Prices of oil are rising due to supply shortage worries

Tuesday marked the fourth straight session of rising oil prices as concerns about a supply shortage brought on by Saudi Arabia’s and Russia’s prolonged production cuts increased in response to the U.S.’s lackluster shale output. While Brent crude prices, the international oil benchmark, increased by 58 cents, or 0.61%, to $95.01 per barrel, U.S. West…

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Concerns about the future of fuel demand caused a decline in crude oil

Crude oil yesterday decreased by -4.17% to close at 5705 as concerns over interest rates and inflation resurfaced, increasing questions about the prospects for gasoline demand. Pressure from important central banks was also perceived as being hawkish, which created worries that interest rates would keep rising for a longer period of time and worsen the…

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Crude oil increased due to increased confidence in Chinese refineries’ demand for crude

In anticipation of increased crude demand from Chinese refineries, crude oil yesterday finished up 0.72% at 5877. According to data, China’s throughput at oil refineries increased by 15.4% in May compared to the same month last year, making it the country’s second-highest monthly total ever. According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) most recent Oil…

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Natural gas fell on speculation that the need for heating would decline due to nicer weather

A near-record amount of natural gas was produced for the month, which kept prices under pressure. Yesterday, natural gas prices decreased by -3.63% to 172.8 in anticipation that milder weather would lower the need for heating. The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicted that due to milder weather, the country’s power consumption will decrease…

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