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22.08.2014 Platts mulls change in oil benchmarks to tap growth in Asia

Oil pricing agency Platts is consulting with traders on proposed changes to its key oil product benchmarks in Asia to include ports in Malaysia and possibly Indonesia as cargo loading points to take advantage of new storage facilities.

20.08.2014 Platts announces global petrochemical prices rose 4% in July

Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market rose for a second consecutive month, up 4% in July to $1,446 per metric ton (/mt), following a 2% monthly advance in June, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI).

04.08.2014 Platts launches new Rotterdam fuel oil barge and bunker assessments

Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and commodities information and a top publisher of benchmark price references, today launched two daily price assessments aimed at bringing greater clarity to the fuel oil barge and bunker markets.

22.07.2014 Platts: Russia to consider gas exports by independent East Siberian producers

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has asked his government to consider allowing independent producers to export gas from new fields in East Siberia and the Far East by September 1 in a move that would effectively spell an end to Gazprom's export monopoly.

14.07.2014 Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 29.94 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day in June

Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dipped by 30,000 barrels per day (b/d) in June to 29.94 million b/d, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts.

03.07.2014 Platts announces U.K., European natural gas prices dropped further in June

Day-ahead natural gas prices in the U.K. and continental Europe continued to fall in June after reaching multi-year lows in May, according to data just released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider.

20.05.2014 White House Eyeing Changes to 1975 Law Curbing U.S. Oil Exports: Official on Platts Energy Week

The Obama administration is considering lifting or easing 39-year-old restrictions on exporting U.S. crude oil, though no final decisions have been made, a White House official said Sunday on Platts Energy Week.

22.04.2014 Ukraine May Have Russian Gas Choice within 10 Years: Top U.S. Energy Official on Platts Energy Week

Ukraine could be in a position within 10 years to decide whether it wants to import natural gas from Russia if it takes the right steps, Carlos Pascual, the U.S. Department of State's top energy official, said on Platts Energy Week.

11.03.2014 Platts Survey announces OPEC pumps 30.11 million barrels of crude oil per day in February

Crude oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed by 240,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 30.11 million b/d in February from 29.87 million b/d in January following a surge in Iraqi exports and despite new setbacks in Libya, a just

19.08.2013 Platts: Ukraine July Transit Of Russian Natural Gas To Europe Rises 26.2% On Year

Platt's reports that Ukraine's transit of natural gas from Russia to Europe rose 1.6 billion cubic meters in July to 7.7 Bcm, up 26.2% from 6.1 Bcm shipped in July 2012, state-owned gas shipping monopoly UkrTransGaz said Friday.