Prospects of the DME Oman Crude Oil Futures Contracts

In this comment, Bassam Fattouh re-assesses the prospects of DME’s Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract by focusing on three aspects: retroactive pricing, physical delivery and liquidity. He argues that in terms of providing better tools for risk management, enhancing price transparency and constituting the basis of a new benchmark, the DME’s contract has not made any significant breakthroughs and that so far the main success of the DME contract has been in providing a flexible way to access physical Oman crude oil.

By: Bassam Fattouh

Latest Tweets from @OxfordEnergy

  • New issue of Oxford Energy Forum discusses the disruptive impact of interactions between vehicle automation, electr… https://t.co/tJdwhva2xq

    April 18th

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Disruptive Change in the Transport Sector – Issue 112 https://t.co/0fUgz7PCJw

    April 18th

  • Just publihsed by @BourseBazaar a synopsis of our latest @OxfordEnergy Insight on Iran. - https://t.co/9aZMptPmQ7

    April 18th

Sign up for our Newsletter

Register your email address here and we will send you notification of new publications, comment, articles etc. automatically.