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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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Russia sees 30% of crude oil exports heading to Asia by 2020
September 4, 2015

Russia expects to send up to 30% of its crude oil exports to Asia as soon as 2020 and has accelerated work on diversifying its markets away from the west, with production in eastern regions expected to see a significant boost in the next few years, energy minister Alexander Novak said Friday.
Questioning the path of US crude oil exports through Congress
September 4, 2015

Brian Scheid shares three things to consider ahead of the potential legislative battle to let US crude hit the global market.
How will Iran's nuclear deal affect oil markets?
September 4, 2015

August 28, 2015 - If finalized, the landmark nuclear deal will see the removal of sanctions that have drastically cut Iran's oil earnings and deprived the country of the investment it needs to develop its vast oil and gas reserves.
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