Latest Platts Podcasts



Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast | The Yield | Metals Meltdown | Energy Spotlight | Petrochemicals Focus | Global Oil Markets | Oil Roundtable | Global Steel Markets | Energy Podium | Metals Focus

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

May 18, 2015 (20:40)

Brian Scheid and Herman Wang interview Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Republican and chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, about her efforts to lift the US' longstanding restrictions on crude oil exports.


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

May 21, 2015 (5:41)

Demand for hydrous ethanol in Brazil is booming, with the biofuel becoming more competitive than gasoline and bouncing back to demand levels on par with December 2009.


Listen to the latest analysis of the global landscape for metals and their markets.

May 21, 2015 (10:06)

In the inaugural Metals Meltdown podcast, Platts steel editors look at the economically challenging global landscape for metals, and explain how raw materials are impacting pricing and the outlook for finished steel goods.


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

May 20, 2015 (9:48)

Pipeline maintenance and an uptick in gas-fired power generation are supporting price movements in North American spot and forwards natural gas markets.


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

May 19, 2015 (5:41)

Platts editors analyze the cause of falling benzene prices and the factors that could potentially lend it some support.


Listen to the latest analysis of oil price movements.

May 18, 2015 (7:45)

Summer driving season is about to kick off in the US, where refiners are cranking up capacity to churn out more gasoline. Editors touch on gasoline prices, cracking margins, unplanned outages, as well as spot and futures markets.


Listen to analysis of top oil news stories from key Platts editors.

April 30, 2015 (6:22)

While the United Arab Emirates' major petroleum projects are going ahead as planned, Iraq is facing challenges to oil production growth.


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

April 24, 2015 (5:55)

Platts steel editors look at the demand and supply factors dragging down iron ore prices in Asia as well as the impact of stricter environmental regulations in China.


Listen to newsmakers and credentialed reporters discuss current energy issues.

April 8, 2015 (59:55)

Colette Honorable, Commissioner, US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, addressed FERC's busy policy and legal agenda.


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

January 30, 2015 (5:48)

Platts editor Mayumi Watanabe discusses market expectations for the second quarter and the factors affecting aluminum prices.









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