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December 11th, 2018

Market Summary for the Week of December 3 - December 7, 2018

by Kelsey Berger and Michelle Tham, Energy Analysts

Synopsis of Last Week's Energy Markets

Crude oil prices climbed for a second straight week. OPEC and Russia agreed to cut production for the first half of 2019, boosting prices. However, the US-China trade war continues to keep a cap on prices. Natural gas prices slipped 2.5% this week, halting November’s rally as forecasts showed mild temperatures that could moderate heating demand. Strong output weighed on prices despite low inventory levels.

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