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Bakken: The King in the North
Platts' Bakken crude oil assessment represents the light sweet crude traded close to the wellhead at North Dakota terminals in the Williston Basin.
Bakken: The King in the North

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Crude futures settle higher on China rate cut, OPEC scrutiny
New York (Platts)--21 Nov 2014 405 pm EST/2105 GMT

The ICE January Brent futures contract settled $1.03 higher at $80.36/b Friday after a surprise interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted hopes the world's second largest economy could grow faster.
Big changes in US heating oil
October 24, 2014 16:00:00 EST

John Kingston, director of news, and David Henry, associate editor, US diesels, discuss how new restrictions requiring states to cut the maximum sulfur content in home heating oil, could affect distribution companies, and the potential affect of a supply squeeze on diesel.
Pressure building on OPEC to act on oil price fall
November 17, 2014 - High-level OPEC diplomacy is under way as pressure builds on the oil producer group to stem the sharp decline in oil prices that the International Energy Agency has warned could continue into the first half of next year.
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