Tag Archives: Oil Price

Not all OPEC+ Producers can Ramp up Output Quickly

Although the OPEC+ alliance is currently ramping up its collective crude oil production slightly above what they had agreed on, not all members of the group can quickly raise their output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at an event on Thursday. “Currently, the OPEC+ countries are increasing production volumes, even …

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China Seeks Long-Term U.S. LNG Supply amid Energy Crisis

Several Chinese energy giants have intensified discussions with U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters to secure long-term supply deals in light of record spot prices in Asia, rising demand, and the specter of power shortages, Reuters reported on Friday, quoting industry sources. China and many other energy importers in Asia …

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Gazprom may Boost Production Capacity for Long-Term Gas Deals

Russia’s gas giant Gazprom could increase production capacity if it sees higher demand for volumes under long-term supply contracts from Europe, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday. Speaking about Gazprom’s production facilities and deliveries to Europe in September, Novak told Russian news outlet Business FM that production …

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Putin: $100 Oil is Quite Possible

It is “quite possible” that the WTI Crude oil prices reach $100 per barrel in light of growing global demand for energy commodities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on a CNBC panel at the Russian Energy Week on Wednesday. Asked by CNBC’s Hadley Gamble whether the U.S. benchmark could hit …

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China Eyes Kazakh Coal as Energy Demand Soars

China is the world’s biggest coal consumer. Neighboring Kazakhstan sits on some of the world’s biggest coal reserves. Yet they have never done much business trading the stuff, largely because it is expensive to move by rail. That may be about to change. Rolling blackouts caused by a coal shortage …

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The Harsh Truth behind Europe’s Energy Crisis

Europe’s energy crunch is continuing, as gas storage volumes have shrunk to 10-year lows. A possible harsh winter could lead to severe energy shortages and possible shutdowns of large parts of the economy. While the main discussion is currently focused on the potential role of Russia in the energy crisis, …

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U.S. Shale Is Finally Ready To Drill

U.S. shale producers have behaved in an exemplary way in the past year. It wasn’t something the industry wanted to do. It was something it was forced to do by the pandemic and by its shareholders, who after years of waiting for windfalls put their foot down and demanded higher …

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