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MVEnergyWeek6This week’s panel: Commercial broker Pat Hemsworth, former regulator Chris Cook, and petroleum geologist Art Berman

  • How can natural gas be in backwardation (Jul-Aug’19) in the summertime, when contango is the norm?
  •  The energy price sell-off has continued even as the stock market has mostly recovered. What’s next for energy prices?

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male silhouette.This week's MacroVoices Energy Week features Art Berman, Anas Alhajji and Tracy Shuchart

  • Dr. Anas Alhajji on deteriorating U.S. data quality
  • Tracy Shuchart on crude oil spread trades
  • Art Berman on refined product consumption & storage
  • The sea change of sentiment in energy markets & what’s driving it
  • Iran, Saudi Arabia & Venezuela: A deeper look at their options
  • Will OPEC ever stop pricing oil in USD?
  • Upcoming OPEC+ meeting and its significance

 

 

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male silhouette.This week's MacroVoices Energy Week features Ole Hansen, Chris Cook and Patricia Hemsworth. 

  • There’s been a disturbance in the force! (market roller-coaster ride)
  • Is this about energy fundamentals or the stock market driving energy market direction?
  • Where is the market headed from here?
  • Iran military conflict scenario: Is it really bullish for oil prices?
  • Signposts to watch in the week ahead

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male silhouette.This week's panelists: Art Berman, Anas Alhajji and Patricia Hemsworth

  • Anas Alhajji on pricing oil in USD vs. other currencies
  • Pat Hemsworth on finished product inventories as refinery maintenance season winds downTopic 3
  • Art Berman on sustainability/growth of U.S. shale production
  • Iran/Geopolitical Risk Update
  • Why are front-month oil prices trading flat-to-down even as backwardation steepens in forward curves?
  • Brent-WTI Spread: What’s driving it to such a wide discount ($9.49 as of today’s close), and what comes next?

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Art Berman Chartbook


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This week's panelists: Joe McMonigle, Chris Cook and Tracy Shuchart.

  • Joe McMonigle weighs in on OPEC/JMMC meeting outlook
  • Tracy Shuchart on OPEX and contract roll
  • Chris Cook on forward curves
  • Group discussion on Geopolitics (Game of drones / Saudi Tanker attacks, Iran Sanctions, Venezuela, China trade war)
  • Group discussion on bull/bear arguments and crude oil price outlook

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Tracy Shuchart Chartbook


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The inaugural episode of MacroVoices ENERGY WEEK featuring panelists Art Berman, Anas Alhajjii and Patricia Hemsworth.

  • Topic 1: Glut or crisis on the horizon? 
  • Topic 2: Crude Quality Matters.

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