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Oil price recovers, but market is ‘on borrowed time’ | The Week UK

Oil price recovers, but market is ‘on borrowed time’ | The Week UK

Oil prices edged up today as traders recovered from anxiety about a surprise rise in US crude stockpiles. Morning trading in London saw Brent crude up 19 cents on its previous closing price at $49.03 a barrel. In New York, West Texas Intermediate was up 14 cents at $46.54. It followed yesterday’s announcement from the […]

Oil prices will remain flat for foreseeable future, Deloitte forecasts | CBC News

Oil prices will remain flat for foreseeable future, Deloitte forecasts | CBC News

Higher production in the U.S. and Canada has largely offset cuts made by OPEC, meaning oil prices won’t increase significantly anytime soon, according to the latest forecast from Deloitte released Wednesday. The report says cuts to production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) removed about 1.8 million barrels of oil a day from […]

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Pricing is high on Waikato Regional Council’s wish list for managing the region’s freshwater resources. It comes as tensions rise over water-bottling companies that look to export billions of litres at no cost for the raw product. Six political parties in Parliament want a pricing regime and the National Government is open to the idea. … “If we […]

Deep Water Drillers Are Doomed Even If Oil Prices Surge – Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) | Seeking Alpha

Deep Water Drillers Are Doomed Even If Oil Prices Surge – Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) | Seeking Alpha

Summary The short-term impact of OPEC flooding the market with oil in 2014-16 was to crush oil prices. The long-term impact, when combined with impending EV penetration, was to destroy deepwater investment by the oil majors and banks. Companies levered to deepwater drilling are mostly doomed. OPEC’s decision in late 2014 to ramp up oil […]

Murray Goulburn increases milk price | Riverine Herald

Murray Goulburn increases milk price | Riverine Herald

Major milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening price for the 2017-18 season from $4.70/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg and increased its forecast range of prices for the season. The company, which has come under sustained criticism from suppliers for the low opening price, has lifted the upper end of the forecast, taking the […]

Elmer Fudd Should Not Lead Your Pricing Strategy| Strategic Pricing Solutions

Elmer Fudd Should Not Lead Your Pricing Strategy| Strategic Pricing Solutions

One of the more common things we see is pricing strategies and tactics succumbing to fear, uncertainty and d-doubt (FUDD).  When that happens, companies frequently begin a cycle of value-destroying pricing decisions.  You can prevent those decisions by recognizing the symptoms and stopping Elmer Fudd from leading your pricing strategies. The fear component of Elmer […]

Potash Prices: Will Marketing Cooperatives Rebalance the Market? | Economic Calendar

Potash Prices: Will Marketing Cooperatives Rebalance the Market? | Economic Calendar

These marketing cooperatives negotiated “fair” prices for potash and would hold out on sales until sellers would be willing to pay an adequate amount. This strategy was undertaken so potash producers could get a good price for potash, which is particularly expensive to mine. Buyers, on the other hand, said the market was a monopoly. […]

Energy Prices Forecast | Kiplinger

Energy Prices Forecast | Kiplinger

Cheaper crude oil is starting to benefit drivers at the gas station. The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline slipped four cents from a week ago, to $2.29 per gallon. And a price rebound seems unlikely for now. We look for the national average price to hover around $2.30 per gallon. Diesel, now averaging […]

Next Steps for Gas Pricing | Energy Intelligence

Next Steps for Gas Pricing | Energy Intelligence

Long-term contracts that index LNG or international pipeline gas prices to oil for decades into the future are quickly becoming counterproductive for everyone involved. Once oil demand peaks, oil prices will probably become chronically weak and unstable. When that will be is unclear, but a growing number of forecasts show that peak arriving within a […]

Indian Oil tests protocols for implantation of dynamic pricing | Business Standard News

Indian Oil tests protocols for implantation of dynamic pricing | Business Standard News

State-run Indian Oil Corp. on Thursday said it has successfully tested all protocol systems related to dealers and customers to ensure a successful roll out of the daily dynamic pricing structure for petrol and diesel prices from June 16. Petrol and diesel prices will be revised daily from June 16 onwards by the three oil […]