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

  • | US demand and trade – Feb 2017

    US oil demand fell by 0.49 mb/d y/y to 19.19 mb/d in February—the first annual decline since July 2016. This represents a 0.48 mb/d downward revision to the weekly data, notably more than our forecast for no revision. Despite rising industrial activity, US distillate demand fell for the second conse..

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  • | US oil and shale output – Feb 2017

    US liquids production rose to 13.74 mb/d in February, higher y/y for the first time since January 2016 by a strong 0.19 mb/d, led by NGLs. Crude output rose by a larger than expected 0.19 mb/d m/m to 9.03 mb/d, the first reading above 9 mb/d since March 2016 but still lower y/y by 0.14 mb/d. This tr..

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  • | UK oil data – Feb / Mar 2017

    UK liquids production fell m/m to 1.02 mb/d in March but was higher y/y by 36 thousand b/d, while February output was also revised lower and now shows a 58 thousand b/d y/y decline. Crude output fell more sharply across both months, offset by rising NGLs. In March, production was impacted by an eigh..

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  • | Asia Pacific Quarterly

    This is the fifth edition of our Asia Pacific Quarterly, which provides detailed analysis of Asian crude and product markets. The quarterly covers the economic and political trends shaping demand and supply patterns in the region. It draws on our wealth of expertise in global oil and products market..

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  • | US Department of Energy

    Extract from crude oil: Crude stocks fell by 3.6 mb w/w to 529 mb, even after absorbing another 0.5 mb of SPR release, higher by 19.4 mb y/y. This takes the month-to-date draws to 6.8 mb, with USGC draws at 8 mb, vs our expected monthly draws of 7.6 mb and 8.1 mb, respectively. The draws followed s..

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