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

Listen to in-depth weekly analysis of US oil policy news from our senior editors covering the Capitol.

January 23, 2017 (15:42)

Capitol Crude travels to Texas to discuss the impact President Donald Trump may have on US crude oil supply and gasoline demand.

January 17, 2017 (38:52)

Robert McNally, author of the new book 'Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices' joins Capitol Crude to talk about the history — and future — of crude oil prices.

Listen to our analysis of key news and pricing issues from across the global natural gas, power, and coal markets.

January 18, 2017 (4:18)

Wholesale electric power prices in the US are starting 2017 by ticking upward, lifted by firmer natural gas prices, which overall has caused coal generation to take some of gas generation’s share in the overall fuel mix.

December 14, 2016 (8:49)

It's been tough going for the secondary aluminum market over the last few months, and an ample alloy supply is weighing on the US market as the year ends.

Listen to in-depth monthly analysis of steel markets from our senior editors across the globe.

December 20, 2016 (8:51)

It’s the week before Christmas, and the end of the year finds the three wise men of Metals Meltdown reflecting on what’s happened in the global steel industry in 2016 and predicting where production and prices could be headed in 2017.

Listen to our analysis of key oil price movements across the globe.

January 18, 2017 (4:09)

We discuss the current strength in low sulfur fuel oil in the Mediterranean, and the prospects for a fuel that faces an uncertain future in light of environmental regulation.

January 11, 2017 (5:22)

Platts editors Joel Hanley and Virginie Malicier discuss the naphtha market’s strong start to 2017. As the year unfolds, what has turned the market from bearish to bullish in the short term?

January 10, 2017 (5:43)

Mexico’s higher gasoline prices for consumers is having a ripple effect through North American gasoline markets as the US exports more product to its neighbor.

January 03, 2017 (3:46)

Effective January 3, 2017, the Platts US Gulf Coast fuel oil assessment has been updated to reflect residual fuel oil intended for end-use by the bunker sector to meet maritime fuel demand.

Listen to our monthly analysis of how rules and regulation impacts global commodities markets.

December 09, 2016 (7:44)

S&P Global Platts editors on how coal plant capacity in NWE is set to fall at least 30% to under 54 GW by 2025, and who benefits most from capacity mechanisms.

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

December 07, 2016 (4:11)

After facing threats of frost and floods last month, Australian farmers are now looking at a record wheat harvest.

Listen to our analysis of key global petrochemicals news and analysis.

November 03, 2016 (10:08)

Interview with Camille Marty, liquid bulk business manager at the Port of Tarragona, on the port’s plans to become a hub for the petrochemical industry in the Mediterranean.

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