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Global factors widen the Forties/Urals crude oil spread
Platts editors discuss the "exploding" price difference between two important crudes in North Europe -- benchmark Forties and Russia’s Urals.
Russia's falling fuel oil exports
We discuss how Russian refinery upgrades and a rise in export duty have led to a fall in exports for fuel oil. However, one product in particular is seeing a rise in exports.
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Play for today: How the global steel market is faring
For global steel this time of the year has come to be known as the time when international trade breathed its last. We have seen the steel export life sucked out of some traditional powerhouses and breathed into others.
Listen to in-depth weekly analysis of US oil policy news from our senior editors covering the Capitol.
The US isn't the only partner available to assist in Mexico's hydrocarbon reforms
Capitol Crude looks to Mexico, where reform is upending the energy sector at a time when its relationship with the US could be on the cusp of a change.
Listen to our monthly analysis of how rules and regulation impacts global commodities markets.
China aims for bluer skies ahead, but at what cost to commodity demand?
Prime Minister Li Keqiang wants to make China's skies blue again. But what does this mean for the country's production and consumption of commodities?
Listen to our analysis of key news and pricing issues from across the commodity markets.
Northeast US coal burn increased in March even as retirements will impact power gen mix
It seems Mother Nature decided to skip most of winter in the Northeast US this year, but a recent cold snap bumped up power and gas prices in March and the region's generation mix is still changing.
Asian thermal coal market: Japan April price talks, Korean consumption tax in focus
Our editors give an overview of Asian thermal coal markets, including the latest from Japan's benchmark contract negotiations, and South Korean imports and coal consumption tax updates.