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Hart Energy Commodities Report March 3

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Kristie Sotolongo
March 4, 2014

Crude Surges to Five-Month Highs on UkraineIncreased tensions between Russia and Ukraine drove crude oil futures to their highest close in more than five months on Monday, with prices settling near US$105 per barrel (/bbl) amid fears of disruptions to global oil supplies. President Vladimir Putin’s forces tightened their grip on the Crimea region of Ukraine, which Russia reportedly amassing armored vehicles there after Putin declared over the weekend that he had the right to invade his neighbor to protect Russian interests and citizens. Russia is among the world’s largest ...

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