United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb

United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb

United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 63,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February to 8.179 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Tuesday. The largest change is […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down Oil prices were up early on Monday, steadying at a two-month high last seen in mid-November, as the plunging U.S. rig count last week signaled a slowdown in shale drilling amid the lower price of oil.   At 10:34 EST on Monday, WTI Crude was up 0.44 percent at […]

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Oil prices rose to their highest for 2019 on Monday after data showed refinery processing in China, the world’s second-largest oil consumer, climbed to a record in 2018, despite a slowing economy last year. […]

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020 U.S. crude oil exports have soared due to a combination of: rising domestic crude oil production high but flat domestic demand a law change in December 2015 that allowed sales beyond just neighbor Canada Since the shale […]

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence”

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence”

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence” Oil steadied near $52 a barrel in New York amid signs that crude inventories fell again in the U.S., the world’s biggest consumer. Futures slipped 0.3 percent after settling 3.2 […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence The U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence in the next two years as oil production and exports hit new highs, according to the Department of Energy. U.S. oil production, already at an all-time high this year, will increase by another 2 […]

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains Oil prices rose 1 percent on Tuesday amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and Russia, although a darkening economic outlook capped gains. International Brent crude oil futures were at $59.64 per barrel at 0257 GMT, up 65 cents, or 1.1 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures  […]

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018 Except for an OPEC-induced dip in production in 2016, U.S. oil production has risen like a rocket since 2011. None of those years was bigger than 2018, when domestic oil production rose by 1.5 million barrels per day (BPD). In the six of […]

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States Oil prices ticked higher on Thursday, extending a winning streak into a ninth session, with gains capped by the lack of any clear resolution to U.S.-China trade talks and weak Chinese economic data. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market The U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market this year, according to Suhail Al Mazrouei, the Energy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), […]

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute that has triggered a global economic slowdown. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $50.29 per barrel as […]

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes that U.S.-Chinese talks in Beijing would bring a halt to trade disputes between the world’s biggest economies, while OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets. International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $57.77 per barrel at 0113 GMT, up 44 cents, […]

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war Oil prices rose by more than 1 percent on Monday, lifted by optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war between the United States and China, while supply cuts by major producers also supported the market. Brent crude futures were at $57.75 […]

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Will Not be a Good Year

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Will Not be a Good Year

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 13.66. The projected lower bound is: 4.07. The projected closing price is: 8.86. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past […]

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment Oil prices rebounded on Friday, clawing back some of the ground lost this week, but remained close to their lowest levels in more than a year as rising U.S. inventories and concern over global economic growth kept markets under pressure. Brent crude oil was up $1.20, or […]

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply Oil fell on Thursday after soaring 8 percent in the previous session, as worries over a glut in crude supply and concerns over a faltering global economy pressured prices even as a stock market surge offered support. Brent crude oil futures were down 8 […]

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year Oil prices plunged to their lowest levels in over a year on Thursday, deepening a sell-off fueled by concerns about oversupply as stock markets slumped on rising U.S. interest rates. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude ended Thursday’s session down $2.29, or 4.8 percent, […]

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories Crude oil prices closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories and a Saudi pledge to extend recent production cuts, with the latest Fed rate hike having little impact Wednesday. U.S. Oil Inventories And Production Data The Energy Information Administration’s weekly data report had little […]

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy U.S. oil prices rose on Wednesday to claw back part of their more than 5 percent losses from the previous session, with worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy keeping markets under pressure. U.S. crude oil had climbed 37 cents, or 0.8 percent, […]

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October U.S. oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday after slipping below $50 a barrel in the previous session, with reports of a big climb in U.S. inventories and forecasts of record shale output stoking worries about oversupply. Concerns around future oil demand amid […]

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw The U.S. Energy Department’s inventory release showed that crude stockpiles recorded a second straight weekly draw. The decline – though lower than anticipated – helped to prop up the commodity, which was also supported by reports of Saudi Arabia preparing to cut shipments to refiners in […]

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards The oil industry engaged in a secret public relations campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards, according to a new investigation from the New York Times. One of the main actors was the largest oil refiner in the country, Marathon Petroleum. Marathon, along with others, ran […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined Oil prices gave up earlier gains Wednesday to finish a bit lower, after U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined for a second week in a row, but by much less than the market expected. The Energy Information Administration reported early Wednesday […]

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil U.S. crude oil output growth was expected to slow slightly for this year compared with previous forecasts, the Energy Information Administration said on Tuesday, but at a record 10.88 million barrels per day, the nation will end 2018 […]

United States Oil (USO) pressured by a weekly report from the American Petroleum Institute

United States Oil (USO) pressured by a weekly report from the American Petroleum Institute

United States Oil (USO) pressured by a weekly report from the American Petroleum Institute  Oil prices were pressured by a weekly report from the American Petroleum Institute (API) that said U.S. crude inventories rose by 5.4 million barrels in the week to Nov. 30, to 448 million barrels, in a sign that U.S. oil markets […]

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S.

