Oil

More Bad News for Oil Demand as China’s Covid Cases Soar

Another spike in Covid infections in China is threatening more downward pressure for oil prices, as Chinese authorities reported a new daily record in new infections on Thursday. According to Reuters, China recorded close to 32,700 new infections on Thursday, of which only around 3,000 were symptomatic but this does …

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Oil slides on China Demand Worries

Oil prices slid on Wednesday as Covid-19 cases in China continued to climb, sparking worries about lower fuel demand in the world’s top crude importer that outweighed concerns about an escalation of geopolitical tensions and tighter oil supply. Brent crude futures dropped by 60c, or 0.6%, to $93.26 a barrel …

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Russian Oil Exports Hold up despite Impending EU Ban

More than 1 million barrels a day of Russian oil exports are set to be upended by Western sanctions expected to come into force within weeks, shipments Moscow will struggle to redirect elsewhere which threatens to further tighten global energy markets, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. Russian crude oil …

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Polish Oil could Help Save Germany this Winter

The refinery in Schwedt, Germany, near the Polish border, refines 12 million tons of oil every year. It was built in the 1960s and received its supplies from the Druzhba pipeline, which pumped oil from Russia through Belarus and Poland onward to Germany. The plant in Schwedt was an object …

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