Tencent securities FRANCISCO, Feb. 9 am, according to market watchers US financial website reported that crude oil futures prices ended lower on Thursday, the fifth consecutive trading day lower, with US crude oil futures prices hit lowest close since five weeks price, because the data released yesterday showed US crude oil production hit a record level, but also a further rise in crude oil inventories。
New York Mercantile Exchange, March delivery of West Texas Intermediate crude oil (WTI) futures fell 34 cents to close at $ a barrel, down%。 According to statistics, financial information provider FactSet data show, this means that WTI futures highest since January 2nd lowest closing price, while falling for five sessions since it represents the longest nearly ten months once the trend of losing streak。 Meanwhile, on London's ICE Futures Europe for April delivery price of North Sea Brent crude oil futures fell 70 cents to close at $ a barrel, down%, also fell for five days, and a record 12 last year the lowest close since May 22,。 Analyst at Commerzbank Eugene Weinberg (EugenWeinberg) said: "Now the situation has become very obvious that high oil prices to the level at the end of January, making it difficult long-term crude oil market balance。 This is because US crude oil production is rising so quickly that if OPEC (OPEC) does not take the initiative to give up some market share, then the market will once again face the risk of excess supply。 "Causes crude oil prices closed down Wednesday, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a report on that day, as of February 2 the week crude oil inventories increased 1.9 million barrels。
In contrast, according to S & P Global Platts Company (S & PGlobalPlatts) survey, analysts on average had expected the weekly crude oil inventories increased 2.8 million barrels。
The report also revealed that the week of domestic crude oil production increased by million barrels / day, to million barrels / day, setting a record high since the department began tracking the data in 1983。 Siketege Cass (ScottGecas) Long Leaf Trading Group (LongLeafTradingGroup) Senior Strategic Account Director noted that US crude oil production of more than 1020 million barrels per week means that the country has "more than Saudi Arabia, has become second only to Russia, the world's second largest oil producer. "。
According to S & P Global Platts company recently released a report in January crude oil production in Saudi Arabia to 999 million barrels / day。
In other energy trading New York Mercantile Exchange, March delivery RBOB gasoline futures fell less than%, to close at US dollars per gallon; March delivery heating oil futures prices fell%, to close at US $ per gallon。
Natural gas futures for March delivery fell cents to close at US dollars per million British thermal units, down%。 US Energy Information Administration said in a report Thursday that as of February 2 the week natural gas inventories fell 119 billion cubic feet (about one hundred million cubic meters), compared with analysts on average expected to reduce the 109 billion cubic feet (about one hundred million cubic meters), to reduce the five-year average of 151 billion cubic feet (about one hundred million cubic meters)。 (nebula)。