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Ditching the Hedging

February 26, 2015
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It is difficult to say how well hedged or otherwise was the oil industry as we headed into this low price cycle. The first quarter’s results will prove informative. But some companies who planned to hedge found they could not do so because the trusted counterparties with […]

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Boxing Clever

September 11, 2014
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11/9/2014Platts announced yesterday that the “Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company …. intends to take part in the Asia Platts Market on Close assessment process for fuel oil, gasoil, gasoline, jet fuel and naphtha swaps”.BackgroundThis is a curious development. It comes at a time when industry players […]

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Another Unanswerable Question for Oil, Gas and Emissions Readers

August 28, 2014
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The fate of oil and gas offshore Scotland if there is a yes vote next month has attracted many column yards in the last few months. Conventional wisdom, never a reliable source, suggests that the licences to explore and produce oil and gas in the Scottish portion of […]

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Scottish Independence

August 11, 2014
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I am in the uncomfortable position of having my crude oil trading book cited on a pro-Scottish Independence  campaign website, http://www.wealthynation.org/a-letter-to-the-first-minister/. This despite the fact that I have been tying myself in knots for weeks trying to avoid […]

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