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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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Colonial Line 1 space rises on arbitrage for Gulf Coast CBOB
Houston (Platts)--19 Dec 2014 501 pm EST/2201 GMT

Colonial Pipeline space strengthened Friday on a more attractive arbitrage to ship CBOB to the East Coast.
China's oil conundrums: Rising crude demand and falling product imports
December 15, 2014 00:30:00 EST

Vandana Hari, editorial director in Asia, Yen Ling Song, senior writer for oil news, and Oceana Zhou, senior analyst, discuss China's shift to being a net oil product exporter and its strategic move to guard against market volatility; as well as the challenges being faced by teapot refiners.
Latin American crude grades hit lows, shipping trends shift
December 19, 2014 - Shifting price relationships in Latin America means some crude grades are finding new market opportunities, both within the region and beyond.
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