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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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Evolving global LNG trade on eve of US exports tops agenda at Nov 6 conference
Tokyo (Platts)--30 Oct 2014 722 am EDT/1122 GMT
The world's top LNG buyers and producers are returning to Tokyo next week for a third round of public forums, and discussion is expected to focus on whether prospective gas-linked US supplies will still be cheaper than traditional oil-indexed contracts given crude benchmarks recently dropping to near four-year lows.
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Global LNG Update: December JKM dips below $13.00/MMBtu
October 30, 2014
Ample availability of spot cargoes, coupled with high inventories, has driven LNG spot prices for December delivery to levels not seen since 2010, Platts data shows.
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Platts: Podcasts
Winter seems distant as shoulder season weighs on US gas markets
October 29, 2014 - Platts and Bentek natural gas team members discuss how US markets, from cash to forwards to futures, have seen price dips lately while production is continuing apace.
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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LPG demonstrates modernity comes from consumption
The oil industry has often heard itself being criticized from within for not being bolder in sending a broadly positive message about what it does. Hydrocarbons make modern life possible.
Regulation & Environment: Alaska mining battle and its impact on oil and gas
Regulations between mining and oil and gas often spill over. That's what the industry is worried about in Alaska, as Tim Bradner discusses in this week's Oilgram News column, Regulation & Environment.
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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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