Thursday, July 30, 2009

Cushing Oil Storage Rate Causing Energy Worries

There may be millions of reasons for Oklahomans to be concerned about the glut of crude oil being stored in Cushing. Some in the state’s oil and natural gas industry insist an influx of oil from Canada has affected the market at Cushing, where the New York Mercantile Exchange sets its prices. Enid oilman Harold Hamm said he is concerned that Cushing’s vast oil storage could decimate the market, much as the storage level did about 15 years ago in Wyoming under similar circumstances. He said prices there dipped as far as $24 a barrel below market price when new pipelines brought in as many as 235,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil a day.....Complete Story

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