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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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Sierra Club, others challenge US FERC's approval of Cameron LNG project
Washington (Platts)--22 Jul 2014 426 pm EDT/2026 GMT
Environmental groups are seeking a rehearing on the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to authorize the construction and operation of facilities needed to export 1.7 Bcf/d of liquefied natural gas from Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
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Bulls flee N. American gas market as temperatures moderate
July 21, 2014 - The bulls are fleeing the North American natural gas market with moderate August weather in the forecasts and predictions of five more weeks of above-average storage injections.
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Prices pressured upward for US ethylene, downstream markets
July 18, 2014 - US spot ethylene assessments rose to their highest levels in more than a year earlier in the week, and the tightness in the polyethylene export market hearkens back to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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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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Global LNG Update
July 16, 2014
Exelon, which operates the largest US nuclear fleet, has thrown its hat into the liquefied natural gas market, purchasing a 96% stake in a company that plans to export LNG from Texas.
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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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