Argus podcasts

Argus podcasts

Driving Discussions

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

From the Economist's Chair series

Argus Chief Economist David Fyfe explores the global events impacting commodity markets. Through podcasts and blog posts, this series looks at the micro issues affecting one or more markets, and places them in a macro context. Listen or read to be kept informed of the latest developments.

The Covid-19 impact on fertilizer markets

08 julio 2020

The Covid-19 impact on logistics in the west African fertilizer market

Welcome to the second episode of our Africa fertilizer knowledge series. In this podcast we discuss the logistical implications of Covid-19 on the west African fertilizer market supply chain.

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Africa Fertilizantes English Seminarios Web

15 junio 2020

African Fertilizer Knowledge Series: Assessing the impact of Covid-19 on west Africa fertilizer supply and demand

Welcome to the first episode of our Africa fertilizer knowledge series. In this podcast we discuss the supply/demand dynamics in western Africa with the West African Fertilizer Association.

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Fertilizantes Africa

18 mayo 2020

Covid-19 — questions from the sulphur market on the sulphur market

Listen in as Claira Lloyd answers questions from her most recent webinar on Covid-19's impact on the global sulphur market.

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Global Fertilizantes

17 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 and its impact on global AdBlue, DEF and ARLA 32 markets

The latest update on how Covid-19 has impacted AdBlue, DEF and ARLA 32 markets across the globe

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Emisiones English Global

16 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 and Europe - coping during the key season

The latest update on Europe's Fertilizer supply chain and the impact of Covid-19 during the industry's key season from the Editor of Argus Europe Fertilizer.

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Europe Fertilizantes

09 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19: Hitting the sulphur market from all sides

Learn what Covid-19 means for global supply/demand of the sulphur market.

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Fertilizantes Global English

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Impact of Coronavirus on the African fertilizer market

Join Mike Nash, Senior Editor, Fertilizers as he discusses the impact of the virus on the African continent.

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Africa Fertilizantes

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 impact on the global NPK market

Join Julia Campbell, Editor - NPK, as she explores the impact of the coronavirus pandemic across the global NPK market.

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Fertilizantes English Global

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Sulphuric acid fundamentals detach from supply and demand

Prices for sulphuric acid across the globe began declining early in 2019, but how is the market shaping up against lockdown conditions and what is the broader picture?

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Fertilizantes Global

03 abril 2020

Podcast - Coronavirus: the impact on the potash market

This podcast discusses how the global spread of the coronavirus is impacting the potash market and its connected infrastructure. Ewan Thomson, Argus editor - potash, discusses the broad impacts on supply, demand and prices.

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Fertilizantes Global English Asia-Pacific Europe Latin America and Caribbean Middle East North America

Special episodes

08 julio 2020

Driving Discussions: How Covid-19 inverted the gasoline-naphtha spread

Welcome to the next episode in Driving Discussions, this time looking at how Covid-19 has turned the naphtha-gasoline relationship on its head.

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Productos refinados Flete y Transporte English Europe

08 julio 2020

The Covid-19 impact on logistics in the west African fertilizer market

Welcome to the second episode of our Africa fertilizer knowledge series. In this podcast we discuss the logistical implications of Covid-19 on the west African fertilizer market supply chain.

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Africa Fertilizantes English Seminarios Web

03 julio 2020

Driving Discussions: The importance of used cooking oil for decarbonising the transport sector

Join us for another Driving Discussions podcast. This time focusing on the impact of used cooking oil as a feedstock for transport fuels.

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English Europe Productos refinados

15 junio 2020

African Fertilizer Knowledge Series: Assessing the impact of Covid-19 on west Africa fertilizer supply and demand

Welcome to the first episode of our Africa fertilizer knowledge series. In this podcast we discuss the supply/demand dynamics in western Africa with the West African Fertilizer Association.

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Fertilizantes Africa

17 junio 2020

Driving Discussions: How long does the Opec+ deal stay on the road?

The latest podcast in our Driving Discussions series takes a closer look at how Opec's policies have shaped the road fuels supply/demand landscape.

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Productos refinados Crudo Flete y Transporte Global English Asia-Pacific Europe Latin America and Caribbean North America

15 junio 2020

Global urea short-term market drivers

Listen in as Gavin Chong, VP, Asia, Business Development for Fertilizers and Carl Roache, Senior Editor, Fertilizers, discuss recent price and demand trends in the market, while also highlighting key factors for the third quarter.

