The forties is down till Christmas, in the old North Sea, it will slow that oil flows into Scotland’s refineries. Christmas will find price hikes, all the way downstream. The forties is down until Christmas and the oil price will scream.
Crude oil prices have eased back at the start of this week, with a barrel of Brent costing $62.25 and WTI $57.25. From their post-OPEC highs, Brent was $1.90 lower and WTI was $1.60 worse off at the time of this writing.