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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 hour 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 day 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 7 days agoOpinion > S&P Global Plattsnatural gasgas +7

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX- Tropical Storm Florence Continues to Slice Power, Natural Gas Demand Saturday

Tropical Storm Florence was moving slowly through the Carolinas Saturday, having left nearly 1 million people without power in the area. By midafternoon Saturday utilities in the Carolinas and Virginia were reporting roughly 900,000 outages. Natural gas demand for power generation fell commensurat ...

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Posted 9 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesStorm +7

Hurricane Florence Update: Florence Expected to Produce a Demand Loss of 180-220 MB/D - Issued Sept. 13, 2018 - S&P Global Platts Analytics

Hurricane Florence is now approaching the Carolinas shores, where 1 million people are under evacuation. An additional 10 million will be directly affected by the storm in the week after landfall. We estimate that over the past 4 days oil demand has increased by approximately 170 MB/D, 3/4 of whic ...

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Posted 11 days agoOpinion > HurricaneHurricane FlorenceS&P Global Platts +2

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX: Hurricane Florence Expected Path Shifts South as Energy, Commodity Markets Brace For Impact

Hurricane Florence's outer band is expected to reach the US East Coast by midday Thursday with strong winds, heavy rains and flooding likely to impact energy and commodity markets. The now Category 3 hurricane's expected path has shifted south, with the eye expected to make landfall in South Carol ...

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Posted 11 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsHurricaneHurricane Florence +10

Hurricane Florence Update - S&P Global Platts Analytics

S&P Global Platts Analytics Oil Spotlight Hurricane Florence – A Wild Card for Product Pricing The expected storm track for Hurricane Florence has shifted over the last 24 hours to a somewhat more coastal and southerly track.  While this will exacerbate flooding along the coast, it may re ...

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Posted 12 days agoOpinion > HurricaneHurricane FlorenceUnited States +2

See Hurricane Florence Update - Threat to East Coast Supply, But Demand Hit Too - Issued Sept. 11, 2018 - S&P Global Platts Analytics

S&P Global Platts Analytics Oil Spotlight Hurricane Florence update: threat to East Coast supply, but demand hit too Hurricane Florence is on track to make landfall Friday morning, near Wilmington (NC) as potentially a category 4 storm. The storm could have significant implications on oil mar ...

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Posted 13 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesEast Coast +5

U.S. Rig Count Continues Slow and Steady Upward Trend - S&P Global Platts

HOUSTON (August 9, 2018)  S&P Global Platts Analytics, today announced the total U.S. rig count for July 2018 was 1,178, up 15 (+1%) from June 2018, and up 110 (+10%) from July 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs. July U. ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > United StatesRig CountOffshore +3

Saudi Suspends Oil Shipments Through Red Sea Strait - S&P Global Platts

Here is comment from Paul Sheldon, chief geopolitical adviser at S&P Global Platts Analytics. “Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended all oil shipments through the Bab El-Mandeb Strait, after an attack by the Iran-backed Houthis caused “minimal damage” to a Saudi VLCC. The Bab el-Mandeb off the west ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Saudi ArabiaRed SeaS&P Global Platts +2

June 2018 U.S. Rig Counts Up 10% from June 2017- S&P Global Platts

HOUSTON (July 10, 2018)  S&P Global Platts Analytics today announced  the total U.S. rig count for June 2018 was 1,163, down 1 (-0%) from May 2018, and up 108 (+10%) from June 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs. June U.S ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > S&P Global PlattsRigRig Count +6

Mexico Election & Energy + Infographic + FACTBOX Lopez Obrador Victory Clouds Future For Mexico's Energy Reform - S&P Global Platts

Mexico's presidential election Sunday has put energy reform opponent Andrés Manuel López Obrador in power, creating uncertainties for the country's still-nascent energy liberalization. Campaign comments on his plans for oil reforms have been mixed. S&P Global Platts Analytics expects he will slo ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > MexicoElectionEnergy +3

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX: OPEC Oil Output Negotiations Tense as Seminar Starts in Vienna

OPEC talks over the future of its production cut agreement are on a knife edge, as ministers gather in Vienna ahead of Friday's critical meeting. The producer bloc hosts a two-day seminar starting today, a conference featuring ministers and CEOs of major oil companies, including BP, Total, Eni, Sa ...

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Posted 3 months agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsOPECOil +7

S&P Global FACTBOX: Physical Oil Markets in Flux Ahead of Key OPEC/Non-OPEC Meeting

  Changing output policy will increase supply of sour crudes Huge imbalance between sweet, sour crudes Growing glut of sweet crudes in Atlantic Basin The oil market currently bears a very different look compared to January 2017 when the 1.8 million b/d OPEC/non-OPEC output cuts were fir ...

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Posted 3 months agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsOilOPEC +3

FACTBOX: Venezuela's Near Collapse Takes Toll On Oil Industry

Venezuela's near economic collapse has taken a toll on the country's oil production, causing shifts in oil flows as buyers look to secure alternative supplies. As workers have fled the country, state-owned oil company PDVSA has had a difficult time maintaining crude output, let alone boosting prod ...

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Posted 3 months agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsVenezeulaOil +5