Latest Platts Podcasts



Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast | The Yield | Brussels to Beijing: Commodity policy in Europe and Asia | Petrochemicals Focus | Global Oil Markets | Metals Meltdown | Metals Focus | Global Steel Markets | Energy Podium | Energy Spotlight

Listen to the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol.

May 23, 2016 (19:47)

Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region has been hard hit by the oil price plunge, but it is attempting to pull its oil industry out of the shadows and toward legitimacy.



Listen to the latest analysis of key issues from across global biofuels, grains, and sugar markets.

May 19, 2016 (6:50)

RINs markets had the largest day-on-day change in several years after the US Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed RFS mandates on May 18.


April 25, 2016 (5:04)

Platts editors discuss the global sugar deficit that has supported world sugar prices and how Brazil's sugar production for 2016/17 is likely to increase.



Platts analysis of how rules and regulation impacts markets

May 16, 2016 (7:38)

China's commodity exchanges such as the Dalian Commodity Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange may be closed to international participants, but their influence on global markets is undeniable.



Listen to the latest analysis of petrochemicals news and prices from Platts petrochemical editors.

May 13, 2016 (4:51)

Platts analysts discuss the effects of the Middle East feedstock price changes at the end of 2015-early 2016 on the petrochemicals markets in 2016.


April 27, 2016 (5:35)

US benzene, toluene and mixed xylene prices have been pressured by excess supply, including benzene imports from Asia at the beginning of the year.



Listen to the latest analysis of oil price movements.

May 10, 2016 (5:00)

Wildfires are still raging across northern Alberta, and the oil industry is grappling with shut-ins, force majeures and price effects rippling through markets.


March 08, 2016 (5:12)

The US jet fuel industry is facing more problems with off-spec product, leading to lots of discussion around how jet fuel is stored, mixed, shipped on pipelines and tested.



Listen to the latest analysis of global steel markets

April 22, 2016 (5:15)

Centered on the strength in the domestic Chinese market, steel mills are forcing up prices around the world. The Meltdown boys trying to figure out why and for how long this price rally will continue.



Listen to the latest analysis of metals news and prices from Platts metals team.

March 16, 2016 (8:26)

Platts started assessing scrap prices in Mexico in the first week of February, and the aluminum market there is proving to be quite different from its neighbor to the north.



Listen to the latest analysis of steel news and price analysis from Platts editors.

February 18, 2016 (10:35)

Platts editors examine how sustainable rising Chinese domestic steel prices are, discuss the industry's reaction to antidumping measures and examine the outlook for China's iron ore market.



Listen to newsmakers and credentialed reporters discuss current energy issues.

January 12, 2016 (1.00:13)

Stephen Burns, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, discussed the future of US nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima I nuclear accident.



Listen to Platts editors analyze a key news or pricing issue from across the gas, power, and coal markets.

December 15, 2015 (7:26)

A new free trade agreement will see China's import tariff on certain types of Australian coal reduced in three tranches from December 20.










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