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Date:
    24 May 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Bridging the gap between conventional energy resources and newer technologies

In this episode of Energy Evolution, host Taylor Kuykendall sits down with Emily Easley, CEO of Novus Energy Advisors. Emily, who hails from the Texas oil and gas fields, now works in the world of renewable energy

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Length:
24:18
Date:
    24 May 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
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Naphtha flow from Africa's Dangote refinery boosting product tankers

Nigeria's Dangote refinery, built at a cost of $20 billion and is Africa's largest, has started exporting naphtha to North Asian markets at a time when the clean tanker market is witnessing prolonged firmness

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Length:
16:54
Date:
    23 May 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Chickens and eggs: Hydrogen policy wrestles with demand, supply stimulus

Many governments are working to stimulate investments in clean hydrogen supply and/or demand, and trying to balance what can be competing priorities of support for climate and industrial lobbies

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Length:
31:55
Date:
    17 May 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Venture capital arm of mining giant Vale hunting for sustainable mining tech

In this episode of Energy Evolution, Taylor Kuykendall interviews Bruno Arcadier, head of Vale Ventures, the venture capital arm of international mining giant Vale

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Length:
27:19
Date:
    16 May 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

eRobot: Energy sector embraces AI in race to innovate and transform

Artificial intelligence (AI) is most commonly associated with the Silicon Valley and tech-sector giants. However, the energy sector is actively investing in and pioneering its own applications of AI to projects and processes

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Length:
31:28
Date:
    16 May 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

How are crude prices reacting to a lengthening Atlantic Basin market?

As European refineries return from seasonal maintenance, ample prompt supply in the North Sea, Mediterranean and West African crude markets suggests that the demand side of the equation remains firmly in the red

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Length:
13:18
Date:
    15 May 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

Is the chemical industry progressing towards its climate goals?

CW editor Jameson Croteau joins the podcast to discuss Chemical Week's net zero tracker and the industry's so-far-fitful progress towards reaching its climate goals

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Length:
16:03
Date:
    10 May 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Maintaining reliability in the face of an increasingly complex US power grid

As utilities grapple with how best to expand the US electric grid to improve reliability and support technologies like electric vehicles, they’re turning to a host of technologies like grid storage and AI that can help with planning...

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Length:
31:05
Date:
    09 May 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Ship shape: LNG poised for growth in a flat gas-demand world

Global LNG consumption is set to grow by about 2.5% per year from now until 2050. This growth occurs as global gas demand, inclusive of LNG, stays more or less flat

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Length:
30:51
Date:
    09 May 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Diesel flows shift as Brazil fuels up

Diesel imports into Brazil have risen in recent months, but remains below a recent peak seen in January as the South American country deals with new payment terms for Russian barrels

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Length:
16:15
Date:
    08 May 2024
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
Podcast Title:

Why sulfur markets face an upside risk from the energy transition

Sulfur is a crucial input for the fertilizer market. But, this byproduct of the oil and gas industry is also increasingly in-demand for processing key metals needed for the energy transition, such as copper and nickel

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Date:
    06 May 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Amid ambitious expansion plans, India's steel production may face headwinds for raw material supply

The expansion in the Indian steel manufacturing capacity comes at an opportune moment for the industry as the country has witnessed massive infrastructure projects like construction of national highways over the past few years

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22:11
Date:
    03 May 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Space-based solar: Vast promises and major challenges

Capturing solar energy in space promises 24/7 renewable energy at a competitive cost. But to get space solar to scale, scientists and engineers need to tackle questions around technology management in space, social acceptance of power...

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Length:
34:06
Date:
    02 May 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Power Per Capita: The electrification of developing economies

Electricity consumption in the world’s developing economies is generally less than about 2,500 kwh per capita, compared to about 10,000 kwh per capita in the more developed world

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Length:
31:48
Date:
    02 May 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
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Indonesia’s rice import surge, ban on Indian exports: what lies ahead for rice markets?

The rice markets in Asia have seen new trends emerging with Indonesia importing rice, and India putting restrictions on their rice exports

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Length:
17:07
Date:
    02 May 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

WTI Midland’s inclusion into Dated Brent, one year on

In May 2023, the world's most important oil price benchmark, Platts Dated Brent, which is used to underpin the price of significant volumes of traded crude oil, saw the addition of the first non-North Sea crude stream into its...

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Date:
    25 Apr 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Data demand: US power sector responds to AI-driven growth

Power-hungry datacenters require access to reliable electricity to meet the increasingly digital needs of modern society. As society processes more data, more datacenters are being built, and more electricity is needed

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Length:
39:01
Date:
    25 Apr 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

INDIA ELECTIONS: Battling high prices, oil diplomacy and upstream revival priorities for new government

The spotlight on India's oil sector has never been stronger. India's role in global oil markets is set to expand at a fast pace until the end of the decade, making it the biggest center for demand growth, according to the IEA

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Length:
22:47
Date:
    24 Apr 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Does the UK need the North Sea for its energy future?

