You’ll have to forgive Argentinian biodiesel producers if they’re feeling a bit down. After seeing a market resurgence in early 2016, one of the world’s top biodiesel-exporting countries seems to be getting nothing but bad news in the last few months.
Posts tagged ‘exports’
April 17, 2017 05:01 UTC
March 8, 2017 15:58 UTC
If you are in LNG today, you want to be in Asia, the world’s biggest market for the power plant fuel.
As much as there is opportunity, however, there also is uncertainty.
The opportunity comes from the fact that the continent accounts for more than 70% of the world market for LNG. At the same time, concerns about oversupply due to significant new and expected output from the US and Australia have raised questions about how the renewal of long-term contracts will shake out as they expire by early next decade.
January 19, 2017 14:56 UTC
This blog post was written in collaboration with John Kingston, the Director of Global Market Insights for S&P Global.
The U.S. still imports a lot of crude oil. It also now exports crude oil. It’s also the world’s biggest exporter of petroleum products.
So any change in the country’s corporate tax system that has an enormous shift in the tax treatment of imports and exports is going to have the potential to impact oil flows, and by extension, oil markets.
January 5, 2017 05:01 UTC
The world’s second-largest petrochemical port in Houston may command 75% of all US polyethylene exports, but expected growth in international shipments as a slew of new ethane crackers and associated derivative units start coming online this year has US ports a thousand miles or more away gearing up to nab a piece of the action.
January 4, 2017 17:57 UTC
It’s essential for a daily fixture of life in the United States — a morning commute for many working Americans — and for transportation of basic goods in the US.
The US is dependent on gasoline for nearly every aspect of transportation, but the hard reality for the country’s drivers is that its refiners don’t produce near enough to meet demand. Government data shows we now consume about 9.3 million b/d of gasoline nationwide. To offset the shortfall, the US imports about 710,000 b/d of gasoline — more than two cargo ships per day.
March 15, 2016 15:06 UTC
Claudiu Covrig reflects upon his invitation to see the new Etihad sugar refinery in the ancient heart of civilization, and contemplates what it means for the battered and troubled land, and the wider sugar landscape of the Middle East.
Babylon. The land is the stuff of legend; the cradle of civilization and a land of gods and prophets stretching back across the millennia. Today, however, the heart of Iraq is shattered – in a land that hasn’t known peace for almost forty years, hope amidst the desolate, ancient landscape is the most precious commodity.