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June 27, 2014 (4:43)
The Platts JKM assessment price has dropped, due to an abundance of LNG supplies. Stephanie Wilson details the price and import falls and explains where Qatar is now looking for increased buying.
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Apache to sell equity stakes in Kitimat, Wheatstone LNG projects
Houston (Platts)--31 Jul 2014 602 pm EDT/2202 GMT
Apache plans to sell its 50% stake in Canada's Kitimat LNG and its 13% stake in Australia's Wheatstone LNG project in a move to reposition its portfolio toward growth in North American onshore liquids, the company said Thursday.
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Russian oil sector at risk from new sanctions
July 31, 2014
Fresh sanctions announced by the EU and US will heap further pressure on Russia's economy and undermine the sentiment of investors toward a country facing growing isolation from the Western community.
Global LNG Update
July 30, 2014
The number of September cargoes still unsold weighed slightly on the market on July 29, sending the Platts JKM for September down 5 cents to $10.625/MMBtu, while the Northwest Europe Marker and the Southwest Europe Marker both fell as well.
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Platts: Podcasts
China's H1 2014 apparent oil demand edges up on year
July 25, 2014 - Platts' Song Yen Ling analyzes China's apparent oil demand during the first six months of 2014, which edged up 0.6% on year to 9.91 mil b/d.
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Bulls flee N. American gas market as temperatures moderate
July 21, 2014 - The bulls are fleeing the N. American natural gas market with moderate weather forecast and predictions of above-average storage injections.
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Petrodollars: The Western Canadian LNG business attempts to launch
Exports of LNG from the US are not the only potential growth story for North America. LNG shipments out of Western Canada are also on tap. Ashok Dutta reviews the start-and-go status of the various projects.
East Africa must avoid LNG delays to compete with rivals
Mozambique and Tanzania are locked in a race to be first to export gas from East Africa, and the region may emerge as a strong competitor to capture key export markets in Asia.
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Special Report - Bakken: The King in the North
Platts launched on April 22 a new Bakken crude oil assessment representing the light sweet crude traded close to the wellhead at North Dakota terminals in the Williston Basin with the capacity to move crude by rail or by pipeline.
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