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Market Movers Europe, Feb 19-23: Oil industry descends on London for IP Week; gas, power traders watch for cold snap

Market Movers Europe, Feb 19-23: Oil industry descends on London for IP Week; gas, power traders watch for cold snap

2018-02-19 09:42:58 EST

In this week's highlights: Oil industry descends on London for IP Week; European ethanol producers wait to see if antidumping duties on US imports will expire; and gas, power traders are weather watching.


News Headlines

London (Platts)--19 Feb 2018 606 am EST/1106 GMT
The timing of the final investment decision for the planned 6.1 Bcm/year floating LNG import facility at Alexandroupolis in northern Greece has slipped to late 2018, one of the project partners said late Friday, as the developers look to begin commercial operations at the project at the same time as other new gas import infrastructure.
London (Platts)--19 Feb 2018 603 am EST/1103 GMT
Swiss hydro reserves registered their biggest drawdown so far this year with the decline almost twice as big as last year, but remain around 1 TWh above record-low levels seen in early 2017, data from the Federal Energy Office showed.
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The Barrel Blog

February 08, 2018
UK energy start-up Gravitricity announced February 7 it had received a GBP650,000 ($903,400) grant from Innovate UK, the UK government’s innovation agency, for a plan to use old mines shafts to store energy.
February 05, 2018
As oil prices recover from the lows of 2014, US shale producers face a choice: continue to invest in record production or start returning cash to investors who helped them weather the downturn.
February 01, 2018
The commoditization of the global LNG market has had implications across several associated industries, ranging from the gas-fired power sector to seaborne gas transportation.
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Feature -- 2018 Oil & Gas Outlook: Asia

January 24, 2018
The S&P Global Platts Asian oil news and analysis team has put together a series of outlook stories that delves deeper into what’s in store for the region’s oil and gas sector in 2018.
2018 oil and gas outlook: Asia
Also in this feature
China's product exports set to rise as Beijing eases restrictions
China's product exports set to rise as Beijing eases restrictions
China's oil product exports are expected to grow at a healthy rate in 2018, after a modest rise in 2017, as Beijing relaxes restrictions amid strong lobbying by state-owned oil companies.
After a year of pain, India's oil demand set to gain
After a year of pain, India's oil demand set to gain
After a year of faltering growth, India's oil demand is set to stage a recovery in 2018.


Infographics

What's in store for global polyethylene and polypropylene out to 2027?
Worldwide polyethylene capacity is seen to grow from 108.3 million mt in 2016 to 150 million mt by 2027, with around 10 million mt of speculative capacity included into our forecasts post 2024. Platts Analytics expects production to grow from 93 million mt in 2016 to 133.6 million mt by 2027.


Podcasts

Interview: Wim Roels, Borouge, on megatrends, strategies, and 2018 outlook
February 15, 2018
- Borouge chief executive Wim Roels shares his expectations in the polymers this year as well as trends that could affect the sector over the coming years.
Ukrainian corn: Can prices reach $190/mt with the US arb open?
February 13, 2018
- Ukrainian corn prices have risen to a 6-month, rising sharply since the turn of the year, making it the most expensive origination globally. Driving the surge is demand from China, which has bolstered fundamentals.
What chance Permian becoming the poster child for US shale?
February 12, 2018
- US oil output is already shattering records and, fueled by dramatic growth in the Permian, is expected to exceed 11 million b/d by late this year.
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