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S.

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S. Oil prices surged on Monday after the United States and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their trade war, and ahead of a meeting this week by producer club OPEC that is expected to result in […]

United States Oil (USO) record levels for three consecutive weeks

United States Oil (USO) record levels for three consecutive weeks

United States Oil (USO) record levels for three consecutive weeks The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated on Wednesday that U.S. crude oil production last week was 11.7 million barrels per day, remaining the record levels for three consecutive weeks. U.S. crude oil output for the week one year ago was 9.7 million barrels per […]

United States Oil (USO) edges lower ahead of G-20

United States Oil (USO) edges lower ahead of G-20

United States Oil (USO) edges lower ahead of G-20 Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over the US-China trade war and signs of increased global crude production, but losses were limited by expectations that crude exporters would agree to cut output at an upcoming Opec meeting. Brent crude futures fell 27 cents […]

United States Oil (USO) weighed down by an emerging supply overhang

United States Oil (USO) weighed down by an emerging supply overhang

United States Oil (USO) weighed down by an emerging supply overhang International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 briefly dipped below $60 per barrel before rising back to $60.33 at 0746 GMT, down 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $51.24 per barrel, down […]

United States Oil (USO) ongoing concerns about a potential glut in global supplies

United States Oil (USO) ongoing concerns about a potential glut in global supplies

United States Oil (USO) ongoing concerns about a potential glut in global supplies U.S. oil futures dropped Tuesday, with ongoing concerns about a potential glut in global supplies pushing prices to their lowest finish since October of last year. Sharp declines in U.S. benchmark stock indexes contributed to expectations of a weaker economy and a […]

United States Oil (USO) prices should be much lower based on supply

United States Oil (USO) prices should be much lower based on supply

United States Oil (USO) prices should be much lower based on supply Oil prices dropped again after the fifth-week loss. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for December delivery and Brent crude for January delivery lost 6.2 per cent and 4.9 per cent, respectively, during the week ending November 16. In the previous week […]

United States Oil (USO) traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply

United States Oil (USO) traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply

United States Oil (USO) traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply Oil prices rose on Monday as traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply towards the end of the year. Despite that, market sentiment remains weak on signs of a demand […]

United States Oil (USO) domestic supplies rise an 8th week

United States Oil (USO) domestic supplies rise an 8th week

United States Oil (USO) domestic supplies rise an 8th week U.S. oil prices climbed Thursday, but finished below the session’s best level as data from the U.S. government showed that domestic-crude supplies rose more than expected and for an eighth week in a row as output reached a record. Tariq Zahir, managing member at Tyche […]

United States Oil (USO) pressured by rising supply going into a market

United States Oil (USO) pressured by rising supply going into a market

United States Oil (USO) pressured by rising supply going into a market Oil prices fell on Thursday, pressured by rising supply going into a market in which consumption is expected to slow down amid a glum economic outlook. Front-month Brent crude oil futures were trading at $65.90 per barrel at 0254 GMT, down 22 cents, […]

United States Oil (USO) officially entering a bear market

United States Oil (USO) officially entering a bear market

United States Oil (USO) officially entering a bear market Oil prices sank on Tuesday, with U.S. benchmark crude settling at its lowest year-to-date, stretching its record streak of losses to a 12th session, and global benchmark crude officially entering a bear market. Natural-gas futures, meanwhile, jumped by more than 8%, to settle at their highest […]

United States Oil (USO) potential reduction in crude output

United States Oil (USO) potential reduction in crude output

United States Oil (USO) potential reduction in crude output  U.S. oil futures turned lower in Monday dealings, reversing course after discussions among major oil producers over a potential reduction in crude output had pulled prices higher. A lower settlement for the U.S. benchmark would mark its eleventh in a row and longest streak of session […]

