2019, June, 18, 17:35:00OPEC+: GOOD WORK
OPEC and 10 non-OPEC partners, led by Russia, agreed in December to cut a combined 1.2 million b/d of production in the first half of 2019.
2019, June, 18, 17:20:00U.S. PRODUCTION: OIL + 70 TBD, GAS + 798 MCFD
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 70,000 b/d month-over-month in June from 8,450 to 8,520 thousand barrels/day, gas production to increase 798 million cubic feet/day from 80,564 to 81,362 million cubic feet/day .
2019, June, 18, 17:15:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.4%
Industrial production rose 0.4 percent in May after falling 0.4 percent in April. The indexes for manufacturing and mining gained 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively, in May; the index for utilities climbed 2.1 percent. At 109.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production was 2.0 percent higher in May than it was a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector moved up 0.2 percentage point in May to 78.1 percent, a rate that is 1.7 percentage points below its long-run (1972–2018) average.
2019, June, 17, 13:25:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $61 ANEW
Brent futures fell 25 cents, or 0.4%, to $61.76 a barrel by 0750 GMT, having gained 1.1% on Friday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 22 cents, or 0.4%, at $52.29, having firmed by 0.4% in the previous session.
2019, June, 17, 12:55:00OIL DEMAND GROWTH 1.2 - 1.4 MBD
The OECD sees global GDP growth rebounding to 3.4% in 2020, assuming that trade disputes are resolved and confidence rebuilds. This suggests that global oil demand growth will have scope to recover from 1.2 mb/d in 2019 to 1.4 mb/d in 2020.
2019, June, 17, 12:40:00AUSTRALIA'S LNG FOR CHINA
Australia supplied over 53% of China’s LNG imports during the first five months of 2019, shipping data in Refinitiv showed, up from around 40% in 2016 when a previous round of new Australian export projects started to ramp up.
2019, June, 17, 12:35:00COAL FOR JAPAN
Japan imported more than 210 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2018, making it the world’s third-largest coal-importing country after only India and China. Japan continues to use steam coal to fuel one-third of its electricity generation and metallurgical coal for raw steel production.
2019, June, 17, 12:10:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 6 TO 969
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 6 rigs from last week to 969, with oil rigs down 1 to 788, gas rigs down 5 to 181, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 107, with oil rigs up 10 to 69 and gas rigs down 6 to 38.
2019, June, 14, 11:20:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $61 AGAIN
Brent crude futures were up 23 cents, or 0.4%, at $61.54 a barrel by 0638 GMT, having settled up 2.2% on Thursday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 1 cent at $52.27 a barrel, after earlier rising. WTI also closed up 2.2% in the previous session, but is on course for a weekly decline of 3.2%.
2019, June, 14, 11:15:00HYDROGEN IS A KEY
The world has an important opportunity to tap into hydrogen’s vast potential to become a critical part of a more sustainable and secure energy future,
2019, June, 14, 11:05:00GLOBAL GAS FLARING UP 3%
Gas flaring, the burning of natural gas associated with oil extraction, takes place because of technical, regulatory, and/or economic constraints. It results in more than 350 million tons of CO2 equivalent emissions every year and wastes a valuable resource, with harmful impacts to the environment from un-combusted methane and black carbon emissions.
2019, June, 14, 11:00:00CLIMATE INVESTMENT $43 BLN
Climate financing by the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in developing countries and emerging economies rose to an all-time high of $43.1 billion in 2018
2019, June, 14, 10:55:00GLOBAL GROWTH 2.6%
Global economic growth is forecast to ease to a weaker-than-expected 2.6% in 2019 before inching up to 2.7% in 2020. Growth in emerging market and developing economies is expected to stabilize next year as some countries move past periods of financial strain, but economic momentum remains weak.
2019, June, 14, 10:50:00RUSSIA: MODEST GROWTH
Real GDP growth in Russia surpassed expectations in 2018, reaching 2.3 percent, mostly due to oneoff effects of energy construction. Forecasted growth of 1.2 percent in 2019 and 1.8 percent in 2020 and 2021 reflects a more modest outlook.
2019, June, 13, 16:50:00OIL PRICE: NOT ABOVE $63 ANEW
Brent crude futures were up $1.91, or 3.18%, at $61.88 a barrel by 1039 GMT, having risen as much as 4.45% to $62.64. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up $1.42, or 2.78%, at $52.56 a barrel. WTI earlier rose as much as 3.85% to $53.11.