading at $58.30 this morning, the highest they’ve traded since early December.
Oil markets are generally higher this morning, supported by Nigerian oil production instability. Oil prices saw large gains (71 cents, or 1.3%) on Friday thanks to threats of strikes from the Nigerian union of works. Prices are continuing their gains this morning, though so far gains have been[…]
Oil prices move higher this morning after Nigeria’s announcement yesterday that there could be a strike by the key oil workers union. Crude recovered some of its strength during yesterday’s session, closing 69 cents above the opening price. Prices have continued to strengthen this morning, gaining[…]
The oil complex posted heavy losses across the board after yesterday’s EIA report revealed sharp increases in refined product stocks and high refinery utilization rates. Crude prices gave up $1.49 to close at $55.96, its lowest closing price in 3 weeks. Prices gained a mere 13 cents this morning[…]