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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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Long Live Competition! Roll up, roll up and grab your share!

July 16, 2014
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The new and tighter financial regulation that has been introduced gradually since the banking crisis, such as Dodd frank and EMIR, is having the well-publicised consequence that US and European banks are withdrawing from providing market-making and financing services in the independent E&P and […]

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