As a UK general election looms, energy security and the transition to net-zero are high on the agenda. In this episode of the Commodities Focus podcast, our experts sift through the policy options, from windfall taxes to licensing bans...

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Length:
21:11
Date:
    23 Apr 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

Dow and Evonik on the market outlook, energy transition, key projects, and more

Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and Evonik deputy chairman Harald Schwager chat with Chemical Week editor-in-chief Rob Westervelt about their views on chemical markets for 2024, energy transition, European competitiveness, and Dow's net-zero...

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Length:
24:04
Date:
    19 Apr 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

How renewables and AI drive cyber threats for utilities

Cyber threats are mounting for utilities' critical infrastructure assets globally. If used by savvy hackers, AI also provides new tools for those trying to disrupt power supply or extract data

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Length:
26:25
Date:
    18 Apr 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Emerging markets: Comparing China and India’s energy-demand profiles

China drove global energy markets throughout the early 2000s thanks to demand growth from its large population and manufacturing industries

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Length:
33:48
Date:
    18 Apr 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Exploring West Africa's oil product flows in a changing refining landscape

Ahead of ARDA Week 2024 in Cape Town, South Africa, S&P Global Commodity Insights reporters Matthew Tracey-Cook, Kelly Norways and Elza Turner join Joel Hanley to discuss the changing dynamics of oil products markets in West Africa...

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Length:
18:52
Date:
    17 Apr 2024
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
Podcast Title:

INDIA ELECTIONS: Navigating the new and old: what lies ahead on India’s energy transition map?

India's energy transition strategy encompasses greater adoption of a wide range of renewable fuels to go with baseload coal for decades to come, with new policies on CCUS, carbon markets and power reforms set to play a role in the...

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Length:
36:01
Date:
    12 Apr 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Catching up with Innovators throughout the battery materials supply chain

Wrapping up the series of episodes featuring interviews gathered at CERAWeek by S&P Global, co-host of Energy Evolution Taylor Kuykendall shares bits of conversations with executives from new, innovative companies across different...

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Length:
24:08
Date:
    11 Apr 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Rationalization and Reinvention: Refiners and the prospects of peak oil

The global refining sector is approaching the end of its Golden Age as motor-fuel demand wanes in the developed world and large new-build projects in Nigeria and Mexico threaten Atlantic Basin margins

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Length:
27:59
Date:
    11 Apr 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

The price of delaying the US' Strategic Petroleum Reserve refill

The Biden administration recently said it was no longer looking to buy up to 3 million barrels of crude for August and September to refill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which was drawn down to prevent oil price spikes following...

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Length:
16:40
Date:
    09 Apr 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

What can WPC tell us about Q1?

Rob Westervelt, editor-in-chief of Chemical Week and Antionette Smith, senior editor/chemicals at S&P Global Commodity Insights, join podcast host Vincent Valk to discuss key takeaways from this year's World Petrochemical Conference...

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Length:
18:15
Date:
    05 Apr 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

National Grid, Portland General Electric CEOs share thoughts on the energy transition

Energy Evolution continues to showcase interviews with influential leaders in the energy transition after co-host Taylor Kuykendall returned from CERAWeek 2024 by S&P Global, the company's flagship energy conference

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Length:
34:26
Date:
    04 Apr 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Truckin’: The long, strange trip of electric pick-ups

Americans love pick-up trucks, and the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that make them rely on their relatively high profit margins to fuel earnings

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Length:
36:16
Date:
    04 Apr 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Diesel and tanker markets react to bombed Russian refining infrastructure

A sharp increase in Ukrainian drone attacks on Russian energy infrastructure has those in the refined products markets looking at the near-term implications for export volumes, trade flows, freight rates and commodity prices

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Length:
13:30
Date:
    29 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Catching up with the CEO behind the largest clean energy infrastructure project in US history

Energy Evolution continues to showcase interviews with influential leaders in the energy transition as co-host Taylor Kuykendall returns from CERAWeek 2024, by S&P Global, the company's flagship energy conference

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Length:
25:25
Date:
    28 Mar 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Electron exports: Singapore looks to its neighbors for lower-carbon power

Singapore, which relies on natural gas to fire nearly all of its power generation, has plans to increase to about 30% the share of renewables in its electricity mix by 2035

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Length:
32:22
Date:
    28 Mar 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Oil production and carbon capture takeaways from CERAWeek

