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  •  Syncrude Canada gets $1.50 more (4+ / 0-)

    for its light sweet than West Texas Intermediate API 38.

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    Syncrude is the largest product to come out of Alberta.

    ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 05:42:21 PM PDT

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    •  Yep . . . (4+ / 0-)

      Keystone is not such a great deal for Canada . . . they get more out of "value added" product.  I'm inclined to suspect that a significant motivator for the US is (or at least was, when Chavez was still alive) to cut off Venezuela . . .

      Fake Left, Drive Right . . . not my idea of a Democrat . . .

      by Deward Hastings on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 06:11:41 PM PDT

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      •  That low sulfur API 30-34 might be a good fit (1+ / 0-)
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        with Western EU refineries. Or it may be the API 38 with low nitrogen is the good fit, I dont know enough about Western EU refineries, except they lack crackers and are set up for light sweet.

        ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

        by Roger Fox on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 06:21:57 PM PDT

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