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This is the latest in a series of weekly podcasts aimed at highlighting significant news stories from around the energy world.

This is the latest in a series of weekly podcasts aimed at highlighting significant news stories from around the energy world.
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This is the latest in a series of weekly podcasts aimed at highlighting significant news stories from around the energy world.

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English


Episodes

As winter demand wanes, US gas markets wait for next driver

3/26/2015
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The US natural gas markets are transitioning to spring, and now the industry is wondering where the big demand drivers will be as the weather warms. Will power burn come in and "save the market" this year?

Duration:00:09:53

Oil companies vie for prime acreage in US Gulf of Mexico

3/25/2015
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While winning bids at the 2015 US Central Lease Sale 235 were down from 2014, prices per acre for the ability to potentially produce oil offshore were among the highest of the last 20 years.

Duration:00:07:51

Outlook for ExxonMobil's operations in Russia against backdrop of sanctions

3/19/2015
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Platts editors assess the outlook for ExxonMobil's continuing operations in Russia against the backdrop of international sanctions against the country.

Duration:00:08:22

US polymer markets await price and supply changes

3/17/2015
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US polymer editors talk over the big topics of North American polyethylene, polystyrene and polypropylene markets prior to the NPE 2015 International Plastics Showcase.

Duration:00:05:59

Supply, demand fundamentals driving Asian palm oil complex

3/6/2015
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Platts agriculture editors provide an oversight of the supply and demand fundamentals that are driving the crude palm oil complex in Asia and analyze recents events in the region's biodiesel market.

Duration:00:07:30

Interview: Dorothee Arns, Cefic, on the strengths, weaknesses of European p

2/17/2015
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Dorothee Arns, executive director of the Cefic Petrochemicals Programme talks on the strengths and weaknesses of Europe's petrochemical industry; the outlook for shale gas and LPG cracking.

Duration:00:06:38

Interview: Yves Heroes, KemOne, on the challenges facing the EU PVC market

2/6/2015
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Yves Heroes, Director of Sales and Marketing at KemOne joins editors Amar Carmody and Daved Chohan to discuss one of the challenges currently facing the EU PVC market.

Duration:00:04:57

Price developments in German, Polish power markets

2/3/2015
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Platts editors analyze recent price trends in the German and Polish power markets and discuss how these trends may have influenced utilities.

Duration:00:05:47

How will Russia cope with the plummeting oil price, sanctions in 2015?

1/19/2015
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Platts editors discuss the outlook for the Russian oil sector in 2015 in the face of the plunging oil price, continued international sanctions and tax reform..

Duration:00:09:00

Germany's GHG event horizon dawns for Europe's biofuels

1/7/2015
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Platts agriculture editors assess the impact of Germany's 2015 move to place greenhouse gas emissions at the heart of its biofuels policies.

Duration:00:07:17

Liquidity Report: European gas traded volume update for November 2014

12/19/2014
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Platts European gas market reporters, Gary Hornby and Reginald Ajuonuma, discuss November 2014 trading results, commenting on recent trends in gas trading across the region.

Duration:00:05:06

What is Russia's oil production strategy amid global price plunge?

12/4/2014
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Platts editors discuss the impact on Russian oil production of falling oil prices, whether Russia could still reduce its output and how companies and the government are coping with lower prices.

Duration:00:09:10

Tension eases on EU gas markets after Russia-Ukraine deal

11/10/2014
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Platts Beatrice Bedeschi, editor and Gary Hornby, associate editor discuss recent developments in the European gas markets after the deal reached by Russia and Ukraine over winter gas supplies.

Duration:00:08:24

Biomass: Industrial wood pellet market in grip of currency issue

10/30/2014
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Platts Gareth Carpenter talks on the growing biomass market and how the euro's recent weakness against the US dollar has caused European generators to source their spot wood pellets from local suppliers rather than from the US.

Duration:00:06:36

How will the latest tax regime changes affect Russian oil?

10/27/2014
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Platts editors discuss the likely impact on the Russian oil sector of the so-called "tax maneuver", a new taxation regime due to come into force in 2015.

Duration:00:07:03

Two months on, how is Russia coping with oil sanctions?

10/16/2014
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Platts editors discuss the impact to date of US and EU sanctions against the Russian oil sector and whether the recent oil price fall is also hampering oil developments in the country.

Duration:00:08:59

More volatility seen in LNG spot prices on increase in flexible supply

10/7/2014
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Platts managing editor for LNG Stephanie Wilson talks about the factors that are resulting in the volatility of LNG spot prices.

Duration:00:05:23

Could international sanctions against Russia affect operations at Sakhalin?

9/25/2014
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Platts editors examine the possible impact of international sanctions against Russia on oil and gas projects -- both current and future -- at Sakhalin Island.

Duration:00:07:06

Styrene monomer 2014 production margins sunk on flagging demand

9/4/2014
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Platts petrochemicals teams discusses the state of halved production margins in styrene monomer thus far in 2014 compared to 2013, and the slow malaise plaguing spot demand.

Duration:00:04:06

Volatility in the vinyl acetate monomer markets

7/29/2014
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Platts EMEA petrochemicals editors discuss the volatility in the NWE VAM market and the arbitrage flows from other regions.

Duration:00:04:10