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Braking Ahead: Understanding the risks to EV sales and battery metals markets in 2023

Join S&P Global experts from our Commodity Insights and Mobility divisions as they delve into the potential roadblocks facing the electric vehicle market in 2023. From fluctuating lithium prices to the phasing out of government subsidies, learn how t...

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Braking Ahead: Understanding the risks to EV sales and battery metals markets in 2023

Energy, Energy Transition

What the FERC is going on with gas policy and regulations?

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is starting the new year with a 2-2 partisan split after former Chairman Richard Glick was forced to bid adieu to the agency after his renomination stalled out. The divide could complicate action on some of th...

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What the FERC is going on with gas policy and regulations?

Energy, Electric Power, Natural Gas

The Black Sea wheat trade: Navigating political turmoil and supply shortages

In this episode of the Commodities Focus podcast, our experts delve into the Black Sea wheat trade situation amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine War, from the impact of the Black Sea Grain Initiative on global food security to the challenges faced by the...

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The Black Sea wheat trade: Navigating political turmoil and supply shortages

Agriculture, Grains, Shipping

China's oil product export quota: What it means for Asia's supply and demand in the new year

China has already hinted at its first batch of oil product export quota for 2023, which has left some market watchers nervous amid the current economic headwinds at the start of this year. In this episode, we look deeper at the implications of the oi...

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China's oil product export quota: What it means for Asia's supply and demand in the new year

Energy, Oil, Crude Oil

Mild weather keeps European heating fuel markets weak

Natural gas supply disruptions into Europe saw both LPG and gasoil heating fuels used as substitutes in 2022 with concern over preparations for winter amid a low stocks environment. However, a mild winter thus far has kept heating fuel markets weak, ...

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Mild weather keeps European heating fuel markets weak

Energy, Oil

Agriculture in a warming world: How will climate change impact our food?

Weather plays an important role in agricultural productivity and adverse weather events due to climate change are going to increasingly impact agriculture. In this podcast, S&P Global Commodity Insights' reporters Shikha Singh and Mugunthan Kesavan s...

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Agriculture in a warming world: How will climate change impact our food?

Agriculture

Navigating change in Baltic and Black Sea shipping

As EU sanctions on Russian crude and oil products come into force, the Baltic and Black Sea shipping markets face uncertainty. In this episode of the Platts Commodities Focus podcast, our EMEA Tanker Editors and Freight Analytics team delve into the ...

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Navigating change in Baltic and Black Sea shipping

Shipping

Government subsidies have shifted the refined products landscape in Latin America

Price regulation plays an important political and economic role in emerging countries, and Latin American countries this year have faced oil price volatility that has forced them to look for buffer alternatives. News experts Jeff Mower and Sheky Espe...

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Government subsidies have shifted the refined products landscape in Latin America

Energy, Oil, Refined Products

RFS blending mandate ‘makes no sense, disconnected from reality’: biodiesel group

The US Environmental Protection Agency has pitched raising the amount of renewable fuel that US refiners must mix with gasoline and diesel over the next three years. Ethanol producers generally applauded the agency’s latest proposal for the Renewable...

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RFS blending mandate ‘makes no sense, disconnected from reality’: biodiesel group

Agriculture

Spotlight shifts to Asia as EU ban on Russian crude comes into force

With the European Union ban on Russian seaborne crude imports and the price cap of $60 a barrel taking effect, the spotlight is now on China and India as the market tries to assess to what extent top Asian buyers can absorb the additional displaced b...

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Spotlight shifts to Asia as EU ban on Russian crude comes into force

Energy, Oil, Crude Oil

What’s next for container freight as environmental regulation looms?

Demand for moving goods around the world has dramatically fallen as the cost of living rises and consumers start to tighten their belts. However, many shipowners have been left with bumper profits accumulated during the peak. Are freight rates going ...

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What’s next for container freight as environmental regulation looms?

Shipping

Private producer share of Mexico’s oil output is on the rise

The development of Mexico’s upstream oil sector has slowed since President Lopez Obrador was elected in 2018, as Lopez Obrador halted the upstream auctions put in place by the liberalization process that started in 2013. However, several companies we...

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Private producer share of Mexico’s oil output is on the rise

Energy, Oil, Crude Oil

How ESG shapes the development of battery supply chains

Despite serving multiple purposes in the energy transition , batteries have their own footprint, and downstream players want to have that addressed. With automakers in the driving seat, ESG requirements have been spreading out through battery supply ...

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How ESG shapes the development of battery supply chains

Energy, Energy Transition, Metals

How ESG shapes the development of battery supply chains

Despite serving multiple purposes in the energy transition , batteries have their own footprint, and downstream players want to have that addressed. With automakers in the driving seat, ESG requirements have been spreading out through battery supply ...

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How ESG shapes the development of battery supply chains

Energy, Energy Transition, Metals

Soaring crude tanker rates dent long-haul crude differentials

With longer-haul voyages and the 'dark fleet' growing, tight freight availability is pushing shipping rates to fresh highs. What does strong shipping market mean for the crude competing to replace Russian flows? S&P Global Commodity Insights reporter...

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Soaring crude tanker rates dent long-haul crude differentials

Energy, Oil, Crude Oil