Platts issues Dated Brent Special Report

The Price Reporting Agency Platts, part of S&P Global, has recently issued a Special Report on the Dated Brent benchmark. The price of Brent crude oil from the North Sea has been used for the last 30-odd years as the pricing reference point for billions of barrels...

Iran unrest sparks price volatility

The article below appeared in the 3 January 2018 edition of Natural Gas Daily, published by Interfax Global Energy Services. Civil unrest in Iran has led to at least 21 deaths, and violent clashes between security forces and protesters that began in the northeastern...

Oil prices continue to weaken as global glut grows

Oil prices remain under pressure as rising US production pushes back impact of OPEC-led cuts. International benchmark Brent crude oil futures dropped as low as $45.4 per barrel on Tuesday – their lowest level since November 2016 – and dropped to similar levels early...

OPEC and IEA say prices will stay lower for longer

The article below appeared in the September 14th, 2016 edition of Natural Gas Daily, a specialist newsletter published by Interfax, focussed on the global natural gas and LNG industry.   The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that the pace of global oil...