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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.

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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.

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May 04, 2018 -OPEC crude production in April slid for the third straight month to a one-year low, largely due to Venezuela's continued output deterioration and Iraq's first decline since November, an S&P Global Platts survey found May 4.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Metals


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.

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