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Feature -- Iran Sanctions: Global Energy Implications

May 08, 2018
US President Donald Trump's plan to leave the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions could have major impacts for global oil, natural gas, metals and petrochemical markets.
Factbox: Energy, metals impact of Trump's decision to reimpose Iran sanctions
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Analysis: An Iranian exodus could open more doors for US crudes in Europe
Analysis: An Iranian exodus could open more doors for US crudes in Europe
The potential reduction of Iranian crude into the European market as result of renewed sanctions will likely benefit US crude exporters, which have enjoyed an increasingly large share of that market, an S&P Global Platts analysis showed May 8.

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Houston (Platts)--17 Oct 2018 557 pm EDT/2157 GMT
US ethanol production averaged 1.011 million b/d in the week that ended October 12, down 29,000 b/d week on week, Energy Information Administration data showed Wednesday.
Washington DC (Platts)--17 Oct 2018 1003 am EDT/1403 GMT
The US Environmental Protection Agency aims to adopt final rules for fuel economy standards by March and year-round sales of higher ethanol blends by May, according to a fall regulatory agenda released Wednesday by the Trump administration.
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June 19, 2018
Russian 12.5% protein wheat FOB deep water port prices have come under pressure from the imminent arrival of the new crop. Hot and dry weather have raised concerns over new crop production levels and the volume of higher protein wheat.
April 25, 2018
S&P Global Platts editors Catherine Wood, Sergio Alvarado and Josh Pedrick discuss the implications of the US-China trade conflict on the agriculture and biofuels markets.
April 12, 2018
S&P Global Platts biofuels reporters Josh Pedrick and Wes Swift take a look at US President Donald Trump’s comments Thursday in support of an RVP waiver for E15.
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The Barrel Blog

April 20, 2018
A decade has passed since the 2008 dry bulk freight rates began a long downturn which coincided with the Financial Crisis and culminated with a historic low in January 2016.
April 11, 2018
With President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on aluminum and steel imports last month, his taking a tougher stand on trade overall, and the US general economy growing at a healthy clip, several key commodity prices were considerably stronger on average through the end of March, compared with on January 19, 2017, the day before his inauguration.
March 07, 2018
From the legendary Pittsburgh steelworker to the things he may own -- blue jeans, bourbon and Harley-Davidson motorcycles -- President Donald Trump’s trade policy and the reaction to it have been both ironic and iconic.
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