Brent crude may nonetheless drop to $10 a barrel and keep there in Q2: IHS Markit
Oil costs on Thursday rallied more than 20% following studies of a potential deal to chop manufacturing by an infinite 10 million barrels per day, however one analyst remains to be predicting that Brent crude will sink to $10 a barrel.
The benchmark Brent crude was buying and selling up 9.92% buying and selling at $32.91 on Friday afternoon in Asia, whereas West Texas Intermediate gained up 4.82% at $26.54.
“We’re projecting that Brent goes to drop to round $10 a barrel in April and can possible keep at that stage within the second quarter,” stated Victor Shum, vp of power consulting at IHS Markit.
“There’s little likelihood of any OPEC+ deal that is going to avoid wasting the crude oil market from the assault of the COVID-19,” he instructed CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Friday. “I believe any discuss of massive cuts might be too little, too late.”
Oil futures have fallen greater than 50% for the reason that starting of the 12 months amid a Saudi-Russia value conflict and demand destruction due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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