Energy

Ida hit 95% of crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and shut down over 95% of natural gas production. The market is trying to determine the extent of the damage to refineries.
Reports are stating that BP evacuated 4 oil production platforms and shut down U.S. Gulf of Mexico production. The storm will also slow down petroleum and natural gas exports and imports.
If you'd never heard of Covid-19, then a bullish stance on crude oil would be a given. Still, Covid-19 fears weigh despite the current fundamentals.
The U.S. Dollar strengthened alongside reports of downgraded China oil demand expectations from Goldman Sachs, which helped push prices lower.
Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi has not been on his best behavior. The actions of Iran have been increasingly aggressive, dangerous, and provocative and not conducive to securing a deal to lift sanctions on Iranian oil.
Last week, we heard a lot of “doom and gloom” talk about the rise of Covid-19 cases, but now we seem to be flipping back towards optimism about economic growth and continued stimulus. 
Oil prices got hit in risk-off mode by the Fed’s suggestion that tapering of the asset could happen this year, along with continuing concerns of Covid-19 spread and a lack of confidence in the leader of the free world.
The U.S. Dollar strengthened alongside reports of downgraded China oil demand expectations from Goldman Sachs, which helped push prices lower.
Biden's failure in the fall of Afghanistan is raising anger, distrust, and sadness around the world. The president tried to blame everyone else, but at the end of the day, this was his decision and plan.
Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi has not been on his best behavior. The actions of Iran have been increasingly aggressive, dangerous, and provocative and not conducive to securing a deal to lift sanctions on Iranian oil.