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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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NYMEX April crude futures drop $3 to $47.99/b
New York (Platts)--26 Feb 2015 401 pm EST/2101 GMT

NYMEX April crude closed lower Thursday as growing US crude stockpiles highlighted the oil market's surplus, dragging the front-month contract further below ICE Brent.
The challenging economics of oil production in a low price environment
February 2, 2015 10:25:00 EST

With oil prices hovering around the $50 a barrel mark, Dave Ernsberger, and Ross McCracken analyse the effect on oil companies capital expenditure and operational costs; discuss when cut-backs might effect global supply; and question whether the shorter production cycles of shale players leaves them best placed to capitalize when markets rebound.
Light Houston Sweet differential weakens with LLS
February 25, 2015 - The cash differential for Light Houston Sweet moved lower this week, after it climbed to its highest level yet in 2015 last week.
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