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4770 72nd St,, V4K 3N3 Delta (CAN)

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19. May 2020 | 15:56 CET

BP, Chevron, ENI, Saturn Oil & Gas, Shell, Total - what investors need to know now

  • Oil

About a month ago, market participants around the world learned that the end of a price slide does not have to end at zero on the expiry date of WTI contracts. Anyone who thought that a barrel of American WTI at USD 0.01, which is 159 litres of crude oil, would be a special bargain on the expiration date and took the chance was taught an expensive lesson. The expiration date of 20 April 2020 will go down in history with an initial negative settlement price of USD -37.63. The USA is known to be the land of opportunity and this seems to be another chapter.

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WTI futures stabilize

This week the time has come again and the settlement of the June 2020 WTI futures will take place. It is uncertain whether it is worth looking at Cushing in the US state of Oklahoma to deduce a price formation trend based on stock levels, as even speculators with no actual intention of delivery are involved.

Due to the market distortions in the previous month, it can be assumed that numerous traders will avoid the oil price as speculation for the foreseeable future. It is possible that a decline in the speculative elements in the pricing of crude oil futures will be sufficient to achieve stability for the planning process.

Market mechanisms have a delayed effect

The price of the WTI grade of the July 2020 futures is currently quoted at about USD 32.00. The Corona Pandemic and the accompanying decline in crude oil consumption have burdened price formation in the previous months. In addition, the increase in Saudi Arabia's production volume has added to the uncertainty. The low price of oil has caused companies and governments to suffer heavy revenue losses.

Due to the drastic developments in connection with the spread of Covid-19, the natural market mechanisms have reacted with a delay. It is now expected that due to the global decline in supply, a return to price levels above USD 50.00 per barrel is more likely.

Good oil from Canada

In connection with the price decline, the Canadian oil producer Saturn Oil & Gas was able to inform investors that as a precautionary measure, the company has hedged about half of its production volume before the distribution of Covid-19 at a price of over CAD 65.00 and is therefore less affected by market conditions. A clear competitive advantage, which is partly due to the lean structures of the young company.

Due to environmental protection requirements and the observance of human rights, Canada is considered to be one of the 'good' producing countries in the overall context. The management of Saturn Oil & Gas places particular emphasis on the observance of ESG targets. With a valuation of CAD 0.115, the company is valued at around CAD 27.00 million and has corresponding upside potential. In autumn 2018, the shares peaked at CAD 0.30.

Diversification is the order of the day

Among the heavyweights in the oil sector are BP with a market value of EUR 71.4 billion and Chevron with EUR 155.1 billion. But also ENI with around EUR 31.0 billion and Total with EUR 80.3 billion as well as Shell with a market capitalization of EUR 107.1 billion are among the global brands of oil supply that make a safe and modern life possible. Investors who want to position themselves in the oil industry should diversify into shares of oil producers and avoid trading in futures due to the events of the previous month.


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19. June 2020 | 07:42 CET

BP, Saturn Oil & Gas, Shell - China's oil imports at new record high

  • Oil

The Corona Pandemic has turned the world upside down in many areas in recent months. The energy sector has not been able to escape the changes. First the demand for crude oil collapsed and then production was cut back. In the meantime, restrictions around the globe are being eased again and there are still opportunities to position oneself to benefit from the post-Corona upswing. The habits of the population in big cities have changed. Public transport is being avoided due to the risk of infection and instead cars are being moved more. In China, an average of 11.34 million barrels of crude oil were imported per day in May 2020. This record value exceeds the previous record from November 2019 by around 160,000 barrels per day.

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03. June 2020 | 10:02 CET

BP, Saturn Oil & Gas, Shell - Revenue and profit increase significantly

  • Oil

The oil price continues to gain momentum and is still trading around 40% below the January 2020 level, and now the right stocks are in the spotlight. In addition to the well-known major oil producers such as BP and Shell, there are also successful producers who are not yet so well known, but who certainly have potential. Last night the young Canadian oil producer Saturn Oil & Gas published the results of the past fiscal year. Due to the Corona Pandemic, the company had postponed the release, which is currently nothing special and is officially made possible by an extended deadline.

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11. May 2020 | 08:42 CET

BP, Crescent Point, Saturn Oil & Gas, Shell - the 300% chance of the billionaire?

  • Oil

When renowned financial institutions and billionaires have an opinion, it is often heard in the market, especially when it does not correspond to the current mainstream. The more established the name or the bigger the bank account, the more weight this opinion carries with investors. In recent weeks, the oil price has become a plaything for politicians. The decline in demand for crude oil in connection with the restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the corona pandemic, coupled with inconsistencies within the OPEC+ cartel, have even pushed the futures for WTI oil into negative territory on its expiration date in April. This is an unprecedented situation, which is also a foundation for the creation of new wealth. Billionaire Naguib Sawiris and JP Morgen agree on the price trend and expect high potential.

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