Sunday, March 30, 2014

Shell Nigeria Declares Force Majeure on Forcados Oil Exports

IBADAN, Nigeria--Royal Dutch Shell PLC's (RDSA, RDSA.LN) Nigerian unit said Tuesday it has declared force majeure on the shipping of the Forcados oil blend from Nigeria after it shut an export pipeline due to a leak.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Crude above $101 a barrel on higher than expected US GDP; supply worries

The price of oil advanced past US$101 a barrel Thursday following an upward revision to U.S. growth figures and ongoing concerns about tight supplies.
Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery rose $1.02 to close at US$101.28 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That is the highest closing price in three weeks. On Wednesday, oil jumped $1.07 to close at US$100.26.