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MARKET WATCH: Oil prices swing in hurricane winds

Sep 8, 2008 Crude prices dropped below $107/bbl Sept. 5 as mostly unscathed US Gulf Coast oil and gas operations come back on stream following the dissipation of Hurricane Gustav, which also reduced US demand for energy via power outages and other disruptions.

Study predicts viscosity of gas oils, heavy blends

Sep 8, 2008 A recent study used various gas oils and blends with residual heavy oils in order to evaluate the predictability of four different correlations.

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Sep 8, 2008

Gustav a solid test

Sep 8, 2008 The oil and gas story from Hurricane Gustav is that the disruption could have been worse.

Republican platform’s energy, environment planks no surprise

Sep 8, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 that included a call to “aggressively increase our nation’s energy supply in an environmentally responsible way.

Saudi Aramco begins Khursaniyah field production

Sep 5, 2008 Aramco, which earlier had to delay a planned start-up, has begun production from its Khursaniyah oil field, according to company officials.

2008 Republican platform's energy, environment planks contain no surprises

Sep 5, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 which included a call to "aggressively increase our nation's energy supply in an environmentally responsible way . . . through a comprehensive strategy that meets both short and long-term needs."

MARKET WATCH: Crude prices decline as workers return to gulf

Sep 4, 2008 Crude prices closed at a new 5-month low Sept. 3 in the New York market as oil and gas production and processing began coming back on stream after Hurricane Gustav.

Brazil, asked to join OPEC, declines

Sep 3, 2008 Iran has invited Brazil to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, according to a Brazilian senior government official.

Republican platform's energy, environment planks no surprise

Sep 3, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 that included a call to "aggressively increase our nation's energy supply in an environmentally responsible way . . . through a comprehensive strategy that meets both short and long-term needs."

MARKET WATCH: Lack of oil, gas disruptions lowers energy prices

Sep 3, 2008 Oil prices dropped to a 5-month low of $105.46/bbl in intraday trading before closing a little under $110/bbl Sept. 2 on indications of little disruption by Hurricane Gustav to oil and gas operations in the gulf.

MARKET WATCH: Lack of supply disruptions lowers energy prices

Sep 3, 2008 Oil prices dropped to a 5-month low of $105.46/bbl in intraday trading before closing a little under $110/bbl Sept. 2 on indications of little disruption by Hurricane Gustav to oil and gas operations in the gulf.

DOE updates storm damage report

Sep 2, 2008 Fourteen Gulf Coast refineries were closed and all Gulf of Mexico oil production was shut in the day after Hurricane Gustav made landfall near Morgan City, La., DOE said in an updated situation report.

MARKET WATCH: Hurricane's effects so far 'minimal' on oil, gas markets

Sep 2, 2008 Oil and gas prices were not as affected Aug. 29 as would normally be expected on the anticipation of a storm the size and speed of Gustav, which made landfall Sept. 1 as a Category 2 hurricane.

Gustav idles 12% of US refining capacity

Sep 1, 2008 Twelve Gulf Coast refineries with combined capacities representing 12% of the US total were idle Sept. 1 because of Hurricane Gustav.

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