This Week’s Market Buzz

• Oil prices jumped 3% at press time, recovering from a seven-day losing streak, with gains driven by a weaker dollar despite demand concerns stoked by rising cases of the Delta coronavirus variant. Brent crude climbed $2.59, or 3.9%, to $67.75 a barrel after touching its lowest since May 21 at $64.60. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for October…

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Rystad: Producers Could See Record-High Hydrocarbon Revenue

The U.S. shale industry is set to achieve a significant milestone in 2021: If WTI futures continue their strong run and average at $60 per barrel this year and natural gas and NGL prices remain steady, producers can expect a record-high hydrocarbon revenue of $195 billion before factoring in hedges, a Rystad Energy analysis shows. The previous record of $191…

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