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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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NWE ultra low sulfur diesel cargo to barge premium at 6-month high on seasonality change
London (Platts)--1 Sep 2014 918 am EDT/1318 GMT

The premium of CIF delivered Northwest European ultra low sulfur diesel cargoes to Rotterdam barges hit a six-month high Friday as barge values slid ahead of the seasonal switchover to intermediate specifications following weeks of inventory building on a steep ICE 0.1% gasoil contango.
Cap-and-trade and carbon reduction updates coming soon to California
July 18, 2014 16:00:00 EST

On January 1, 2015, the cap-and-trade system goes into effect for all transportation fuels in California. Another carbon reduction plan in the state continues its gradual push toward lowering the carbon intensity of the state's transportation fuels by 10% by 2020. John Kingston, director of news, and Beth Evans, associate editorial director, Americas oil news, discuss the California low carbon fuel standard and the cap-and-trade system.
US airlines loosen belts on costly hedges as jet fuel turbulence wanes
August 28, 2014 - US airlines have loosened their belts on costly hedges as jet fuel turbulence wanes, while Europe's reaction to lower and less volatile jet fuel prices has been mixed.
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