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  • 6 January 2017

    With 2016 behind us, energy intelligence groups have begun dishing out their takes on the energy sector for 2017. One of them, S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, has shared its view on what to watch this year when it comes to oil market. […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw a distinct lack of activity for Aframaxes in the Baltic Sea, ultimately ending with a sharp downturn in Baltic-UK Continent 100,000 mt rates, Platts reports. Platts says that the rates on the route plunged Worldscale 25 to be assessed at w65 Friday, which equates to USD 6.10/mt, the lowest level since an identical assessment on […]

  • 19 September 2014

    Prices of spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) for October delivery to Asia gained 19.8% on a month over month to an average $12.826/MMBtu per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), according the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (Platts JK) for month-ahead delivery released yesterday at the 2014 Platts LNG Forum in London. This marked the first month-over-month […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and top source of benchmark price references, has begun publishing daily price assessments for five West African grades of crude oil. The new price assessments, launched on August 1, provide end-of-day values on the open spot market for two Nigerian grades, two Angolan grades and […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The Tokyo Commodity Exchange on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with S&P Global Platts that includes cooperation in developing LNG market in Asia.

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Platts October LNG Japan Korea Marker ended Thursday higher at $16.85/MMBtu … (platts) [mappress] Source: platts, September 16, 2011

  • 3 September 2012

      Platts physical energy price assessments for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petroleum products have been selected as the basis for nine new cleared over-the-counter (OTC) swaps contracts launched last week by the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), an operator of OTC markets and futures exchanges. Last week’s contract launch by ICE, which includes a Japan Korea Marker […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Cobalt International Energy, Inc. today announced that its Ligurian #2 exploratory well on Green Canyon Block 814 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico had reached objective total depth after having drilled through all of the targeted Miocene formations. The well failed to encounter commercial hydrocarbons and will be plugged and abandoned. Once these plugging operations […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Asia liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices for month-ahead delivery gained 11% from December to January, rising to $17.348 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu) on the back of high winter demand, according to the latest monthly Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) data. On a year-on-year basis, the Platts February JKM marker was up 9% from […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Cobalt International Energy, Inc. has plugged and abandoned its North Platte #2 appraisal well in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to a seal failure in the riser connection system. The well, which was being drilled with the Rowan Reliance drillship, was at a depth of 20,701 feet when the problem with the riser […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cobalt International Energy has plugged and abandoned its North Platte #2 appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico due to a seal failure in the riser connection system. The well, which was being drilled with the Rowan Reliance drillship, was at a depth of 20,701 feet when the problem with the riser was detected. […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbreakers are heading for a another downturn as domestic scrap prices plunge to record lows, Platts said citing data from the China National Shiprecycling Association. Despite the country’s attempts to subsidize decommissioning of older ships losses have pilled up, reaching USD 32.5 million in the first half of the year. According to the Association, the second half […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City and County of Denver, will hold an open house on Wednesday, November 1, to discuss the South Platte River ecosystem restoration alternatives. The proposed project area includes approximately 2.4 miles of the South Platte River from West Yale Avenue downstream (north) to West Mississippi Avenue. The […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    S&P Global Platts, a provider of commodities and energy information, has acquired RigData, a provider of daily information on rig activity for the natural gas and oil markets across North America. S&P Global Platts and RigData have been content partners since 2008, with RigData providing essential data to the Platts Bentek product suite. Now, by completing […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Exploration and production company Cobalt International Energy has found oil in the North Platte #4 appraisal well, in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The company said on Wednesday it has completed drilling operations on the appraisal well and the preliminary results indicate that the well encountered approximately 650 feet of net oil pay, which is greater than […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oil trading companies have chartered around fifteen supertankers in January, possibly to take advantage of slumping oil prices and store crude for future sale, Platts reports. The chartered supertankers have the storage capacity of around 30 million barrels. These very large and ultra large crude carriers are expected to operate mostly in Singapore and the […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Prices of December-delivered shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia rose 4% to $13.529 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), according to the latest monthly Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM). Platts is a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a premier source of benchmark price references. This follows a 0.3% increase for […]

  • 14 November 2014

    Sentiment in the Atlantic Supramax markets was slightly more bullish, as a flurry of fresh requirements for end-November and early December dates helped trim a persistently high tonnage count, Platts reports. Platts says that the USGC was still oversupplied with ships, but tonnage could tighten if demand remained solid. “Rates [on the USGC] should at least firm […]

  • 10 December 2014

    Worldscale rates for hiring VLCCs to haul crude from the Middle East to Far East Asia hit a nine-month high Tuesday, December 9, Platts writes citing shipping sources. The record level of hiring rates has been attributed to strong resistance from owners and fall in the availability of tonnage for December loading dates. Owners were heard seeking […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]