As part of the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) Energy and Financial Markets Initiative, the EIA is moving beyond its traditional coverage of the physical fundamentals of global oil markets to understand global energy prices moments. In addition to assessing factors such as energy consumption, production, inventories, spare production capacity, and geopolitical risks, EIA will now examine other influences, such as futures market trading activity, commodity investment, exchange rates, and equity markets.
Today's Viz of the Day describes seven key factors that could influence oil markets. The analysis explores possible linkages between each factor and oil prices and includes regularly-updated graphs that depict aspects of those relationships.
It's a one pager PDF full of live links to energy-related data, statistics, and dashboards from leading industry sources. It will be a useful resource for any analyst, business executive, or researcher with an interest in the oil & gas industry, energy companies, biofuels and much more.