Syed Rashid Husain

A range-bound year ahead for crude

“Global oil markets will remain well supplied this year, with a possible overhang of some 1 million bpd.” Updated Jan 19, 2020 10:22am

A crude bull run on crutches

IRAN had little option but to retaliate. So it did, targeting the US bases in Iraq. Yet, the reaction was... Published Jan 12, 2020 06:56am

More drama on the crude front

ENERGY markets are on tenterhooks as the overall picture gets murkier. Geopolitics is back in the saddle. Published Jan 05, 2020 07:05am

Consumers driving crude dynamics

Crude sentiments have improved and prices are moving up. On Thursday, oil prices were seen hovering near a... Published Dec 22, 2019 08:09am

A murky crude horizon

Opec+ has agreed to an output cut of an additional 500,000 barrels per day. Updated Dec 08, 2019 09:25am

Geopolitics and the crude economics

AS the demand side of the global crude equation continues to attain weight, the supply side of ‘crude’ economics... Published Dec 01, 2019 07:04am

The great ‘crude’ game is on

RIYADH and Tehran are engaged in an intense ‘crude’ battle, making in the process interesting moves to checkmate... Published Nov 17, 2019 07:07am

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