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Volatility and flash events in the oil market: Kemp

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) LONDON – Crude oil prices have been more volatile this year than at any time since the financial crisis of 2008/09 and before that 1991, according to standard measures of price variability. Some of the increase in volatility is more apparent than real, however, as every $1 ...

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Editorial: Colorado Oil and Gas task force must find compromise on contentious drilling issues

Gov. John Hickenlooper

Right now, it’s hard to believe that the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force will deliver on the mandate Gov. John Hickenlooper gave it when he created the group last year in an effort to avert conflicting ballot measures in November’s election. Philosophical divisions between members of the task force on oil and gas are so deep, it seems only ...

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EDITORIAL: A small step on rail safety


Our opinion: Global Partners has rid itself of the weakest crude oil rail tanker cars. But crude transportation overall isn’t yet anywhere close to being safe. As promised, Global Partners has weeded out any of the weaker freight rail cars that have been involved in the most significant crude oil accidents since the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, disaster in July 2013, which ...

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