About a year ago I wrote a blog entitled “We’re Going to Need a Bigger Tank”. In that I indulged in a brief fantasy about how one would set about designing the perfect oil price benchmark in an ideal world. If proof were needed that this is […]
(Liz Bossley, with thanks for research to Val Pivkina and James Walmsley)
My clearest memory of the 1960s is receiving a copy of Rachel Carson’s “A Silent Spring” as a school prize (rock and roll!) Thereafter I was hooked on the environmental cause.
In the 1970s the […]
10th November 2016
As oil prices continue to languish in the mid $40s, producers who sanctioned exploration and development plans and refiners who hedged their crude oil supply at price levels higher than today and ship owners suffering low freight rates and rising costs from environmental legislation are […]
This is the fifth and final article in a series that takes a critical look at the application of financial regulation to the commodity market. We foresee a problem down the road when the regulators begin to assimilate the hecatombs of new data that will be reported to […]