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WTI Oil Drops a Second Day; Saudi Exports Fall to 15-Month Low

Bloomberg -- est Texas Intermediate oil fell for a second day, extending the biggest drop in two weeks, while Brent futures advanced. Saudi Arabia’s crude shipments slid to a 15-month low in December.
New York crude declined as much as 0.4 percent. Data from the Federal Reserve showed U.S. industrial production unexpectedly shrank in January. Saudi Arabia exported 7.06 million barrels of crude a day in December, the least since September 2011, according to the Joint Organisations Data Initiative. Gasoline futures climbed a third day and Brent’s premium to WTI widened as the London-traded contract rose.
“There still seems to be plenty of crude around,” said Anthony Nunan, a senior adviser for risk management at Mitsubishi Corp. in Tokyo. “The market went up so much in the last month and a half that it


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 6:57:32 AM

and pump prices are climbing again.
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GatorGuy
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 2:56:18 PM

drop, low, why aren't these adjectives describing our current gas prices?
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 2:40:32 PM

with the world economy in tatters , not surprising
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11SilveradoMN
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 2:09:35 PM

I hate being held hostage!
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npt
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 1:26:34 PM

Looks like nexus within oil cos... no change in price at local stations!
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ss70
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 12:07:46 PM

Time to cut OPEC to size .
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cssco
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 11:15:39 AM

When it is all said and done, the pump goes up and stays there longer than the when they are low. It's a wonderful system, Big Pig Oil gets you coming and going.
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CDMAuto
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:33:30 AM

You Use less.... They charge more... they need to maintain profits to stay in business.... PROBLEM.. .if you use more They maintain and still raise Prices.... They Make higher profits Then CEO's. Get A Fat bouns. No Matter which way we go, We the consumer get the shaft.
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condé
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:33:01 AM

And our prices continue to climb!
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Somis1
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:10:52 AM

Plenty of supply and near record prices! Go figure.
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Red7002011
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:06:16 AM

Really!
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treehood
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:05:03 AM

I have not heard any explanation from the oil/gas suppliers about the high prices. Has anyone asked them?
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beekeeper1
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:03:53 AM

Does it really pay to conserve? History shows that when we use less the supplier and government increase prices and taxes so as not to be adversely affected. The consumers still gets shafted for doing a good job.
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bigLtowing
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:03:49 AM

just ripping us off
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theWizK
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:03:26 AM

Geesh
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slgas
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:03:21 AM

Maybe we should all go out and buy a few oil contracts. Can you buy a contract for less than a tanker load? Need to check my credit card limits first.
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gcalleja
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:02:33 AM

I hope gas prices start dropping soon.
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Hangnail309
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:02:26 AM

Will this mean that there will be drop in pump prices? and when?
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FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:02:02 AM

Just temporary.
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porotito
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:01:03 AM

Excuses to make gas prices rise...
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2962
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:00:24 AM

"U.S. industrial production unexpectedly shrank in January." Pick a metric and go buy some options....
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swkcpi
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:59:41 AM

The price fixing of oil is nothing but a joke. If speculators were required to take delivery of they oil they trade the price would be around $30 and we'd be paying less than a dollar at the pump.
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LuthierKS
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:59:13 AM

If this continues it will eventually be reflected in fuel prices.
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INBwana
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:58:59 AM


It drops, it raises, it drops again and it raises again! The same with gas prices. SO WHAT IS NEW!!!!
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BillHeatherL
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:58:27 AM

and gas prices are on the way up
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Cloclo103
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:57:47 AM

And the gas prices are still going up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:56:47 AM

Ok
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Hugo40
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:55:51 AM

No drop in pump prices.
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:55:50 AM

This is all about prices. They want to keep them artificially high.
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:55:36 AM

If you can't take advantage of yourself someone else will.
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:55:30 AM

GOOD!!
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:46 AM

@jimmy554 - right on
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thomas41546
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:39 AM

we have plenty of supply, refineries are capping at 65 %
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Bubba44612
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:33 AM

And gas just keeps going up. Makes sense to me.
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:32 AM

You're so right Discovery02!
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dcoxdcox44
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:18 AM

you all complain about the prices...and then just keep on paying.

I just shake my head when I see a big macho 4WD pickup pulling a trailer full of snowmobiles up the highway to the mountains at 75 mph...figuring the driver is just pissin' and moanin' about the price of gas all the way.
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:53:09 AM

Prices are disconnected from supply of gasoline and demand for it. This is called manipulation.
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:52:35 AM

So Big Oil is simply "resting" to prepare for their next big gas price run-up.
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Barfood
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:51:37 AM

Yeah, after a huge run-up in gasoline prices.
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nanu4u21
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:50:59 AM

Nothing reflecting at the pumps yet
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msgt_usa
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:50:55 AM

If oil is dropping why is gas rising.
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techque
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:50:50 AM

around here petrol has jumped more than half a loonie/gallon in the last month.
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mycar2
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:50:10 AM

and yet the prices jump to all time winter high, why?
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naspa
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:48:57 AM

This guy who wrote this article should get together with the guy that write about increased oil demand forecasts od OPEC. sit, talk it over and agree to one single article that people can make senf of.
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Wolfwings
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:48:25 AM

Awwwww.... poor saudis. Maybe, now they know how the rest of the world felt when they were RAPING the other economies.

Some of them may even have to scrap their GOLD and SILVER vehicles.
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fatboy97
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:48:12 AM

Anything to drive up gas prices!!!
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sljbc475
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:47:06 AM

Let it fall and prices at the pump too.
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blitzntj
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:47:05 AM

And yet the price at the pump is sky rocketing
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:46:45 AM

Our area pump price is now $3.77/gal. Two months ago the pump price got down to $2.85/gal. How is that possible ... it must be a conspiracy!
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TXGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 9:46:24 AM

Bad and getting worse.
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