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Goldman Sachs: This Is The Next Big Risk For Oil

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Goldman Sachs commodities expert Jeffrey…

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Energy / Oil Prices

The Reasons for High Oil Prices

The Reasons for High Oil Prices

Feb 27, 2012 at 17:11 | Gail Tverberg

Rising oil and gasoline prices are of concern to many people today. I see three basic issues involved: 1. “Stalled out” growth in world oil supply2. Concerns about Iran3. Artificially low…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 27, 2012

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 27, 2012

Feb 26, 2012 at 08:48 | Commodities Mansion

Crude oil surged last week to its highest level since May 2011. The close at $109.77 represents a $13.96 gain since bottoming at $95.81 on February 2. Not only did…

Prices of WTI and Brent Should Realign with a Gulf Coast Pipeline

Prices of WTI and Brent Should Realign with a Gulf Coast Pipeline

Feb 23, 2012 at 17:55 | James Hamilton

The Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Project is now entering its fourth year of regulatory review, and is currently on indefinite political hold. In the meantime, the market is…

What do the Recent Oil Price Highs Mean for Consumers at the Pump

What do the Recent Oil Price Highs Mean for Consumers at the Pump

Feb 22, 2012 at 17:39 | James Hamilton

Crude oil prices this week reached their highest level since last April. What will that mean for U.S. consumers at the gas pump? The first question to be clear on…

Overcoming High Oil Prices - Time to Stop Playing the Energy Victim

Overcoming High Oil Prices - Time to Stop Playing the Energy Victim

Feb 22, 2012 at 17:29 | Gary Hunt

Our world is a ‘funk’—again over global oil price spikes caused by concerns about conflict between Iran and Israel drawing the US into a war, the continuing agony of…

How Closely are Oil Prices Tied to Economic Activity?

How Closely are Oil Prices Tied to Economic Activity?

Feb 21, 2012 at 17:19 | The Oil Drum

Recent developments in oil markets and the global economy have, once again, triggered concerns about the impact of oil price shocks around the world. This column wonders whether the fuss…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 20, 2012

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 20, 2012

Feb 19, 2012 at 11:50 | FX Empire

The inability to penetrate a major 50 percent price level at $95.13 helped form a new bottom at $95.81 on the April Crude Oil weekly chart. With two main bottoms…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 6, 2012

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of February 6, 2012

Feb 07, 2012 at 07:55 | FX Empire

March Crude Oil closed lower last week after posting an expanded range. The market continued its downslide that began five weeks ago when it topped out at $103.90. Heavy selling…

What Affect Will High Oil Prices Have on the 2012 Election

What Affect Will High Oil Prices Have on the 2012 Election

Feb 02, 2012 at 20:47 | Post Carbon

If current trends continue, gasoline prices and U.S. energy policy seem destined to play a larger role in the political debate prior to the November elections than ever before. Gasoline…

Crude Oil Market Forecast for the Week of January 30, 2012

Crude Oil Market Forecast for the Week of January 30, 2012

Jan 29, 2012 at 11:17 | FX Empire

March crude oil closed higher last week after the Fed announced it would keep interest rates at ultra-low levels until late-2014. The news helped trigger a short-covering rally which turned…

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