from Global Investing:

The missing barrels of oil

February 24, 2012

Where are the missing barrels of oil, asks Barclays Capital.

Oil inventories in the United States rose sharply last week, with demand for oil products  such as gasoline at the lowest in 15 years and crude stockpiles at the highest since last September. Americans, pinched in the wallet, are clearly cutting back on fuel use.

from The Great Debate:

Don’t bank on return of backwardation

May 20, 2010

Many energy analysts are predicting the crude market will move into backwardation before the end of the year.