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21. April 2020 | 08:54 CET

BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Total - which tanker companies are getting booked now?

  • Oil

The contact restrictions around the globe have led to a decrease in the consumption of crude oil. A large part of the crude oil produced worldwide comes from OPEC countries. These countries depend mainly on the sales revenues from the black gold with their national budgets. The largest producing countries currently include the USA, Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the period before the Corona Pandemic, these countries each produced around 10 barrels (159 litres) per day. At a price of USD 65.00 per barrel, this means that the daily sales revenue was around USD 650 million. The price of WTI today costs around USD 21.50 per barrel, which at the same production rate only corresponds to sales of USD 215 million per day - the cuts are significant.

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Sell or store?

The groups like BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Total all have the same problem, what to do with the oil, if nobody can use it in the usual quantity at the moment? Sell it at a low price or store it for a fee and then offer it on the market later? After all, from the producers' point of view, each barrel can only be sold once.

However, some countries or companies have no choice and have to produce and sell at any price because of their liquidity needs. Oil traders then buy the production and store it if their financial framework allows it.

Secured through the crisis

Then there are companies that have secured their production as a precautionary measure and can watch the current oil price development calmly. The young company Saturn Oil & Gas from Canada recently announced that they have hedged around half of their daily production volume at a price of over 65.00 CAD per barrel until February 2021. The management took the helm at Saturn three years ago and is now building an environmentally friendly oil producer from it.

dynaCERT CEO Jim Payne was recently appointed as a member of Saturn's Board of Directors. This is an interesting step, as dynaCERT has patented a hydrogen technology that can significantly reduce the emission of pollutants in combustion engines.

Portfolio of tanker companies

There are various tanker companies around the world that are profiting from the current oversupply on the oil market. The listed companies include Diana Shipping, Frontline, Nordic American Tankers, Scorpio Tankers, Teekay Tankers and Top Ships. As long as the major oil producers are not able to concertedly adjust their production volume to current global demand, the tanker companies will experience hype.

Who would have thought it is possible that Tankers will become popular in 2020 and that speculators will be able to move the price of oil futures into negative territory on the expiration date?


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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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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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