Posts Tagged ‘Keystone XL’

0 Mar 8 2013 @ 3:31pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Good day! This week has seen natural gas push on to new highs for the year as a surprisingly large withdrawal from the weekly storage report and end-of-season heating demand have egged it on. Meanwhile, oil has been a hambone, testing new lows for the year as it ignores the euphoria in broader markets (smart move) to focus on the harsh realities of tepid demand and sufficient supply. Grab your plate before it’s too late: » read more

0 Mar 16 2012 @ 10:52am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Burrito bites

Top of the morning (…afternoon or evening) to you! As the shot clock of the working week ticks down, it has been another typical week for natural gas – warmer weather (= weak demand) and strong supply pressuring it to a new 10-year low. As for crude, all has been quiet on the Iranian front, leaving prices to trade broadly sideways as economic data has been supportive for the most part, while subdued demand in the US provides little reason for a rally. As time allows, let’s hit the chow: » read more

1 Nov 17 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas

This Isn’t Everything They Are

It’s not that I am the hugest fan of Northern Irish band Snow Patrol (although songs such as ‘How To Be Dead’‘Run’ and You’re All I Have are terrific), but it was the release of their new album ‘Fallen Empires’ this week with the single ‘This Isn’t Everything You Are’ which has set me off on one almighty tangent…

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