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A crude by any other name, and the US offshore lease sale
Herman Wang and Brian Scheid wonder what exactly distinguishes Bakken crude from other US oil grades and discuss the latest federal offshore lease sale.
Listen to Platts editors analyze a key news or pricing issue from across the gas, power, and coal markets.
Will US coal be left out in the cold this winter?
Platts editor Andrew Moore explains how coal prices didn't react quite as expected this winter, and now transportation issues are compounding issues for utilities.
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Tanker markets feel impact from Libya crude loading restarts, Ebola crisis
Platts shipping editors discuss the impact on tanker markets of the restart of crude oil loading from the Libyan ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider; the latest developments resulting from the spread of Ebola in W Africa.
Listen to the latest analysis of steel news and prices from Platts steel editors.
Iron ore market: Price recovery in tandem with stronger economic growth or more bumpy road ahead?
Platts editors discuss why iron ore market players are optimistic about the second half of the year and the closer relationship between the price movements of port stocks and seaborne iron ore.
Listen to the latest analysis of key issues from across global biofuels, grains, and sugar markets.
US ethanol market defies expectations of summer movements
Earlier this year, the US ethanol market was expecting soaring prices and a major supply drought, but that hasn't happened -- although there's still time for changes.
Listen to the latest analysis of petrochemicals news and prices from Platts petrochemical editors.
Volatility in the vinyl acetate monomer markets
Platts EMEA petrochemicals editors discuss the volatility in the NWE VAM market and the arbitrage flows from other regions.
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Tougher approach: EU mulls fresh Russia sanctions after Malaysian jet shot down
Platts' oil team discusses the importance of Russian crude oil and diesel supply to Europe, as the EU mulls fresh Russia sanctions after Malaysian jet shot down over Ukraine.
Listen to the latest analysis of metals news and prices from Platts metals team.
Molybdenum oxide prices hit 21 month high at $13/lb
Platts' European metals editors analyze the molybdenum oxide market and price movements seen for it recently, with prices climbing to 2012 highs.
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