A Crude Manipulation | The Jackal

10 Sep 2011

A Crude Manipulation

Have a look at this graph to see the rise of imported crude oil prices into New Zealand prior to the 2008 general election:
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Now have a look at the current price of Brent crude ($131 at time of writing). Got to love how the oil and gas industry support the National government by manipulating the price of petrol.