Platts Global Crude Oil Summit: Stay on Top of the Recent Trends in Oil Benchmarks with ZEMA

The oil pricing landscape is facing critical changes as regional activities surrounding established benchmarks are impacting markets on a global scale. Asia’s lower-than-anticipated appetite for crude oil, coupled with the misconception that all production will be dominated by the Middle East, suggests a potential re-emergence of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) as the international price reference.1 […]

Could the Spread Between Brent and WTI Skyrocket Fueled by Egypt Events?

Events in Egypt and the potential  for this unrest to overflow to the neighboring regions sparked a disturbance among commodity analysts. A lot of analysts kindly added fuel to the public speculations that energy markets were facing a tremendous blow. Some of them were seeing the danger resulting from cuts in oil production in the Middle East. Others […]