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Matthew Robinson

POLL-Americans fear gasoline price risk if U.S oil export curbs eased

Dec 19 2013

NEW YORK, Dec 19 The U.S. oil industry believes it has a surefire way to help lower gasoline prices - lift a decades-old ban on most crude oil exports and allow some of the shale oil bounty to flow overseas, bringing down global prices.

Asset review caused most of Slovenia's big banks' capital hikes-cenbank

Dec 13 2013

LJUBLJANA, Dec 13 Two thirds of the 3 billion euros ($4.1 billion) being pumped immediately into Slovenia's three biggest banks is to cover holes revealed by a review of their assets, central bank governor Bostjan Jazec said on Friday.

Analysis - Before the flood: Preview of a U.S. market drowning in oil

Oct 28 2013

NEW YORK The U.S. oil market is getting its first real taste of a remarkable phenomenon that may soon become a permanent reality: an excess of light sweet crude oil.

Oil, gas markets nervously brace for a murkier world as EIA shuts

Oct 14 2013

NEW YORK, Oct 14 When the U.S. Energy Information Administration turned off the lights on Friday due to the government shutdown, energy traders' view of the world's biggest oil market suddenly dimmed significantly - but it won't fade to black.

Oil reaches 4-month high as Middle East tensions flare

Aug 14 2013

NEW YORK Brent crude prices rose to a 4-month high over $110 a barrel on Wednesday on concerns about supply disruptions in Libya and escalating violence in Egypt.

Brent edges higher, supported by spread trade

Jul 23 2013

NEW YORK, July 23 Brent crude rose on Tuesday, lifted by profit-taking on the trans-Atlantic spread, China's efforts to support its economy, and supply concerns.

Analysis - As WTI and Brent reunite, Gulf of Mexico faces squeeze, not glut

Jul 22 2013

NEW YORK Even after a surprisingly vigorous surge in U.S. crude oil prices finally eliminated a three-year discount versus global benchmark Brent, some cash markets are sending a curious signal: refiners are ready to pay even more.

Analysis: As WTI and Brent reunite, Gulf of Mexico faces squeeze, not glut

Jul 22 2013

NEW YORK Even after a surprisingly vigorous surge in U.S. crude oil prices finally eliminated a three-year discount versus global benchmark Brent, some cash markets are sending a curious signal: refiners are ready to pay even more.

ANALYSIS-U.S. gasoline joins fierce crude rally as oil market morphs again

Jul 12 2013

NEW YORK, July 12 U.S. gasoline futures have joined this month's blistering crude oil rally with a vengeance, staging their biggest gain in over two years as a string of unplanned refinery outages trips up traders.

Exxon cleans up Arkansas oil spill; Keystone plan assailed

Mar 31 2013

Exxon Mobil on Sunday continued cleanup of a pipeline spill that spewed thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude in Arkansas as opponents of oil sands development latched on to the incident to attack plans to build the Keystone XL line.

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