OPEC Jan crude oil output 32.16 mil b/d, down 690,000 b/d from Dec: Platts survey
February 06, 2017 -The 10 OPEC members obligated to reduce oil output under the landmark agreement signed late last year achieved 91% of their required cuts in January, with their production falling 1.14 million b/d from October levels, according to an S&P Global Platts survey released February 6.
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The Trump administration: A Platts news and analysis feature
February 24, 2017 -From oil and gas to metals and steel to power, coal and emissions, this is your resource for commodity news and analysis related to the administration of US President Donald Trump. More stories, blog posts, videos and podcasts will be added as our editors and analysts continue to cover the evolving news.
African Energy Outlook
September 01, 2016 -Nigeria slips into recession as Q2 oil output slumps; Kenya firms up plan to become first East African oil exporter; Angola shelves plans for new oil refinery; Factbox: Outlook for key Nigerian crude oil grades.
UK Nuclear Analysis: Hinkley Point C
September 19, 2016 -If Hinkley Point C proceeds, it points to a future UK generation mix heavily reliant on fixed-cost generation and provides a bleak outlook for gas-fired operators, CCS and new forms of renewables like tidal power.
2017 global ethylene outlook
February 03, 2017 -Oversupply in the US ethylene market is expected to persist in 2017 while bullish sentiment in the Asian ethylene market will likely ease in the first half.
2017 global propylene outlook
January 11, 2017 -This Platts news feature details the 2017 outlook for propylene markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Americas.
Benzene: SE Asian term discussions indicate higher prices; US participants eye Asian imports
November 28, 2016 -This global Platts data feature includes petrochemicals market news and price assessments for aromatics products, focusing on benzene, toluene and xylenes.
Q4 Dry Bulk Shipping Overview: Capesize freight rates surge for key routes in November
December 23, 2016 -We examine five key routes across the Capesize down to Supramax segments in both the Pacific and Atlantic basins to chart Q42016 for the dry bulk sector.
Global Steel & Scrap Outlook: February buy week drags on in firming US scrap market
February 07, 2017 -Analysis of key steel and scrap markets, focusing on scrap, hot-rolled coil, rebar and semi-finished products.
Grains Market Focus: Growing premium for higher protein wheat in Australia
November 11, 2016 -We assessed APW higher by $0.50/mt at $203.50/mt FOB WA November 11, below the best selling indication heard at $205/mt and above the highest bid heard at $202/mt.
Global Sugar Markets Focus: Prices ease in deficit areas as new campaign sugar comes to market
October 24, 2016 -As delivered white sugar prices were heard easing off modestly over the week as new-campaign sugar comes to market, there was at least one interesting disparity of note heard in the market.