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S&P Global Platts analysis of key oil price movements across the globe.

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S&P Global Platts analysis of key oil price movements across the globe.

    Signs of China's crude demand recovery emerge

    Signs of China's crude demand recovery emerge

    Fuel demand across Northeast Asia plunged at the height of the coronavirus outbreak in the region over February and March. But the tide has since turned for the good in recent months. Manufacturing, construction and transportation activities are picking up fast in China with signs of the pandemic being largely contained in the country.
    S&P Global Platts oil specialists Philip Vahn, Oceana Zhou and Avantika Ramesh examine oil market indicators in China and the sources that are feeding the country's renewed thirst for crude.

    • 6 min
    Green shoots for jet fuel in sight at the IATA conference

    Green shoots for jet fuel in sight at the IATA conference

    There are some that say the aviation sector is on life-support but industry participants are already looking to signs of recovery, with no sign of ditching previously established environmental targets, jet fuel reporters Gary Clark and Ellie Valencia tell Francesco Di Salvo.
    Later in the program, Tamara Sleiman and Tom Washington discuss the outlook for bunker fuel in the latest IMO 2020 update.

    • 18 min
    Rising hygiene products demand and falling naphtha prices present opportunities for petchems

    Rising hygiene products demand and falling naphtha prices present opportunities for petchems

    Falling values for naphtha are stimulating margins for some petrochemical manufacturers, as COVID-19 sends people rushing to buy hand sanitizer and disposable plastics. Naphtha reporter Evridiki Dimitriadou and petrochemicals reporter Ora Lazic discuss the winners and losers at the top of the barrel and beyond with Joel Hanley.

    • 15 min
    Oil Markets extra: How do benchmarks cope in times of market stress?

    Oil Markets extra: How do benchmarks cope in times of market stress?

    In this special bonus episode of the S&P Global Platts Oil Markets podcast, Dave Ernsberger, head of pricing and market insight, discusses with Joel how commodity and energy benchmarks are faring amid the coronavirus outbreak, and Platts’ approach to dealing with recent market stress.

    • 31 min
    Heavy-duty trucks, buses offer fuel switching opportunities for hydrogen: Hyzon CTO

    Heavy-duty trucks, buses offer fuel switching opportunities for hydrogen: Hyzon CTO

    New fuel cell electric vehicle manufacturer Hyzon Motors has made rapid progress since forming in March, already signing an MOU with a UK partner to deliver 1,000 hydrogen fuelled buses. In this S&P Global Platts Commodities Focus podcast we talk to Hyzon's CTO, Ian Thompson, about the advantages and costs of FCEVs in buses and heavy-duty trucks compared with battery EVs, and opportunities for future growth.

    • 24 min
    More turbulence ahead for jet fuel as forward structure gives a grim outlook

    More turbulence ahead for jet fuel as forward structure gives a grim outlook

    The malaise in jet fuel and air traffic is grounding airmail and the outlook seems bleak for airlines as the contango in jet fuel stretches out ever further.
    Jet fuel reporter Gary Clark and Middle Distillates editorial manager Eleni Pittalis tell Joel Hanley the latest.

    • 11 min

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