GlobalData research has found the top influencers in oil trading based on their performance and engagement online. Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Offshore Technology has named ten of the most influential people and companies in oil trading on Twitter during Q3 2020.
Biggest influencers in oil trading: The top ten in Q3 2020
1. Giovanni Staunovo (@staunovo)
Giovanni Staunovo is a commodity analyst at UBS Wealth Management, a financial investment firm. He has vast experience as a foreign exchange strategist for G10 countries and is an expert in the banking domain.
Staunovo has also served as foreign exchange strategist within UBS’ wealth management research in Zurich and Asia. He has conducted extensive research and has a proven track record in the money and financial markets sectors.
Twitter followers: 30,323
GlobalData influencer score: 100
Horizontal oil rigs in the Permian – Baker Hughes #oott pic.twitter.com/saqBtbRFbV
— Giovanni Staunovo🛢 (@staunovo) August 14, 2020
2. Gareth Fuller (@OilPriceHourly)
Gareth Fuller is an oil industry expert who built OilPriceAPI, an application price interface that gives both live and historical data on oil prices. He also oversees the twitter page Oil Price Hourly, which provides hourly updates on worldwide prices of oil.
Fuller has previous worked as a subsea industry expert, who participated in offshore projects in South America and Europe. He has penchant for building web applications, which has helped him migrate across different careers including recruiting and financial products development.
Twitter followers: 9,500
GlobalData influencer score: 66
#Oil price update: $45.00 📈
(#Brent $Crude) #oilprice source https://t.co/p0TIqjN4Kc
— Oil Price Hourly (@OilPriceHourly) August 5, 2020
3. Anas Alhajji (@anasalhajji)
Anas Alhajji is an energy economist with extensive experience in the oil and gas, finance and equity sectors. He is currently working as the managing partner at Energy Outlook Advisors. He advises governments, companies, and investors on issues related to the energy markets.
Alhajji is a renowned speaker and author of research papers and articles with a focus on oil and gas markets, energy security and energy taxation. He has previously served as chief economist at NGP Energy Capital Management, a private equity firm.
Twitter followers: 66,912
GlobalData influencer score: 64
If Biden/Harris win, they WILL NOT ban fracking. NO US politician can afford to ban fracking. They can make things a little difficult, but that is it. End of story.
Remember this: The shale oil revolution happened under Obama/Biden#Shale #oil pic.twitter.com/FHh7FuaWlj
— Anas Alhajji (@anasalhajji) August 12, 2020
4. Ole S Hansen (@Ole_S_Hansen)
Ole S Hansen is the head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank, an investment bank, in Denmark. He specialises in formulating strategies, and analysing global commodity markets.
He writes for Saxo Bank’s Weekly Commodity Update, which focuses on commodities and provides clients with trade views on commodities. He also contributes for various print and electronic media houses including Reuters, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, The Telegraph and The Financial Times.
Twitter followers: 32,847
GlobalData influencer score: 54
A trio of #oil market reports this week – #OOTT pic.twitter.com/YVe0YqcEpA
— Ole S Hansen (@Ole_S_Hansen) August 10, 2020
5. David Sheppard (@OilSheppard)
David Sheppard is the energy editor responsible for covering the energy and environmental market at Financial Times. He predominantly reports on energy transition, oil and gas markets, OPEC and trading houses that control the natural resources of the world.
Sheppard previously worked as deputy commodities editor at the Financial Times and as senior reporter at Reuters.
Twitter followers: 29,521
GlobalData influencer score: 53
BP says oil demand peak will have peaked within 3 or 4 years, if it hasn’t already
By far the earliest prognosis for peak demand from any major company or forecaster in their annual energy outlook #OOTT
https://t.co/Pc7iHR7H6M via @financialtimes
— David Sheppard (@OilSheppard) September 13, 2020
6. Tracy Shuchart (@chigrl)
Tracy Shuchart is an independent energy consultant who specialises in crude oil, metals, indices, geopolitics and international relations. She kickstarted her career in the finance industry at the Chicago Board of Trade, where she worked as a managed futures consultant.
Shuchart has also worked with international banks including Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Chase as well as hedge funds in energy foreign exchange futures, bonds and agriculture markets.
Twitter followers: 129,458
GlobalData influencer score: 53
TRAGIC #Venezuela’s capacity to produce some much-needed gasoline and diesel of its own hinges on a single oil play (#Monagas). To tap it, the Nicolas Maduro regime is willing to cannibalize the country’s crumbling energy infrastructure to pay contractors with scrap metal. https://t.co/mtm8kb2Lwb pic.twitter.com/oSJ9WP4tI3
— 𝕮𝖍𝖎 (@chigrl) September 12, 2020
7. Anjli Raval (@AnjliRaval)
Anjli Raval is the senior correspondent for energy at Financial Times reporting on OPEC, NOC, oil and gas firms and global energy transition. She was previously covering US consumer sector including real estate and retail from New York.
Raval has worked out of top global cities on companies, markets and analysis teams. She is also a writer who contributes for Energy Source and beyondbrics blogs.
Twitter followers: 26,873
GlobalData influencer score: 50
Saudi Arabia chafes at ‘false promises’ on oil cuts from Opec partners https://t.co/tIZCTUI5fK via @financialtimes #OOTT
— Anjli Raval (@AnjliRaval) September 17, 2020
8. Brynne Kelly (@BrynneKKelly)
Brynne Kelly is the director of research at Cornerstone Futures, a global energy markets brokerage firm. She is an expert in the energy markets sector with extensive experience acquired while serving various positions at top companies including Millennium Partners, BP and Sempra Energy.
Kelly specialises in the electricity, natural gas and crude oil domains and has a keen interest in developing utility business models.
Twitter followers: 21,756
GlobalData influencer score: 49
The #crudeoil run to $140/bbl as China beefed up their SPR ahead of the games… https://t.co/h4VvbSyWkI
— Brynne Kelly (@BrynneKKelly) August 8, 2020
9. Patrick Rooney (@patrickrooney)
Patrick Rooney is a product marketing manager at Trading Technologies, a firm that develops technology to support electronic trading. He is a publisher, commenter and debater who also has vast background in the finance domain.
Rooney has deep knowledge of product detail and customer requirements, which he leverages to develop the best execution tools in trading. He also develops content for various social media platforms and marketing campaigns.
Twitter followers: 9,593
GlobalData influencer score: 47
Oil refiners worldwide struggle with weak demand, inventory glut https://t.co/7csL8Wf41H via @BOEReport
— Patrick Rooney (@patrickrooney) September 21, 2020
10. Ellen R. Wald (@EnergzdEconomy)
Ellen R. Wald is the president of Trasversal Consulting, a consultancy providing expertise and solutions on the global energy market. She is also a columnist specialising in the geopolitics and energy markets domains. Her work has been published in leading web magazines including Forbes online and investing.com.
Wald is also a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, an organisation promoting energy security.
Twitter followers: 16,153
GlobalData influencer score: 47
WTI is fighting to stay above $40. What could trigger its next move? 3 factors to look for here –> #OOTT #oil #OPEC https://t.co/ewDjPbPCsa
— Ellen R. Wald Ph.D.🛢 (@EnergzdEconomy) September 3, 2020