S&P Global Platts Special Reports showcase our key insights across a variety of important subjects affecting oil, shipping, natural gas, petrochemicals, electric power, coal, metals and agriculture markets.
An interactive editorial project exploring the changing relationship between geopolitical risk and the price of crude. This analysis shows how diversity of supply, higher levels of global spare capacity and the expansion of strategic petroleum reserves have helped to insulate markets from the risk of supply disruptions in the Middle East and beyond.View Full Paper
Iron ore and coking coal are integral to steelmaking. But with hundreds of products available globally and constant changes to geology and marketing strategies, we know it can be difficult to keep track of their individual specifications. S&P Global Platts Iron Ore and Metallurgical Coal Specification Tree aims to provide extra transparency on specifications to help advance understanding of how these products relate to our benchmarks and the wider markets.View Full Paper
The global petrochemical industry is expected to keep feeling COVID-19 fallout in the second half of 2021, with prices maintaining record highs in some regions balanced by new capacity startups in others. As global COVID-19 vaccine availability increases, more industrial activity should follow and consumption from end-users should in turn trend higher.View Full Paper