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Listen to the latest analysis of petrochemicals news and prices from Platts petrochemical editors.

October 31, 2014 (7:16)

Platts editors discuss the current uptrend seen in European caustic soda prices amid tightened supply; an EU ruling which forces up to 26% of chlor-alkali plants to move away from mercury production.


Listen to Platts editors analyze a key news or pricing issue from across the gas, power, and coal markets.

October 30, 2014 (6:38)

Platts Gareth Carpenter talks on the growing biomass market and how the euro's recent weakness against the US dollar has caused European generators to source their spot wood pellets from local suppliers rather than from the US.


October 29, 2014 (9:54)

Platts and Bentek natural gas team members discuss how US markets, from cash to forwards to futures, have seen price dips lately while production is continuing apace.


Listen to the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol.

October 27, 2014 (6:16)

Platts senior editors Herman Wang and Brian Scheid ask if the hundreds of millions of barrels of crude oil stashed away by the US government may indicate a hoarding problem.


Listen to the latest analysis of key issues from across global biofuels, grains, and sugar markets.

October 24, 2014 (3:52)

Esther Ng, Platts biodiesel editor, talks about the demand for PME as crude and gasoil prices fall, Chinese interest in winter-grade PME, and Malaysia's move to scrap the export tax on crude palm oil until December.


Listen to the latest analysis of metals news and prices from Platts metals team.

October 21, 2014 (5:14)

Platts associate editor Clement Kwok on the performance of the manganese ore market; the trend in imports as South Africa leapfrogs Australia as exporter of manganese ore to China; and the market expectations for the rest of the year.


Listen to the latest analysis of steel news and prices from Platts steel editors.

October 17, 2014 (5:42)

Platts steel editors analyze the latest outlook for steel use in China issued by the World Steel Association and its impact on prices of iron ore and scrap globally.


Listen to the latest analysis of oil price movements.

October 30, 2014 (4:53)

Platts editors discuss the impact on the oil and shipping markets of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa; and examine the steps taken by the shipping industry to continue loading operations in the region during this time.


Listen to analysis of top oil news stories from key Platts editors.

September 1, 2014 (6:36)

Platts' oil team discusses Apache's find in northwest Australia; Santos' material gas condensate discovery; and the prospects of other fields in the area.


Listen to newsmakers and credentialed reporters discuss current energy issues.








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