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About Platts Energy Week

Platts Energy Week TV is an independent energy news and information program that airs weekly on CBS and PBS television stations in Washington, Houston and other markets in the U.S. The program provides a forum where prominent decision makers in government, industry and markets gather to provide information that their peers can use to help gauge opportunities and risks associated with energy investments and trading.


In addition, Platts Energy Week, through its Global Market Spotlight commentary, brings you exclusive insight by Platts’ worldwide team of market editors and reporters, allowing viewers to spot trends and make connections across a variety of commodities by region.


No other TV program provides a single platform for such far-reaching discussion of energy by such renowned people – a program that not only describes what’s happening in energy but also helps set the agenda. Platts Energy Week is part of a long and proud tradition of news and information gathering and analysis at Platts, a company that has informed energy markets for more than 100 years. Our publications, real-time news services and other information products provide the highest-quality news, information, analysis and price assessments in oil, petroleum products, natural gas, nuclear power, electricity, coal, biofuels, petrochemicals, agriculture, metals and steel markets.


Platts Energy Week is part of the WUSA 9’s “Sunday Power Block” of distinguished programming, including CBS Sunday Morning, Face the Nation, and BioCentury This Week.



Show topics include:

  • Smart grid technology
  • Offshore drilling
  • Nuclear energy
  • Renewable resources
  • Natural gas (shale)
  • Climate change

Show guests include:

  • Members of Congress
  • Top officials from DOE, EPA, Interior and other agencies
  • Energy industry CEOs and other top executives
  • Internal experts and foreign officials
  • Representatives from trade groups, labor, and environmental groups
  • Financial analysts and market reporters
  • State officials

Platts Energy Week is the latest addition to Platts' portfolio of more than 100 publications, real-time alerts and other information services dedicated to providing the highest-quality independent news, analysis and price assessments in oil, petroleum products, natural gas, nuclear power, electricity, coal, biofuels and other renewable energy, carbon emissions, shipping, petrochemicals, steel, iron ore and other metals.





What's New
What’s Happening on November 23rd
Streaming video for this week's show will be available by 9 am ET on November 23rd.

Energy Debate Heats Up in Congress
Post-election battles between the White House and Congress began this week with a controversial vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. And more is in store, as lawmakers scrap with the Obama administration over carbon regulations and oil and natural gas exports. Program Host Bill Loveless will interview Wyoming’s John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee.

Mexico Sees Sweeping Energy Reforms
An energy overhaul in Mexico has led to the nation allowing private investment in oil and natural gas development for the first time in 75 years. Since 2012, President Enrique Pena Nieto has spearheaded efforts to end Pemex’s monopoly in fossil fuel exploration and extraction, plus changes to the nation’s electric power sector are in the works. Enrique Ochoa, CEO of Mexico’s Federal Commission on Electricity, will discuss these developments in an extended segment.

Market Spotlight: Halliburton to Buy its Rival
Halliburton’s plans to buy rival Baker Hughes are causing a stir in the oil services industry. The $35 billion deal is seen as a bid by Halliburton to cut costs and compete better against Schlumberger, the leader in the field. Scott Sprinzen, an analyst with Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, will explain.

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