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Fertilizantes Global English Asia-Pacific Africa FSU Latin America and Caribbean North America

10 junio 2020

Driving Discussions: Road to recovery (part 1)

The latest episode in our Driving Discussions series looks at signs of recovery we might expect over the coming weeks and months as countries re-evaluate lockdown policies.

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English Productos refinados

03 junio 2020

Driving Discussions: Changing tides in Russian diesel

In the next iteration of our Driving Discussions series we turn to Russian diesel and the cuts imposed to rebalance the current supply/demand landscape across Europe.

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FSU Productos refinados Russian

27 mayo 2020

A market view of US crude exports

Although the volume of US crude exports is falling, there is still international demand for US crude, most notably in Europe, which has overtaken Asia as the largest regional buyer.

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Crudo North America English

26 mayo 2020

Impact of IMO 2020 and Covid-19 on heavy products

Find out how the heavy products have reacted to the compound effect of IMO 2020 and Covid-19 in this latest Argus update.

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Global Productos refinados

18 mayo 2020

Driving Discussions: Balancing Russia's gasoline market in volatile times

Listen in to the latest Driving Discussions podcast, this time spotlighting the state of Russia's gasoline market in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

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FSU Productos refinados Flete y Transporte

18 mayo 2020

Covid-19 — questions from the sulphur market on the sulphur market

Listen in as Claira Lloyd answers questions from her most recent webinar on Covid-19's impact on the global sulphur market.

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Global Fertilizantes

14 mayo 2020

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Asian bitumen markets | Episode 2

The impact of Covid-19 has been felt significantly in Asian bitumen markets in Asia. As countries shut borders and enforced lockdowns, road construction activity slowed and then completely halted.

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Productos refinados Asia-Pacific English

13 mayo 2020

Narrow arb blocks Canadian crude from USGC

Production cuts have supported Canadian crude prices at Edmonton and Hardisty, with the consequence of closing the arbitrage to the US Gulf coast.

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Crudo North America English

13 mayo 2020

Driving Discussions: The Impact of Covid-19 on European fuel markets and refineries (part 2)

The Driving Discussions series returns to Europe to examine the changes in Covid-19's impact on refineries with a special focus on utilisation rates.

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Europe English Productos refinados

06 mayo 2020

Aviation fuel market turbulence: Market update

Join us with our partner Refinitiv for an update on the aviation fuel market.

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Productos refinados North America English Crudo

29 abril 2020

Podcast - Driving Discussions: The impact of Covid-19 on European biofuels markets and HVO

Join the latest Driving Discussions podcast for coverage of the European HVO and biofuel markets amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

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English Europe Bioenergía Productos refinados

22 abril 2020

Podcast: The impact of Covid-19 on European bitumen

Coronavirus has affected commodity markets across the globe, and bitumen is no exception. Tune in to this latest podcast to learn how the pandemic has impacted bitumen markets in Europe and Africa.

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Africa English Europe Productos refinados

17 abril 2020

Podcast: US road construction and asphalt demand, is it changing?

The asphalt market in the US is seeing, like all commodities markets, an impact to demand from Covid-19. How will the asphalt market respond and what will the market look like in the future?

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Productos refinados North America English

17 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 and its impact on global AdBlue, DEF and ARLA 32 markets

The latest update on how Covid-19 has impacted AdBlue, DEF and ARLA 32 markets across the globe

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Emisiones English Global

16 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 and Europe - coping during the key season

The latest update on Europe's Fertilizer supply chain and the impact of Covid-19 during the industry's key season from the Editor of Argus Europe Fertilizer.

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Europe Fertilizantes

16 abril 2020

Podcast: Saudis double down on oil market-share offensive | Episode 5

Saudi Arabia faces a pricing dilemma between supporting prices in line with the Opec+ historical deal to cut output and ensuring there is enough buying interest for the kingdom’s crude oil in an environment of dismal demand.

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Crudo Global English Asia-Pacific Europe Middle East North America

09 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19: Hitting the sulphur market from all sides

Learn what Covid-19 means for global supply/demand of the sulphur market.

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Fertilizantes Global English

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Sulphuric acid fundamentals detach from supply and demand

Prices for sulphuric acid across the globe began declining early in 2019, but how is the market shaping up against lockdown conditions and what is the broader picture?

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Fertilizantes Global

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 impact on the global NPK market

Join Julia Campbell, Editor - NPK, as she explores the impact of the coronavirus pandemic across the global NPK market.

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Fertilizantes English Global

08 abril 2020

Podcast: Impact of Coronavirus on the African fertilizer market

Join Mike Nash, Senior Editor, Fertilizers as he discusses the impact of the virus on the African continent.

