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North Sea crude dented by West African imports, less Asian demand

The North Sea crude oil market has weakened dramatically as Asian buying interest dries up ahead of refinery maintenance. Platts' Europe and Africa …

EOG swings to quarterly profit

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New Frontiers: Eagle Ford vs. Permian, the great Texas oil showdown - The Barrel Blog

In this week’s Oilgram News column, Starr Spencer compares the performance of Texas’ two giant plays, the venerable Permian and the young upstart, …

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Asian Aframax rates jump as firm Med market attracts eastern ballasters

Aframax rates have risen sharply, promptin ships to ballast from the East to the West. Sameer Mohindru, Platts Asia senior editor for shipping and …

Latest News | S&P Global Platts

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Crude oil spread number you must know

Since 2012, the -$10.50 level in the WTI/Brent crude oil spread has consistently acted as an important pivot and is therefore quite instructive in …

Did Goldman Sachs rip off Qaddafi's Libyan fund?

The Libyan Investment Authority recently sued Goldman over some 2008-vintage derivatives trades gone wrong. I wrote about it last week but didn't yet …

Regular buyers of South Sudanese crude seek alternatives

Since the end of last year, regular buyers of crude oil from South Sudan have been looking for alternatives as fighting continues to disrupt the …

Africa

Latest Videos on the Commodity Markets

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Atlantic Coast ULSD rises to record premium over US Gulf Coast

The Atlantic Coast ULSD differential Monday rose to a record premium over the US Gulf Coast on tight supply and winter demand for ultra low sulfur …

Gulf Coast

EOG Resources, ConocoPhillips are expected to be heavy hitters in Eagle Ford Shale in 2014 - Houston Business Journal

By Sanford Nowlin <br>– Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal<p>Jan 27, 2014, 2:09pm CST<p>Energy companies — led by Houston-based heavy hitters — will spend …

U.S. Refiner Acquisition Cost of Crude Oil

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Oil

Pemex could offer JVs in 2014

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Oil Price Differentials: Caught Between the Sands and the Pipelines

One of oil’s most important characteristics is its fungibility, which means that a barrel of refined oil from Texas is equivalent to one from Saudi Arabia or Nigeria or anywhere else in the world. The global oil machine is built upon this premise – tankers take oil wherever it is needed, and one …

Brent holds on unrest

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A New Look At Sovereign Oil Hedging Strategies

An update on the oil hedging strategies of numerous sovereign oil consumers and producers including Mexico & UAE, among others...

The case for exporting crude oil - The Barrel Blog

Looking over the numbers, and knowing the way the North American oil market works, it’s becoming increasingly apparent to me that current US crude …

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Big Data on the High Seas - Bloomberg

In the summer of 2012, an oil tanker anchored mid-ocean transferred cargo for 19 hours. Separately, a ship en route to the Philippines turned its …

Biodiesel production rising amid fraud concerns

HOUSTON — Biodiesel production has soared in recent months, although concerns about fraud in the market remain.<p>Reported production of biodiesel, …

Oil Company Looks To Great Lakes As Shipping Demand Booms

North Dakota and western Canada are producing crude oil faster than it can be shipped to refineries.<p>Rail car manufacturers can't make new tank cars fast enough, and new pipeline proposals face long delays over environmental concerns. So energy companies are looking for new ways to get the heavy …

2013 oil boom is biggest ever, data show

Should $100 oil be forgot?

Should $100 oil (NYMEX:CLG14) be forgot and never brought to mind? Oil made one last attempt to go above $100 a barrel but backed off as we end the …