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Energy market updates

Release date: 30 April 2019

Highlights, insight and market commentary

Gas and power

November 2018

This update includes:

  • Commodities soften.
  • US Gas supported by low inventories.
  • Emissions volatility.
  • European storage sees record build.
  • Injections hold strong across Europe.
  • LNG send-outs soar as stocks hit recent highs.
  • Strong freight is keeping LNG within Europe.

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April 2019

This update includes:

  • Oil market analysis.
  • Crude prices have rebounded so far this year primarily off the back of supply curtailments.
  • US production continues to outpace takeaway capacity.
  • Limited availability of heavy crude has impacted product cracks.
  • Refinery margins have recently recovered in line with stronger gasoline cracks.
  • Oil demand growth continues to be dominated by non-OECD countries.

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