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Posts Tagged ‘gasoline demand’

0 Oct 4 2012 @ 1:15am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

From Oompa Loompas To Oil

I have to confess, I am plagued by an affliction. The more I try and focus on the high-brow stuff, the more I am preoccupied by thoughts of the inane. Hence as I try and get my head around supply and demand in the oil market, my mind drifts off to ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ to try and draw comparisons.

Previously here on the burrito we have looked at energy through the lens of everything from super-heroes to rock bands to cartoons; and today we are going to join the dots betwixt oompa loompas and energyland™. » read more

0 Jul 26 2012 @ 4:22pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, energy consulting, Global Energy

10 Potential Perpetrators For Weak Gasoline Demand

Hey, so I know I ranted about the conundrum of strong gasoline prices versus weak demand earlier in the year (in From Target to Twitter to Tanks and 2 Bugbears, 5 Reasons, 1 Reality), but I felt it worth revisiting this proposition because although gas prices have fallen, demand still remains weak. So here are ten reasons to explain why gasoline demand is in a structural decline: » read more

0 Feb 2 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, UK natural gas

Store Wars!

Ok, ok, I’ll put the Star Wars theme to bed. For today, my friends, we are going to look at some facts and figures about storage across a number of our dearly beloved commodities and a number of geographies – highlighting (for the most part) a theme of staunch stockpiles.  

To further provide some educational information, in addition to the focus on energy, there is also some trivia relating to the ultimate sultan of storage…the squirrel. So enjoy!

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0 Dec 22 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, UK natural gas

Happy Holidays / Wowee What a Year!

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1 Oct 27 2011 @ 10:50am by Matt Smith in Economy, energy consulting, Global Energy, risk management

Six Degrees of Separation From My Cousin Paul to the Underwear Indicator

My cousin Paul told me a very funny story. He was walking along a street in East London when a car blaring out dance music pulled alongside him. Expecting some obnoxious teenager to open the car door, he was surprised when an 80 year-old man emerged. ‘Please can you help me, sonny?’ the man pleaded, music still blaring, ‘my grandson borrowed my car and I don’t know how to turn the stereo down’. Thus begins my tale of thinking ‘outside the box’, via my cousin and underwear.  » read more