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  1. IEA: Long, circuitous rebalancing of oil market begins

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    Wed, 12 Aug 2015

    stubbornly high inventories at the Cushing, Okla., storage hub. Given the current overhang in crude markets, the front-month contango structure—where oil for immediate delivery is cheaper than future months—remained relatively steady.

  2. Re-examining the Metallgesellschaft affair and its implication for oil traders

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    Mon, 26 Mar 2001

    in the market structure from backwardation to contango . The emergence of that contango , in turn, caused the "rolling stock" aspect ..... NYMEX futures markets for crude oil flipped into contango . MGRM's mark-to-market losses in its

  3. MARKET WATCH: Natural gas fell 4.6% to a low for this year

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    Tue, 8 Feb 2011

    in a wide West Texas Intermediate contango were fatal for the flat price of WTI ..... He said, “Given the wide contango in WTI, the Brent premium to WTI ..... days from a flat structure to a contango structure.” If the high level of crude

  4. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX prices rise on easing oil storage concerns

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    contract will be named LOOP Gulf Coast Sour Crude Oil futures, a CME news release said. The US oil market flipped into a contango late last year, setting up trading opportunities to buy oil at current prices to be stored and sold later at a higher price

  5. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices rebound despite bearish inventory report

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    Thu, 27 Jan 2011

    Cushing was responsible for a WTI contango in early 2009. Still, Jakob said ..... purely the side-effect of the extreme contango on the front month of WTI when February-March WTI went down to a contango of $9/bbl and March-April down

  6. MARKET WATCH: Crude price drops; natural gas advances

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    Tue, 27 Apr 2010

    levels, US crude fell even further into contango and continues to be priced below the less-desirable ..... Zug, Switzerland, said, “The contango on West Texas Intermediate continues ..... from investment outflows in times of contango have been sending research notes calling

  7. MARKET WATCH: Crude closes above $70/bbl for 7-month high

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    Wed, 10 Jun 2009

    in stocks, and the crude oil futures contango is narrowing further,” Jakob said. “The July-August WTI contango was down close to 60¢/bbl in overnight ..... and this compares with the $8/bbl contango that we had early in the year. The

  8. Brent nears $100/bbl

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    Mon, 24 Jan 2011

    WTI (March or April) can be sustained." Contango Basically, Jakob said, "We have had in 2010 ..... premium to WTI, but that was linked to a 'super contango ' in WTI where the extreme contango of WTI was the cause of the prompt weakness

  9. Brent nears $100/bbl

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    Mon, 17 Jan 2011

    WTI (March or April) can be sustained.” Contango Basically, Jakob said, “We have had in 2010 ..... to WTI, but that was linked to a ‘super contango ’ in WTI where the extreme contango of WTI was the cause of the prompt weakness of WTI

  10. Crude prices may be bottoming

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    Mon, 9 Feb 2009

    forward price curve as the 12-month strip contango narrowed to $11/bbl from $27/bbl was seen ..... WTI is sold. In addition, the current contango forward strip is exacerbating the situation ..... in diverging trends,” with the WTI contango widening and the Brent contango narrowing

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