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World Oil Prices

Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy
2 weeks ago

Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy

The latest inflation figures released on Wednesday by the bureau of statistics revealed that petrol prices have risen faster in the past year than they have for a decade and …
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Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria
2 months ago

Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria

By  •  Feature

Debate about petrol prices in Australia is a long held national pastime. And let’s face it, the theatrics of the debate have often been entertaining if not more than a …
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Oil prices may spike on a coming mismatch between supply and demand, an expert says
2 months ago

Oil prices may spike on a coming mismatch between supply and demand, an expert says

After cruising to four-year highs earlier this year, crude oil has hit the skids.

Since hitting $70 a …
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Oil prices on the slide as Iraq baulks at OPEC cuts
2 years ago

Oil prices on the slide as Iraq baulks at OPEC cuts

Oil prices have tumbled amid doubts over OPEC’s proposed output cut, after Iraq signalled it wants to be excluded from the pact.

Light, sweet crude for December delivery on Monday …
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How cheap petrol will reshape world politics
3 years ago

How cheap petrol will reshape world politics

Daniel Flitton, 02 February 2016

Petrol prices have slumped – and that has profound ramifications for global politics and countries that rely on oil revenue.

Petrol has dipped below $1 …
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