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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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Crude oil values rise across the Mediterranean on Kirkuk outage
July 3, 2015

Most Mediterranean and Urals crude markets have strengthened this week, boosted by the absence of Iraq's Kirkuk from the prompt spot market, prompting end-users to seek replacement barrels.
PDVSA's operational decline mirrors decline in employee benefits
July 1, 2015

The country's oil sector is under pressure from the drop in oil prices, declining output, industrial accidents, as well as by hyper-inflation, says Mery Mogollon.
Bragging rights: So who is the world's top oil producer?
June 30, 2015

Earlier this month, BP's latest Statistical Review unintentionally reopened a debate into whether the US has regained the crown as the world’s top oil producer.
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