Category Archives: oil trade

Dollar’s End

A Failing Empire, Part 2: De-Dollarisation – China and Russia’s Plan From Petroyuan To Gold Tyler Durden Oct 4, 2017 The largest geo-economic change in the last fifty years was arguably implemented (in 1971 when Nixon closed the gold/dollar window … Continue reading

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Turkey has Turned

Turkey And Russia Sign Strategic “Turkish Stream” Gas Pipeline Deal by Tyler Durden Oct 10, 2016 Less than three months after Turkey’s president Erdogan, in the aftermath of the mid-July “failed coup” visited Putin in Russia in his first and … Continue reading

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Where’s EROI?

America’s Oil-Fiat Economy and the Oil Dollar It appears that once the industrial/economic uses for petroleum were developed, oil became money. That is, oil reserves, and oil production capacity became the dominant form of capital or collateral giving its owners … Continue reading

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Oil? Don’t buy It

Oil Hits Critical Choke Point: Why “The Market Faces A Round Of Rapid Stockbuilds” Tyler Durden on 03/23/2016 One month ago, just as Cushing storage was rapidly approaching its operational capacity,we warned that Cushing (and increasingly all parts of PADD … Continue reading

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The Unwind Tidal Wave

Why The Great Petrodollar Unwind Could Be $2.5 Trillion Larger Than Anyone Thinks Tyler Durden on 08/29/2015 … In order to truly comprehend what’s going on here, one needs to look at China’s UST liquidation in the context of the epochal … Continue reading

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