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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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Bernstein pessimistic on storage, calls for $4.40-$5/Mcf in US gas prices
Washington (Platts)--11 Jul 2014 439 pm EDT/2039 GMT
US natural gas prices will range between $4.40 and $5/Mcf for the second half of this year, Bernstein Research analyst Bob Brackett said Friday, as gas storage levels struggle to top 3.5 Tcf.
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The changing face of global gas, or, chasing the arbitrage
The world of gas is not binary and the fact that US LNG imports were proved to be unworkable does not mean that exports will necessarily be profitable.
Regulation & Environment: Cap & Trade comes to California oil product markets
California’s cap and trade law has been reality for a wide variety of CO2 emitters for several years. But they are all stationary sources. In January, it moves to a moving kind of source: motor vehicles.
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Global LNG Update
July 09, 2014
Sellers continued struggling to place the last unsold August cargoes July 8, sending the August Platts Japan Korea Marker to $10.925/MMBtu, down $0.10/MMBtu, while the Northwest Europe Marker closed at $8.115/MMBtu and the Southwest Europe Marker at $8.615/MMBtu, both down $0.09/MMBtu.
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US temperatures, but not gas prices, climb
July 08, 2014 - Air conditioners are cranking up across much of the US, but Hurricane Arthur left comfortable temperatures in its wake in other natural gas consuming areas.
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Interview: EU carbon market regulation and reform (part 2)
June 25, 2014 - Jesse Scott of Eurelectric on proposed carbon market reforms and the risk that EU policy delay could cause future trouble for energy investments.
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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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