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Oil


The viability of Norway's Troll as a component grade in Dated Brent
December 02, 2016 04:30:00 EST (5:55)

S&P Global Platts video on the possibility of other grades of crude oil – particularly Troll – joining the basket making up the North Sea Dated Brent benchmark.


S&P Global Platts to launch Japan lorry rack oil product price assessments
November 10, 2016 10:01:00 EST (7:42)

After launching the Japan oil products price assessments on April 25, 2016, S&P Global Platts is now looking at bringing the eWindow to participants in the Japan market.


Agriculture


Questions remain over advanced biofuel ouput, D5 RINs after RVO announcement
December 01, 2016 06:58:19 EST (3:26)

RINs prices jumped to three-year highs after the US EPA released its finalized 2017 renewable volume obligations, and many market participants have concerns about the advanced biofuel mandate.


EC to propose '1st Gen' biofuels phase-out, new advanced mandate from 2021
November 24, 2016 09:58:19 EST (3:34)
Sean Bartlett on the EC's upcoming proposal to phase out biofuels made from feed or food crop-based feedstocks after 2021, while also introducing a mandate for advanced biofuels.

Metals


Metallurgical coal price quadruples, rally ripples across dry bulk markets
November 22, 2016 03:10:27 EST (3:52)

The metallurgical coal market is enjoying a renaissance as prices rise to levels not seen since 2011, and it's giving related dry bulk commodities a boost.


TSI Eye On The Market: Global HRC spread compression and the impact on the rest of the ferrous market
November 08, 2016 05:00:20 EST (11:16)
The spread between TSI’s ASEAN HRC (Chinese exports) Index and TSI’s US HRC Index has dramatically decreased over recent months, tying to two markets ever closer together.

Natural Gas


Normal winter weather could push US gas prices higher in Q1 2017
November 17, 2016 07:12:27 EST (2:54)

The winter approaches, more heating demand — and more natural gas demand — is expected to shape American markets, as Bob Yu demonstrates in an analysis of the fundamentals.


Winners and losers of Europe's natural gas price convergence
November 10, 2016 07:12:27 EST (3:10)
New infrastructure, increased prevalence of hub pricing and sluggish overall demand have driven Europe's natural gas prices ever-closer to convergence, pushing market participants to seek value in the short-term.

Petrochemicals


Oil prices, uncertainty and expansions shaping Americas petrochemicals
November 15, 2016 03:00:27 EST (3:31)

Petrochemical market players from the Americas and beyond will be convening in Buenos Aires for the annual APLA meetings, and Bernardo Fallas looks at the key topics that attendees will focus on.


How is the US shale boom panning out on global markets?
September 23, 2016 11:09:28 EST (6:14)

Analyzing the latest developments in US ethane exports and related current and future crude, naphtha and NGLs pricing trends and impact on cracker margins in Europe.


Electric Power


UK leaves power generators in dark over post-2020 carbon taxes
November 29, 2016 09:58:19 EST (3:23)
Anu Ramanathan reports on the UK's decision to hold the Carbon Price Support rate at £18/mt until 2020 in a bid to provide certainty to businesses.

The next US president's impact on America's power generation fleet
November 08, 2016 08:19:10 EST (5:41)

Coal, natural gas and renewables were among the few energy topics the US presidential candidates addressed, and we look at how market share and capacity could change under Trump or Clinton.


Shipping


New marine fuel emission norms: A time for LNG to shine in bunkering?
November 03, 2016 07:00:00 EST (3:03)
The new sulfur emission cap on marine fuels to be implemented from 2020 is set to change the course of maritime history. The video offers a look at the stormy waters ahead.

How will the IMO's 2020 global sulfur cap reshape the oil industry?
November 01, 2016 08:35:51 EST (3:29)
On October 27 the IMO announced a sharply lower sulfur cap on shipping fuel globally from 2020. But what are the implications for shipping lines, refineries, and crude producers?

Coal


US coal markets take cues from gas, power after record-setting summer
September 20, 2016 08:29:45 EST (3:01)

US coal prices saw significant price boosts this summer after reaching extreme lows in May, and recent movements provide a hint as to market changes for the rest of 2016.


Surge of US Gulf Coast petcoke exports to India dropping off this summer
July 26, 2016 03:01:00 EST (3:29)

US Gulf Coast refiners exported an unprecedented level of petcoke in May, targeting growing demand in India, but tonnage is dropping and could have price effects.



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