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A Two Pipe Problem

June 23, 2014
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The price of oil has always been as much about logistics as it is about oil supply and demand.  We have had a few salutary reminders of this fact in recent weeks.  There are two pipelines that are attracting particular attention at the moment:

The 1.6 million […]

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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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