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Old 10-09-2012, 03:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Ajax View Post
Here's $88 of truth for you. Not a single facility in California refines West Texas Intermediate, so quoting that price doesn't mean a damned thing.
Actually, it does mean a damned thing. The price/cost of the crudes that California refineries process is almost certainly based on the market price of WTI or Brent. That is just how the contracts are structured.
Mike White
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