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S&P Global Commodity Insights’ energy transition news highlights, May 16 2022

UK launches new nuclear build fund Queensland signs hydrogen export MOU Momentum gaining for US certified gas Selling the energy transition to hard-pressed consumers is getting harder, politicians in Europe are finding. Financial support for hydrogen...

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S&P Global Commodity Insights’ energy transition news highlights, May 16 2022

Energy, Energy Transition

Asian Petrochemicals: Key market indicators for May 9-13

The outlook for gasoline-related petrochemicals such as toluene, xylenes and MTBE remains relatively firm amid strong gasoline margins, while demand for most petrochemicals in key market China remains sluggish amid COVID-19 related lockdowns. Isomer-...

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Asian Petrochemicals: Key market indicators for May 9-13

Petrochemicals

Malaysia's palm oil stocks seen 9% higher on export dip in April: survey

Malaysia's palm oil inventories are expected to rise to 1.61 million mt at end-April, up 9.3% from a month before due to lower exports and better production, a S&P Global Commodity Insights survey showed May 9. April exports by the world's second lar...

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Malaysia's palm oil stocks seen 9% higher on export dip in April: survey

Agriculture

S&P Global Commodity Insights Weekly ET News Highlights – May 9, 2022

California nears 100% renewables during solar peak China seen accelerating oil product export restrictions EC, manufacturers agree massive electrolyzer push Renewables met 99.87% of Californian power demand for a two-minute period on April 30 as favo...

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S&P Global Commodity Insights Weekly ET News Highlights – May 9, 2022

Energy, Energy Transition

Saudi Arabia to develop EV metals, steel projects as part of $32 bil investments

Saudi Arabia is planning to develop a $2 billion EV battery metals plant and a $4 billion steel plate mill complex as part of $32 billion of investments targeting the kingdom's mining sector amid economic diversification in the world's biggest oil ex...

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Saudi Arabia to develop EV metals, steel projects as part of $32 bil investments

Metals

Russia lowers export tax on wheat to $114.3/mt; first cut since March

Russia's agriculture ministry on May 6 set the variable export tax on wheat at $114.30/mt for the May 13-17 period, down $5.80 from the May 6-12 previous period, the first reduction in the export tax since March 16. The export tax had been rising fol...

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Russia lowers export tax on wheat to $114.3/mt; first cut since March

Agriculture

PetroChina shows no interest in taking discounted Russian oil, gas: Executives

The state-owned oil giant PetroChina is not interested in taking discounted Russian oil and gas cargoes, but sticks to the producers' term supplies, CFO Chai Shouping said during the company's first quarter result conference call on May 6. Meanwhile,...

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PetroChina shows no interest in taking discounted Russian oil, gas: Executives

Energy, Electric Power, Natural Gas

European energy crisis a 'stark reminder' of vital LNG role: GIIGNL

The current European energy crisis is a "stark reminder" of the vital role of LNG in ensuring energy security and economic stability, Jean Abiteboul, the president of industry group GIIGNL, said May 5. In the latest GIIGNL annual report, Abiteboul sa...

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European energy crisis a 'stark reminder' of vital LNG role: GIIGNL

Energy, Natural Gas, LNG

Russian gas flows into Europe dip in April as Ukraine war rumbles on

Physical Russian gas flows into Europe dropped back in April compared with the previous month, an analysis of flow data from S&P Global Commodity Insights showed May 6, but supply remained above January and February levels as the war in Ukraine rumbl...

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Russian gas flows into Europe dip in April as Ukraine war rumbles on

Energy, Electric Power, Natural Gas

Port of Los Angeles April container throughput drops 6% on year, volume outlook healthy

Preliminary numbers that the Port of Los Angeles posted indicate a 5.8% drop in twenty-foot equivalent unit liftings for April against the same period a year ago, marking the second- busiest April in the port's history. While finalized numbers have y...

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Port of Los Angeles April container throughput drops 6% on year, volume outlook healthy

Shipping

Kabanga Nickel 'not waiting' to complete feasibility, expects surging demand: CEO

Kabanga Nickel is accelerating work on its "development-ready" nickel sulfide deposit in western Tanzania, now planned to start production Q4 2025 or Q1 2026 to coincide with an "inflection point" foreseen in electric vehicle manufacturing, according...

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Kabanga Nickel 'not waiting' to complete feasibility, expects surging demand: CEO

Metals

European energy crisis a 'stark reminder' of vital LNG role: GIIGNL

The current European energy crisis is a "stark reminder" of the vital role of LNG in ensuring energy security and economic stability, Jean Abiteboul, the president of industry group GIIGNL, said May 5. In the latest GIIGNL annual report, Abiteboul sa...

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European energy crisis a 'stark reminder' of vital LNG role: GIIGNL

Energy, Natural Gas, LNG

US natural gas storage rises 77 Bcf to 1.567 Tcf spurring NYMEX futures rally

Chilly spring weather across much of the country curbed net injections to US natural gas storage in the final week of April, helping to widen the inventory deficit and propel a rally in NYMEX gas futures. The US Energy Information Administration May ...

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US natural gas storage rises 77 Bcf to 1.567 Tcf spurring NYMEX futures rally

Energy, Electric Power, Natural Gas

INDIA DATA: April crude steel output up 3% amid new blast furnace

India's crude steel production reached 9.85 million mt in April, up 3.1% year on year, data from the Joint Plant Committee showed May 4, amid an increase in production capacity. The annual output rise is a result of JSW Steel firing up a second blast...

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INDIA DATA: April crude steel output up 3% amid new blast furnace

Metals

Australia's EMRC, Woodside collaborate on pilot carbon capture plant

Australia's Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council and Woodside are collaborating on a carbon capture and utilization pilot plant in Western Australia state using waste, the energy firm said May 5. The two parties have agreed to set the terms of a pro...

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Australia's EMRC, Woodside collaborate on pilot carbon capture plant

Energy, Energy Transition