Trump, Saudi Arabia King speak: White House
A White House spokesman is out saying that
- Pres. Trump and Saudi Arabia’s king in a conversation agreed on importance of stability in global energy markets
- The leaders reaffirmed strong US – Saudi defense partnership
The tumble in crude oil prices has had to strong catalysts. One was Saudi Arabia flooding the market with supply after failing to reach an agreement with Russia on production cuts. The next was the impact from the global coronavirus. 1 influenced supply in a bearish way. The other influenced demand in a bearish way.
The price of WTI crude oil futures for the July contract is trading up $1.16 or 4.67% at just below’s $26 a barrel. Brent crude oil prices moved above the 30 level today after rising $1.38 to $30.84.