Sunday Pens, Words, and Swords

By Paul Sankey Published on December 31, 2023 at 4:45 PM

Happy New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Heights. Three nephews are staying with us from Mexico, they left this morning at 9am… to join the line for the holding pens at Times Square. The pens are opened at 11am, so they will be in line for two hours, then to be admitted to be penned for 13 hours, for the midnight ball drop. Incidentally the ball drop was introduced over 100 years ago when fireworks were banned…

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Context & Questions for Refining Conference Jan 3rd 2024

By Paul Sankey Published on December 30, 2023 at 3:45 PM

Excitement is mounting for our refining conference day next week 3rd January. We also have a former big time oil trader and a former CFO of one of our independent refiners joining dinner 2nd January with Ole Slorer. Still space available if you are in Miami by Tuesday, please join. This note has company specific questions for the Tuesday participants, six companies back-to-back. There is no limit to participants if you want to join the…

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