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Screaming encouraged: Taking a turn on the oil market roller coaster

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Listen: Screaming encouraged: Taking a turn on the oil market roller coaster

There's no sure way to tell when the drop is coming, but take a ride with Platts senior oil editors Herman Wang and Brian Scheid on the Peak Oil Peaker, a virtual roller coaster built entirely on oil market speculation. When will low prices and falling rig counts cause US production — and stomachs — to drop?

Bentek Energy analyst Nicole Leonard and Platts associate editor Travis Whalen explain when the long-anticipated crude oil production drop may occur, and Brian and Herman discuss what impact the decline may have on US policy.

Check back every Monday for the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol. E-mail the editors at and

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