BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR COOKIE NOTICE
X
Skip Navigation LinksHome|News & Analysis|News Features

News Features

Commodities analysis from around the globe

View By Commodity:
Select Year:

Oil


June 18, 2018 -The sudden pace of this transformation has surprised many, and the 24-producer coalition is now touting a proposal to end these cuts and turn on the taps at their oil fields.

Read the full story...


June 18, 2018 -e trade war between the US and China escalated on Saturday with China threatening an additional 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of US goods, including energy and agricultural products, in response to President Donald Trump's decision to place similar tariffs on the same annual value of Chinese product imports.

Read the full story...


June 08, 2018 -In this series, Sambit Mohanty, senior editor at S&P Global Platts, interviews CEOs in Asia and highlights some of the issues hounding the region, including volatile prices and geopolitical tensions.

Read the full story...


May 24, 2018 -Leading politicians, oil ministers and CEOs meet at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum to discuss key issues affecting the energy sector, including recent oil price rises, the terms of the OPEC coalition deal and sanctions.

Read the full story...


May 08, 2018 -US President Donald Trump's plan to leave the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions could have major impacts for global oil, natural gas, metals and petrochemical markets.

Read the full story...


April 14, 2018 -The US' declaration that the overnight missile strikes against Syria would be limited and a "one-time shot" may tamp down some of the risk to oil prices spiking when markets open April 16.

Read the full story...


February 02, 2018 -Beijing's refining sector policies may have been riddled with contradictions in 2017, but the government did lay the groundwork for a more balanced and sustainable growth path for the industry.

Read the full story...


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.

Read the full story...


January 15, 2018 -S&P Global Platts' energy news and products teams provide outlook features and analysis on the oil and natural gas industry across the EMEA region.

Read the full story...


January 02, 2018 -The S&P Global Platts Americas Energy CEO Series features interviews with key business leaders, addressing critical topics across fundamentals, regulation and industry trends. Spanning the oil, gas and power sectors, these wide-ranging discussions seek to provide insight into where energy is headed.

Read the full story...


January 02, 2018 -We're tracking how Mexico's commodity landscape is evolving, from oil and refined products to gas and power to other sectors like renewables, metals and petrochemicals.

Read the full story...


January 02, 2018 -From oil and gas to metals and steel to power, coal and emissions, this is your resource for commodity news and analysis related to the administration of US President Donald Trump. More stories, blog posts, videos and podcasts will be added as our editors and analysts continue to cover the evolving news.

Read the full story...



Petrochemicals


March 21, 2018 -Prices in the $3 trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell 1% in February to $1,074.97/mt, according to the monthly average of the S&P Global Platts Petrochemical Index, a benchmark of seven widely used petrochemicals.

Read the full story...



Shipping


January 02, 2018 -Dry bulk: Panamaxes set for firm Q1 on Chinese grains demand, Atlantic Supramax market set for firm Q1; containers: Will carriers finally get pot of gold in 2018?

Read the full story...



Metals


June 01, 2018 -Unable to reach an alternative agreement, US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, effective June 1.

Read the full story...


March 08, 2018 -US President Donald Trump signed off on a 25% tariff on imports of steel and a 10% tariff on imports of aluminum on March 8, excluding imports from Canada and Mexico. The tariff orders will be effective March 23.

Read the full story...






Copyright © 2018 S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global. All rights reserved.