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Oil Prices and Geopolitics

By Elliott H. Gue on Dec. 7, 2015
The financial media tends to exaggerate the influence of geopolitical developments on oil prices, especially to explain daily moves in these commodities. But today's market hold more in common with the 1990s, when the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil actually declined at the height of the Gulf War.

Oil Prices and Shoddy Reporting

By Elliott H. Gue on Nov. 27, 2015
The financial infotainment industry doesn't let the facts get in the way of a good story, especially when it comes to the oil market and its complexities. Recent articles hinting that Saudi Arabia and OPEC could reduce oil output to support pricing may attract eyeballs, but they represent shoddy journalism. Elevated inventories and the impending refinery turnaround season suggest that oil prices will suffer another leg down.

US Propane Exports on the Rise

By Peter Staas on Sep. 29, 2014
US propane production from gas-processing plants surged 15.6 percent last year to 823 million barrels, a new record. And this explosive growth looks set to continue over the next three years. The Energy Information Administration’s most recent Short-Term Energy Outlook implies that propane output from US gas-processing plants will grow 21.8 percent over the next three years and exceed 1 billion barrels in 2016.

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