The 2024 CERAWeek by S&P Global conference just wrapped up in Houston, where oil industry executives were talking up, often aggressively, the need for oil and gas to remain in the mix during the transition to cleaner energies

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Length:
19:47
Date:
    27 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Energy transition insights from a former DOE Secretary and the COP24 President

Energy Evolution continues to showcase interviews with influential leaders in the energy transition as co-host Taylor Kuykendall returns from CERAWeek 2024, by S&P Global, the company's flagship energy conference

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Length:
37:57
Date:
    26 Mar 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

Neste's view on renewable chemicals and fuels markets

Katja Wodjereck, executive vice president/renewable products at Neste, is interviewed by S&P Global Commodity Insights editors Iris Poon and Dias Kazym on Neste's views on renewable fuels and chemicals

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23:28
Date:
    22 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Curbing emissions in the oil and gas industry

This week, Energy Evolution reports from CERAWeek, S&P Global's flagship energy conference. Today’s conversation is with Colin Parfitt, vice president of Midstream at Chevron Corporation

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18:01
Date:
    22 Mar 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Bonus episode: At CERAWeek, oil producers seek incentives for energy transition

Oil industry executives at the CERAWeek by S&P Global conference were largely bullish on oil production growth, shedding recessionary concerns voiced the prior year

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18:15
Date:
    21 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Virtual power plants and the future electric grid

This week, Energy Evolution reports from CERAWeek, S&P Global's flagship energy conference. Today’s conversation is with Meghan Nutting, executive vice president of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Sunnova Energy

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Length:
15:05
Date:
    21 Mar 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Clearing the air: examining emission-mitigation business models

This week on EnergyCents, emissions expert Deb Ryan joins Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to talk about the implications of emissions mitigation across the business landscape, from investment in decarbonization technology and what...

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Length:
34:25
Date:
    21 Mar 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Russia’s oil market under pressure from tighter sanctions, refinery attacks

In the midst of Vladimir Putin’s rubber-stamp re-election as Russian President through March 15-17, a tightening of G7 sanctions led by Washington has seen over 10 companies and dozens of vessels put on the sanctions list for price cap...

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Length:
13:24
Date:
    20 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Commodities leave crisis era as demand booms, economist says

This week, Energy Evolution reports from CERAWeek, S&P Global's flagship energy conference. While the event has become increasingly focused on the energy transition, one commodity trading house says the good times for fossil fuels are...

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Length:
38:33
Date:
    19 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

AI is changing the energy system, putting premium on flexibility

This week, Energy Evolution reports from CERAWeek, S&P Global's flagship energy conference. Our first conversation from the 'Super Bowl of energy' is with Arshad Mansoor, president of the Electric Power Research Institute

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19:17
Date:
    19 Mar 2024
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
Podcast Title:

Deconstructing the European carbon market's price slump

The price of emissions in the world’s largest compliance carbon market –the EU’s Emissions Trading System– has fallen sharply so far in 2024, driven by economic uncertainty, weaker industrial activity and lower gas prices

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Length:
24:38
Date:
    18 Mar 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

Bonus episode: What are the key themes for WPC 2024?

With the World Petrochemical Conference by S&P Global getting underway in Houston, join Chemical Week editors Clay Boswell, Mark Thomas and Vincent Valk for a special episode on key trends for the petrochemicals sector in 2024 and what...

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Length:
18:33
Date:
    15 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Previewing 2024 cleantech trends ahead of CERAWeek 2024

Energy Evolution podcast co-host Taylor Kuykendall interviews researchers behind S&P Global Commodity Insights' Top Ten Cleantech Trends in 2024 for insight into what might be at the front of mind as energy leaders from around the...

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Length:
20:58
Date:
    14 Mar 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

What's next for oil following China's announcement of its 2024 targets?

Economic power-house China has set out 10 targets for 2024, which is pro-growth for oil demand, keen on energy security, and prioritizing accelerated industry modernization and development of new productive forces

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Length:
15:02
Date:
    13 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Decarbonizing heavy industry with technology and policy

What industries produce the most greenhouse gas emissions, and how are they changing as the energy transition proceeds? What are the major technological and policy solutions to cutting emissions in the iron and steel, chemicals, and...

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Length:
27:51
Date:
    13 Mar 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

How are gas operators navigating the difficult gas environment in 2024?

Pressured by sub-$2/MMBtu prices, many US producers have decided to cut spending on gas-directed drilling and completion activity and to scale back production in 2024

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Length:
13:14
Date:
    12 Mar 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

How can the chemical industry attract and retain women?

