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How will the oil price plunge impact renewable energy?

SINGAPORE (April 9): Burning more fossil fuel hurts the environment, but with crude oil prices staying way below the historical peak, the lure of basic economics has stymied the pace in which renew


The global oil market is broken, drowning in crude nobody needs

(Mar 29): The global oil market is broken, overwhelmed by an unmanageable surplus as virus lockdowns cascade through the world’s largest economies.


Crude oil prices see double whammy from Covid-19, Opec+ spat; likely to stay low ahead

SINGAPORE (March 13): Crude oil prices have already taken a blow since the start of 2020.

Offshore & Marine

SembMarine sees another year of red, but new orders momentum could improve

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): Despite an uptick in crude oil prices in 2019, a recovery in oil exploration and production activity was somewhat limited.


Market observers shun oil and services sectors, but some locally listed names could shine

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco), the kingdom’s national oil corporation (NOC) and world’s biggest oil producer, had a positive debut on the Tadawul exchange.

Crude Oil

4 ways the O&G sector continues to face protracted soft conditions: Phillip

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): Phillip Capital is of the view that Singapore’s oil and gas (O&G) sector is facing an extended period of soft conditions.


How strategists are trading crude's moves in Asia currencies

(Nov 15): Sell the Indian rupee and Philippine peso. Buy the Malaysian ringgit and Singapore dollar. Bet the ringgit will strengthen against Indonesia’s rupiah.


Oil could hit US$60 before year-end, says Barron's citing Citi analyst

BENGALURU (July 10): Accelerating world oil demand and reduced supply from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) could push crude prices up to US$60 ($82.92) a barrel before



Why nobody trusts the world’s best currency

BAKU (March 23): It took a decade of gains for the Azeri currency to build up trust, and two devaluations to ruin it.

Oil drillers


Oil at US$40 no problem as US drillers snub OPEC with hedges

CHICAGO/HOUSTON (March 16): OPEC’s worst enemy isn’t US shale drillers. It’s the hedges propping them up.

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