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Africa Fertilizantes

06 abril 2020

Podcast: Oh Canada – and its crude

The Alberta government’s recent announcement to partner with TC Energy on the northern part of the Keystone XL pipeline sparks a wider conversation on the current state of Canadian crude oil markets.

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Crudo North America English

03 abril 2020

Podcast - Coronavirus: the impact on the potash market

This podcast discusses how the global spread of the coronavirus is impacting the potash market and its connected infrastructure. Ewan Thomson, Argus editor - potash, discusses the broad impacts on supply, demand and prices.

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Fertilizantes Global English Asia-Pacific Europe Latin America and Caribbean Middle East North America

02 abril 2020

Podcast: The impact of the coronavirus on Asian bitumen markets

The coronavirus outbreak is significantly affecting commodity markets, including bitumen. Bitumen markets are almost completely shaped by weather, and financing, and the toll that coronavirus has taken on economies has affected bitumen.

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Productos refinados Asia-Pacific English

27 marzo 2020

Podcast – Covid-19: Impacts on US fuel supply chains

Refined product demand in the US has been upended, forcing refiners to cut production and pipelines to slow.

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Productos refinados North America English

26 marzo 2020

Podcast: The impact of the coronavirus on Middle East supply chains, petrochemical shipping and aviation markets

Sentiment is bearish among Middle East producers as the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the demand in key export markets globally.

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Petroquímicos Productos refinados Flete y Transporte Asia-Pacific Middle East English

24 marzo 2020

Podcast - From the Economist’s Chair: How might coronavirus alter markets?

Argus Chief Economist David Fyfe considers more broadly the changes this cruel coronavirus episode might force upon international commerce, global relations and the commodity markets.

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Crudo Productos refinados Global English Africa Asia-Pacific Europe FSU Latin America and Caribbean Middle East North America Carbón Fertilizantes GLP/LGN Metales Gas natural/GNL Petroquímicos Flete y Transporte

22 marzo 2020

Podcast – Upside down: New price relationships in the US Gulf coast crude markets

Podcast: Long-stable crude oil price relationships at the US Gulf coast have been upended by the global crude supply/demand imbalance.

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Crudo North America English

20 marzo 2020

Podcast - Asian refiners react to pandemic as crude glut soars | Episode 4

Asia-Pacific refiners are preparing to scale down operations to confront a collapse in global fuel demand. As storage fills up, they will have to reduce the amount of crude they process, but not at the expense of competitive feedstocks from the Middle East.

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Crudo Productos refinados Global English Asia-Pacific Europe Middle East North America

17 marzo 2020

Podcast: The impact of the coronavirus on the minor metals markets

Sentiment is bearish as the coronavirus crisis has affected the economy and reduced minor metals demand from most downstream sectors.

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Metales Asia-Pacific English

09 marzo 2020

Podcast - Opec and US shale: the latest coronavirus casualties | Episode 3

Oil prices have posted their biggest drop in almost three decades towards $30/bl on expectations that an Opec-induced supply surge will exacerbate a global surplus, as demand growth collapses beyond Asia with the spread of the coronavirus to most major economies.

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Productos refinados Crudo Asia-Pacific

03 marzo 2020

Podcast: Coronavirus implications on the Asia and Middle East petrochemical markets

The recent coronavirus outbreak in China is significantly impacting commodity and petrochemical markets. China is one of the largest petrochemical consumer and producers globally.

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Petroquímicos Asia-Pacific Middle East English

27 febrero 2020

Podcast: Coronavirus trickles down global oil markets – Episode 2

Economic activity has significantly slowed across Asia, denting energy consumption and oil demand, particularly in the transportation sector.

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Crudo Productos refinados Global English

20 febrero 2020

Podcast: Coronavirus - a black swan event for the global crude market | Episode 1

The coronavirus epidemic’s effect on energy consumption in China, the world’s top crude importer, is unprecedented. About a third of the country’s total refining capacity is down at a time when oil markets were already oversupplied.

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Crudo Productos refinados Asia-Pacific English

17 octubre 2019

Coping with disruption: Saudi oil keeps flowing at higher prices

Podcast: Just as surprising as last month’s attack on Saudi oil infrastructure was, the global oil market is witnessing an incredibly smooth recovery. But a different picture emerges when looking closely at physical crude differentials.

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Crudo Middle East Asia-Pacific English

03 octubre 2019

The return of Saudi petrochemical feedstock after curbs and its implications

Podcast: Most Saudi petrochemical producers announced feedstock curbs of between 15 and 50pc following the mid-September attacks on the country's oil installations.

