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The US EPA’s Chris Grundler may not be a member of Depeche Mode, but his appearance at the recent National Ethanol Conference unfolded like the British band’s discography. After the US National Ethanol Conference, the industry sets its eye on exporting and timing production maintenance to make some use of thin margins. Brain Scheid discusses the disappointing launch of the US condensate export market and how it's similar to the 1984 NBA Draft.. Lausanne, Switzerland (Platts)--3 Mar 2015 731 am EST/1231 GMT
The Argentine government has issued corn export licenses for 22,923
million mt since the beginning of the 2014-2015 marketing year on March 1,
2014 through February 26, up 181% year on year, the Argentine Exchange Bolsa
de Buenos Aires said Tuesday.
London (Platts)--3 Mar 2015 729 am EST/1229 GMT
Uskmouth coal-fired power station in Newport, south Wales is back on
National Grid's Transmission Entry Capacity register, indicating possible
plans to convert to biomass, market commentators told Platts Tuesday.
Recent comments from OPEC's Nigerian president and the oil minister of top producer Saudi Arabia show just how divided the group remains after its November decision not to reduce crude output.
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The physical 3.5 FOB Rotterdam barge market trended higher at the prompt February 27, with RMG material leaving Europe for arbitrage destinations, traders said. "The market is getting tighter for RMG...we expect stronger pricing for barges in March," one said. At the same time, supply was sufficient for cracked fuel oil, with a lot of straight run and M-100 being blended into the finished grade pool, albeit at relatively high costs, sources said.