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S&P Global Platts to include Norway's Troll in Dated Brent, BFOE assessments from 2018

S&P Global Platts to include Norway's Troll in Dated Brent, BFOE assessments from 2018

2017-02-20 05:00:00 EST

Following an extensive period of consultation and engagement with market participants, S&P Global Platts will include Norway's Troll in its Dated Brent, BFOE price assessments from January 1, 2018.

Market Movers, Feb 20-24: China coal policy changes, methanol supply constraints, LNG tender interest

Dated Brent crude oil volatility: February outlook

Platts Market Movers, Feb 13-17: Japanese thermal coal buyers scout for cargoes; reverse arb opens for styrene monomer


The Barrel Blog

February 20, 2017
Mexico’s plans to develop its shale oil resources have finally taken a step forward following years of largely fruitless efforts by the state owned company Pemex.
February 13, 2017
China’s regulatory pendulum has swung from supporting independent refiners to favoring state-owned oil companies.
February 06, 2017
A global transition away from oil and gas is well underway as booming renewable energy sources and electric cars portend major changes for the industry.
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News Headlines

Bogota (Platts)--21 Feb 2017 359 pm EST/2059 GMT
State-controlled Ecopetrol reported a 14% year-on-year reduction in proven reserves through December 31, a decrease that reflects three years of declining oil field investment in Colombia's oil patch, it said Tuesday.
Houston (Platts)--21 Feb 2017 959 am EST/1459 GMT
Kinder Morgan Canada will limit crude nominations on its Trans Mountain pipeline system by 25% in March, meaning the line will only carry 75% of nominated volumes, the company said Tuesday.
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Feature: The Trump Administration

January 27, 2017
Congressional Republicans hoping to overhaul US corporate taxes are depending on oil imports to generate nearly a third of the proposal's $1 trillion in revenue expected over 10 years, making it a challenge for any industry efforts to carve out an exemption for crude or oil products.
US oil imports remain key to Republicans' $1 trillion border tax plan
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Fact Box: Trump signs orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines
Fact Box: Trump signs orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines
US President Donald Trump on January 24 signed executive actions aimed at advancing the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.



Podcasts

Permian production, US crude exports have midstream companies battling for barrels
February 21, 2017
- The Texas Gulf Coast is gearing up to handle more US oil production and a potential rise in US crude exports, but pipeline capacity already outstrips the area's refining capacity.
What the FERC? How a lack of quorum could affect US oil and natural gas
February 13, 2017
- The US FERC lost its quorum on February 3 and slipped into regulatory chaos. What does it mean for pipeline permitting and oil shipping rates and what does it say about partisanship in Washington?
The big oil issues for 2017
February 09, 2017
- Ahead of the Platts London Oil & Energy Forum on February 20, our editors discuss matters such as OPEC’s output cut, West Africa’s clampdown on sulfur, and the new US president.
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Asia Pacific and Middle East Refined Oil Products methodology

Published March 2016

The Asia Pacific and Middle East Refined Oil Products Guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts Asia Products assessments.


Asia Pacific and Middle East Refined Oil Products methodology



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