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Sydney (Platts)--18 Jun 2018 152 am EDT/552 GMT
Oil major ExxonMobil is planning an LNG import project off Australia's east coast, in the state of Victoria, with a potential startup as early as 2022, a spokesman said Monday.
Singapore (Platts)--17 Jun 2018 648 am EDT/1048 GMT
The trade war between the US and China escalated on Saturday with China threatening an additional 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of US goods, including energy and agricultural products, in response to President Donald Trump's decision to place similar tariffs on the same annual value of Chinese product imports.
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June 15, 2018
Following a meeting of energy chiefs with Pope Francis in the Vatican, Britain's Lord Browne, former CEO of BP and current executive chairman of L1 Energy, tells S&P Global Platts that change in the world's biggest industry, oil and gas, will be a slow process.
May 31, 2018
Tackling growing road transport emissions is one of the EU's biggest challenges in meeting its long-term climate change commitments.
May 04, 2018
SABIC's Abdulrahman S. Al-Fageeh talks about company updates and how operations might be affected by the US-China trade tension, and the changes in China's policies.
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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.

The Barrel Blog

June 14, 2018
Attendance was greater than ever at the IATA Fuel Forum in London. Ease of location was no doubt a factor, with fuel procurement teams flying in to London from all over the world. However, another factor is the current robust health of the airline industry... for now at least.
June 07, 2018
Since a collaboration with Intercontinental Exchange took effect six months ago, S&P Global Platts has seen a substantial increase in natural gas trade information on a day-to-day basis, resulting in a more enhanced view of the markets.
May 02, 2018
Russia’s Gazprom continues to supply high volumes of natural gas to the EU despite long-running disputes over pipelines, competition and Ukraine, the latest S&P Global Platts guide to EU-Russian natural gas relations shows.
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North American Natural Gas Markets methodology

Published December 2017

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