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Josh Owens


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Josh Owens

Josh Owens is the Content Director at Oilprice.com. An International Relations and Politics graduate from the University of Edinburgh, Josh specialized in Middle East and U.S. relations. He has written and curated oil, gas, and renewable energy content for oilprice.com for the last six years.

Latest articles from Josh

  • Biden's SPR Release Sends Oil Prices Below $100

    Published 01 April 2022 | viewed 17,533 times

    The unprecedented decision by Biden to release 180 million barrels of oil from the country's strategic petroleum reserve over the next six months has sent…

  • Mission Impossible: Predicting The Oil Market

    Published 25 March 2022 | viewed 29,105 times

    It's been another very busy week for oil and gas markets as Putin threatened European gas imports, a storm knocked a major oil pipeline offline,…

  • Breaking The Gas Tax Could Save Some Pain At The Pump

    Published 17 March 2022 | viewed 6,428 times

    Some states in the U.S. are pausing gas taxes in a bid to rein in prices at the pump, but others are soldiering on without…

  • Why Oil Crashed Below $100

    Published 15 March 2022 | viewed 68,426 times

    Reader Update: Oil prices have crashed back below $100 this week despite the ongoing war in Ukraine and a structurally tight market. To fully understand what…

  • The Impossible Task Of Keeping Oil Prices Grounded

    Published 01 March 2022 | viewed 8,648 times

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resultant sanctions have sent oil prices soaring and not even a 60-million-barrel release coordinated by IEA members could stop…

  • Cyberattacks On Energy Infrastructure Are On The Rise

    Published 18 February 2022 | viewed 2,439 times

    As many as 35 major cyberattacks on energy and oil infrastructure have taken place since 2017, making up one-third of all cyberattack incidents of the…

  • Iran Rises Above Russia On The Oil Market Radar

    Published 18 February 2022 | viewed 10,215 times

    Iran has risen above Russia on the oil market radar due to reports from multiple sources that a new nuclear deal is very close to…

  • Don't Mess With Texas: BlackRock Confirms Its Support For Oil And Gas

    Published 17 February 2022 | viewed 6,714 times

    BlackRock will continue to invest in oil and gas firms and is not boycotting the energy industry, the world’s biggest asset manager has said in…

  • Oil Prices Fall Back But Bullish Sentiment Remains

    Published 15 February 2022 | viewed 10,126 times

    Oilprice Alert: InnerCircle members will receive the next private placement intelligence letter on Wednesday next week. Tap into a secret world of wealth and receive…

  • OPEC Production Problems Push Oil Prices Higher

    Published 11 February 2022 | viewed 25,429 times

    News of an 'imminent' nuclear deal with Iran sent oil prices lower this week, but the reality of OPEC underproduction soon shifted sentiment and sent…

  • Optimism Over Iran Nuclear Deal Drags Oil Prices Down

    Published 08 February 2022 | viewed 8,984 times

    Chart of the Week- Largely thanks to a colder-than-average January, European gas stocks are now below 38% of aggregate storage capacity and remain well below…

  • OPEC Underproduction Is Driving Bullish Sentiment In Oil Markets

    Published 01 February 2022 | viewed 6,768 times

    Bullish sentiment has taken over oil markets, with long positions outnumbering short positions by 13 to one as OPEC resists pressure to ramp up production.Chart…

  • Oil Markets Bullish As Brent Breaks $90

    Published 28 January 2022 | viewed 16,167 times

    Oil markets are looking increasingly bullish as geopolitical risks spike and inventories continue to drain.Friday, January 28th, 2022For the first time in seven years, Brent…

  • Stock Market Crash Puts The Brakes On Oil Rally

    Published 25 January 2022 | viewed 8,529 times

    Monday’s stock market crash appeared to temporarily halt the oil price rally, but oil prices began to rebound on Tuesday morning. Chart of the Week-…

  • OPEC Confident About Oil Demand Despite Omicron Cases

    Published 14 December 2021 | viewed 3,567 times

    While the IEA believes Omicron will dent global oil demand, OPEC remains confident that demand will continue to bounce back strongly from its pandemic lows.Chart…

  • Oil Prices Charge Higher As Bullish Sentiment Builds

    Published 05 October 2021 | viewed 6,651 times

    Following the OPEC+ decision to maintain its production increases at 400,000 bpd per month, very few bearish factors remain in oil markets to keep prices…

  • Oil Prices Continue To Climb On Supply Disruptions

    Published 24 September 2021 | viewed 4,781 times

    Oil prices are heading for another weekly gain as supply disruptions led to tighter supply. The risk of traders taking profits, however, could push prices…

  • Oil Prices Under Pressure From China's Evergrande Crisis

    Published 21 September 2021 | viewed 12,823 times

    The potential implosion of China's property market and broader economy sent oil prices tumbling at the start of the week. Energy Market Chart of the…

  • Oil Prices Climb As Another Storm Hits The Gulf Coast

    Published 14 September 2021 | viewed 2,733 times

    Just as the Gulf Coast begins to recover from the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, tropical storm Nicholas has now made landfall and is pushing…

  • Oil Remains Elevated After Hurricane Ida Hurts Supply

    Published 03 September 2021 | viewed 3,890 times

    A disappointing U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls report brought oil prices down slightly on Friday morning, but the supply destruction caused by Hurricane Ida looks set to…

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