The latest thing to send oil prices higher is looking better as protesters in Ecuador call a truce.
Ecuador oil protesters call truce
Demonstrators in Ecuador’s oil-rich Amazonian region have agreed to a truce with the government, following days of protests that have crippled production.
Meanwhile, even the nutty neo-Marxist government of OPEC member Venezuela demonstrates a commitment to keeping oil supplies flowing with an offer to loan oil to Ecuador for export.
And did I mention that the SPR is full?