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Goldman Sachs: Crude oil “glut” not real yet 10/17/2014

Goldman Sees No Crude Glut as Price Slump Deemed Excessive   By Ben Sharples      Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Oil’s collapse into a bear market is excessive because there’s no oversupply to justify the selloff, according to Goldman Sachs Group … Continue reading

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Follow-up on API and EPA story – 9/26/2014

In the never ending RFS saga, the American Petroleum Institute (API) warned in a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy that the agency does not have the authority to raise the biomass-based diesel (biodiesel) target for 2014. Citing Section 211(o)(2)(B)(ii) … Continue reading

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In Warning Shot, API Reminds EPA it Can’t Raise Biodiesel RFS Target 9/26/2014

2014-09-26 11:08:27 EDT ***Update: In Warning Shot, API Reminds EPA it Can’t Raise Biodiesel RFS Target   (Adds EPA response.)   In recent comments, administration officials say that the final 2014 renewable fuel standard (RFS2) targets will be raised from … Continue reading

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US DOE-EIA: “recent slowdown in oil demand is nothing short of remarkable”: lower crude oil prices? Does it mean slightly more pressure on corn prices? 9/11/2014

IEA Cuts Oil Estimate as Saudi Exports Drop to ’11 Low    By Grant Smith      Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) — The International Energy Agency cut its global oil demand forecasts for 2015 and said Saudi Arabia exported the least in … Continue reading

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Brazilian senate approves 27.5% ethanol inclusion rate in gasoline, up from 25%; will not solve issue of subsidized gasoline price undercutting ethanol producer P(L), says one analyst 9/04/2014

Brazilian Senate Approves Higher Ethanol Mandate as Demand Wanes     By Vanessa Dezem      Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) — Senators in Brazil approved a bill increasing the mandatory amount of ethanol added to gasoline sold at service stations in the … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA sends final 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review – RTRS | News | Thomson Reuters Eikon 8/22/201

Alerts History 22-Aug-2014 09:17 – US EPA SENDS FINAL 2014 RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD VOLUME TARGETS TO WHITE HOUSE FOR REVIEW U.S. EPA sends final 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review – RTRS 22-Aug-2014 09:31 WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) … Continue reading

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Ukraine-Russia Nat Gas Talks end without deal: Bloomberg 6/12/14

Ukraine Rejects Russian Offer as Gas Talks End Without Deal (1)   By Ewa Krukowska, Elena Mazneva and Volodymyr Verbyany June 11 (Bloomberg) — Ukraine rejected a Russian proposal for the price of future natural-gas deliveries as European Union-brokered talks … Continue reading

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Bloomberg: China stockpiling of crude oil keeps price > $100 per barrel, emulates US strategic reserve 6/11/14

China’s Record Hoarding Seen Keeping Crude Above $100: Energy   By Bloomberg News June 11 (Bloomberg) — China is hoarding crude at the fastest pace in at least a decade, shielding itself from supply disruptions and helping keep prices above … Continue reading

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FT – White House ‘taking an active look’ at crude oil export ban 5/9/14

May 8, 2014 11:54 pm White House ‘taking an active look’ at crude oil export ban By Gregory Meyer and Ed Crooks in New YorkAuthor alerts The White House is examining the longstanding US ban on exports of crude oil, … Continue reading

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Xpress Natural Gas to Supply CNG to Cigarette Paper Producer in N.Y.

Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) said on Tuesday it will supply compressed natural gas to Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s (SWM) Ancram, N.Y. facility, expanding XNG operations into New York. SWM, which is the largest producer of cigarette papers in the world, will receive … Continue reading

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