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2014-03-19 08:22:17

On a Year-Over-Year Basis, April LNG Prices were up 2.7% SINGAPORE, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for April delivery to Asia fell 6.7% to an average $18.113 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu) as the market finally began to cool off following recent historic highs, the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery showed. The data reflects the daily Platts JKM for April assessed between February 16 and March 15 and...

2014-03-17 20:20:46

Winners to be Unveiled May 21 at Second Annual Dinner Gala in London LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives and companies from 19 countries have been selected as finalists for the second annual Platts Global Metals Awards, which recognize exemplary performance in a dozen categories, according to program host Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemical and metals information. Platts Global Metals Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation,...

2014-03-10 16:22:07

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell in February to $1,387 per metric ton (/mt), down 3% from January, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top source of benchmark price references. Waning global...

2014-03-10 08:23:23

Monthly Index Totaled 74.05, up 17.19 Points From February's Reading of 56.86 BEIJING, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health of China's steel sector is expected to improve in March, according to the latest Platts China Steel Sentiment Index (Platts CSSI), which showed a reading of 74.05 out of a possible 100, up 17.19 points from the February level of 56.86. The Platts CSSI reflects the responses of steel makers, traders and exporters at the end of each month to questions about...

2014-03-07 16:20:50

Up 240,000 b/d from January, Driven by Surge in Iraqi Oil Exports LONDON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crude oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed by 240,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 30.11 million b/d in February from 29.87 million b/d in January following a surge in Iraqi exports and despite new setbacks in Libya, a just-released Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts showed. "These are the sorts of output...

2014-03-06 16:23:46

February 2014 Production Up 2.2% versus February 2013 DENVER, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. domestic natural gas production in the lower 48 states averaged 65.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/day) in February 2014, according to the latest estimates from Bentek Energy, the oil and natural gas analytic unit of Platts. This is an increase of 0.6 Bcf/d or 1.0% from January. Comparing February this year to February of 2013 shows an increase of 2.2%, or 1.4 Bcf/d of incremental gas...

2014-03-06 08:24:17

Natural Gas Prices Declined 9.6% in U.K., Down 9.2% in Continental Europe LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe continued their decline in February as mild weather tempered coal and natural gas usage and renewable energy generation escalated, according to data just released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider. The Platts Continental Power Index* (CONTI) fell 5% in February to EUR38.28...

2014-02-18 12:23:18

Prices rose 3.2% on the month and 1.5% versus March 2013 SINGAPORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for March delivery to Asia gained 3.2% from February, averaging a record high $19.419 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), as limited availability and competitive buying pressures supported prices, the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery showed. The monthly average Platts JKM for delivery in March 2014 was assessed...

2014-02-12 12:25:20

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider, has just released the 2014 edition of its annual UDI Directory of Electric Power Producers and Distributors, published since 1952. Recognized as the definitive reference to the North America electric power sector, the directory contains comprehensive profiles of nearly 5,000 utilities and energy service providers in the U.S. and Canada. Each profile provides organization...

2014-02-10 16:22:33

Up 150,000 b/d from December and driven by up-stepped Libyan production LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crude oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose 150,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 29.87 million b/d in January from 29.72 million b/d in December as an increase of 280,000 b/d in still-beleaguered Libyan production more than offset drops in Angola, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, a just-released Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry...


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