Get access to seasoned commodity reporters and other energy industry professionals in an interactive community led by MT Newswires and offered via ICE IM. First Oil Chat provides breaking oil market news, research and a forum for two-way discussion integrated directly into your existing IM workflow.

With over 50 years of combined experience covering oil markets, MT Newswires’ global energy editors provide members with unique, real-time access to oil market insights, industry contacts and intelligence.

What You'll Get

  • The Oil Trader’s “Help Desk” — real-time access to veteran energy commodity reporters and their network of experts providing critical decision support
  • Interactive information discovery with minute-to-minute coverage of factors moving oil and global capital markets
  • News and research alerts on global supply and demand data, economics, broker research and crude oil producers
  • Global Energy Report (2x a day) — coverage across global supply and demand, geopolitical events and economic activity summaries affecting oil futures and related asset classes. Crude stocks, refining news and inventory reports versus consensus expectations
  • Detailed, timely views from oil trading firms and ship brokers on cargoes and deals done
  • Official data from the U.S., China, Singapore, India, Japan and South Korea joined by analyst reports and statistics from the EIA, CFTC, OPEC, IEA and state-run news agencies Xinhua, TASS and INRA
  • Live Briefs PRO North America — a real-time, multi-asset class premium newswire with comprehensive global economics and FX coverage delivered via ICE Data & Analytics

Interested in a Trial?

  • If you’re not yet using ICE Instant Message, contact us to get set up: iceimsupport@theice.com
  • To start your free 30-day trial of First Oil Chat:
    • Click Add Contact from the Contacts menu in ICE IM
    • Enter ‘First_Oil_Chat’ in the Username section
    • Choose ‘ICE IM’ for the Service
  • Or, simply search ‘First Oil’ in the ICE IM Directory and connect to the First Oil Chat desk contact