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The “Pollyanna” Premise

June 13, 2014
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The wonderful Argus Annual summer party took place on 11th June at the Kensington Roof Gardens, giving the oil trading community a great opportunity to discuss  the horror unfolding in Iraq. Any regular readers of this blog will know that I do not “do politics”, but I note […]

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Tell it to the Marines

May 8, 2014
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8/5/2014

Decree #504-p[1] of the Russian Government promised in April 2014 “to approve the action plan to ensure reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to a level not exceeding 75 percent of the volume of said emissions in 1990.”

Before anyone starts cheering […]

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Are Forward Contracts Physical or Financial Transactions?

May 1, 2014
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This question will be very relevant when the European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), vigorously supported by France and Germany, is introduced in the 11 European Member States (MSs) that have agreed to it. The UK’s challenge to the tax has just been rejected by the European Court […]

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Platts is not the Issue

April 23, 2014
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The Daily Telegraph of 22nd April published an article on Brent[1] that referred to Consilience’s recent study on the continuing evolution of the “Brent” oil price benchmark and the new blends that might be added to the Brent/Forties/Oseberg/ Ekofisk (BFOE) basket of blends of […]

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