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Australia's Woodside aims to hit go on $11 billion gas project in early 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd has pushed out the final approval date for its mammoth Browse gas project but slightly brought forward plans to sign off on its smaller Scarborough project as it races to fill an anticipated global supply gap.

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Daily (17.10.2019): NBP spot slumped by over 8% on Wednesday amid firmer Norwegian exports and lower gas-for-power demand

Speculations about a potential extension of crude supply cuts by OPEC and its allies as of December led to a recovery in crude oil prices on Wednesday. The greenback’s slide coupled with short covering in anticipation of an industry report on U.S. crude inventories also contributed to the market rally. Still, concerns over tighter crude demand and expectations for higher crude stocks in the U.S. limited gains. Against that backdrop, Brent crude rose by 1.2% to 59.42 USD/bbl, while WTI futures advanced by 1% to 53.36 USD/bbl.

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Daily (16.10.2019): The EUAs spiked by around 6.4% on Tuesday after an optimistic breakthrough in Brexit process

Crude oil prices extended their fall on Tuesday, as the uncertain outlook for the Sino-American trade negotiations, coupled with indicators of an economic slowdown in China fueled worries over global crude demand. The high level of U.S. crude stocks added pressure on prices. Consequently, WTI futures lost 1.5% to close at $52.81 a barrel, while Brent crude traded 1% down at $58.74 a barrel. However, hopes for a timely Brexit deal and signals of possible oil supply cuts from OPEC reduced losses.

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Daily (11.10.2019): EU carbon prices climbed by 2.5% on Thursday, following positive negotiations between the UK and Ireland

Crude oil prices rebounded on Thursday, as OPEC pledges to take a supply decision for next year this December. Trade talks between U.S. and China to be held next week also lent support to prices. Hence, Brent crude rose by 1.3% to 59.10 a barrel, while WTI futures climbed by 1.8% on a daily basis to end at $53.55 a barrel.

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Daily (03.10.2019): UK gas futures posted important losses on Wednesday amid strong pipeline and LNG supplies

Crude oil prices extended losses on Wednesday, after data showed a build in the U.S. crude inventories. Furthermore, pessimistic economic data in the U.S. dragged down the equities market, weighing on the global oil demand. Fading geopolitical tensions in the Middle East stoked oversupply fears, adding to the market bearishness. Against that background, Brent crude dropped by 2% to $57.69 a barrel, while WTI futures settled 1.8% lower at $52.64 a barrel.

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