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Thu May 21

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:39 PM

Re: US starts repeal process of COOL

OK, I'm watching the hockey game and in a bad mood, leave me alone.

Chicago fan?

Fri May 15

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:53 PM

Re: OT How Canada reduces Red Tape.

Copy or original of the old card (only good for five years) not acceptable as ID. Basically, start all over again, original form, 50 dollar application fee + picture fees etc.

If only Canada Immigration had such a
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drdrab replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:09 PM

Re: Guarantees: Assuming everyone else is a fool

Obama will talk with the threatened parties but he won’t say what he will do in advance or if he will do anything at all.

Maybe he figures nothing will happen while he is still Pres and doesn't want to tie the hands of the next Pres? [more]

Thu May 14

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:29 PM

Re: OPEC 10 year forecast

Thanks Jaagu

Iraq boosted output by 100,000 bopd to 3.8 MMbopd, extending a three-decade high.

Here is a perfect example of what I was talking about with respect to sources. You linked an industry source that is using IEA [more]

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:28 PM

Re: Iranian boats fire in the Persian Gulf

The incident began when five small fast boats, believed to be manned by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy approached the cargo vessel just off the coast of the United Arab Emirates but in international water, the official said.
These
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Wed May 13

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:47 PM

Re: OPEC 10 year forecast

With all the new oil production coming online around the world why do you thinking anyone is kidding?

I don't think you got my point. I gave no opinion or comment about anything to do with oil production, demand or prices. Where do [more]

Tue May 12

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:15 PM

Re: OPEC 10 year forecast

Oil prices will remain below the psychologically important $100-a-barrel mark until at least 2025, according to a draft report by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), seen by The Wall Street Journal.

I [more]

Tue May 5

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:54 PM

Re: making gasoline from tar sands in 6 easy steps

Wow, that little story is quite the pant load. Only have my phone now and don't feel like rebutting everything, but an easy one is that clown said 1.1 million bpd of "tar" on KXL. KXL nameplate capacity is 880,000 bpd. 100,000 bpd of that [more]

Wed Apr 1

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drdrab replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:52 PM

Re: OPEC Imports at 28 Year Low.

I heard but can't seem to confirm that Saudi oil imports the most recent month were zero barrels.

I doubt that is true. It is true that sometime last year the USA no longer imported light sweet from Saudi, but was/is still importing [more]

Tue Mar 31

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drdrab replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:08 AM

Re: Killing Jesus by the Numbers

Canadian aboriginal First Nations depend heavily on archeological evidence to take into courts to establish some of their constitutionally guaranteed rights to land and so on. The evidence there from a few a few hundred years ago can be very [more]

Tue Mar 24

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drdrab replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:00 PM

Re: pipeline nation

Our pipeline system is a disaster. Aging, leaking, and very little of spilled oil is recovered.

Agree, this business as usual is unacceptable. Do you agree with the fellow that says USA should be replacing these old pipelines with [more]

Sat Mar 21

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:12 PM

Re: Energy Subsidies- Who gets the $ ?

Finally I would never pay $50 for a watch these days let alone thousands.

I wouldn't either, but then I have given up on watches completely. It seems everywhere I look there is a clock these days.
This computer screen, my oven, [more]

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:24 PM

Re: OT "severe weather"

solarae100

it was positively tropical this winter with little rain here on the extreme northcoast of California.

It looks like us folks up north of you in BC got your Pineapple Express storms this winter. It seemed like more [more]

Wed Mar 18

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:58 PM

Re: WTI Below $43 - RBOB Gasoline Clings To $1.7

jerryab2

Once the well is drilled, how long to get the fracking done and the well producing? If it is a month or two, then these are "near-line" wells, ready to go "online" in a short period of time.

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Tue Mar 17

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:54 PM

Re: WTI Below $43 - RBOB Gasoline Clings To $1.71

Much has been said in the last 48 hours about rig count, but it seems almost irrelevant. 3,000 wells out there that are completed, and connected, literally just need to be turned on to start producing. The reason for waiting, the belief [more]

Mon Mar 16

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:40 PM

Re: Oil prices possibly near bottom, maybe...

There are three thousand wells in the world that are completed or near completed and not producing a drop. Think of it as stored oil in the ground on top of the approaching tank top coming.

I agree with the first part of this, but [more]

Thu Mar 12

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drdrab replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:34 PM

Re: frackers cracking

Tim:
There is a significant lag from the time you lay down a rig and production declining due to that single rig going off line.

In addition to this there is a large backlog of drilled wells that are waiting on completions. I have [more]

Thu Mar 5

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drdrab replied to the Conservative Fools board. 2:03 PM

Re: GOP: Keystone Pipeline is a No-Brainer

I mean how much does it benefit them and do those benefits outweigh the costs?

That is hard to quantify. Bakken oil has problem of getting to market because nobody seems willing to commit to a major pipeline to bring to market because [more]

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drdrab replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:52 PM

Re: Mitch McConnell loses on Keystone Pipeline

Whether it gets built or not has negligible relevance to the US.

You are correct. The oil from Keystone would just displace similar heavy oil that is currently being brought in by tanker from Venezuela, Mexico and more recently from [more]

Wed Mar 4

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drdrab replied to the Value Hounds board. 7:17 PM

Re: Ethyl's slide into the oily vortex of doom

If they have to scrap out some 30 year old rigs in order to keep the new ones working, that is not the worst thing in the world.

This is unlikely to happen to those 5 old jackups that are in Middle East, at least until they go off [more]

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