Energy Chart Book

4 September, 2018

Iran concerns boost oil prices

August was a good month for energy commodity prices. Oil prices jumped as investors focused on the prospect of lower supply from Iran while the price of US natural gas ticked up as stocks remained well below their five-year average. Elsewhere, LNG prices surged as demand from Asia continued to grow. Meanwhile, coal prices remained high but there are signs that prices have overshot the economic fundamentals.

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