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Ouch! Monthly average WCS discount to WTI

WCS discount to WTI

http://www.oilsandsmagazine.com/energy-statistics/oil-and-gas-prices

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WCS discount to WTI

This chart shows the WCS discount to WTI

http://www.oilsandsmagazine.com/energy-statistics/oil-and-gas-prices

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WCS differential to WTI

Western Canadian Select differential with West Texas Intermediate

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Reference my post from January 21, 2018: Chart showing the monthly average discount for WCS to WTI

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Chart showing the monthly average discount for WCS to WTI

Monthly average discount for WCS to WTI

http://www.oilsandsmagazine.com/energy-statistics/oil-and-gas-prices

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Western Canadian Select (WCS) price differential on December 15, 2017 with WTI is ($57.30-32.75) $24.55 USD/bbl and the near-term trend is a projected increase in the differential

Western Canadian Select chart showing the differential with WTI

There are two major negative factors affecting the price of WCS and thus increasing the the price differential. The first is new production coming on stream and the second is the pipeline constraint to export WCS to the U.S. market.

Click here for a live and larger version of the above chart.

There are over 300 benchmark streams of crude oil produced around the world. The most commonly referenced US benchmark is West Texas Intermediate (WTI), priced out of Cushing, Oklahoma. WTI is lighter and sweeter than the international benchmark, North Sea Brent, which is priced out of Sullom Voe, Scotland.

The two most popular Canadian benchmarks are Canadian Light and Western Canadian Select. WCS is a heavy sour blend while Canadian Light is a light sweet crude, similar in quality to WTI.

Click hear for an explanation of WCS.

This link provides an historical chart of the WCS price differential with WTI.

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Western Canadian Select price differential

Canadian oil exports to the U.S. and the price differential for Western Canadian Select compared to West Texas Intermediate.

CALGARY—In the escalating war of attrition among top oil-producing nations, Canada’s biggest oil-sands mines have a message for the market: Don’t look to us to cut production………..read more……….

Western Canadian Select is one of North America’s largest heavy crude oil streams.[1] It is a heavy blended crude oil composed mostly of bitumen blended with sweet synthetic and condensate diluents and 25[2] existing streams of both conventional and unconventional[2][3] Alberta heavy crude oils at the Husky blending terminal in Hardisty,Alberta (CAPP 2012).……..read more……….

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