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Energy crisis divides European nations before emergency meeting

European Union energy ministers are set for another spat over how to cushion consumers and companies from soaring power and natural gas prices, with political and legal constraints leaving little room for immediate action.

Norway comes out ahead as European gas prices surge

Europe’s energy crisis and a spike in natural gas prices are proving to be a boon for Norway, delivering a flood of revenue for the country that’s already one of the world’s richest.

Falling U.S. crude supply begins to impact global oil prices

The culprit behind the latest jump in oil prices isn’t soaring natural gas prices or even OPEC+’s limits on output but rather what is happening at America’s largest oil storage hub in Oklahoma.

U.S. natural gas prices soar 10% as cold winter forecasts develop

Natural gas futures soared as forecasts for chilly November weather in the U.S. East heightened concern that supplies will struggle to meet demand this winter.

U.S. oil price passes $85 as OPEC wary to increase crude supply

Oil in the U.S. rallied above $85 a barrel for the first time since 2014, another landmark in a surge in global energy prices, while an eye-watering rally in market structure deepened.

Wall Street projects a “higher for longer” era for oil prices

Could the era of cheap oil supply be gone for good? That’s the conclusion of some of the biggest commodities desks on Wall Street, where banks have been lifting their long-term price forecasts, often by $10 or more.

Falling crude inventories pin WTI oil price near $83

Oil swung between gains and losses as traders weigh the ongoing impact of a global energy crunch and dwindling inventories at a key U.S. storage hub.

Oil inventory at Cushing crude hub nears critically low levels

Stockpiles at the biggest U.S. crude depot are quickly approaching critically low levels. The last time that happened, crude cost more than $100 a barrel.

Crude’s forward price curve suggests $100 oil is on the way

Time will tell which one is out of sync: Is it a forward oil curve that yields 11% on an annualized basis for investors, or is it a headline price of West Texas Intermediate crude near $83 a barrel?

Oil prices see steepest drop since August on global growth concerns

Oil slid by the most since August, falling from overbought territory amid concerns around global economic growth.

Soaring energy prices increase tensions between Europe’s leaders

Soaring energy prices are exacerbating divisions in the European Union as national leaders brace for heated talks about how to protect the most vulnerable and avoid a backlash against the bloc’s ambitious climate change plan.

Oil prices hit seven-year high on surprise drop in U.S. stockpiles

Oil hit a fresh high after a U.S. government report showed an unexpected drop in crude stockpiles, allaying concerns that higher prices would blunt demand.

Saudis say OPEC can’t solve surging natural gas prices

“We see our role as extremely limited,” Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said during the CERAWeek India Energy Forum.

European gas prices fall on forecast for mild, windy weather

European natural gas prices fell on expectations that mild and windy weather will provide some relief to the region’s strained energy system.

Shale drillers see more interest from banks as oil prices rally

Banks are gradually offering more credit to U.S. shale oil and natural gas producers as the industry recovers from last year’s contraction and energy prices rally.

Oil gains from highest close since 2014 as U.S. dollar falls

Oil continued its advance from the highest close in seven years as the U.S. dollar fell and investors assessed the energy crunch roiling global markets.

EIA expects U.S. natural gas prices to stay high through the winter

In its October Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that natural gas spot prices at the U.S. benchmark Henry Hub will see the highest average winter price since 2007–2008.

Russia decides not to increase natural gas shipments to Europe

Russia is keeping a tight grip on Europe’s energy market, opting against sending more natural gas to the continent even after President Vladimir Putin said he was prepared to boost supplies.

Asia seeks more U.S. oil exports as Brent prices climb

Asian demand for U.S. oil is rising as the energy crisis boosts prices for other crudes that are priced against the global Brent futures contract.

Oil price climb continues, logging eighth weekly gain

Oil rose higher on Monday following an eighth weekly gain, spurred on by the energy crunch as winter approaches.