OGJ Editorial: Price alert in order

Unless US economic growth subsides, oil and gas companies should expect political silliness over energy prices to increase through November. Markets for oil products and natural gas will tighten as important national elections approach.An alert from companies and industry associations is in order. It won't prevent mindless diatribes from politicians who never acknowledge the working of market fundamentals. But a warning about the growing potential for price increases would be helpful to consumers. It might even make some of them ignore the inevitable price rant.Discomfort seenGovernment market watchers see potential for consumer discomfort later this year."Oil market fundamentals, inc...

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