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Chief Energy Correspondent at Bloomberg News. I write about oil, gas, mining, agriculture and commodities. Any views expressed are my own. jblas3@bloomberg.net

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The “Oil”, with a capital “O” | #OOTT
ANALYSIS: The main problem is that Saudi Arabia believes Aramco should trade at a premium to Big Oil. Many foreign investors disagree and argue the risks of investing in Saudimerit a discount (or at very best parity) to the likes of Exxon or Shell | #OOTT  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-18/aramco-ipo-hangs-on-same-old-question-is-it-worth-2-trillion?utm_source=google&utm_medium=bd&cmpId=google 
RT @RapidanEnergy: Will #OPEC act preemptively on 2020 oversupply? Recent comments by Putin and AbS suggest deeper cuts are likely, a… https://t.co/0Vxz2szXiz
@SylvainBesson @Oliver_Classen And also among the highest ever for a commodity trader anywhere in the world. Top of my head, largest penalties include Marc Rich + Co (company's settlement in 1983 at ~$200m); BP in-house trading operation (propane, ~$300m); and Trafigura's Probo Koala (>$200m)
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