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John-Laurent leads S&P Global Platts’ cross-commodity engagement efforts in Europe and Africa, based in London. Full Bio
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Feb 2020
  • Oil

Amid rising US oil exports, Gulf Coast crude demonstrates global appeal

Unrestricted US crude oil exports recently entered their fifth year. Each year so far has brought with it new records, milestones and developments as American oil continues to muscle its way into new markets and in greater volumes

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Jan 2020
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

The crude oil spectrum: Platts periodic table of oil

The global oil market is brimming with a smorgasbord of crudes, from the Canadian tar sands extracted with the help of steam and sand, to the lightest US condensates whose color mirrors a glass of fine white wine

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Nov 2018
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

In the LOOP: ICE, CME basis-Houston WTI contracts see steady trading in opening weeks

CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange are several weeks into the debuts of their basis-Houston West Texas Intermediate futures contracts, but the latter this week became the first to face the test of an expiry day and contract roll to a new front-month...

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