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15 октября, 12:34

JKTC: the world’s LNG spot trading hub

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US LNG exports, on destination-free terms, have been regarded as the game changer for the market in recent years. But this view neglects the role played by China’s rising demand, and the changes taking place among traditional LNG buyers in Northeast Asia, which are driving the rapid establishment of an LNG trading hub. The global […] The post JKTC: the world’s LNG spot trading hub appeared first on Platts Insight.

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14 октября, 09:03

Commodity Tracker: 5 charts to watch this week

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Natural gas is top of our editors’ picks of unfolding commodity trends this week, with Europe’s market responding to oversupply and solid US production giving rise to ample storage. Elsewhere, low US power prices, Germany’s latest plan to step up emissions reductions and soaring nickel prices all feature. 1. Weather forecasts cause wild ride in […] The post Commodity Tracker: 5 charts to watch this week appeared first on Platts Insight.

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09 октября, 18:24

Europe’s plastic recycling drive pits consumer demand against economic realities

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Recognition of plastic waste as a global problem has spurred legislation and industry initiatives in the last two years, and driven growth in demand for recycled plastics. When it comes to developing recycling as a sustainable business, Europe leads the way, and in particular the market for polyethylene terephthalate (PET), best known as the material […] The post Europe’s plastic recycling drive pits consumer demand against economic realities appeared first on Platts Insight.

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08 октября, 14:24

Insight Conversation: Alex Schneiter, CEO, Lundin Petroleum

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Lundin Petroleum discovered the 2.7 billion barrel Johan Sverdrup oil field in 2010. CEO Alex Schneiter spoke to Nick Coleman shortly before first oil was produced in early October, about the company’s strategy, the challenges for small exploration and production firms, and how the sector can respond to changing societal and environmental demands. What does […] The post Insight Conversation: Alex Schneiter, CEO, Lundin Petroleum appeared first on Platts Insight.

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07 октября, 09:17

Commodity Tracker: 6 charts to watch this week

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A new production record for Permian basin gas, and rising transport costs for crude oil into Asia, are top of S&P Global Platts editors’ picks this week. Plus: EU renewables output, Egypt’s return to abundant natural gas supply, a US power price spike, and the squeeze on European steel mill margins. 1. Gas pipeline start-up […] The post Commodity Tracker: 6 charts to watch this week appeared first on Platts Insight.

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03 октября, 11:59

China waste policy could make or break the global ferrous scrap market

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China’s recent battle against waste imports into the country has proved a success, as August ferrous scrap imports fell to zero, a figure unseen for the past 20 years in the country, according to the latest customs figures. Since late December 2018, China has been slowly isolating itself from the global scrap market. The restrictions […] The post China waste policy could make or break the global ferrous scrap market appeared first on Platts Insight.

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02 октября, 13:45

In Argentina, politics threatens oil production growth again: Fuel for Thought

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As Argentina stands on the verge of regime change, the question for oil companies is whether politics or the geology of Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s biggest shale plays, will prevail. Oil companies are used to dealing with geopolitical risk, often operating in volatile regions when the resource potential is high enough. Argentina holds […] The post In Argentina, politics threatens oil production growth again: Fuel for Thought appeared first on Platts Insight.

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01 октября, 12:16

Insight from Washington: Oil market shifts have diminished potential SPR role

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Speculation over a release of crude oil from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve may have kept prices relatively in check in the wake of the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities, but the amount the US government could have got to market may be well below levels needed to offset any significant supply loss. While […] The post Insight from Washington: Oil market shifts have diminished potential SPR role appeared first on Platts Insight.

30 сентября, 17:05

UK sugar beet farmers grapple with uncertainties

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UK sugar beet growers have had to face the challenges of an unresolved Brexit process, the weather, and a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides in the run-up to the official October 1 start of the 2019-20 campaign. To get the farmer’s view on the state of the industry, S&P Global Platts visited Park Farm in Thorney, […] The post UK sugar beet farmers grapple with uncertainties appeared first on Platts Insight.

30 сентября, 13:42

Commodity Tracker: 4 charts to watch this week

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Asian demand for light crude oil grades and record US gas exports to Mexico are in the sights of S&P Global Platts editors this week. Plus, European gas price trends and the prospects for German power plant fuel switching. 1. Asian crude buying helps widen spread between light and heavy grades   What’s happening? Asia […] The post Commodity Tracker: 4 charts to watch this week appeared first on Platts Insight.

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26 сентября, 08:30

Solar PV growth slows as sector transitions to new phase

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Dramatic cost reductions are now seeing solar PV becoming increasingly competitive,  but capacity additions remain subdued so far this year across major markets, following a prior year of stalled growth, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics’ latest Global Solar PV Outlook. Although additions in Germany have been rebounding and Japan has seen a return to […] The post Solar PV growth slows as sector transitions to new phase appeared first on Platts Insight.

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24 сентября, 09:30

US Northeast power markets are unwell. What’s next?

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If the electricity markets of the North Eastern US were patients in a hospital, their condition would not be improving, and some might even describe it as critical. New England’s redesigned capacity market, which ran in February under new rules for the first time, closed at a clearing price that was the lowest in six […] The post US Northeast power markets are unwell. What’s next? appeared first on Platts Insight.