2019, May, 20, 11:05:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 1 TO 987
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 987, with oil rigs down 3 to 802, gas rigs up 2 to 185, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is unchanged from last week at 63, with oil rigs unchanged at 22 and gas rigs unchanged at 41.
2019, May, 17, 08:00:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $72
July ICE Brent crude futures were up 35 cents/b (0.48%) from Thursday's settle to $72.97/b, while the NYMEX June light sweet crude contract gained 41 cents/b (0.65%) at $63.28/b.
2019, May, 17, 07:35:00GAZPROM'S SALES DOWN 10%
Gazprom's sales of Russian gas dropped 10% in the first quarter, analysis of quarterly results showed, as sales from storage dipped compared with 2018.
2019, May, 17, 07:25:00IRAN'S GAS TO IRAQ UP
An Iranian official said the exports of natural gas to Iraq are growing steadily and are expected to hit 40 million cubic meters a day in summer.
2019, May, 17, 07:05:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION DOWN 1.9%
Industrial production fell 0.5 percent in April, and the rates of change for previous months were revised down on net. Output is now reported to have declined 1.9 percent at an annual rate in the first quarter.
2019, May, 17, 07:00:00UZBEKISTAN'S GDP UP 5%
In 2018, GDP growth picked up moderately to 5 percent as adverse weather impacted agriculture and bottlenecks in energy and water slowed economic growth, despite strong investment growth.
2019, May, 17, 06:55:00PAKISTAN NEED HELP
Pakistan is facing a challenging economic environment, with lackluster growth, elevated inflation, high indebtedness, and a weak external position. This reflects the legacy of uneven and procyclical economic policies in recent years aiming to boost growth, but at the expense of rising vulnerabilities and lingering structural and institutional weaknesses.
2019, May, 15, 12:10:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $71
Brent crude futures were at $71.06 a barrel at 0646 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.3%, from their last close. Brent ended 1.4% higher on Tuesday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $61.33 per barrel, down 45 cents, or 0.7%, from their previous settlement. WTI closed up 1.2% in the previous session.
2019, May, 15, 12:05:00OIL DEMAND GROWTH 2019: 1.3 MBD
IEA - Our headline growth estimate for 2019 has changed little since the middle of last year, but this month we cut it by 90 kb/d to a still healthy 1.3 mb/d.
2019, May, 15, 11:55:00GLOBAL ENERGY INVESTMENT 2018: $1.8 TLN
Global energy investment totalled more than USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, a level similar to 2017. For the third year in a row, the power sector attracted more investment than the oil and gas industry.
2019, May, 15, 11:52:00U.S. ENERGY PRODUCTION UP 8%
The United States produced a record amount of energy from various sources in 2018, reaching 96 quadrillion British thermal units (quads), an 8% increase from 2017. This increase in production outpaced the 4% increase in U.S. energy consumption, which also reached a record high of 101 quads.
2019, May, 15, 11:50:00CHINA'S OIL THROUGHPUT 12.7 MBD
China's refinery crude throughput rose 5.1% year on year to 52.1 million mt, or 12.73 million b/d in April, a record high on barrel per day basis, preliminary data released Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics showed.
2019, May, 15, 11:35:00U.S. PRODUCTION: OIL + 83 TBD, GAS + 943 MCFD
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 83,000 b/d month-over-month in June from 8,412 to 8,495 thousand barrels/day, gas production to increase 943 million cubic feet/day from 79,720 to 80,663 million cubic feet/day .
2019, May, 15, 11:30:00U.S. LNG TO CHINA +25%
China will increase tariffs on US LNG imports to 25% from 10% effective from June 1, the State Council under the Finance Ministry said in a statement late Monday, but it left out US crude imports from its current tariff lists.
2019, May, 15, 11:10:00ROSNEFT'S NET INCOME +61.7%
ROSNEFT - Net income growth of 61.7% YoY to RUB 131 bln