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Seaway pipeline's good news / bad news

GasBuddy Blog -- Oil infrastructure improvements that enable cost-effective and timely product delivery are supposed to be applauded. But in this case we may hear the sound of one hand clapping.

When NYMEX crude oil surpassed $96 per barrel Thursday, it reached the highest level in four months as service began on the expanded Seaway pipeline, and, heating oil also jumped.

Oil futures increased after Seaway resumed service to the Gulf Coast from Cushing, Oklahoma, on Jan. 11. Bloomberg says the Seaway Pipeline's increased capacity of 400,000 barrels a day may help ease a glut at Cushing that has held down prices of West Texas Intermediate crude.

The 500-mile (805-kilometer) Seaway pipeline resumed full service after shutting...


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:48:43 AM

jethro: it's called Pig Oil logic lol.
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Prices are on their way up again, & sharply up.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 12:39:03 PM

So, capacity increased and the futures price increased? Something sounds wrong with that...
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:15:45 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:09:23 AM

Gas went up 4 to 10 cents a gallon yesterday..
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:08:01 AM

Good luck raising the money without those nasty investors who, gasp, expect to make a, oh my, profit....let us know when you start working for free.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:03:01 AM

LeeFree is correct. Such investors cost all of us, reap rewards upon themselves, and contribute nothing of value to the system. Sort of like lawyers and politicians.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 6:00:47 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:58:52 AM

Gas jumped a dime here yesterday
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:56:41 AM

The consumers pay every time big oil can find something to tie a price on!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:56:29 AM

It's become clear that no matter how much suppply there is and how readily available it is for refining, oil prices are going to remain high. We are at the mercy of greedy Wall Street investors. Repeal the laws that allow this and force investors to take delivery if they hold a futures contract. Then it will go back to fair market pricing.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:56:13 AM

We just need to improve our pipeline delivery system around the country.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:56:10 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:50:30 AM

Seaway pipeline's good news / bad news? Improving the pipeline flow to relieve the oil glut at Chushing should be 'A Good Thing' BUT do not increase fuel prices at the pump because of it!
Or are fuel prices going up at the pump anyway, no matter what else happens?
Vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:48:06 AM

brutal
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Economics 101
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Speculation and flatulation combined.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:43:59 AM

Higher prices have started.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:40:19 AM

Oh hell yes, let's not keep prices down when we can screw the American consumer!! We should not be paying the same prices for US oil that Middle East oil costs.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:39:33 AM

Old story
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:38:28 AM

Good for exports.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:37:33 AM

Higher prices no doubt
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Greed runs the oil market
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The bad news is...Obama is president.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:21:31 AM

Sounds like we are going to pay more no matter what.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:20:05 AM

they must use Virgra
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:18:57 AM

Up and up!
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:15:30 AM

And the prices will climb today.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:13:25 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:13:20 AM

Price never seems to effect such things now does it?
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Higher oil prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:03:21 AM

mrjames1818: Tax all oil and gas exports - put some of the money big oil is making back in the pockets of the citizens

That basically amounts to socializing the oil industry.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:02:16 AM

ok
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Gas prices...any excuse to keep raising them.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:54:29 AM

Tax all oil and gas exports - put some of the money big oil is making back in the pockets of the citizens
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Going up. What a racket.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:50:05 AM

Now oil prices will climb again as our price is too much lower than the rest of the world.
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it is all about the money who are they kidding
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:44:49 AM

And the price keeps going up.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:40:14 AM

Should we be surprised???
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:38:50 AM

I guess that just goes to show that adding more pipelines is the answer for big oil but not so much for the consumer.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:37:59 AM

The price of gas is still high there.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:37:54 AM

Good news.
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GOOD NEWS!
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:30:29 AM

bs but good
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:27:31 AM

It is nothing more then a bunch of bull. Profits trumps everything.
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It is ALL about the money and we all know it.
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:20:37 AM

Profits indeed
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its all about profit and not about consumers
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 3:58:35 AM

Everybody wants the Keystone pipeline approved because why? They think it is going to help what?

I'll tell you what it will help. It will help Keystone make a LOT of money exporting their oil to other parts of the world.
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