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IHS Markit is now part of S&P Global- Hear exclusive energy insights & analysis. Engage with our experts as we explore the complex environment that shapes global energy markets. Follow our two podcast series- Upstream in Perspective, which focuses on trends within the upstream industry- and EnergyCents, which features our experts discussing the intersection of the financial and energy industries.
 
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Governments of resource-rich countries in Africa find themselves at a crossroads as oil and gas operators weigh stranded-asset risk before committing to long-lead-time fossil-fuel projects. Roderick Bruce, an expert in petroleum-sector risk with S&P Global Commodity Insights, joins EnergyCents this week to discuss how host governments in Africa are…
 
Policy makers are returning their attention to nuclear power as a potentially low-emission, reliable generator of electricity. Most recently, the European Parliament voted in early July to apply its green label to nuclear power under the EU's sustainable finance taxonomy. S&P Global Commodity Insights experts in European power Coralie Laurencin and…
 
Washington state in April became the first state to adopt all-electric standards for new commercial and multi-family constructions. The move follows similar, more localized, activity led largely by California municipalities to limit the expansion of fossil-fuel end use. Gas utilities Expert Tom DiChristopher, a Commodity Insights senior reporter fo…
 
Global coal prices are at multi-decade highs as post-CoVid demand spikes in the face of underinvested supply. Coal Markets Expert Taylor Kuykendall, a Commodity Insights senior reporter for S&P Global's Capital IQ, joins EnergyCents this week to discuss the current coal market imbalance, and consider how competing environmental and energy-security …
 
The LNG industry counts 48 floating regasification and storage units (FSRU) in its global fleet, and demand has exploded as Europe seeks gas-supply optionality after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Charter rates have about doubled this year to approximately $200,000/day. S&P Global LNG Expert Andres Rojas joins EnergyCents this week to put the curren…
 
Energy-directed capital has long been biased to the molecule thanks to the global scale and operational efficiencies of fossil fuels. Focus has, in some ways, shifted to the electron with the maturation of low-carbon technologies. S&P Global climate finance expert Peter Gardett returns to EnergyCents this week to discuss the complexities of climate…
 
The global energy sector, largely defined by the traditional businesses of oil and gas companies, is increasingly associated with cleantech investment and innovation. S&P Global upstream technology experts Judson Jacobs and Carolyn Seto join EnergyCents this week to discuss how oil and gas companies are approaching energy-sector disruption, and wha…
 
The United States is entering summer with natural gas prices approaching $9/mcf and Lower 48 storage levels 15% below the five-year average, and North America drillers are loath to increase supply as investors force restraint. S&P Global gas markets experts Matthew Palmer and Laurent Ruseckas join EnergyCents this week to discuss how this summer, a…
 
Russian sanctions have fundamentally altered commodity market conditions, how oil is priced, and the framework used by market participants to form forward price expectations. S&P Global oil markets expert Karim Fawaz joins EnergyCents this week to discuss how energy-security priorities have reshaped global oil markets, and the key areas to watch as…
 
Global solar installations were expected to grow more than 30% in 2022 before COVID restrictions in mainland China impacted operations of the world’s largest solar manufacturer. S&P Global solar supply chain experts Siqi He and Cormac Gilligan join EnergyCents this week to discuss the importance of China to solar supply chains, and the potential im…
 
Plug Power Inc., headquartered in Latham, N.Y. is working to build an “end-to-end green hydrogen ecosystem” with support from large customers and joint-venture partners that include Walmart, SK E&S, and Renault. Plug CEO Andy Marsh joins EnergyCents to describe the company’s evolution since its 1997 founding; discuss how JVs fit into his growth str…
 
Global Upstream merger and acquisition activity increased in 2021 after pandemic-led uncertainty and a reset in the shale sector forced moderation in 2020. Upstream M&A Expert Chris Sheehan joins EnergyCents this week to review trends profiled in his annual Global Upstream M&A Review and Outlook report, and offer thoughts on why 2022 will be a “buy…
 
Nearly 80% of the world’s potential offshore wind resources are in waters deeper than 60 meters or in waters with poor seabed conditions. These winds cannot be accessed by traditional bottom-fixed installations – and represent opportunity for nascent floating offshore wind projects. S&P Global Offshore Wind Expert Andrei Utkin joins EnergyCents thi…
 
COVID restrictions and Russia sanctions upended seaborne trade patterns over the past several years and are now contributing to levels of consumer price inflation not seen in some 40 years. S&P Global’s Vice President of Maritime and Trade Rahul Kapoor joins EnergyCents this week to discuss changes in commodity shipping patterns observed since lock…
 
Many of the more than 1 billion people living in 49 sub-Saharan Africa countries are underserved by reliable electricity generation, leaving a massive opportunity for power-generation investment. However, the challenges – namely stimulating demand and designing the right business model – are equally large. S&P Global Experts on Electricity and Ener…
 
What a difference a year makes: energy equities are outperforming the broader stock market, and oil majors are well positioned in 2022 to return cash to shareholders via buybacks and dividends. IHS Markit Corporate Equity Analysts Lysle Brinker and Sam Hanna join EnergyCents this week to share the biggest learnings from recently completed earnings …
 