United States Oil (USO) signs of deteriorating demand and rising output

United States Oil (USO) signs of deteriorating demand and rising output

United States Oil (USO) signs of deteriorating demand and rising output U.S. oil prices dropped for a ninth consecutive session on Thursday, falling into a bear market, on further signs of growing supply even as data showed record Chinese oil imports. Crude prices have plunged over the last five weeks, buffeted by October’s broader market […]

United States Oil (USO) expectations for weaker-than-anticipated global economic growth

United States Oil (USO) expectations for weaker-than-anticipated global economic growth

United States Oil (USO) expectations for weaker-than-anticipated global economic growth Oil prices fell on Tuesday, briefly entering a bear market, after the United States took measures to allow some of Iran’s biggest customers to continue importing its oil without violating U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic. The sanctions waivers have further eased concerns that the […]

United States Oil (USO) reinstated US sanctions on Iran coming into force

United States Oil (USO) reinstated US sanctions on Iran coming into force

United States Oil (USO) reinstated US sanctions on Iran coming into force Oil prices dropped on Monday despite the reinstated US sanctions on Iran coming into force. Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal earlier this year, and market experts had predicted that the renewed sanctions would drive oil prices up […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports softened

United States Oil (USO) U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports softened

United States Oil (USO) U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports softened Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow some countries to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily. Front-month Brent crude futures were at $72.39 per barrel at 0142 GMT […]

United States Oil (USO) concerns over the potential for tighter crude supplies

United States Oil (USO) concerns over the potential for tighter crude supplies

United States Oil (USO) concerns over the potential for tighter crude supplies U.S. oil futures dropped below $64 a barrel on Thursday to mark the lowest settlement since early April. Further signs of growing global production continue to ease concerns over the potential for tighter crude supplies, with the official start of U.S. sanctions on […]

United States Oil (USO) should expect significant outperformance

United States Oil (USO) should expect significant outperformance

United States Oil (USO) should expect significant outperformance On the morning of publication of the EIA-914 and EIA PSM reports today (October 31), providing US monthly oil production data for August 2018, Rystad Energy analysis indicates that the market should expect significant outperformance of US oil production compared to the EIA’s predictions. The EIA’s current […]

United States Oil (USO) markets brace for the imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) markets brace for the imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) markets brace for the imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday as markets braced for the imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran next week and as stock markets clawed back some of their recent losses. Benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 was up 80 […]

United States Oil (USO) Fund managers cut bullish crude holdings to 15-month low

United States Oil (USO) Fund managers cut bullish crude holdings to 15-month low

United States Oil (USO) Fund managers cut bullish crude holdings to 15-month low Oil prices fell on Monday as as Russia signaled its output will remain high and concern over the global economy put crude on track for its biggest monthly fall since mid-2016. Losses were limited ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iranian exports that […]

United States Oil (USO) markets remain tense ahead of impending U.S. sanctions against Iran’s crude exports

United States Oil (USO) markets remain tense ahead of impending U.S. sanctions against Iran’s crude exports

United States Oil (USO) markets remain tense ahead of impending U.S. sanctions against Iran’s crude exports Oil prices dipped on Monday amid cautious sentiment as a plunge in financial markets last week and dollar strength early this week underscored concerns that growth may be slowing, especially in Asia’s emerging economies. Front-month Brent crude oil futures […]

United States Oil (USO) investors warming to the idea of longer-term investment

United States Oil (USO) investors warming to the idea of longer-term investment

United States Oil (USO) investors warming to the idea of longer-term investment Higher and more stable oil prices, corporate restructurings, and investors warming to the idea of longer-term investment sent the U.S. oil and gas deals value to a near-record US$122.8 billion in the third quarter of 2018, the highest deal value since a record […]

United States Oil (USO) markets remain cautious ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s crude exports

United States Oil (USO) markets remain cautious ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s crude exports

United States Oil (USO) markets remain cautious ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s crude exports Oil prices fell by around one percent on Thursday, coming under pressure from sharp selloffs in global stock markets, with U.S. stocks posting the biggest daily decline since 2011 to wipe out the year’s gains. Front-month Brent crude oil futures […]

United States Oil (USO) Iran sanctions return to focus

United States Oil (USO) Iran sanctions return to focus

United States Oil (USO) Iran sanctions return to focus Oil prices on Wednesday clawed back some of their hefty losses from the day before as the looming U.S. sanctions against Iran came back into focus. Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $76.76 a barrel at 0452 GMT, 32 cents, or 0.4 percent, above their […]