Irene Tasi, senior vice president/global industrials at PPG, joins the podcast for a discussion of the evolving role of women and state of gender equality in the chemicals industry

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Length:
17:41
Date:
    11 Mar 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Red Sea crisis forces carriers and shippers to rethink strategies as cost of operation rises

Red sea crisis has forced carriers and shippers alike to adjust strategies. Container freight rates not only reached yearly high after receding throughout 2023 but carriers also seized a profit making opportunity they were looking for...

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27:15
Date:
    11 Mar 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
Podcast Title:

Policies, politics and partings

After several great years, Capitol Crude is coming to an end. We want to thank all our listeners for tuning in and supporting us over the years

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23:12
Date:
    08 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Building from scrap: Fueling EV batteries with recycled materials

As electric vehicle and clean energy technology demand ramps up, so is interest in sourcing the critical minerals they need from recycled materials

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Length:
23:06
Date:
    08 Mar 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Lithium producers pump brakes on North American projects amid low prices

Lithium producers are pushing timelines out for project development in North America as global lithium prices sit near a three-year low after plunging from record levels in 2022

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Length:
26:21
Date:
    07 Mar 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

The Upstream Frontier (Pt 2): Latin America’s Exploration Wells to Watch

Led most recently by Guyana, and Brazil before it, Latin America has been a remarkable success story for global oil exploration over the last 25 years

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Length:
30:32
Date:
    07 Mar 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

A North Sea tale: Diving into UK oil and the Dated Brent benchmark

Once a global powerhouse of crude production, the UK’s North Sea region saw its oil output decline accelerate to 12% in 2023, according to official data from the UK’s Department of Energy Security and Net Zero

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Length:
16:27
Date:
    06 Mar 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Lower prices and uncertain demand: navigating choppy waves of wheat markets in 2024

Wheat prices have been on a largely downward trend since the start of 2024 despite lower production in key exporters, Canada and Australia, and continued logistics concerns due to the wars in the Black Sea and the Red Sea

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Length:
15:50
Date:
    04 Mar 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
Podcast Title:

Rumored weakening of tailpipe emissions rule would move US in wrong direction, analyst says

The Environmental Protection Agency last April pitched its strongest-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars and trucks. But reports have surfaced that the EPA may be planning to soften that regulation

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17:56
Date:
    01 Mar 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Powering up the US EV battery manufacturing boom in Michigan

Green tech, mining and energy company Fortescue announced in January that it plans to create an advanced manufacturing hub in Detroit, joining a host of companies starting up or expanding EV battery production facilities around the US

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22:58
Date:
    29 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

The Upstream Frontier: Profiling Africa’s High Impact Exploration Wells in 2023-2024

As measured by discovered volumes, Africa finished one of its worst exploration years on record in 2023. However, two of the wells being drilled in December – both in Namibia – came in successful in January 2024 and signal an...

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Length:
30:25
Date:
    29 Feb 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

Amid a changing oil narrative, is the spotlight shifting from China to India?

Asian oil flows could witness drastic changes for the remainder of the decade amid growing belief that India will cater to the biggest share of incremental growth in demand in the region

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28:35
Date:
    28 Feb 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

What's in store for specialty chemicals?

Jennifer Abril, president and CEO of Socma, the US trade association for specialty and custom chemical makers, joins the podcast to discuss how the year is looking for companies in the sector

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21:36
Date:
    26 Feb 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
Podcast Title:

LNG exports, pauses, climate impacts: Are we having the wrong debate?

The US Department of Energy in late January hit “pause” on its work issuing key LNG export permits. About 30 million mt/year of probable export capacity additions in the US and Mexico are at risk because of the permitting hold

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Length:
29:57
Date:
    23 Feb 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Are cheaper solar panels opening up less sunny markets?

The price of solar photovoltaic modules has declined around 40% in the past year due to high production in China. In this episode of Energy Evolution, we're exploring whether cheaper panels are unlocking the business case to build...

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Length:
20:57
Date:
    22 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Speed limit: EVs navigate bumps in the road to mass adoption in the US

Sales of electric vehicles continued to rise in the United States in 2023, though the rate of adoption has been slower than many planners envisioned

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Length:
33:02
Date:
    22 Feb 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
Podcast Title:

LatAm shuffles the heavy sour oil deck in the Americas

Latin American crude production is on the rise, with countries like Brazil, Guyana and Argentina leading the way. However, Latin American heavy sour crude output is expected to decline, and flows will be reshuffled as Canada’s Trans...

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Length:
18:11
Date:
    16 Feb 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Crux co-founder on how the transferability of tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act is leveling the energy playing field

In this episode of the Energy Evolution podcast by S&P Global Commodity Insights, we hear from Alfred Johnson, CEO and co-founder of Crux, about the shift towards clean energy and the tax credits offered by the Inflation Reduction Act...

