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Platts Americas Energy CEO Series

December 11, 2017
The Platts Americas Energy CEO Series features interviews with key business leaders, addressing critical topics across fundamentals, regulation and industry trends. Spanning the oil, gas and power sectors, these wide-ranging discussions seek to provide insight into where energy is headed.
Advancing energy in the Americas: Perspectives from across the commodity sectors
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Robert Flexon, Dynegy President & CEO
Robert Flexon, Dynegy President & CEO
Political intervention in electricity markets has prompted Houston -based Dynegy’s President and CEO Robert Flexon to wonder whether the US may abandon wholesale electricity competition in favor of re-regulating the sector with a cost-of-service utility model.

News Headlines

Houston (Platts)--12 Dec 2017 1152 am EST/1652 GMT
Stagnant US electricity demand, lower commodity prices, policy interventions, and continued improvements in renewable energy costs and technologies may increase risks for independent power producers in 2018, which some industry observers say may result in more sector consolidation.
London (Platts)--12 Dec 2017 923 am EST/1423 GMT
UK day-ahead power prices were higher Tuesday, reacting to UK NBP spot natural gas contracts which skyrocketed after news of the explosion at Baumgarten and also the Forties pipeline outage.
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Market Movers Europe

Market Movers Europe, Dec 4-8: European gas market poised for volatility; Statoil expected to send oil to Asia

Market Movers Europe, Dec 4-8: European gas market poised for volatility; Statoil expected to send oil to Asia

2017-12-04 04:00:57 EST

In this week's highlights, the European gas market is poised for further volatility with the region short of LNG arrivals and we ponder how much last week's OPEC decision will influence non-OPEC oil producers.


November 27, 2017
Is peak oil demand a myth? Capitol Crude goes to Georgetown University to debate how electric vehicles, technology, policy and petrochemicals (and more) will influence whether demand for crude oil will peak around 2030.
October 26, 2017
The EU is taking steps to prevent Brexit from inadvertently crashing the EU carbon price next year. In this podcast, we discuss the policies, price impacts and next steps for the European carbon market.
October 18, 2017
Ahead of the inaugural Platts Digital Commodities Summit, we spoke to our premier event sponsor, James Robert ("Bo") Collins, Founder of Matrix Global, on the key theme of how blockchain technology is moving from proof-of-concept to market reality.
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The Barrel Blog

November 08, 2017
It has been a little more than nine months since President Donald Trump took office, and although most hard commodity prices are lower than the day he was sworn in, there are signs of life. Joe Innace has more.
October 26, 2017
The growing band of fossil fuel-averse investors gained a new recruit in October — this time a bank: BNP Paribas Group. Ross McCracken blogs on BNP ceasing to finance shale and tar sands-related projects.
October 25, 2017
The Africa Oil Week conference in Cape Town got a taste of Texas or even a little slice of Hollywood this month, as the presence of US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry as guest of honor, perplexed yet impressed the conference delegates.
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North American Electricity methodology

Published December 2014

This statement of methodology for Platts' North American electricity includes detailed information on the submission of price data from market participants, the formation of indexes and assessments, and the publication of index-related information, including volumes and deal counts.

North American Electricity methodology

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