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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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Rebounding NYMEX crude settles $1.41/b higher on strong fundamentals
New York (Platts)--29 Aug 2014 445 pm EDT/2045 GMT

NYMEX October crude settled $1.41 higher at $95.96/barrel Friday amid still-strong fundamentals and a repricing-in of geopolitical risk.
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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