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October 21, 2014 (15:44)
Henry Edwardes-Evans, associate director for European power, talks with Ross McCracken, managing editor of Energy Economist, about the future of renewable electric power in Europe, which is technically feasible but could require major changes to the business models on which the industry is currently based.
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Argentina will not issue LNG tender before March 2015: source
Houston (Platts)--24 Oct 2014 611 pm EDT/2211 GMT
Argentina will not tender for another strip of LNG cargoes before March 2015 and possibly later, as weak consumer demand continues to saturate the domestic market with excess natural gas supply, a source close to the matter has said.
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Blogs

UK power margins tighten further for winter, but gas stocks high
A fire broke out October 19 at the UK's Didcot B gas-fired power station, in the latest of a series of unexpected problems that have considerably tightened the margin of spare supply available to the country's electricity market this winter.
New Frontiers: Cutting back natural gas flaring in North Dakota hits a bump
North Dakota has aggressively sought to cut the amount of natural gas flaring going on in the state. North Dakota has made strides, but it has a new hurdle, as Brian Scheid discusses in this week’s Oilgram News column, New Frontiers.
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News Features

Global LNG Update: Crude prices minor factor in JKM decline
October 23, 2014
Weakening Brent crude oil prices are playing only a minor role in the declining price of the Platts JKM, while bearish supply-demand fundamentals in the Asia Pacific Basin and mild temperatures are weighing more heavily on sentiment.
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Podcasts

Platts: Podcasts
More volatility seen in LNG spot prices on increase in flexible supply
October 07, 2014 - Stephanie Wilson, Platts managing editor for LNG, talks about the volatility in LNG spot prices and the key drivers of price movements.
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Could international sanctions against Russia affect operations at Sakhalin?
September 25, 2014 - Examining the possible impact of international sanctions against Russia on current and future oil, gas projects at Sakhalin Island.
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Industry Solution Papers Library

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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