Syed Rashid Husain

Geopolitics and the crude saw cutter

OIL spiked after the missile attack on Iranian crude tanker, jumping by more than 2 per cent, as early reports about... Published Oct 13, 2019 07:04am

The great crude siege of oil markets

CRUDE is on a losing streak. The risk premium has evaporated and the market focus is back to the demand side of the... Published Sep 29, 2019 07:08am

Crude’s storm in a tea cup moment?

Does oil really matter? If the answer is yes, then the other question is to what extent. Markets reacted violently... Published Sep 22, 2019 06:57am

Crude producers mull strategy shift

Opec’s share of the global oil market has dwindled to the lowest level in several years in August this year — 30 pc. Updated Sep 08, 2019 08:30am

Aramco-Reliance deal realpolitik

Saudi Aramco is investing $15bn in India for a 20 per cent stake in Reliance Industries. As per the deal, dubbed as... Published Aug 18, 2019 07:40am

Crude case of a toothless tiger

THE Opec+ (Organisa­tion of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies including Russia) have formalised their... Published Jul 07, 2019 07:23am

Crude fissures and the Opec+

UNCERTAINTY, dissensions, political divide and lack of cohesion is gripping the Organisation of Petro­leum ... Published Jun 23, 2019 06:58am

Sailing into the crude twilight zone

THE Japanese owned vessel The Kokuka Courageous and the Norwegian-owned Front Altair were struck by explosions while... Published Jun 16, 2019 06:36am

Is Trump holding the trump card?

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is the wild card in the oil markets today where energy geopolitics is in the lead. Before... Published May 12, 2019 07:01am