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Energy Calendar for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Traders

Gordon Kristopher - Author

Nov. 20 2020, Updated 3:40 p.m. ET

Important events on the energy calendar  

The energy sector contributed to ~6.7% of the S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) on March 10, 2017. Oil and gas producers’ earnings such as Swift Energy (SFY), ConocoPhillips (COP), Continental Resources (CLR), and Whiting Petroleum (WLL) depend on crude oil (RYE) (UCO) (USL) and natural gas (BOIL) (UNG) (FCG) prices. For the latest updates on crude oil prices, read Part 1 and Part 4 of this series.

Crude oil and natural gas prices are driven by catalysts such as inventories and supply and demand data. Let’s take a look at some important events for the energy sector this week:

Tuesday, March 14:

Wednesday, March 15:

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Thursday, March 16:

  • The EIA will release its Weekly Natural Gas Storage report—read US Natural Gas Inventories Are Higher than Their 5-Year Average for information on the latest report. Read What Can Investors Expect from the Natural Gas Market in 2017? for more on the natural gas market outlook in 2017.
  • The EIA will provide its weekly natural gas update.

Friday, March 17:

  • Baker Hughes will release the US crude oil rig count.
  • Baker Hughes will release the US natural gas rig count.

In the next part, we’ll take a look at the crude oil market’s highs and lows in the last 12 months.


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