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The Battle of the Benchmarks

September 22, 2015
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On 18th September Platts reported that “The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) on Thursday said that price reporting agencies had made its recommended operating principles an “integral part” of their practices and said it saw no more need for annual reviews of their implementation.”

Also on 18th […]

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Trading Matters

September 9, 2015
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In this the silly season, while the world (except hard-working consultants) are off on holiday, two little press releases have slipped by almost unnoticed: Maersk announced that it will be seeking permission to close down the 7,000b/d  J-Block Janice field next year because of […]

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How Not to Sell Crude Oil

July 24, 2015
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What do you do when the world is awash with oil, your biggest customer has suddenly become almost self-sufficient and your nearest competitor is producing a more suitable quality of oil for your remaining market? You ban 113 crude tankers from entering your territorial waters with immediate […]

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More with a Whimper than a Bang!

July 7, 2015
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A few last minute regulatory hitches further delayed the end of open outcry trading in Chicago and New York, but if all went according to plan, the delayed closure of the CME NYMEX pits happened on 6th July 2015.

For any young traders reading this, “open outcry” trading […]

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