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Length:
17:23
Date:
    16 Feb 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
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Supply disruptions drive copper TC to three-year low; smelters may cut production

The Asian copper market saw CIF China copper concentrate TC/RC fall by 65% in just three months’ time, while smelters were still not able to find enough feedstocks to meet their production needs

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Length:
16:56
Date:
    15 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
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New crude on the block: OPEC+ reckons with non-OPEC growth

Led by the Americas, supply growth from non-OPEC countries fully met the growth in global oil demand in 2023. This balance, along with wars in the Middle East and Ukraine, U.S

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Length:
29:35
Date:
    15 Feb 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
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A tale of two gasoils: Diesel and gasoil and a widening sulfur spread

As the European ultra-low sulfur diesel complex rallies on concerns around Eastern resupply unable to pass through the Red Sea, gasoil – its high-sulfur counterpart – is under unusual pressure

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Length:
11:31
Date:
    14 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

The Upstream Frontier (Pt 3): Suriname

Geologic and political borders are not always the same. Can Guyana’s success as an oil province extend to next-door Suriname? Siddhartha Sen and Isaac Nuti join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss offshore...

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Length:
31:46
Date:
    13 Feb 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
Podcast Title:

What can the chemical industry do to create more sustainable materials?

S&P Global Commodity Insights vice president Mark Morgan and executive director Karine Boccara, lead authors of recent report on sustainable chemicals, join the podcast to discuss advances in sustainable chemicals

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Length:
28:31
Date:
    12 Feb 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Push for organized phasedown of oil, gas leasing on public lands turns to RMP legal fights

Under settlement agreements with environmental groups and Colorado, the Bureau of Land Management is taking another look at that the Uncompahgre Resource Management Plan, which guides the management and use of nearly a million acres of...

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26:14
Date:
    09 Feb 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Robotic power plant inspectors can boost sustainability by catching problems early

In this episode of the Energy Evolution podcast by S&P Global Commodity Insights, Dan Testa and Taylor Kuykendall speak to Troy Demmer, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer for Gecko Robotics, and Gilman Callsen, CEO and Founder of Rho...

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26:32
Date:
    08 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
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Slow train coming: Nigeria’s Dangote refinery nears commissioning

At completion, Nigeria’s Dangote Petroleum Refinery will process 650,000 barrels per day and be the largest single-train facility in the world

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Length:
36:05
Date:
    08 Feb 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
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Oil companies talk up slowdown in US production growth

Following a 1 million b/d growth in US oil output in 2023, oil producers and service companies have been warning of slowing growth this year during their fourth quarter earnings calls

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Length:
21:24
Date:
    05 Feb 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Will US confront Iran? Analyst says it must to stop Houthi attacks on major oil shipping route

Threats to the flow of crude supplies have worsened in recent weeks with oil and petroleum products tankers among targets struck by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels

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25:28
Date:
    02 Feb 2024
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

How a rural co-op is using artificial intelligence to get the most out of renewables

In the Energy Evolution podcast, Dan Testa and Taylor Kuykendall interview Jonathan Martell, COO of Mohave Electric Co-Op, and Larsh Johnson, CTO of Stem, to discuss rural power generators using artificial intelligence to help...

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23:00
Date:
    01 Feb 2024
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

Dirty Secret: Coal demand continues to grow

Coal is widely considered a ‘dirty’ fossil fuel due to its high carbon intensity. The fuel is also relatively abundant and has enabled resilience within in an expanding, and transforming, energy sector

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Length:
27:06
Date:
    01 Feb 2024
Series:
    Oil Markets
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Red Sea concerns: A fresh shake-up to European oil market logistics

In the face of continued security issues in the Red Sea stemming from Houthi attacks on commercial vessels, European trade patterns for oil products across the barrel are changing

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Length:
14:39
Date:
    31 Jan 2024
Series:
    Commodities Focus
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US power markets weather winter storms with more success

Following on from heavy winter storms in recent years that disrupted power supply across US regions, power markets managed a mid-January 2024 winter storm with elevated prices and a few demand records, but no large-scale power outages

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13:39
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    29 Jan 2024
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    Capitol Crude
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Ethanol industry wants more options to be part of US climate solution: ACE CEO

The ethanol industry is angling to be a bigger part of the US decarbonization strategy, but so far, the Biden administration has sent some mixed signals on the issue

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22:20
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    26 Jan 2024
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    Energy Evolution
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At COP28, a pledge to triple nuclear capacity - but can it be done?

