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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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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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