Oil Prices Could Follow Gas Prices As Demand Decreases And Production Increases


It’s not entirely a serious proposition — yet.But the point is the global market for hydrocarbons is undergoing a fundamental change, and whether you are a major energy consumer or not, the impact will be felt throughout the manufacturing landscape.In the short term, it is difficult to see how prices can go any way but up. As the Economist Intelligence Unit wrote last week, the price for dated Brent Blend averaged US $125.50 per barrel in March, up from US $119.70 per barrel in February and just US$107.90 per barrel in December 2011.These…

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