Week of April 3, 2017

  • Oil rebounded last week and WTI traded above the $50/bbl mark for the first time since March 10th as US crude inventories rose again last week but by a lower amount than was expected
  • Supply disruptions in Libya helped drive prices up
  • Weak demand and long supply in Asia is expected to prompt Saudi Arabia and others to cut prices on upcoming shipments to Asian customers
  • The Henry Hub spot natural gas price moved up slightly to $3.03 per mm. BTU
  • Inventories fell slightly but still remain well above the five-year average inventory level


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