EIA forecasts lower oil prices, higher inventories in 2016

In its February Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the US Energy Information Administration forecast Brent crude prices to average $37.52/bbl in 2016, compared with a previous forecast of $40.15/bbl. West Texas Intermediate prices are expected to average $37.59/bbl, down from $38.54/bbl forecasted last month. For 2017, EIA raised its outlook for WTI to $50/bbl from $47/bbl, while leaving the Brent forecast at $50/bbl.

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