China's central government has launched environmental inspections across variousregions, affecting output and prices in both upstream and downstream industries.
Focusing on steel mill margins in Asia and China which have consolidated over the past two months, as prices stabilized at higher levels than prior the spring surge.
Various factors led to consistently below-average US gas storage injections this summer, which promoted a rally in futures prices but leaves questions about the changing seasons.
The UK's Rough storage facility outage is set to increase UK gas import reliance this winter. What will be the likely impact and how might the shortfall best be managed?
Developments in US shale production continue to change the global aromatics landscape.
Manipulating commodity markets in the European Union is now a crime. Siobhan Hall explains how EU financial regulations are impacting commodity traders, and what happens next.
Ana-Maria Tolbaru talks on the likely impact on France of it increasing the operating costs for coal generators with the introduction of a new carbon price floor or a coal tax starting in 2017.
Sliding demand for Jones Act crude shipping has operators targeting the refined products market, but a glut of products is suppressing appetite for the tankers.
Herman Wang examines the forces impacting OPEC crude oil supply and how that dynamic could play out when the organization meets on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in September.
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.
Ross McCracken and Gareth Carpenter discuss developments that might radically alter the economics of CCS as an emergent technology.
The US is poised to send more ethanol to Korea, which has traditionally imported Grade B product mostly from Brazil.
David Elward looks behind speculators' decision to target sugar, with it having offered significantly higher returns than other commodities, including crude oil and precious metals.
If China got the dry bulk market out of the doldrums in 2005, is it India’s turn this time around?
Our shipping editors explore the latest trends in the dry bulk S&P and ship recycling markets, giving a forward outlook for the global dry bulk fleet.
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