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28.04.17 - 02:30
Why a tightening US natural gas system could put the squeeze on LNG (Platts)
 
Europe is banking on cheap US LNG exports competing with Russian pipeline natural gas to keep prices low and global supplies plentiful. But the US natural gas system is not as comfortable as you might think. The US produced less gas in 2016 than in 2...
27.04.17 - 20:01
Why the crude rally has fizzled, concluded: Market analysis series (Platts)
 
This is the third and final segment of a three-part look at why oil prices have failed to rally despite OPEC’s best efforts at managing supply cuts. Not only have prices failed to rally, both NYMEX WTI and ICE Brent have fallen around 9% over t...
27.04.17 - 16:01
Cyclone Debbie swings China into metallurgical coal supplier (Platts)
 
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has left more than uprooted trees and overturned boats in its wake: The seaborne metallurgical coal market has also been upended, with China coming out as the top seller in the spot market from being the single largest buyer a...
26.04.17 - 15:31
US shale oil rebound shakes OPEC (Platts)
 
How low can the costs of US shale oil production go? Even with oil prices hovering around the $50/b mark, the US rig count has increased rapidly while E&P companies continue to record substantial reductions in well drilling costs. The increase in new...
24.04.17 - 19:31
French presidential elections: Crunch time for the country’s energy mix (Platts)
 
April 24 update: France is facing its most divisive presidential elections since Jean-Marie Le Pen shocked pollsters in 2002 and booked a surprise place in the second round. In the following special report, we analyze the impact of the main candidate...
24.04.17 - 13:31
Path to Jones Act change faces political balancing act: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
On January 18, less than two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the US Customs and Border Protection released a 30-page general notice which could eliminate exemptions to the Jones Act and mark one of the most significant changes to domes...
24.04.17 - 09:01
Can ‘Make in India’ become the driving force for commodities? (Platts)
 
The introduction of sweeping reforms by India’s National Democratic Alliance government since they came into power in 2014 has given a new momentum to India's manufacturing sector. Under its “Make in India” initiative, the governme...
21.04.17 - 20:30
Why the crude rally has fizzled, continued: Market analysis series (Platts)
 
This is the second of a three-part look at why oil prices have failed to rally despite OPEC’s best efforts at managing supply cuts. Read part 1 here. So, why is everyone so bullish? Many oil analysts take as a fait accompli that OPEC-led produc...
20.04.17 - 17:01
French presidential elections: Crunch time for the country’s energy mix (Platts)
 
France is facing its most uncertain presidential elections in decades. The outcome is critical not just on a geopolitical level, but also in terms national energy policy, with nuclear the key battleground. In the following special report, we analyze ...
20.04.17 - 07:01
Ambition paves the way for continued energy transitions (Platts)
 
The Barrel blog turned 10 years old on April 2, and to celebrate, we're sharing special posts throughout the month. As a part of the celebrations, Ross McCracken examines why the fossil fuel age won’t end for a lack of coal, gas or oil. The pa...
19.04.17 - 22:01
Why the crude rally has fizzled: Market analysis series (Platts)
 
This is the first part of a three-part series on headwinds facing the crude market. These have been interesting times in the crude market. Prices had been trading comfortably above $50/b since late March, with bulls re-trenching on the idea that Saud...
19.04.17 - 14:01
Angolan budgetary pressures rise on low oil prices (Platts)
 
Angola faces a dilemma. If OPEC and non-OPEC producer cuts fail to deliver on price, the country faces not just a low-price environment but a curb on output. For a state so dependent on oil revenue, this only leaves one source available to improve th...
18.04.17 - 16:30
Making American steel great again — Trump, tweets and trade (Platts)
 
Since the fall of 2016, when steel emerged as a key topic in the US presidential debates and longtime industry issues became the stuff of living room and social media conversations across the country, the steel industry in the US has felt emboldened....
18.04.17 - 02:30
Container Index Revolution: Should it be embraced by carriers? (Platts)
 
It is a fact that the wind of change does not smell the same to everyone. There are clear signs that the container industry is slowly creaking towards using price indexes in contracts, but some of the most important players still hesitate to give it ...
17.04.17 - 07:30
US import tariff could create nightmare for Argentinian biodiesel (Platts)
 
You’ll have to forgive Argentinian biodiesel producers if they’re feeling a bit down. After seeing a market resurgence in early 2016, one of the world’s top biodiesel-exporting countries seems to be getting nothing but bad news in t...
17.04.17 - 07:01
Is Russia′s cooperation with OPEC a long-term strategy?: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
Russia has used its position as leader of the non-OPEC coalition to strike upstream deals with OPEC members as a possible quid pro quo for spearheading non-OPEC involvement in the production cut to balance global supply. With visits from Iraqi and Ku...
14.04.17 - 07:30
Toe-to-Toe: Ten years of oil and steel price patterns (Platts)
 
The Barrel blog turned 10 years old on April 2, and to celebrate, we're sharing special posts throughout the month. As a part of the celebrations, Joe Innace looks at two heavyweights of the commodities world ” oil and steel benchmarks. What better ...
13.04.17 - 07:31
Ain’t no stopping now: More suppliers bolster Panama’s bunkering scene (Platts)
 
