Goldman Sachs sees ‘high probability’ of OPEC+ production cut

A group of some of the world’s most powerful oil producers is highly likely to take further measures to stem a price decline and try to balance the market, according to Goldman Sachs. OPEC and non-OPEC producers, an influential energy alliance known as OPEC+, will convene in Vienna, Austria on Dec. 4 to decide on … Read more

Global oil market signals short-term weakness ahead of EU ban on Russian oil

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a potential shift, as traders and analysts worry about reduced crude demand and an oversupplied market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude futures are flirting with lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

Exclusive: Poland seeking German support to sanction Russian Druzhba oil pipeline

WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Poland is seeking German support to slap EU sanctions on the Polish-German section of the Druzhba crude pipeline so Warsaw can abandon a deal to buy Russian oil next year without paying penalties, two sources familiar with the talks said. The sources also said the pair were nearing an agreement … Read more

Renault plans to harness geothermal energy and help heat plant

A Renault logo photographed in Bavaria, Germany. The French automotive giant says it’s targeting carbon neutrality in Europe by 2040 and globally by 2050. Igor Golovniov/Sopa Images | Light Rocket | Getty Images the Renault Group is working with French utility engineering on the development of a geothermal energy project at the automaker’s Douai facility, … Read more

DCG’s Barry Silbert writes letter to investors after FTX collapse

Barry Silbert, the founder of crypto conglomerate Digital Currency Group, has joined a growing list of industry leaders in trying to settle investors’ nerves after the sudden collapse of FTX. In a note to shareholders on Tuesday, Silbert addressed all the “noise” about the financial health of DCG’s subsidiaries, which includes trading firm Genesis, Grayscale … Read more

The best-performing sector in 2022 is not finished crushing it, says Citi, offering three stocks to buy

You can count on it, says our call of the day provided by Citigroup, though they say investors can’t expect as lofty returns. “We see market rotation into energy equities as having further to run, even though names in our US coverage already sit at all-time highs,” a team of analysts led by Alastair R … Read more

China signs 27-year gas deal with QatarEnergy to secure supply | Business and Economy News

QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China’s Sinopec with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the longest such agreement to date, as volatility drives buyers to seek long-term supplies. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, competition for LNG has become intense, with Europe, in particular, needing vast amounts to help replace Russian pipeline … Read more

European refiners oversupplied as oil shortage fears subside

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – European refiners have found themselves oversupplied with crude as an expected shortage owing to the looming EU ban on Russian oil has yet to materialise. The front-month Brent crude futures spread narrowed sharply this week, reflecting better supply in the physical oil market as fears over the EU embargo on … Read more

FTX will sell or restructure global empire, CEO says

FTX’s new CEO said on Saturday that the bankrupt crypto exchange is looking to sell or restructure its global empire, even as Bahamian regulators and FTX squabble in court filings and press releases about whether the bankruptcy filing should proceed in New York or in Delaware. “Based on our review over the past week, we … Read more

A big new Exxon Mobil climate deal that got assist from Joe Biden

Could it be that Big Oil’s next big thing got a big assist from Joe Biden? Maybe, if carbon capture and storage is indeed as big a deal as ExxonMobil’s first-of-its-kind deal to extract, transport and store carbon from other companies’ factories implies. The deal, announced last month, calls for ExxonMobil to capture carbon emitted … Read more