BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR
COOKIE NOTICE

Register with us today

and in less than 60 seconds continue your access to:Latest news headlinesAnalytical topics and featuresCommodities videos, podcast & blogsSample market prices & dataSpecial reportsSubscriber notes & daily commodity email alerts

Already have an account?

Log in to register

Forgot Password

Please Note: Platts Market Center subscribers can only reset passwords via the Platts Market Center

Enter your Email ID below and we will send you an email with your password.


  • Email Address* Please enter email address.

If you are a premium subscriber, we are unable to send you your password for security reasons. Please contact the Client Services team.

If you are a Platts Market Center subscriber, to reset your password go to the Platts Market Center to reset your password.

In this list

Regulations, reduced demand significantly diminish Japanese oil refining capacity

LNG

European LNG chronicles: The Russia question

Platts Global Polyolefins Outlook

Renewables | Natural Gas | Fuel Oil | Utilities

Central American Energy Conference, 22nd Annual

Coal

Thailand's Feb coal imports slide 12% on year to 1.69 mil mt

Listen: Regulations, reduced demand significantly diminish Japanese oil refining capacity

Takeo Kumagai , senior editor for Platts oil news, talks with James Bourne, associate editorial director for oil news in Asia, about how operable capacity for oil refining in Japan has dropped roughly 20% on government regulations and waning domestic demand. Imports of certain products may increase as some refiners are turning their facilities into petrochemical plants, which would increase demand for naphtha, and power generation demand is expected to rise over the summer, when fuel oil could fill the void left by nuclear power.


This is the latest in a series of weekly podcasts aimed at highlighting significant news stories from around the energy world. Check back every week for the latest update.


We welcome any feedback or suggestions for topics. Contact us at webeditor@platts.com.