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At London’s Oil Week, Clues About Demand Will Be All Around

  • IP Week taking place in London despite virus cancellations
  • Traders trying to gauge when Chinese oil demand will recover
Lubricant Manufacturing At Rock Oil Ltd.'s Factory
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Oil traders are gathering in London for what’s normally a week of lavish parties, dealmaking and market chatter. China’s coronavirus means this year’s events will be more subdued -- and fewer in number -- than usual. The talk will be about absent friends and uncertain demand.