March 11, 2019
FEBRUARY: Energy markets continued to bounce back from Q4 lows. Oil prices rose moderately as OPEC has started to implement planned production cuts. Q4 midstream earnings were generally solid and investors may finally be getting comfortable with the space.
February 8, 2019
JANUARY: Energy markets recovered meaningfully as oil prices bounced back from December lows. Oil prices were supported by OPEC+ production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. The wave of MLP simplifications is in its later stages and may be a positive for investors going forward.
November 13, 2018
OCTOBER: Each energy sector sold off with the rest of the market in October. Crude oil prices saw their largest monthly decline since 2015, but are still up $5/bbl since the end of 2017. While October saw a reversal of some positive market trends, we believe long-term midstream fundamentals remain supportive.