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August 13, 2014 (4:47)
The price difference between spot LNG cargoes delivered to North Asia and West India has fallen to a record low. Max Gostelow, Asia LNG associate editor, discusses evolving trade flows in Asia, an oversupply in the region and the spread in the Indian market.
August 12, 2014 (6:56)
Henry Edwardes-Evans analyzes the average gas price for UK day ahead in July; the huge hike in gas use for power generation which reversed a 7-month downward trend.
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Natural gas prices waffle in well-supplied US markets
August 19, 2014 - In the wake of low cooling demand and large storage injections, US natural gas prices are searching for any real direction.
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Japan power peak season and LNG demand analysis
August 18, 2014 - Platts editors discuss how Japan's power market is coping with the peak season's demand; the possibility of restarting nuclear reactors; and other factors which could affect LNG demand in the short and long term.
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Japan's Idemitsu finds natural gas, condensate offshore southern Vietnam
Tokyo (Platts)--21 Aug 2014 1224 am EDT/424 GMT
Japan's Idemitsu Kosan said Thursday it has discovered natural gas and condensate at its operated 05-1b and 05-1c blocks offshore southern Vietnam.
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Rosneft, Gazprom agree on Sakhalin 2: report
August 20, 2014
Rosneft and Gazprom have reached an understanding on joint use of the Sakhalin 2 line in Russia's Far East, which could ship natural gas to Rosneft's future gas liquefaction plant aimed at Asia Pacific markets.
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UK gas supplies comfortable, retail prices steady
Platts Alex Froley on how the UK gas market is looking comfortably supplied at present, with wholesale prices reflecting this.
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.
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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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