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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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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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