Syed Rashid Husain

Oil wars continue

Oil wars continue

Some are now asserting that China emerged victorious at expense of major global crude oil producers.

Updated Jul 05, 2020 09:59am
A crude fall of fortunes

A crude fall of fortunes

More than 100,000 oil and gas jobs have already been lost in the United States.

Updated Jun 28, 2020 10:41am
For oil, a new normal looms

For oil, a new normal looms

Oil markets have surged. Demand is up. Supply has tightened. Around the same time last month, it was a blood bath.

Updated May 24, 2020 08:57am

The crude politics of oil

THE global energy chess board continues to spring surprises. Saudi Arabia, the defacto leader of the Organisation of the

Published May 17, 2020 04:52am
Crude heads into an abyss

Crude heads into an abyss

There are signs that the stunningly low prices are here to stay as supply dwarfs consumption.

Updated Apr 26, 2020 10:57am

Putin, MBS and a crude war

TURMOIL is gripping the oil markets. Panic has taken over. Prices are tanking. Coronavirus is hitting hard. Demand...

Published Mar 15, 2020 06:54am

A crude divorce on the horizon

WITH ‘crude’ endeavours to control, direct and distort the fundamentals in disarray, and the invisible hand...

Published Mar 08, 2020 07:09am

The crude big bad wolf

Crude markets are faced with a real battering. Prices are in freefall. By Friday evening, the U.S. West Texas...

Published Mar 01, 2020 07:03am

Burning down the crude house

‘The House is on Fire!’, so said the Saudi oil minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman when asked about the impact...

Published Feb 23, 2020 07:04am

Not the best of times for crude

IT has been a fast and furious few weeks. Last Monday, the price for US crude WTI dipped below $50 a barrel for the...

Published Feb 09, 2020 06:57am
A range-bound year ahead for crude

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

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