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03-04-2009, 12:39 AM #1
supertankers parked offshore
World Lacks Storage for Surplus Oil
As recession saps demand, petroleum producers adjust to a new reality.
PAT SULLIVAN | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (FILE )
AN OIL TANKER makes its way up the Houston Ship channel behind working pump jacks in Baytown, Texas, in 2008.
By CHRIS KAHN
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 11:10 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 11:32 p.m.
NEW YORK | Supertankers that once raced around the world to satisfy an unquenchable thirst for oil are now parked offshore, fully loaded, anchors down, their crews killing time. In the United States, vast storage farms for oil are almost out of room.
As demand for crude has plummeted, the world suddenly finds itself awash in oil that has nowhere to go.
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03-04-2009, 07:55 AM #4
Yet OPEC says their target price for oil is $70 a barrel.
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