In this Platts podcast, Robert Perkins, senior correspondent for EMEA news, and Elza Turner, editor for Russian markets and refining, discuss the dramatic failure of Petroplus, Europe's largest independent refiner, which has focused attention on the ongoing plight of European refiners suffering under weak margins and wilting regional demand for fuels, with many having closed in the region in the past decade.
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