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Hurricane Isaac's Impact on Oil and Gas Update- August 31, 2012

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Oil Price History and AnalysisUpdated 1869 - 2011. This history of oil prices has 152 years of oil prices and the economic and political events that shaped the price: wars, economy, domestic policy, embargoes, OPEC and price controls.
Measures of Petroleum Dependence and Vulnerability in OECD Countries Examines energy security, petroleum dependence, and petroleum vulnerability of the major consuming countries.  Originally published in Middle East Economic Survey
The Coming Energy Crisis? Parallels with earlier energy crises underscore US vulnerability to oil supply shocks today. This summary of our research appeared in the Oil and Gas Journal the first in a series on Global Energy Security. 
Rig Counts - (August 29. 2014Short and long term graphs of U.S., Canadian, Foreign and World Rotary Rig Count as well as U.S. Workover Rig Count.
Venezuela Once again a nation in crisis, possibly facing civil war with dire implications for oil prices.
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Crude Oil, Gasoline and Natural Gas Futures Prices

NYMEX Prices for September 2, 2014

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -3.08
ICE Brent -2.45
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor -0.0799
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0634
NYMEX Natural Gas -0.175
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Brent oil sinks to 16-month low on demand fears, strong dollar
Obama approves deployment of 350 more troops to Iraq
Saudi Arabia arrests 88 suspects in suspected Al Qaeda cell
Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas select Dominion to build 550-mile 'Atlantic Coast Pipeline' to transport natural gas from West Virginia to eastern North Carolina
Senate Democrat Wants Bill Allowing Anti-ISIS Strikes in Syria
Brent Oil Extends Two-Month Slump Amid OPEC Expansion
From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease US oil export ban
Libya admits Tripoli under militia control
As woes mount, economic stats vanish in Venezuela
Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack
Retreat in China's PMIs heightens calls for policy easing
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. -+18, Canada +4, International -6
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
Morgan Stanley plans natural gas export plant in new commodities foray
US slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms
KSA 'does not fund or support IS murderers'
Why are Venezuela's supermarkets so empty?
Libya Cabinet resigns as militias accept cease-fire call
Shell poised to sell four oilfields and a pipeline in Nigeria
Crude oil little-changed after oil inventory draw, Cushing build
Libya Faces the Prospect of Civil War as Regional Powers Choose Sides
Retreating IS Militants Torch Ain Zalah Oil Wells
The Enemy of My Enemy: Iran Arms Kurds in Fight Against ISIS
US Names Seven Countries To Send Arms To Iraqi Kurds
US Congressman urges Obama to block Venezuela's Citgo sale
North Dakota's Bakken well count eclipses 15,000
Iraq's Abadi hopeful on new government, suicide bomber kills nine
No more surprises? ISIS Achilles' heel is defending what it has won
Propane suppliers, after crisis last winter, are better prepared
Natural Gas Futures Climb on Outlook for Late-Season Heat
Saudi Aramco CEO says OPEC will take oil price 'as it comes'
Arab Nations Strike in Libya, Surprising US
Libya revives output with Waha restart
Kurdish and Iraqi Parties Make Headway in Talks for New Government
Mosul Residents Fed Up With IS
Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks
China falls short in push to produce natural gas
Iran deputy foreign minister to visit Saudi Arabia
Iraq's Assyrians Still Exist -- for Now
The Venezuela Case Study In How Not To Help The Poor
Graphs Oil and Natural Gas Prices
Futures Prices Spot Prices
NYMEX Crude Oil WTI Cushing, Oklahoma
Brent Crude Oil Brent Spot
RBOB Gasoline Gasoline - New York Harbor
Heating Oil Heating Oil - New York Harbor
NYMEX Natural Gas Natural Gas Henry Hub Louisiana
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