At the COP28 climate conference in December, more than 20 countries—including the US, the UK, France and Sweden—signed a declaration committing to a tripling of nuclear capacity by 2050

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24:20
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    25 Jan 2024
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    EnergyCents
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Global LNG: A review of 2023 and outlook for 2024

The United States emerged as the largest LNG exporter in the world in 2023, and begins 2024 with a decision by the White House to delay new export permits. This, and other uncertainties, promise an interesting year for global LNG trade

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26:56
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    25 Jan 2024
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    Oil Markets
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Asian oil flows intact despite Red Sea woes, but refiners spend sleepless nights

Asia so far, has not witnessed any dramatic changes to near-term oil supplies amid the ongoing Red Sea crisis, but refiners are chalking out alternative plans to ensure steady feedstock flows in the event of an escalation — a move that...

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22:09
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    23 Jan 2024
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    Chemical Week Podcast
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Recycled polymers outlook

In the first episode of an occasional series on recycling and sustainability, S&P Global Commodity Insights global sustainable editor lead Heng Hui and European chemicals analyst Iris Poon join host Abdulaziz Ehtaiba to discuss the...

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21:37
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    22 Jan 2024
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Oil and gas companies opening wallets as lease sales grow scarcer

The Biden administration in December signed off on a plan to conduct the fewest oil and gas lease sales in history, with just three auctions in the Gulf of Mexico planned in the next five years

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15:58
Date:
    19 Jan 2024
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    Energy Evolution
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A 'real chance' of tripling renewable energy by 2030, IEA says

The International Energy Agency, a Paris-based intergovernmental organization that analyzes the global energy sector and offers policy recommendations, has announced that renewable energy is expanding faster than at any time in the...

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15:49
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    18 Jan 2024
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    EnergyCents
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Geothermal: Applying oilfield technology to advance emissions, resilience goals

Geothermal energy uses heat from the earth to, among other things, generate electricity and heat or cool buildings. S&P Global Commodity Insights experts Travis Hagler and Matthew Turner join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam...

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33:58
Date:
    18 Jan 2024
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    Oil Markets
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What's in store for OPEC+ in 2024?

With OPEC suggesting in its monthly oil market report that global oil demand growth will outweigh an expected increase in non-OPEC supply across 2024 and 2025, market watchers will be keen to see how the group and its allies respond to...

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21:34
Date:
    12 Jan 2024
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    Energy Evolution
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Digging Space? Startups set sights on the moon, asteroids for resources

The Energy Evolution podcast explores the challenges and changes facing the transition to cleaner energy. One challenge is obtaining the materials necessary for the transition, such as lithium, copper, and rare earth metals

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18:02
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    11 Jan 2024
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    EnergyCents
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Top 10 Trends in 2024: Clean Energy Technology

Global Clean Energy Technology Investment is expected to reach US$750-800 billion in 2024, and continue to grow to nearly US$1 trillion by 2030

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29:40
Date:
    11 Jan 2024
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    Oil Markets
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Guyana oil: The new crude on the block

For the first Oil Markets episode of 2024, S&P Global Commodity Insights' oil experts team up across pricing, news and research to provide a fresh look at the crudes everyone is talking about — the new grades from Guyana’s Stabroek...

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18:43
Date:
    10 Jan 2024
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
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2024 outlook

S&P Global Commodity Insights chemicals journalists Kristen Hays and Abdulaziz Ehtaiba, along with CW editor-in-chief Rob Westervelt, sit down with host Vincent Valk for a discussion of the 2024 outlook

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23:24
Date:
    09 Jan 2024
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    Platts Future Energy
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What lies ahead for climate policy after COP28

As the dust settles after COP28 , with world leaders finally agreeing to shift energy systems away from fossil fuels, scrutiny of the climate impact of energy policy is set to intensify in 2024

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25:16
Date:
    08 Jan 2024
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    Capitol Crude
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Is the oil, gas patch M&A hot streak here to stay?

According to S&P Global Market Intelligence data, oil and gas deals topped $271 billion in value in 2023, more than doubling the value of deals made in 2022

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14:56
Date:
    28 Dec 2023
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    Chemical Week Podcast
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A platform for biomanufacturing, with EnginZyme CEO Karim Engelmark-Cassimjee

Karim Engelmark-Cassimjee, CEO and co-founder of green chemistry start-up EnginZyme, joins the podcast to discuss the promise and pitfalls of biomanufacturing processes, and the company’s advances in biobased catalysts and vaccine...