“Pistons popping, ain’t no stopping now”: that’s how the rock group Van Halen described a certain Panama on their album 1984. Sure, the lyric may have been about some very different matter, but it happens to aptly describe an ...
10.04.17 - 17:02
FUJCON 2017: Fuj is no Con (Platts)
 
Anticipation hovered in the desert air as onlookers awaited the VIPs.  Cameras clicked and bulbs flashed as a group of distinguished-looking bearded men in gleaming white robes and keffiyehs swept in -- the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Fujairah and...
10.04.17 - 07:31
US Chemical Safety Board faces elimination under Trump: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
US President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating the US Chemical Safety Board, a somewhat obscure agency that has angered so many groups over the years that no one is likely to leap to its defense. The group is an independent government agency, muc...
06.04.17 - 06:30
Cyclone Debbie fuels strongest rally in Newcastle thermal coal prices since Yasi in 2011 (Platts)
 
They say the past is a good guide to the future, providing a map by which to navigate unknown terrain ahead. This may be so with regard to the impact of Queensland cyclones on prices for Australian thermal coal shipped from the port of Newcastle, the...
05.04.17 - 07:30
Spring arrives and commodity prices continue shifting: Of Presidents and Prices (Platts)
 
The commodities price watch during President Donald Trump's term continues.  As a part of this ongoing series, here are the price averages for some key commodity Platts benchmarks since he became president on January 20, through March 31, 2017. Of t...
04.04.17 - 00:02
LNG swap trades in Japan: A question of when, not if? (Platts)
 
Gone are the days when LNG procurement was relatively straightforward for Japanese utilities and security of supply concerns dominated everything else. Now the Japanese domestic gas and power retail markets are deregulating and global LNG demand and ...
03.04.17 - 13:01
Japan pushing to retain Abu Dhabi oil concessions: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
More than half of Japan's oil concessions offshore Abu Dhabi are set to expire in March 2018 and if they are not renewed in some form it could put Japan's energy security at stake. The UAE was Japan's second largest crude supplier in 2016, supplyi...
03.04.17 - 10:01
Bunker industry headwinds continue ahead of 2020 (Platts)
 
With the first quarter of 2017 over, the slew of problems facing the bunker industry shows no sign of diminishing. Consolidation among both shipowners and fuel suppliers, tightening credit conditions and shifting demand are all adding to the threat p...
03.04.17 - 07:30
Oil industry changes even as newsmakers may stay the same: The Barrel at 10 (Platts)
 
The Barrel blog turned 10 years old on April 2, and to celebrate, we’re sharing special posts throughout the month. To kick off the celebrations, John Kingston, director of global market insights for S&P Global ” and founder of The Barrel when ...
31.03.17 - 21:01
As US LNG volumes increase, trading optionality expands (Platts)
 
The optionality of US LNG, combined with a growing trend for more LNG to be traded on a shorter term basis, has presented an opportunity for the market to expand the way LNG is traded. In response to these market trends and growing US LNG exports vol...
31.03.17 - 16:30
Warm winter keeps natural gas prices subdued, production growth in question (Platts)
 
The natural gas market has worked itself into an interesting situation recently. The combination of a warm winter in 2015-16, declining associated production, lack of new infrastructure and coal retirements have created a perfect storm for a very cha...
31.03.17 - 11:30
Situation room: Cyclone Debbie hits world’s metallurgical coal capital (Platts)
 
Cyclone has hit the metallurgical coal market once again, with Debbie entering March 27 in Queensland, the largest met coal producing region in the world. Multiple comparisons have been made to cyclone Yasi, which hit Queensland in 2011, causing spot...
31.03.17 - 07:01
Pickup vs. Prius: Texas passes California as gasoline consumption king (Platts)
 
Pull over California. The driving capital of the world is ... Texas? Texas may not have more cars than California. Or more people driving those cars. But in terms of gasoline consumption, Big Oil beat Hollywood for the second straight month in Januar...
30.03.17 - 07:01
History shows energy drives the plot in gasoline, natural gas (Platts)
 
I love it when I come across something random during the day that points back to my work. (Here’s where the cynics will say, “Said no one, ever …” ” but bear with me.) We’ve just past a solemn anniversary that led to gre...
29.03.17 - 18:31
UK energy costs fuel inflation on post-Brexit weaker pound (Platts)
 
With the UK now firmly — and seemingly irreversibly — on track toward Brexit after Prime Minister Theresa May notified Brussels of its intention to leave the EU on March 29, question marks still hang over what impact the persistent weakne...
29.03.17 - 11:01
Busiest US petchem port about to get even busier, compounding congestion (Platts)
 
The cheap US natural gas boom triggered a slew of new and expanded chemical production that is poised to amplify vessel traffic in the already bustling Houston Ship Channel, home to the largest US petrochemical port and second only to Rotterdam in th...
28.03.17 - 12:30
Power wanes for South Africa’s ANC (Platts)
 
