Midweek News 03Oct

Source: EIA (Oct 2012)

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Central Banks

Geo-Politics

  • Iran, The Dollar, & Financial Warfare. (Seeking Alpha/Jim Rickards)
  • US Seeks To Destabilize Iran By Dropping Opposition Group From Terrorist List. (RT)
  • Deal Between Kurdish Region & Iraq May Be Big Boost To Nation’s Oil Industry. (Platts)
  • Is France Really Spain In Disguise? (WSJ)

Supply/Demand & Markets

  • API: +500k v +1.5mil exp. (Reuters)
  • EIA: -500k v +1.5mil exp. (EIA)
  • US Shale Boom A Boon For Asian Crude Imports. (Reuters)
  • Charting Eurozone Refining Capacity Shortfall. (FT Alpha)