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Kline’s January Index of Base Stock Production and Re-refining Cash Margins Reflects Improved Profitability Driven by Declining Crude Oil Prices

In January,  Kline & Company, a worldwide consulting and research firm serving needs of organizations in the lubricants and base stocks industry, introduced its monthly Base Stock Margin Index, a characterization of recent cash margin contributions in the U.S. 531 more words


Africa's Oil Shock

This is an opinion piece I recently wrote for Aljazeera English, analysing how African countries are responding to falling global crude oil prices. I reproduce it below: 1,099 more words


RT: What game is the House of Saud playing? by Pepe Escobar . . . MUST READ. . .~J

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. 1,788 more words


What the frack is going on with oil prices?

Anyone watching the news or who owns a car would have seen that in recent weeks the price of oil and therefore petrol prices has decreased sharply. 951 more words

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PressTV: Asian markets see further fall in oil prices

Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:6AM

Oil prices in Asian markets have experienced a further drop as the demand is weak and a continued oversupply puts more pressure on the prices already at their lowest in five and a half years.  171 more words


RT: ​Fitch downgrades Russia’s credit rating to 1 notch over junk level . . .if they were anywhere near being honest, where would the USA credit rating be? ~J

Published time: January 10, 2015 09:42
Edited time: January 10, 2015 14:11

The international ratings agency has knocked Russia’s credit rating down a peg, while warning that ‘growth may not return until 2017,’ as the national economy struggles amid sanctions and tumbling oil prices. 482 more words