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21:35
Date:
    22 Dec 2023
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Orbia’s sustainable transition with Sameer Bharadwaj

Sameer Bharadwaj, CEO of Orbia, joined S&P Global Commodity Insights' polymers lead Kristen Hays to discuss Orbia's transition to a global player focused on sustainability, as well as the longer-term outlook for PVC markets

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17:04
Date:
    22 Dec 2023
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Emerging battery technologies with Susan Taylor & Jesline Tang

The growing use of renewable energy and the phasing out of fossil fuels is creating a large flexibility gap that needs to be filled by clean technologies such as energy storage

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25:08
Date:
    22 Dec 2023
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2023: The changing map of oil trade with Joel Hanley and Richard Swann

In the final episode of the Oil Markets podcast for 2023, S&P Global Commodity Insights crude and refined products directors Joel Hanley and Richard Swann round up the biggest events and trends of the year

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24:54
Date:
    19 Dec 2023
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
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It's blue-sky thinking for sustainable aviation fuel markets

There's just over a year to go until the EU introduces its sustainable aviation fuel mandate. S&P Global Commodity Insights' Seb Lewis , associate director for biofeedstocks and biofuels consulting, speaks with Stephen Li , associate...

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28:16
Date:
    18 Dec 2023
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Guyana is a wildcard in Venezuelan sanctions picture: consultant

In October, the US agreed to ease sanctions on Venezuela in exchange for progress toward a fair election next year. But Venezuela has not fully held up its side of the US sanctions deal, and now it is threatening to annex the oil-rich...

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Length:
24:59
Date:
    18 Dec 2023
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    Chemical Week Podcast
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Orbia’s sustainable transition, with CEO Sameer Bharadwaj

Sameer Bharadwaj, CEO of Orbia, joined S&P Global Commodity Insights' polymers lead Kristen Hays to discuss Orbia's transition to a global player focused on sustainability, as well as the longer-term outlook for PVC markets

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17:04
Date:
    15 Dec 2023
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

The startups grappling with wind power’s recyclability problem

Wind turbines are widely recyclable – apart from their large rotor blades. As more wind farms get decommissioned, more blades end up in landfill or get burned, making recycling one of the industry’s biggest PR and sustainability...

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28:41
Date:
    14 Dec 2023
Series:
    EnergyCents
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Oil Markets: Review of 2023 and thoughts on 2024

Global oil traded within a price band in 2023 that largely supported both consumer mobility, and producer economics. Recent weeks have seen steady price declines as market participants consider outlooks for activity in 2024

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36:37
Date:
    14 Dec 2023
Series:
    Oil Markets
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2023: The changing map of oil trade

In the final episode of the Oil Markets podcast for 2023, S&P Global Commodity Insights crude and refined products directors Joel Hanley and Richard Swann round up the biggest events and trends of the year

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24:54
Date:
    13 Dec 2023
Series:
    Commodities Focus
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Brazil’s emergence as a dominant agriculture exporter

Over the past 20 years, Brazil’s growth in the production of feedstuffs like soybeans and corn has been remarkable. In the process, it has become a powerhouse exporter

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17:34
Date:
    11 Dec 2023
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Oil sector advised to "Be vigilant, not afraid" in facing wave of climate lawsuits

There are more than two dozen cases filed by US cities and states pending, with allegations that Big Oil knew about the dangers of burning fossil fuels and actively hid that information from consumers and investors

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23:01
Date:
    08 Dec 2023
Series:
    Energy Evolution
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Tackling the challenge of tracking Scope 2 emissions

Scope 2 emissions are indirect greenhouse gas emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat, or steam. In this episode of Energy Evolution, hosts Dan Testa and Taylor Kuykendall bring on guest Marek Zhang , vice...

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14:34
Date:
    07 Dec 2023
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

North Sea Transition Series: Carbon Capture and Storage

The North Sea is one of the greatest tangible examples of a transitioning, or evolving, global energy sector. The offshore play is historically recognized for its prolific oil and gas production

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28:12
Date:
    07 Dec 2023
Series:
    Oil Markets
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Grangemouth’s closure: insights into the changing global refining landscape

The UK’s Grangemouth refinery is set to cease operations in the coming years to be converted into a fuel import terminal, owner Petroineos has said, with current operations to continue into at least early 2025

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17:34
Date:
    06 Dec 2023
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    Commodities Focus
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Asian aluminum, alumina markets mixed on demand expectations, cost pressures

Asian aluminum markets continue to see lackluster demand and ample stocks pressuring premiums, though the sporadic reopening of the Chinese import arbitrage window is providing support across the region

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20:18
Date:
    04 Dec 2023
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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Winter is coming: Can gas, power sectors move from finger pointing to joint coordination?

