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The Crude Report: Opec+ looks at 2021
Opec+ ministers will meet w/c 30 November to discuss next steps for their production agreement, the decisions of which will obviously have impacts on global crude oil trade flows. Sean Cronin, the editor of Argus Global Markets, presents this latest episode of The Crude Report.
The Crude Report: Freight loses some Covid-19 weight
After an unprecedented rise earlier this year thanks to a surge of floating storage demand, the Weight of Freight – freight's share of the delivered cost – has returned to the more typical 5% - 10% range for US-to-China shipments.In this episode of The Crude Report, Nicholas Watt, Freight editor for the Americas, is joined by Michael Connolly, Freight reporter, to discuss the freight side of US crude oil exports.
Falando de Mercado: Os altos e baixos na safra de cana-de-açúcar 20-21
O mercado de etanol do Centro-Sul brasileiro viveu sua própria montanha-russa em 2020, oscilando entre bruscas quedas e crescente otimismo. Como isso se traduziu nos preços do biocombustível ao longo da temporada e quais as perspectivas para o período de entressafra?No episódio desta semana da série Falando de Mercado, Camila Dias, Chefe de Redação da Argus no Brasil, e Pedro Cirne, Subeditor do relatório Argus Brasil Combustíveis fazem um balanço da safra de etanol do Centro-Sul.
From the Economist’s Chair: Irrational Exuberance
Events since early November have boosted equities, strengthened crude oil prices, placed a floor under the USD index and moderated some of the recent safe-haven demand for gold. But market optimism after the US Presidential election, and news of Covid-19 vaccine successes that quickly followed it, could prove short-lived if pandemic impacts worsen further during the northern hemisphere winter. Opec+ Ministers will surely be watching closely. David Fyfe, Chief Economist for Argus Media, presents this latest podcast and blog post in the “From the Economist’s Chair” series.
The Crude Report: Why penalize running the lights?
The six stand-alone splitters designed to refine ultra-light crude oil condensate at the US Gulf coast should have operating advantages in an environment where gasoline is king – but this theory hasn't quite panned out. Sandy Fielden, Director of Research at Morningstar Commodities and Energy, joins Jeff Kralowetz, Vice President of Business Development at Argus, to discuss the economics of running the units in current market conditions.
Global LPG Conversations: Outlook for propane and propylene markets
Our new podcast series, Global LPG Conversations, explores developments and key drivers in the global LPG/NGL markets. In this episode, Kristen Mueller our principal consultant for LPG and Sarah Rae, VP – Olefins & derivatives discuss the current market trends and outlook for the propane and propylene markets. ‘Global LPG Conversations’ is brought to you by Argus Media — a leading independent provider of energy and commodity market information.