Energy Calendar for Oil and Gas Traders This Week



Important events on the energy calendar  

The energy sector contributed to ~6.6% of the S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) on April 7, 2017. Crude oil and natural gas are major parts of the energy sector. Oil and gas producers’ earnings such as ConocoPhillips (COP), Warren Resources (WRES), SM Energy (SM), and QEP Resources (QEP) depend on crude oil (XLE) (DIG) (SCO) and natural gas (UNG) (BOIL) (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, April 11:

  • The API (American Petroleum Institute) will release its crude oil inventory.

Wednesday, April 12:

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Thursday, April 13:

In the next part, we’ll take a look at the crude oil market’s highs and lows in the last 15 months.


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