Driving Discussions podcast series

Driving Discussions podcast series

This podcast series examines the market forces that impact road fuels across the globe. Argus’ leading industry experts break down information on shifts in supply and demand, price trends, trade flows, geopolitical and regulatory implications, and growing low-carbon targets. Episodes focus on different themes and different regions, keeping you informed of the latest market developments globally.

Argus podcast episodes are available on a variety of podcast platforms as well as the Argus Blog, where each episode can be streamed and is provided with a full transcript and related links. Listen and subscribe to Argus podcasts on Apple PodcastsSpotify or Stitcher.

Latest Driving Discussions episodes

10 November 2023

Driving Discussions: The rise of renewable diesel

On this episode, Biofuels and Feedstocks Market Specialist, Jackie Reigle, and Argus' VP Business Development, Louise Burke, discuss the latest market trends affecting Argus' newly launched California renewable diesel spot indexes.


English Key prices North America Oil products

21 November 2023

Driving Discussions: November notations from the midcontinent

Senior Editor of US Products, David Ruisard, joins host and blendstocks reporter, Jason Metko, in this new podcast.


English North America Oil products

03 November 2023

Driving Discussions Europe: The new European Diesel flows looking to meet winter specs

In this new episode, Benedict George, deputy editor, joins Alfonso Berrocal, business development manager, to discuss the diesel spec changes from summer to winter and how they might affect diesel producers. Additionally, they talk about trade flows, demand, and supply ...


Europe Oil products English Freight & Transportation

19 October 2023

Driving Discussions: RIN and Yang

In this latest episode, Argus' RINS/biofuels reporter, Matthew Cope, joins Argus’ blendstocks reporter, Jason Metko, to discuss the D4 and D6 markets moving conversely to D3.


Oil products Bioenergy North America English

10 October 2023

Driving Discussions: Recent Refinery Revelations

On this episode, US downstream Reporter, Nathan Risser, and Argus’ Blendstocks Reporter, Jason Metko, dive into recent US refinery news.


English Oil products North America

22 September 2023

Driving Discussions: Major Midcon Gasoline Movements

Senior Editor of US products, David Ruisard, joins Argus’ Blendstocks Reporter, Jason Metko, in this new episode.


English North America Oil products

18 September 2023

Driving Discussions: High Times for MTBE

Senior Reporter for methanol and MTBE, Steven McGinn, and Argus’ Blendstocks Reporter, Jason Metko, recap a very busy summer in the MTBE world, and how the market may finish the remainder of 2023. 


Key prices North America Oil products English

30 August 2023

Driving Discussions: Atlantic Coast Conversation

This edition features USAC distillate reporter Craig Ross.


Chemicals English Global Oil products

31 July 2023

Driving Discussions: Deep dive into the US downstream market

In this episode, Elaine Levin, President of Powerhouse, DC-based risk management and hedging organization, joins Argus’ Blendstocks Reporter, Jason Metko.


English Crude oil North America

05 July 2023

Driving Discussions Europe: How are sanctions changing the pattern of European Diesel demand and VGO spreads?

In this episode, get an update on the diesel market halfway into 2023 and the demand-supply expectations going forward. Learn more about the impact of the Russian sanctions on the way that refineries source vacuum gas oil (VGO) and its spreads.


Oil products Russian Europe English
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