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OPEC forecasts record US oil supply growth in 2013

CS Monitor -- The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in its report for January said the United States in 2013 may post the highest oil supply increase among non-member states. U.S. oil production should increase by 490,000 barrels of oil per day this year to reach an average of 10.4 million bpd. OPEC said much of the production increase should come from more drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and the oil boom under way in North Dakota. Production from member states Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, declined.

Overall, world oil demand for 2013 remains unchanged according to OPEC at 800,000 bpd. The cartel, however, said it expected a marginal decline of 200,000 bpd compared to 2012 for OPEC crude. The modest adjustments follow estimates from OPEC that the global economy will grow by 0.2 pe


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Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 2:14:45 AM

Drill baby DRILL !
SkooterG
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 2:19:07 AM

Interesting turn of events.
DrGasPain
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 9:05:53 PM

All this good oil patch news, must be due to policies and encouragement from Obama, right? OH I think I meant IN SPITE OF THE EFFORTS OF OBAMA!

Think of where we would be if we had an administration that encouraged oil exploration and prduction.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:48:52 PM

So, will OPEC invite us to join their private club?
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 7:38:24 PM

Here's hoping
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:55:52 PM

HOPE SO!
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:55:51 PM

I hope so
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:55:26 PM

OPEC will cutback on some production to keep world prices high.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:52:43 PM

show us the savings!!!!!!!!
ericbcire
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:39:29 PM

Demand keeps dropping.
Jeff1944
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:39:24 PM

Great news for the USA. The Saudi's are our enemy, not our ally.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:34:58 PM

Time will tell.
g747
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:32:43 PM

Sounds good,but why are our prices so high ?
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:32:16 PM

this is all very well, yet i have to question the sanity of the people making these decisions.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:31:50 PM

The US grows and Opec slides. Sounds good to me.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:29:22 PM

$peculation,
#12#_vabchusa
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:28:59 PM

And we get jacked up again
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:28:58 PM

Obama will be helping us to stymie our oil supply soon enough. Wait and see.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:28:25 PM

AGREE speculators will keep the prices high!
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:28:07 PM

Okay.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:23:11 PM

Not if Obama has anything to do with it
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:20:14 PM

And the GOP still rabidly tries to brand Obama as anti-oil. Idiots.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:17:01 PM

It sure would be nice of they could pass some savings on to us, the consumers.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:16:15 PM

we have plenty but we export and buy from OPEC. WTF
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:15:57 PM

The speculators will somehow spin this to justify keeping prices inflated.
firefly09
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:15:16 PM

So why don't we use our oil and lower gas prices?
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:10:00 PM

Let's smash OPEC!
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:04:14 PM

Good for us.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:02:09 PM

Good idea number
Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:00:18 PM

If obummer doesn't sign an executive order to stop it.
Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:59:10 PM

We eed to find a way to stop speculation. Maybe tax the hellout of them.
Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:58:06 PM

Still the price keeps going up.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:54:08 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:53:44 PM

The rate they are going record gas prices also.
amearly
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:52:47 PM

And yet we will still conitune to import more ??
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:52:13 PM

Great
sit
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:49:26 PM

a CRYSTAL BALL.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:49:08 PM

I need to buy stock in oil companies.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:47:57 PM

Oh magic eight ball please tell us the truth
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:47:52 PM

opec will find buyer in china
or sell their golden toilets
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:46:14 PM

good for us bad for opec...
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:45:03 PM

time will tell
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:44:53 PM

Okay with me.
DrZNY
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:41:21 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:39:34 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:28:48 PM

We need help at the pumps.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:27:22 PM

Prices will still go up
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:26:46 PM

the green effect again
RAC110
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:25:08 PM

does not seem to lower gas prices much
eye-spy
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:24:52 PM

No matter what, the price at the pump is the bottom line!!
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:21:31 PM

OPEC is still around?
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