Dangerous enterprise

I hope Ms. Dannenmaier (OGJ, Jan. 3, 2000, p. 6) was the only reader to think that my article on crude oil relative values (OGJ, Nov. 22, 1999, p. 51) was about predicting or projecting future crude oil relative values. That is a path that is certainly fraught with danger-whether one is using gravity and sulfur or product values-and not a path to which my article points. Moreover, anyone who succeeded in that dangerous enterprise would hardly be likely to publish the results.In fact, the results shown in my article confirm the folly of assuming uniform gravity and sulfur differential values. One can see quite clearly in Table 6 (OGJ, Nov. 22, 1999, p. 54) that the regression-calculated...

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