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Africa Commodity News, Analysis, and Prices

For up-to-the-minute Africa news and prices
For up-to-the-minute Africa news and prices
For over 100 years Platts has been at the forefront of pricing and news in the energy markets. Today, we publish the essential information that you need to navigate the rapidly evolving commodity markets that Africa plays a key part in. Here you will find a focal point for all our existing benchmark services covering this vibrant region - from explaining the unique Platts pricing methodologies to showcasing the news, analysis and prices moving markets such as oil, petrochemicals, agriculture, and metals.

Commodity Pulse video

2017 may give VLCC tankers a wild ride on oil market volatility
April 18, 2017
As the crude oil industry deals with wild cards like the OPEC deal and the narrowing spread between oil benchmarks, we explore the dynamics in VLCC freight and ton-mile demand, giving an outlook for the rest of 2017.
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The Barrel blog

April 21, 2017
In part two of a series on why oil prices have failed to rally despite OPEC's best efforts at managing supply cuts, we ask: Why is the market so bullish?
April 19, 2017
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.
March 28, 2017
The battle over South Africa’s Mining Charter highlights a lack of confidence in government. Neil Ford explains in his latest blog post.
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Latest Africa News

London (Platts)--31 Mar 2017 847 am EDT/1247 GMT
The existing Nigerian direct sale of crude oil and direct purchase of refined products model (DSDP) has been extended by one month, market sources said this week.
Lagos (Platts)--20 Mar 2017 655 am EDT/1055 GMT
The Nigerian government's amnesty program designed to keep militants from attacking oil facilities in the Niger Delta is facing funding problems, posing a potential challenge to efforts to curb violence in the region and raise oil production, a government official said Sunday.
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Podcasts

April 18, 2017-In 2020 the shipping industry is facing its biggest challenge in a century as the IMO is set to impose a new 0.5% sulfur cap on marine fuel emissions. We assess the readiness of shipowners to meet these stricter regulations.
March 13, 2017-Capitol Crude talks with BP and North Dakota’s top oil and gas regulator about US shale oil’s response to the OPEC/non-OPEC agreement.
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News Features

December 07, 2016
OPEC crude oil production for November rose for the sixth straight month, to a record 33.86 million b/d, an S&P Global Platts survey showed December 7, largely on the return of Angola's Dalia field from maintenance and recovery in war-torn Libya.
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Platts Africa Price Assessments

West African Cargoes

Gasoline FOB NWE
Gasoline CIF West Africa


West African Crude

Jubilee


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