December 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia Faces Oil Supply Juggling Act After Vienna Cut Pledge

Saudi Arabia will do the heavy lifting for OPEC in the 1.2mn b/d OPEC/non-OPEC production cut that takes effect in January. Under the new agreement with 10 non-OPEC producing countries led by Russia, OPEC will cut output by 800,000 ...MORE

September 18, 2018

Petrochemicals Market Outlook for EMEA

New global supply will continue to set the tone for European petrochemicals this year while economic fences being built across the globe bring trade flow uncertainty. The long-awaited cracker and methanol capacities in other ...MORE

August 21, 2018

Market Fundamentals Remain The Key Driver of Saudi Oil Policy

Saudi Arabia's aggressive financial investments abroad, the role of Saudi Aramco in expediting these ventures, and the creation of yet another new high-level governing body have raised concerns that a major shift in the kingdom's ...MORE

August 7, 2018

What Determines Oil Prices?

Rising and falling oil prices significantly impact global micro and macroeconomics. Economies rely on the valuable commodity to provide power to factory floors and fuel for transportation. Oil prices fluctuate throughout the day ...MORE

May 16, 2018

The Oil Market Response To Renewed US Sanctions On Iran

The US decision to renege on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and reimpose sanctions on Iran leaves the rest of Opec with a dilemma. The organisation’s pact with non-Opec producers has succeeded in its nominal ...MORE

February 6, 2018

Leading CTRM Company, Aspect Enterprise Solutions, Invites Trading Firms to Meet During IP Week

Every year, International Petroleum Week brings energy leaders from across the globe to London to network, share knowledge, and discuss the future of the industry. This year, IP Week takes place February 20th-22nd at InterContinental ...MORE

January 18, 2018

Join Us At Aspect’s First Networking Event in Dubai

The Aspect team is excited to host our first Eat, Drink, Think networking event for trading professionals in Dubai this year. The gathering takes place February 7th from 18:00 - 21:00 PM DST at the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht ...MORE

January 16, 2018

5 Oil Market Myths That Need Dispelling

This post was written by Paul Hickin, Associate editorial director, S&P Global Platts. To read the full article, visit: The oil market has come ...MORE

November 29, 2017

Oil In The New World

We’re on the eve of a meeting of OPEC and key non-OPEC allies. Tomorrow, ministers there will decide the production policies of 22 countries that together account for well over half of all the world’s oil output. Argus ...MORE