United States Oil (USO) Russia warned not to even consider helping Iran

United States Oil (USO) Russia warned not to even consider helping Iran

United States Oil (USO) Russia warned not to even consider helping Iran The United States warned Russia to not even consider helping Iran to evade the U.S. sanctions on Tehran’s oil, a senior U.S. Administration official told the Financial Times. “Iran might be pushing the idea of Russia selling their oil on the world market to […]

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production The American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report shows the U.S. produced a record 11.0 million barrels of crude oil per day (mb/d) in September. U.S. liquid fuels production grew 2.2 mb/d year-over-year (y/y), and the U.S. met virtually all global oil demand growth. As […]

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide Rising crude oil inventories and increased output in the U.S. could push oil prices down in the coming weeks, an internal OPEC report said Thursday. A coming “seasonal scale back in refinery demand…could result in oil stock builds,” said an internal market report, […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel Oil futures dropped Wednesday, with the U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel for the first time in more than three weeks, as U.S. government data revealed a sizable climb in domestic crude supplies for a fourth week in a row. November West Texas […]

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia The U.S. oil benchmark edged higher on Tuesday, finding support as traders watched developments tied to tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over a missing Saudi journalist, which could lead the Saudis to curtail crude output. Prices also got a boost after S&P […]

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some Oil futures pared earlier gains on Monday to settle modestly higher as tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia linked to a missing dissident journalist appeared to ease. Worries about outlook for crude demand also kept price gains in check, analysts said. November West Texas […]

United States Oil (USO) Iran’s President Seeks to Downplay US Oil Sanctions

United States Oil (USO) Iran’s President Seeks to Downplay US Oil Sanctions

United States Oil (USO) Iran’s President Seeks to Downplay US Oil Sanctions Iran says it has no concerns over the potential impacts of returning US sanctions on its oil exports given that it is already selling its crude oil higher than the price tag it has set in its annual budget plan. Iran’s First Vice […]

United States Oil (USO) Chinese buyers shy away from U.S. crude

United States Oil (USO) Chinese buyers shy away from U.S. crude

United States Oil (USO) Chinese buyers shy away from U.S. crude Although the Chinese government has not yet gone so far in the ever-escalating trade war as to sanction United States oil, imports are drying up anyway as Chinese buyers shy away from U.S. crude. According to U.S. Census Bureau data released last week, for […]

United States Oil (USO) Demand is still very strong

United States Oil (USO) Demand is still very strong

United States Oil (USO) Demand is still very strong Crude rose as storm Michael strengthened and shut some U.S. oil output, while the International Energy Agency called on producers to pump more as the market is “entering the red zone.” Futures in New York rose 0.6 percent. Michael, currently a category 1 storm, is strengthening […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. waivers on Iran sanctions

United States Oil (USO) U.S. waivers on Iran sanctions

United States Oil (USO) U.S. waivers on Iran sanctions Oil futures ended lower Monday on reports that the Trump administration was softening its hard line on Iran crude exports and might allow waivers for some buyers when sanctions against the Islamic Republic’s crude exports go back into effect in November. Oil prices had seen steeper […]

United States Oil (USO) development on the impending U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) development on the impending U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) development on the impending U.S. sanctions on Iran To be honest, I’m still not 100% sold on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) despite the huge rally in Apple stock of late. The AAPL stock price has risen 49% over the past year, adding over $360 billion in market value. The catalysts for the rally […]

United States Oil (USO) climbs back to a nearly 4-year high

United States Oil (USO) climbs back to a nearly 4-year high

United States Oil (USO) climbs back to a nearly 4-year high Oil futures rallied on Wednesday as reported declines in Iranian exports due to pending U.S. oil sanctions, and uncertainty surrounding the ability of other major oil producers to make up for the loss, lifted U.S. and global prices back to nearly four-year highs. The […]

United States Oil (USO) markets preparing for tighter supply

United States Oil (USO) markets preparing for tighter supply

United States Oil (USO) markets preparing for tighter supply US oil prices hit their highest level since November 2014 on Tuesday and Brent crude was also near a four-year peak reached the previous day, with markets preparing for tighter supply once US sanctions against Iran kick in next month. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude […]

United States Oil (USO) surges above $75

United States Oil (USO) surges above $75

United States Oil (USO) surges above $75 U.S. crude prices surged on Monday, hitting a nearly four-year high on signs that sanctions are shrinking Iranian crude exports and as North American trade tensions ease. Rising oil prices threaten to cut oil demand in emerging economies. This could trigger inflation. This could trigger substitution of other […]

