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September 09, 2014 (6:31)
In this latest Gas and Power Watch video, William Powell focuses on the UK, where worries about a possible escalation of the eastern Ukraine crisis and higher gas consumption since mid-August have pushed up gas prices.
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Natural gas curtailments in Trinidad and Tobago due to lack of investment: BPTT
Austin, Texas (Platts)--19 Sep 2014 452 pm EDT/2052 GMT
Natural gas curtailments that have negatively impacted production by downstream LNG and petrochemical plants in Trinidad are mainly because of less investment by upstream producers, not maintenance activity, BP Trinidad and Tobago said Friday.
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Ukraine Crisis: Ukraine says gas storage facilities key to Europe's energy security
September 18, 2014
Ukraine's underground natural gas storage facilities have a pivotal role to play in underpinning Europe's energy security, says Andriy Kobolev, head of Naftogaz Ukrayiny.
Global LNG Update
September 10, 2014
The Platts JKM for October gained 10 cents/MMBtu September 9 as buyers in North Asia expressed more interest in October cargoes to build inventories ahead of November.
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China hails new deepwater natural gas find, done all on its own
China National Offshore Oil Corp. has plenty to get excited about these days. After years of touting the unexplored and hidden depths of the South China Sea, the company has finally scored a coup with its first independent deepwater discovery.
Fracking dollars help save a sports icon in fracking-free New York
John Kingston on another chapter in the never-ending love/hate relationship between New York and fracking. The former has banned the latter, as we’re sure you know.
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Platts: Podcasts
Asian companies gear up as Mexico opens oil, gas sectors to foreign investors
September 15, 2014 - Platts oil team discusses the growing interest of Asian companies in the oil and gas opportunities in Mexico.
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US gas market like 'Casablanca': traders wait and wait and wait
September 09, 2014 - US natural gas prices are shifting back and forth in a narrow band as traders look for a catalyst to show them some direction.
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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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