US Crude Oil Inventories Post Sharp Fall

US commercial crude oil inventories decreased last week in line with the market expectation, according to data released by the country’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday. Commercial crude oil inventories in the US fell by 7.4 million barrels, or 1.4%, to 518.6 million barrels for the week ending July …

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Oil Demand may Never Recover from COVID-19 Crisis

Global oil demand might never return to levels seen before the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said on Thursday. “Demand will take a long time to recover if it recovers at all,” van Beurden told reporters after the Anglo-Dutch energy company reported a …

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Oil Prices Rise on US Stimulus Hopes, Weaker Dollar

Oil prices rose for a third straight day on Tuesday, buoyed by support for demand coming from efforts to stimulate the U.S. economy’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis and a weakening of the dollar that makes crude cheaper for global buyers. Brent crude futures climbed 35 cents, or 0.8%, to …

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