United States Oil (USO) higher during mid-morning trade in Asia

United States Oil (USO) higher during mid-morning trade in Asia

United States Oil (USO) higher during mid-morning trade in Asia China’s export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world’s No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday. The reports add to signs Chinese trade, which had held up despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s […]

United States Oil (USO) global benchmark’s price notching another four-year high at the settlement

United States Oil (USO) global benchmark’s price notching another four-year high at the settlement

United States Oil (USO) global benchmark’s price notching another four-year high at the settlement Oil climbed on Thursday, with the global benchmark’s price notching another four-year high at the settlement, as U.S. officials said the sale of domestic reserves wouldn’t be used to undercut a rally in crude. Anticipation of supply disruptions caused by the […]

United States Oil (USO) futures climb as much as 1.4%

United States Oil (USO) futures climb as much as 1.4%

United States Oil (USO) futures climb as much as 1.4% Oil surged on prospects of a supply crunch after the U.S. ruled out the release of emergency crude reserves, adding to concerns over potential losses in Iranian supplies. Futures in New York climbed as much as 1.4 percent. Prices on Wednesday pared declines after U.S. Energy Secretary […]

United States Oil (USO) headed lower

United States Oil (USO) headed lower

United States Oil (USO) headed lower U.S. oil prices headed lower in the electronic trading session Tuesday after the American Petroleum Institute reported that U.S. crude supplies rose by 2.9 million barrels for the week ended Sept. 21, according to sources. The API data also showed supplies of gasoline up 949,000 million barrels, but distillates […]

United States Oil (USO) demand for oil in OECD countries would fall from the early 2020s

United States Oil (USO) demand for oil in OECD countries would fall from the early 2020s

United States Oil (USO) demand for oil in OECD countries would fall from the early 2020s The OPEC oil cartel raised its global production forecast this weekend based on higher-than-predicted US output in a report outlining a long-term rise in net demand, particularly in developing countries. In its annual World Oil Outlook, the Organisation of […]

United States Oil (USO) looking for alternative oil supplies

United States Oil (USO) looking for alternative oil supplies

United States Oil (USO) looking for alternative oil supplies The United States—which is pushing to have all Iranian oil customers stop importing crude from Tehran—is looking for alternative oil supplies for its allies whose imports will be disrupted by the U.S. sanctions on Iran. While during the previous U.S. and EU sanctions on Iran between […]

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output Oil rose for a third day on Thursday amid another drawdown in U.S. inventories and strong U.S. gasoline demand, while signs OPEC may not raise output to address shrinking supplies from Iran also supported prices. U.S. sanctions affecting Iran’s oil exports come into force on […]

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session Oil prices on Wednesday pulled back from gains racked up the previous day, pushed down amid a surprise climb in U.S. crude stockpiles. Brent crude futures had dropped 22 cents, or 0.28 percent, to $78.81 per barrel by 0042 GMT, chipping […]

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China Crude oil futures were lower in mid-morning trade in Asia Tuesday as trade tensions heightened between the US and China, shrugging off analyst expectations of a further draw in US crude stocks. The heightened tension over US-China tariffs saw the market […]

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran Brent, the international benchmark for crude oil, could to rise above $85 per barrel in the coming months due to a combination of US sanctions on Iran and a potential Opec supply crunch, analysts say. West Texas Intermediate (WTI), […]

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer The United States this year became the largest crude oil producer, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration. Although following the June 22 agreement between OPEC and Russia to up production to rein in prices Russia […]

United States Oil (USO) prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies

United States Oil (USO) prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies

United States Oil (USO) prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies Falling U.S. crude inventories helped push oil back over $70 a barrel Wednesday. Crude stockpiles fell by 5.3 million barrels last week, a decline that was only partially offset by a 1.3 million increase in gasoline inventories, the Energy Department reported. But […]

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast Crude-oil futures rallied Tuesday, finding support as a major hurricane approaching the U.S. East Coast boosted demand for fuel and threatened the flow of gasoline through a key pipeline. The U.S. government also cut its forecasts for domestic production and […]

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran South Korea has become the first of Iran’s top-three oil customers to fulfill a hard-line U.S. demand that buyers cut imports to zero. The Asian nation didn’t import any crude from Iran last month, compared with 194,000 barrels a […]

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in from November. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $68.19 per barrel at […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February Oil prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February 2015. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $67.90 per barrel at 0056 GMT, up 13 cents, or […]

