Argus podcasts

Argus podcasts

Driving Discussions

02 abril 2020

Podcast - Driving Discussions: The impact of coronavirus on European fuel markets and refineries

Join Josefine Ahlström, VP, Business Development, Europe and Elliot Radley, Editor, Argus European Products as they explore the impact of coronavirus on European fuel market and refineries.

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17 marzo 2020

Podcast - Driving Discussions: COVID-19 impacts on US refinery operations

The US refining industry is entering unchartered territory as it navigates impacts from the Coronavirus. How will refiners handle the virus? How will their markets be affected?

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Productos refinados North America Crudo English

04 marzo 2020

Podcast - Driving Discussions: US Renewable Fuels Standards under Trump

Volatility has returned to America’s RIN market, with court decisions adding some unexpected shorts to a constrained marketplace.

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Special episodes

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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

From the Economist's Chair, featuring David Fyfe

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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07 agosto 2019

From the Economist's Chair: The geopolitics of crude

From the Economist's Chair: The geopolitics of crude - Trade disputes, sanctions and changing trade flows. Geopolitics remain pivotal in influencing crude prices and investor sentiment – to both the upside and downside.

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12 julio 2019

From the Economist's Chair: State and Future of Global Energy 2019

Welcome to the first in our blog post series from David Fyfe, Chief Economist at Argus Media. In this episode, Dr. Rouben Indjikian, lecturer in energy and commodities at Webster University Geneva speaks to David about the state and future of global energy.

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