Vaca Muerta Shale play is the most important unconventional resource play outside North America. Over the last decade, it has seen significant improvements in productivity and costs, overcoming technical challenges by leveraging technologies and approaches employed in the US shale plays. The play is dominated by Argentine national oil company YPF a…
 
Western governments quickly responded to Russia’s late February invasion of Ukraine with economic sanctions to discourage further escalation of conflict and lessen what is already a humanitarian tragedy. Initial sanctions excluded Russia’s energy supply, though oil and gas markets still reflect scarcity amid uncertainty. S&P Global Expert on Europe…
 
IHS Markit’s cleantech team released its “Top 10 clean technology trends in 2022” earlier this year, placing bets on the biggest expected movements across solar, battery, and other cleantech sectors. IHS Markit Vice President of Cleantech Eduard Sala de Vedruna joins EnergyCents this week to discuss four of the team’s top 10 predictions, as well as…
 
Structural declines in fuel demand will lead to reduction in global refining capacity over the coming years and decades. Where then might lie opportunities for growth-directed investment? IHS Markit’s Head of Americas Refining Debnil Chowdhury joins EnergyCents this week to consider the changing incentives of Downstream executives, the opportunity …
 
Global Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) firms have long embraced project-management opportunities with partners in oil and gas, particularly when it comes to complex offshore projects. However, the pipeline of opportunities is changing as the energy sector prioritizes low-carbon initiatives. Offshore Supply Chain Expert Ding Li Ang join…
 
Before the pandemic, more than 25% of vehicle miles traveled in the United States came from commuting. Professionals are now working from home some, or all, of every week. Should we expect proportionate declines in fuel demand, and extensions of automobile lifespans? Mobility Experts Fellipe Balieiro and Todd Campau join to EnergyCents this week to…
 
Battery and hydrogen technologies have emerged as two of the highest profile ideas to lower the world’s carbon emissions. Battery technology is further along in many ways, though hydrogen has momentum thanks to enthusiastic support from governments, investors, and even traditional energy providers. Cleantech Experts Sam Wilkinson and Alex Klaessig …
 
Asian countries will generate about 70% of the world’s electricity demand growth between 2021 and 2025. And most of these markets are on track to fall short of stated net-zero targets due to lack of investment in renewables. IHS Markit Power Experts Chad Singleton and Vince Heo join EnergyCents this week to discuss the gap between certain countries…
 
There’s a degree of consensus from financial prognosticators that energy equities from both the low-carbon and traditional sectors will outperform in 2022. IHS Markit Experts in capital and energy markets Chris Fenske, Peter Gardett, and Karim Fawaz join EnergyCents this week to discuss the operating environments behind the equity enthusiasm, and w…
 
Oil and gas producers made headlines in 2021 selling “net-zero oil” thanks to the purchase of carbon offset credits to mitigate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions associated with bringing that oil to market. IHS Markit Upstream emissions experts Kevin Birn and Raoul LeBlanc join EnergyCents to discuss the upstream sector’s emissions-management strategie…
 
EnergyCents welcomes back IHS Markit shale sector experts Reed Olmstead and David Vaucher for our annual year-in-review episode. We check in to see how well we performed against personal resolutions in 2021, make new resolutions for 2022, and share predictions on how the shale sector will evolve in the coming year.…
 
After months of high expectations, the UN conference COP26 concluded in November and left many climate enthusiasts wishing there had been more substantial policy successes. There are reasons for optimism, however, including a surprise agreement on carbon offset trading provisions. EnergyCents welcomes IHS Markit climate and finance experts Peter Ga…
 
Oil markets find themselves at the intersection of fear and greed with supply concerns and fear-of-missing-out enthusiasm pushing prices into a higher band for 2021 and 2022. EnergyCents welcomes back oil markets expert Karim Fawaz to discuss reasons for the step change in oil price support, and where he sees markets trending over the coming months…
 
European natural gas prices have more than tripled in 2021 on the back of a post-Covid demand surge that has far outpaced supply – and all before the beginning of winter, when seasonal demand is highest. IHS Markit’s Laurent Ruseckas, an expert in European gas markets, returns to EnergyCents this week to assess the current European gas crunch, and …
 
The Chinese saying, 摸着石头过河, translates roughly in English to “touching the stones to cross the river” and describes the need to embrace an often-indirect path to reach a known destination. The saying is relevant this autumn as planners look to the other side of a power shortage affecting more than two-thirds of China’s provinces. IHS Markit’s Jenny…
 
Transitioning United States power and gas markets to a net-zero economy requires coordinate policy and infrastructure strategies that don’t neglect practicalities of implementation. IHS Markit power experts Xizhou Zhou and Wade Shafer join EnergyCents this week to discuss potential tightness in US gas and power markets as 2021 winter approaches, an…
 
Competition within the Canadian oil sands has concentrated among a few specialists as carbon-concerns contribute to divestments from more diversified players. IHS Markit’s Kevin Birn, an expert in emissions and Canadian oil markets, joins EnergyCents this week to share what is a stable outlook for oil sands production, and consider how we should vi…
 