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment U.S. sanctions against Iran, however, prevented prices from falling further as they are expected to tighten the market after being implemented from November, traders said. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $68.59 per barrel at 0645 GMT, down 13 cents, or […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday, breaking past $70 per barrel, after two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms were evacuated in preparation for a hurricane. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $70.05 per barrel at 0353 GMT, up […]

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions Brent crude oil LCOc1 rose 63 cents a barrel to settle at $77.77. U.S. crude CLc1 settled 74 cents higher at $70.25 a barrel, after earlier hitting a session high of $70.50. Both contracts were at their highest in more than one month. A […]

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, with Brent at its highest in seven weeks and U.S. crude touching a three-week peak, supported by a drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stocks and reduced Iranian crude shipments as […]

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply Crude oil futures were stable to slightly lower in mid-morning trade in Asia Wednesday after the release of mildly bearish US inventory data and the suspension of strike action in the North Sea. US crude stocks rose 38,000 barrels in the week ended August 24, according […]

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar Oil prices kept rising on Monday as a weaker U.S. dollar made the dollar-priced commodity more attractive for holders of other currencies. The U.S. dollar retreated further on Monday amid reports that the United States and Mexico struck a trade deal that might pave […]

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute  Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns the U.S.-China trade dispute will erode global economic growth, although looming U.S. sanctions against Iran’s oil sector kept crude from falling further, traders said. Washington will target Iran’s oil exports with sanctions from November. […]

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction The oil market continues to stagger forward without direction, and the EIA data is offering little clarity. Just last week, the EIA reported a sharp build up in crude oil inventories, raising concerns about over supply. But inventories have seesawed back and forth for much […]

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop Donald’s Trump’s sanctions would drive Iranian oil exports down in order to force behaviour change on Tehran regime. The US is prepared to use sanctions to drive Iranian oil exports down to zero, the US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said. “Regime change in […]

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories The U.S. plans to release 11 million barrels of oil from its 660-million-barrel emergency stockpile, just as American sanctions on Iranian oil exports kick in. The sour, high-sulfur crude will hit the market in October and November, according to a notice of sale from the Energy […]

United States Oil (USO) mixed on expected US stock draw

United States Oil (USO) mixed on expected US stock draw

United States Oil (USO) mixed on expected US stock draw Crude oil futures were mixed during mid-morning trade in Asia Tuesday, with the NYMEX WTI contract ticking up on expected US crude stock draws while the ICE Brent contact edged lower on indications of supply increases elsewhere. Analysts surveyed Monday by S&P Global Platts were […]

United States Oil (USO) concerns of slowing economic growth

United States Oil (USO) concerns of slowing economic growth

United States Oil (USO) concerns of slowing economic growth Oil prices plunged on Wednesday after government data showed a big, unexpected jump in stockpiles of U.S. crude, compounding pressure as the outlook for global economic growth darkened and the stock market slumped. U.S. light crude ended Wednesday’s session down $2.03 a barrel, or 3 percent, […]

United States Oil (USO) production set new records

United States Oil (USO) production set new records

United States Oil (USO) production set new records U.S. crude oil inventories grew by 6.8 million barrels in the week ending Aug. 10 even as refineries consumed 18 million barrels of oil a day. Oil stockpiles  increased to 414.2 million barrels, about one percent above the five year average for this time of the year, […]

United States Oil (USO) market has experienced a “cooling down” this summer

United States Oil (USO) market has experienced a “cooling down” this summer

United States Oil (USO) market has experienced a “cooling down” this summer The oil market has experienced a “cooling down” this summer as global supply disruptions have eased at a time when demand has also slowed a bit, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). But that pause may only be […]

United States Oil (USO) could be the next casualty in US-China trade war

United States Oil (USO) could be the next casualty in US-China trade war

United States Oil (USO) could be the next casualty in US-China trade war Oil prices rose on Thursday, reversing course after falling to the lowest point in six weeks overnight. The VLCC Tianjin left the Corpus Christi lightering zone in the Gulf of Mexico on June 19 with nearly 2.1 million barrels of US WTI/Midland […]

United States Oil (USO) not be growing quite as fast as everyone thinks

United States Oil (USO) not be growing quite as fast as everyone thinks

United States Oil (USO) not be growing quite as fast as everyone thinks U.S. oil prices settled lower on Tuesday, contributing to a loss for the month of July. Prices on Tuesday saw pressure as concerns about Iranian oil eased back, even as President Donald Trump’s willingness to meet Iran’s president was not expected to […]