Heading into this winter, relatively mild weather is forecast, but utility regulators have warned that an extended bout of extreme winter weather could stress infrastructure and present problems once again

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20:33
Date:
    01 Dec 2023
Series:
    Energy Evolution
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US utility execs share plans for continuing the energy transition amid rising costs

This episode of Energy Evolution is all about utilities' capital plans and how they are adapting to the current economic climate

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15:30
Date:
    30 Nov 2023
Series:
    Chemical Week Podcast
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Getting to circular

With growing demand for recycled plastics and investment in recycling ramping up, what does the future hold for plastics circularity? Bertan Enhos, exeuctive director/chemical consulting at S&P Global Commodity Insights and lead author...

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Length:
21:15
Date:
    30 Nov 2023
Series:
    EnergyCents
Podcast Title:

North Sea Transition Series EP2: Offshore Wind

The North Sea is one of the greatest tangible examples of a transitioning, or evolving, global energy sector. The offshore play is historically recognized for its prolific oil and gas production

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35:06
Date:
    30 Nov 2023
Series:
    Oil Markets
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The wait is (still) on at the Panama Canal

A reduction in daily transits at both the Neopanamax and Panamax lock systems have resulted in longer wait times to transit the Panama Canal

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Length:
13:53
Date:
    29 Nov 2023
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
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Trash to Treasure: the role of UCO and POME in energy transition

Waste feedstocks in the form of Used Cooking Oil and Palm Oil Mill Effluent have been hitting headlines in the biofuels sphere – touted as the next generation of energy feedstocks

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Length:
25:50
Date:
    23 Nov 2023
Series:
    EnergyCents
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North Sea Transition Series: Offshore E&P

The North Sea is one of the greatest tangible examples of a transitioning, or evolving, global energy sector. The offshore play is historically recognized for its prolific oil and gas production

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27:50
Date:
    23 Nov 2023
Series:
    Oil Markets
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China looks to rejig its oil sector in 2024; lower crude imports, refined product exports in plans

The new year looks set to see a seismic shift in China’s oil industry, as concerns grow about the future of crude oil imports and by extension product exports from the country amid headwinds in the country's refining sector

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Date:
    22 Nov 2023
Series:
    Platts Future Energy
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Emerging battery technologies: Alternative long-term energy storage solutions on the rise

The growing use of renewable energy and the phasing out of fossil fuels is creating a large flexibility gap that needs to be filled by clean technologies such as energy storage

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Length:
25:08
Date:
    20 Nov 2023
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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New underground mapping may mean more oil and gas, fewer cut trees

The climate impact of fossil fuels is in the spotlight as world leaders prepare to head to the COP28 climate negotiations in the United Arab Emirates

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Length:
19:59
Date:
    17 Nov 2023
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

The path to net-zero: An overview of efforts across commodities

In this week's episode of Energy Evolution, the hosts discuss a new series of articles out of the S&P Global Commodity Insights' newsroom that examines how some of the largest companies in the world are working to achieve net-zero...

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26:02
Date:
    16 Nov 2023
Series:
    Oil Markets
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West African gasoline supply in limbo after Belgian export ban

The West African Gasoline market is about to undergo major transformations. Belgium has proposed new environmental measures to suspend low-quality motor fuel exports, following similar move by the Netherlands

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13:33
Date:
    15 Nov 2023
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    Platts Future Energy
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COP28 is a pivotal moment for carbon markets: can countries move forward on Article 6?

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement is seen as an essential enabler of international emissions trading, providing countries and businesses with a key pathway to meet and accelerate their climate goals

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25:22
Date:
    13 Nov 2023
Series:
    Capitol Crude
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US Elections 2024: For Republicans, energy dialogue still possible

With this year’s elections barely in the rear-view mirror, the 2024 US elections are just one year away. Already, there are questions about how energy policy, climate change and prices at the pump will play into this election cycle

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Length:
26:19
Date:
    10 Nov 2023
Series:
    Energy Evolution
Podcast Title:

Fighting climate change with carbon offsets and fossil fuel retirement credits

On this episode of Energy Evolution, we are talking about carbon offset markets and oil and gas retirement credits. What function do these tools serve in the broader decarbonization push, and how exactly are we calculating them anyway?...

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Length:
34:06
Date:
    09 Nov 2023
Series:
    EnergyCents
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Gas play: European majors test boundaries of Eastern Med success

After initial enthusiasm, Eni and TotalEnergies announced unsuccessful results in October from the Qana-1 prospect in offshore Lebanon

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Length:
27:28
Date:
    09 Nov 2023
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    Oil Markets
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With Venezuela sanctions lifting, what's in store for Mexican and Canadian crudes?

The lifting of Venezuelan oil sanctions by the US has sparked a series of reactions in the upstream market. S&P Global expects an increase of roughly 100,000 b/d in crude exports from Venezuela to 850,000 b/d

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13:43