Owain Johnson


Bio

is Managing Director of Energy Research and Product Development at CME Group. He is based in London.

Uranium Markets Are Drawing New Interest

Changing fundamentals for uranium have led to a 30 percent rise in prices over the past five months, bringing new…

Why The Coal Markets Are Moving East

Before the emergence of oil and gas, there was coal.  Cheap and plentiful coal powered the Industrial Revolution in Europe…

Heating Oil Futures: A Key Cog in Energy Markets Turns 40

CME Group’s New York Harbor Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) contract hit the big 4-0 on November 14, 2018.  As it…

Houston, We Have A Solution

The global markets want U.S. oil badly at present. Venezuelan production is in freefall, Libyan production remains low and U.S….

Oil and Gas Prices Are Breaking Up

Divorce is always a challenging event, particularly when the couple in question have been together for so long. U.S. crude…

Asia’s Growing Role in Energy Trading

Two complementary forces are driving the global energy markets at present – U.S. supply and Asian demand. The U.S. story…

The United States Is A New Oil Superpower

The U.S. is poised to dethrone Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer as early as February as the…

U.S. Crude Oil’s Eastern Promise

One of the hottest topics at the recent oil industry gathering – IP Week in London – was the growing…

The New Oil Benchmark for Asia

  The 2014 version of BP’s Energy Outlook 2035, the authoritative look into the future and now into its fourth…