Amrita Sen

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Amrita is the co-founder and Chief Oil Analyst at Energy Aspects. Amrita's specialism is in energy commodities, particularly oil and oil products. She’s also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Atlantic Council, and a Research Associate at Oxford Institute of Energy Studies. Amrita holds an MPhil in Economics from Cambridge University, a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, and is pursuing a PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She was formerly the chief oil analyst at Barclays Capital. She is frequently featured in leading media outlets, including the Financial Times, BBC News, Bloomberg, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, and Sky News.

Recent publications

  • | Middle East & Africa Quarterly

    Our recently enhanced Middle East & Africa Quarterly provides a comprehensive analysis of the region, examining key topics in depth and providing a detailed guide to regional supply, demand, trade flows and downstream capacity across the Middle East & Africa. Each quarter, focus pieces delve into ke..

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  • | Fundamentals March 2017

    Fundamentals is our monthly review of global oil data, this is the March 2017 edition. Despite all the doom and gloom in the market, 2017 balances have not deteriorated as such, and we still expect stockdraws of 0.7 mb/d across the year. However, Q1 17 expected stockdraws have moderated to 0.2 mb/d..

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  • | China oil data – Feb 2017

    China’s implied oil demand in January and February averaged 11.62 mb/d, higher y/y by a massive 0.60 mb/d (5.6%), alongside stellar crude import volumes and improving economic momentum. Actual demand (adjusted for stock changes and mixed aromatics imports) was likely lower, but still higher y/y by a..

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  • | US Department of Energy

    Extract from crude oil: Cushing stocks built by 1.4 mb w/w to 68 mb, higher by 1.7 mb y/y, driven by lower deliveries on the Osage pipeline (which delivers to the HFC El Dorado and NCRA McPherson refineries). Planned CDU work currently underway at El Dorado likely prompted HFC to store material at ..

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  • | Canada oil data – Jan 2017

    This edition of the Canada oil data review debuts new supplementary data. Henceforth, this piece will contain additional production, refining, trade, maintenance, balances, and pricing data for Canada. These data augment the data review by providing a more comprehensive look at key metrics in Canada..

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