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Soybean oil prices rise with WASDE looming

By |October 10, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Energy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Futures activity Soybean oil prices saw plenty of lift last week, with Dec-22 futures rallying 4.5 cents per pound back up to 66.60 cents [...]

Corn market surprised by bullish September stocks report

By |October 3, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Energy, Market Prices|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Futures activity After a relatively calm week, corn futures propelled to $7 per bushel during trading on Friday following the release of the September [...]

When heat becomes a weapon of mass destruction

By |September 13, 2022|Categories: Energy, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , , |

To say that energy markets have become more politicized in recent months would be an understatement. In a recent meeting, the G7 (Canada, France, [...]

Petroleum Reserve drained further as Middle East visit ends

By |July 26, 2022|Categories: Energy, Market Prices, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At June’s end, the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) dropped to its lowest level since the mid-1980s, a 35-year low. The Biden administration is [...]

Crude oil over $120 per barrel as China slowly reopens

By |June 14, 2022|Categories: Energy, Market Prices, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Saudi state-run oil company Aramco raised prices to both European and Asian customers this month and signaled that prices could rise further as China [...]

Winter storms ignite more volatility in natural gas

By |February 8, 2022|Categories: Energy, Market Prices, Shipping, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A series of winter storms across the country brought a record-shattering blizzard for New England states and travel headaches across the Midwest with thousands [...]

Wild week for natural gas: Ukraine tensions, Nord 2 pipeline delays

By |January 19, 2022|Categories: Energy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Even with the increase of 400,000 barrels per day announced by OPEC+ for February, energy markets remained on edge as we rolled over into [...]

Gas seasonal build draws to a close as winter weather arrives

By |November 16, 2021|Categories: Energy, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , |

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) drew to a close last week in Glasgow as winter weather arrived bringing first snow-making event of [...]