The battle over South Africa’s Mining Charter highlights a lack of confidence in government. The mining industry has genuine concerns over the security of its investments, if the Charter is passed as planned, while the government is right to ar...
27.03.17 - 07:31
LNG bunkering is an idea whose time hasn′t come (yet): Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
Time passes quickly when looking into LNG bunkering. Two years ago the market talked about it as a possible solution to the introduction of a 0.1% sulfur emission control area (ECA) for ships in northern Europe. Five years before that it was the star...
24.03.17 - 07:31
When clean cargoes go dirty (Platts)
 
An eye-catching fixture was seen recently that gave a glimpse of the dirty side of clean tankers. The Medium Range tanker Iver Experience was reported to be on subjects to Lukoil to load a a 38,000 mt cargo of diesel oil on the US Gulf Coast and then...
22.03.17 - 07:30
The Middle East and LNG: An import boom set to keep growing (Platts)
 
The Middle East has undergone a dramatic transformation in regards to its relationship with LNG. Once known for its largescale exports from Qatar, the region has grown into a recognized demand center. In 2014, the region’s three importers (Kuwa...
21.03.17 - 17:30
Container Index Revolution: Is it the time to embrace price transparency? (Platts)
 
Over 2000 container industry players descended upon TPM at Long Beach, end February, where one key theme I took away was the hesitancy to embrace price transparency. Existing benchmarking providers had mixed reviews depending on delegates’ inte...
20.03.17 - 06:30
Russia’s transparency hopes dashed with opaque deal: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
When Russian authorities first announced they would privatize some major state-run assets several years ago, they cited improving the investment climate by increasing transparency and efficiencies among its main goals, but the deal to privatize Rosne...
16.03.17 - 07:31
Dakota Access Pipeline races to start moving Bakken crude (Platts)
 
Oil will likely flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota early next week. Barring any more twists or turns ” and there have been plenty in the last seven months of this project ” the contentious 470,000 b/d crude oil pi...
15.03.17 - 07:30
Pivotal moment for South African mining (Platts)
 
South Africa is currently redrafting its Mining Charter, hopefully bringing to an end a long period of disagreement and uncertainty. The original Charter was passed in 2002 as part of the government's black empowerment strategy, to overcome the hist...
14.03.17 - 10:01
Let′s talk about NEAT: Looking dapper from its napper to its feet (Platts)
 
Comedy actor Peter Sellers knew a thing or two about comic timing and delivery needed to make a good joke shine. After all he played Inspector Clouseau, Dr Stranglove, and Dr Fritz Fassbender among his many famous Hollywood characters. That's why wh...
13.03.17 - 05:31
Lack of agreed methodology on OPEC compliance leads to confusion: Fuel for Thought (Platts)
 
Based on the latest S&P Global Platts OPEC survey, the producer group's compliance with its pledged oil output cuts is 98.5%. It is also 111.5%. At the same time, it is 71.9%. Depending on how compliance is measured, the oil market is getting differ...
10.03.17 - 06:30
DOE economist talks SPR exports, storage and sales (Platts)
 
The presenter who arguably received the best questions at Wednesday's Crude Oil Quality Association meeting in New Orleans was the US Department of Energy's economist, Kenneth Vincent. His presentation was part overview, such as the locations of th...
09.03.17 - 11:30
Trump′s first 50 days: (Dis)approval steering gold (Platts)
 
With the Donald Trump presidency reaching its 50th day at the weekend (who said it wouldn't happen?), we take a look at the impact the current administration ” which shocked the world in November with a surprise election victory ” is having on gold ...
08.03.17 - 17:01
LNG market at a ‘tipping point,’ CERAWeek speaker says (Platts)
 
If you are in LNG today, you want to be in Asia, the world's biggest market for the power plant fuel. As much as there is opportunity, however, there also is uncertainty. The opportunity comes from the fact that the continent accounts for more than ...
08.03.17 - 16:01
2017 could be a huge year for the European steel industry (Platts)
 
Profits, market share and mergers Europe is a diminishing industrial power and its steel sector has reflected that, declining to just 10% of global production in 2016. Major producers are often heavily indebted, struggling with low EBITDA margins, an...
07.03.17 - 17:01
White House tries to join CERAWeek party (Platts)
 
Shortly after ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Darren Woods took the stage at CERAWeek by IHS Markit in Houston, the White House sent out a statement congratulating Woods and his company on a $20 billion plan to expand refining and chemical-manufacturing ...
07.03.17 - 06:01
Timeline: China’s crackdown on induction furnace steel (Platts)
 
China’s clampdown on induction furnace steel has gathered pace, after it was singled out as a cornerstone of this year’s supply-side structural reforms. The following timeline traces key policy articulations made on them: December 1, 2016...
06.03.17 - 09:31
Will China’s induction furnace steel whac-a-mole finally come to an end? (Platts)
 
China’s central government has set the elimination of induction furnace-based steel by June 30 as the cornerstone of its supply-side structural reforms of the industry this year. Earlier measures against induction steel have failed to deliver r...





































 

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