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Middle East Petroquímicos Crudo English Asia-Pacific Europe

25 septiembre 2019

Coping with disruption: Saudi supply shock rattles Asian crude markets

Podcast: The Saudi crude oil supply shock comes at a time when refiners across Asia were already challenged to replace sanctioned Iranian barrels.

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Asia-Pacific Crudo Middle East English

The early impacts of IMO 2020

11 febrero 2020

The early impacts of IMO 2020 in Europe

One month has passed since IMO 2020 came into effect, directing oceangoing vessels to switch from heavy bunker fuel to the cleaner 0.5% very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO). Listen to our latest podcast to learn how the European shipping industry has reacted to the mandate...

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Productos refinados Europe English Crudo Emisiones Flete y Transporte

11 febrero 2020

The early impacts of IMO 2020 in the Americas

One month has passed since IMO 2020 came into effect, directing oceangoing vessels to switch from heavy bunker fuel to the cleaner 0.5% very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO). Listen to our latest podcast to learn how the US shipping industry has reacted to the mandates.

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Productos refinados North America English Crudo Emisiones Flete y Transporte

11 febrero 2020

The early impacts of IMO 2020 in Asia-Pacific

One month has passed since IMO 2020 came into effect, directing oceangoing vessels to switch from heavy bunker fuel to the cleaner 0.5% very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO). Listen to our latest podcast to learn how the Asia-Pacific shipping industry has reacted to the man...

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Productos refinados Asia-Pacific English Emisiones Crudo Flete y Transporte

The China Connection

03 diciembre 2019

The China Connection - New petrochemical refineries: Impactful or disruptive?

Podcast: China's petrochemical refiners are making their presence felt way beyond the country's borders. How will this impact global supply, demand, and trade balances? Will global operating rates be reduced?

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Petroquímicos Asia-Pacific English Crudo Productos refinados

12 noviembre 2019

The China Connection: Plastics recycling challenges

Podcast: Nearly two years after China's ban on imports of plastic waste, what are the implications for plastic waste trade flows for the rest of the world?

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Asia-Pacific Petroquímicos English Europe North America

20 noviembre 2019

The China Connection: IMO 2020 and Zhoushan

Podcast: What role will China play in the global bunker market in 2020 and beyond?

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Productos refinados Asia-Pacific English Flete y Transporte

29 octubre 2019

The China Connection: The Belt and Road Initiative

Podcast: A deeper look into China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and how Xi Jinping is positioning it globally, regionally and domestically.

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Asia-Pacific Crudo GLP/LGN Gas natural/GNL Productos refinados Petroquímicos English North America

15 octubre 2019

The China Connection: Xi vs Trump

Podcast: Xi vs Trump. How have global and Chinese and US commodities markets shifted with each blow of the trade war?

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Asia-Pacific North America Crudo GLP/LGN Gas natural/GNL Productos refinados Petroquímicos English

US Gulf coast crude exports and infrastructure, 2019

20 agosto 2019

Cushing: The heart of US crude is still beatin’

Podcast: Crude is rushing past Cushing on its way to the coast, but the traditional price setting center of the US oil industry is likely to maintain its role for years to come.

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English Crudo North America

13 agosto 2019

West Texas Sour: Teaching an old dog new tricks

Podcast: Although historically popular with US midcontinent refiners, West Texas Sour (WTS) has had to change with the times and learn new tricks as both a supply gap filler and a blending component.

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English Crudo North America Productos refinados

06 agosto 2019

The US Gulf coast crude network: Opening the floodgates

Podcast: With US Gulf coast crude exports expected to grow well past the current level of 3mn b/d, midstream players are busy building more pipelines to bring crude to the coast.

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English Crudo North America

29 julio 2019

Western Canadian Select Houston: A heavy crude benchmark emerges

Podcast: The loss of Venezuelan imports, the stagnation of Mexican production and the diversion of many Mideast grades to Asia has paved the way for Canadian grades to take a strong share of the Gulf coast heavy crude market.

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English Crudo North America

16 julio 2019

West Texas Light: New crude on the block

Podcast: WTL is the next big thing coming out of the Delaware Basin. With rising light production coming up against the ability to blend to existing crude stream quality specifications these WTL barrels have started trading as a segregated grade.

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Crudo English North America

23 julio 2019

Light Louisiana Sweet: Unbecoming a benchmark

Podcast: Shale production, US crude exports and pipeline shifts have dramatically changed the utility of Light Louisiana Sweet (LLS), which has shifted from bellwether to regional feedstock as new grades increasingly encroach on its territory.

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Crudo English