News Flash Service



National and global events such as energy policy, politics, geopolitics, and monetary policy have an effect on energy prices. NUS provides clients with a News Flash service which provides commentary on current events and their short and long term impact on energy prices. News Flashes are issued whenever a significant event, whether local or global, influences energy markets.


OPEC Extension April 21, 2017

In our last News Flash entitled “Increased Volatility Ahead” we concluded by stating - “we suspect that in the coming weeks/months we will see an elevated level of volatility...

Increased Volatility Ahead February 27, 2017

OPEC’s agreement to curtail production in late November immediately boosted crude oil prices. Over the past months, both WTI and Brent have traded in a fairly narrow band -...

Looking at 2017 January 09, 2017

At the start of a new year, it is worthwhile to look back at the decisive events that impacted energy markets. It is incontestable that 2016 was an extraordinary year filled...

Did OPEC Cut? November 30, 2016

Today OPEC members met in Vienna. The meeting took on an elevated level of importance due to the statement issued by OPEC in its most recent gathering agreeing in principle...

Trump Wins November 17, 2016

Last week the world watched as the US held its presidential elections. For months, the news media and political analysts (as well as the polls) indicated that Hillary Clinton would...

OPEC Freeze? September 29, 2016

Today OPEC ministers concluded a two-day meeting in Algeria. The weeks leading up to the meeting were filled with rumors that OPEC was close to agreeing a production freeze. As...