Publications: The Petroleum Economics Monthly

A Phony Equilibrium (April 2013)


This issue of The Petroleum Economics Monthly addresses three seemingly disconnected but in truth intertwined issues. These are the growth in the use of long-dated futures (contracts expiring in more than a year, called Far Forward Contracts or FFCs), the impact of central bank quantitative easing on oil prices, and finally the current dispute regarding oil price reporting.


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