The Crude Report: BP’s take on Brent

Author Argus

In with WTI Midland, and out with Brent and Forties – this is BP’s prescription for the future of the Dated Brent benchmark. But is the market ready for Brent-free Brent? Opinions remain sharply divided.

In this episode of The Crude Report, Vice President James Gooder and Argus Crude Editor Michael Carolan discuss the complications of adding WTI into the Brent forwards market and go over some of the ways this could all play out, from the Brent market fragmenting to global benchmarking switching to the US Gulf coast.

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