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S&P Global Platts - US Election Wrap: Democrats Win House, Voters Answer Oil Policy Questions

Washington — Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's mid-term election, but Republicans retained control of the Senate as voters decided on new gasoline tax hikes and limits on drilling, both on and offshore. Republicans won Senate races in Texas and North Dakota, t ...

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Posted 13 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUSA +8

FACTBOX: US Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Crude Exports – S&P Global Platts

US sanctions against Iranian crude exports went back into effect Monday, although top buyers of Iranian crude were given temporary waivers until May, when they will be expected to cut purchases significantly. Oil prices climbed Monday as the sanctions kicked in, but price increases were limited by ...

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Posted 15 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSAIran +8

S&P Global Platt: Shallow Vertical Wells Get Lift in October; Overall U.S. Rig Count Remains Flat Versus September

Eyes on Colorado's Proposition 112 in November 6 Midterm Elections HOUSTON (November 5, 2018)  S&P Global Platts Analytics, today announced the total U.S. rig count for October 2018 was 1,174, down 1 (0%) from September 2018, and up 126 (+12%) from October 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onsh ...

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Posted 15 days agoOpinion > S&P Global Plattscoloradoonshore +6

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX - Update Midterm Elections: Ballot initiatives and Battlegrounds

With a full field of energy-related races and ballot initiatives galloping toward the finish line of the November 6 US midterm election, polling and speculation this week began to provide a clearer picture of the winners and losers among oil, natural gas and power market players. Despite an aggres ...

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Posted 19 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUSA +6

S&P Global Platts & Intercontinental Exchange Launch New National and Regional Natural Gas Indices

Platts-ICE Natural Gas Index Americas (GIA) Reflects 20 Locations Across 4 Regions; Increases Price Transparency NEW YORK (November 1,2018) – S&P Global Platts (“Platts”), the leading independent provider of information,  benchmark prices and analytics for the commodities and energy markets, an ...

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Posted 20 days agoPress > S&P Global PlattsIntercontinental Exchangenatural gas +5

Unlikely Delay of IMO 2020 Despite Ratcheting Higher on White House Radar - S&P Global Platts Analytics

S&P Global Platts Analytics Spotlight IMO 2020 now on U.S. administration's radar but that is unlikely to delay implementation Despite recent reports that the Trump administration is seeking to delay/ease the rollout of tighter global bunker fuel specifications set to go into effect on Janu ...

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Posted 26 days agoOpinion > IMOS&P Global PlattsWhite House +4

Energy Factbox -- US Midterm Elections 2018: Ballot Initiatives & Battlegrounds – S&P Global Platts

Houston — A potential swing to a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives and a host of important energy-related state ballot initiatives make the US midterm election cycle a potentially transformational event for US energy. Oil, natural gas and power market players are bracing for the possib ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EnergyS&P Global PlattsUnited States +8

Hurricane Michael FACTBOX & Map - S&P Global Platts

Hurricane Michael made landfall at the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday with 155 mph winds, quickly destroying demand for power, natural gas and refined oil products. Shut-in oil production rose modestly from Tuesday to over 700,000 b/d, but the storm has stayed east of much of ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsHurricane MichaelFACTBOX +4

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX: Utilities, Oil Producers Brace for Hurricane Michael Along US Gulf

With Hurricane Michael expected to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle as a Category 3 storm Wednesday, offshore oil and gas producers were busy evacuating crews and shutting in production Monday. By mid-day, nearly 20% of Gulf of Mexico oil production had been taken offline. That number will l ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsOilutilities +8

FACTBOX: Utilities, Oil Producers Brace for Hurricane Michael Along US Gulf

With Hurricane Michael expected to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle as a Category 3 storm Wednesday, offshore oil and gas producers were busy evacuating crews and shutting in production Monday. By mid-day, nearly 20% of Gulf of Mexico oil production had been taken offline. That number will l ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > utilitiesProducerHurricane +4

S&P Global Platts Factbox: One-Month Countdown to US Sanctions on Iran's Oil Buyers

Washington DC — Iran's oil buyers have a month to halt their trades or risk getting banned from the US financial system for violating secondary sanctions that return November 5. Oil prices continue to be supported by the deadline and the hard-line enforcement expected by the administration of Pres ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsIranUnited States +4

S&P Global Platts Analytics Unveils More Robust, Earlier Availability of US, Gulf of Mexico Rig Count Data

Legacy Platts RigData Evolves its Methodology to Provide More Complete View of Rig Activity - Data Shows Activity Slowing for Texas' Permian, Denver Julesburg and SCOOPS/STACK Shale Basins –  NEW YORK (October 4, 2018) – S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information, benchm ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > S&P Global PlattsS&P GlobalGOM +4

Finalists from Over 35 Countries Compete for 2018 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards

This Year's Finalists Predominantly Hail from the U.S., U.K. and India 14 Finalists in Emerging Technology from 10 Different Countries - Winners to be Announced December 6 in New York City at Black-Tie Event - NEW YORK (September 24, 2018) – Energy companies from 37 countries have been selec ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > S&P Global PlattsEnergyUnited States +2

S&P Global Ratings: Despite Risks And Costs, The Next Generation Of Biofuels Could Support A Global Decarbonization Effort

With the exit of Scott Pruitt from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an already tense debate over the future of U.S. biofuels policy has become even more contentious. Ethanol, still the nation's predominant biofuel, continues to carry political cachet even as market conditions fluctuate ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsS&PBiofuelds +2

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX - Natural Gas Demand Normalizes as Utilities Restore Hurricane Florence Outages

With Tropical Depression Florence now making its way northeast through Appalachia, utilities in the Carolinas made progress restoring the grid Monday, leading to increased power demand. That recovery in load also increased natural gas demand for power generation, contributing to a near 30 cent/MMB ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > S&P Global Plattsnatural gasgas +7