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London (Platts)--12 Dec 2017 919 am EST/1419 GMT
UK NBP spot natural gas contracts soared Tuesday morning, with the explosion at the key European gas hub of Baumgarten in Austria adding to a bullish environment for the UK gas market.
London (Platts)--12 Dec 2017 554 am EST/1054 GMT
An explosion Tuesday at the major European gas hub at Baumgarten in Austria has forced operator OMV to close the facility, with Austrian and Italian gas prices surging in early trading as a result of the blast.
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Feature: 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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Meg Gentle, Tellurian CEO
Meg Gentle, Tellurian CEO
Previously it was as a marketing executive who helped Cheniere Energy become the first US exporter of LNG produced from shale gas. And now it is as the CEO of Tellurian, pitching a new business model to finance construction of a rival terminal.


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.
November 16, 2017
We discuss the recent counter-seasonal spike in jet fuel barge prices. What caused rising jet fuel prices outside of the traditional peak summer demand period?
November 07, 2017
With the producer group meeting on November 30, this month's S&P Global Platts OPEC Outlook podcast takes you behind the scenes for an insider view of how journalists and analysts spend OPEC week.
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The Barrel Blog

December 06, 2017
For the first time since Donald Trump was inaugurated president, more of the benchmark commodity prices tracked by S&P Global Platts since he took office are now slightly higher than when President Obama left.
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.
November 08, 2017
Oil superpowers are butting heads. Saudi has escalated a bitter feud by accusing Iran of an "act of war" following a rebel missile attack on Riyadh. The stakes are high for both protagonists but their belligerence has its limitations.
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North American Natural Gas Markets methodology

Published February 2016

Platts' methodology for assessing North American gas markets has developed over a number of years and draws on our experience in the global energy markets. Platts sets great importance on producing independent reports and assessments.

North American Natural Gas Markets methodology

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