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August 24, 2014 (4:25)
With natural gas production rates booming and demand expected to rise for years to come, the US could be approaching a golden age for gas pipelines. Platts editor, T.L. Hamilton, from Houston, explains this industry trend.
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.
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China to import 5 billion cu m/year of Russian gas when pipeline starts
Singapore (Platts)--2 Sep 2014 1246 am EDT/446 GMT
China will initially import 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually from Russia once the Power of Siberia pipeline is completed, state-owned China National Petroleum Corp.
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India's gas pricing dilemma: A 'Modi'cum of liberalization?
The new Narendra Modi government in New Delhi prolonged the suspense this week over what tack it will take on the controversial domestic gas pricing issue. It had been expected to signal which way it is inclined ahead of a September 30 deadline to announce its final decision on gas prices.
Energy Economist: The Russia-Ukraine standoff looks to the energy needs of winter
In this month's excerpt from Platts Energy Economist, Ross McCracken looks at the winter energy implications of the Ukraine-Russia divide.
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Platts: Podcasts
What would a US natural gas pipeline golden age look like?
August 28, 2014 - Platts editor T.L. Hamilton explains how expanded north-south natural gas pipeline capacities could help lift US demand further and how prices are shifting.
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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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News Features

October JKM up as PNG tender awarded
August 27, 2014
The Platts JKM(TM) for October delivery was assessed August 26 at $12.40/MMBtu, up 15 cents, as sentiment firmed after the Papua New Guinea LNG project awarded two cargoes to end-users in its recent tender.
Feature: Ukraine expects Russia to halt Europe gas supplies via Ukrainian pipelines
August 27, 2014
Russia plans to stop natural gas supplies to the European Union via Ukrainian pipelines during the high-demand season, says Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk.
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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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