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The Crude Report: Opec+ looks at 2021

The Crude Report: Opec+ looks at 2021

November 25, 2020

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

The Crude Report: Freight loses some Covid-19 weight

November 18, 2020

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

Falando de Mercado: Os altos e baixos na safra de cana-de-açúcar 20-21

November 17, 2020

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

From the Economist’s Chair: Irrational Exuberance

November 17, 2020

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 Crude Report: Why penalize running the lights?

November 11, 2020

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

Global LPG Conversations: Outlook for propane and propylene markets

November 11, 2020

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.

Discussing the future of bunker fuels with car carrier UECC

Discussing the future of bunker fuels with car carrier UECC

November 9, 2020

Join Nicolas Ganas, Business Development Manager as he quizzes Daniel Gent, Energy & Sustainability Manager, UECC on the future of bunker fuels in a post-pandemic market.

Discussing the future of bunker fuels with car carrier UECC

Discussing the future of bunker fuels with car carrier UECC

November 6, 2020

As new car sales continue to struggle as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, what has been the impact on car carrier UECC? And what experience have they had using alternative marine fuels?

 

Join Nicolas Ganas, Business Development Manager, Argus, as he discusses the impact of Covid-19 on UECC and the future of bunker fuels with Daniel Gent, Energy and Sustainability Manager, United European Car Carriers (UECC).

The Crude Report: Libyan production strikes back

The Crude Report: Libyan production strikes back

November 4, 2020

After an eight-month slump in crude oil production, Libyan volumes are expected to strike back in full force. Ruxandra Iordache, who follows Mediterranean crude markets for Argus, joins to talk about the sudden comeback of the primarily light sweet crude from Libya and what the implications are of this additional volume in the market.

Driving Discussions: Covid-19 wave #2 and the outlook for European refiners

Driving Discussions: Covid-19 wave #2 and the outlook for European refiners

November 4, 2020

The global oil products market was hit extremely hard from the first wave of Covid-19. Now that we are beginning feel the effects of the second wave, especially in Europe, are refiners prepared?

Listen in as Elliot Radley, editor of Argus European Products and Harry Riley-Gould, senior reporter European Products, provide an update on the current refined products market in Europe and give insight on how the market and refiners might handle the second wave of Covid-19 and the winter months ahead.

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