The climate-policy arena shifts in November to COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, after a closely watched UN General Assembly session in New York this September that included high-profile participation by government leaders, and even Korean pop sensation, BTS. IHS Markit experts in climate policy and finance Peter Gardett and Conway Irwin return to Energy…
 
Brazil’s presalt is a world-class resource play that is becoming a core region for several major operators. Nevertheless, challenges remain, namely Brazil’s political dynamics, recent exploratory results indicating more gas than oil, and the ongoing energy transition. We hope you enjoy this discussion with our experts Fernanda Machado and Tony Rein…
 
Investors, disruptive start-ups and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are hunting for the points of competitive differentiation that will drive the future of automotive mobility. The result is a tangled web of battery innovation, retooled-automotive manufacturing, charging-network footprints, and brand-equity promotions. IHS Markit Automotive…
 
Not all fossil fuels are created equal, and natural gas holds some advantage relative to its carbon-moleculed peers as climate ambition influences global energy policy. IHS Markit Vice Presidents of Climate and Sustainability Michael Stoppard and Shankari Srinivasan join EnergyCents this week to discuss how gas can contribute to a net-zero transiti…
 
Upstream Capital Cost Service (UCCS) Discussions is a new addition to the Upstream in Perspective podcast. In these conversations, analysts from the UCCS will discuss some highlights from their latest research. The September 2021 podcast centers around the large price gain that we have seen in the Upstream Capital Cost index. The markets driving th…
 
Low-carbon investment by oil majors has historically generated lower volatility and lower returns relative to capital directed at oil and gas projects. How will further decarbonization pressures influence the portfolio choices and returns expectations of the world’s largest traditional energy companies? EnergyCents welcomes back IHS Markit Research…
 
Carbon, Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration projects, or CCUS, involve well-established technologies that have yet to reach the commercial scale to adequately mitigate global emissions. And the sector is now undergoing a period of innovation and investment amid recognition that a viable CCUS business model will be key to firms and governments r…
 
Global majors began expanding the footprint of their fuel retail stations in 2017 after more than a decade of site reductions. What explains this renewed enthusiasm for branded retail? IHS Markit Director Rob Smith, an expert in global fuel retail, joins EnergyCents this week to describe the changing role of fuel retail in a major’s downstream port…
 
The role of upstream exploration is changing as oil and gas companies prepare for growth in a lower-carbon business environment. IHS Markit Chief Upstream Strategist Bob Fryklund joins EnergyCents this week to discuss recent exploration success and trends, and consider the changing role of the business in energy-company portfolios.Ask Bob a questio…
 
Californians approach the anniversary of 2020’s unexpected blackouts during a year that has already seen extreme-weather events impact residents of Texas (winter cold) and the Pacific Northwest (summer heat). What should we expect as we enter August, often the hottest month of a U.S. summer? IHS Markit North American power experts Chad Singleton an…
 
A sense of urgency will define the proceedings at the United Nations’ 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) this coming November. Policy makers and private-sector participants will look to take action in addressing, what are increasingly viewed as serious, threats from climate change. IHS Markit energy-capital transition experts Conway Irwin and P…
 
Global investment in biofuels continues to ramp up as the refining sector optimizes its portfolio beyond traditional fossil fuels. IHS Markit biofuels experts Christoph Berg, Jordan Godwin, and Kevin Lindemer join EnergyCents this week to discuss the rise in biofuels investment, and share their thoughts on the geographies and policies that are driv…
 
More than 20% of Houston GDP relates to activities in the traditional energy industry – a sector that is being disrupted by innovation in low-carbon energies. How will the effects of this disruption compare to the economic decline observed in 1990s Detroit, whose GDP was heavily reliant on an evolving automobile industry? IHS Markit Regional Econom…
 
Upstream Capital Cost Service (UCCS) Discussions is a new addition to the Upstream Perspective podcast. In these conversations, analysts from the UCCS will discuss some highlights from their latest research. This month’s conversation centers around the oil and gas labor market. In this episode, Upstream Cost & Technology experts Sheila Moore and Je…
 
Natural gas has historically reduced CO2 emissions when displacing coal in power generation and remains a significant player in the global energy mix in 2050 in almost long-term planning scenario. However, the lower carbon fossil fuel isn’t wholly embraced by societies on a path to net zero. IHS Markit global gas expert Ed Kelly joins EnergyCents t…
 
High-carbon imports into the European Union pose challenges to the EU reaching its net-zero ambition by 2050. A proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, or CBAM, seeks to balance high-emitting industries’ cost competitiveness with carbon consciousness, and may provide a template for managing the cost of emissions in international trade. EnergyC…
 
The median first-quarter 2021 cash flow reinvestment rate for the oil-focused US E&Ps came in at an austere 43%, exceeding the expectations of many analysts. While one quarter does not make a trend, fiscal discipline is clearly a key focus of shale-sector executives to begin the year. EnergyCents welcomes IHS Markit shale-sector experts Andrew Byrn…
 
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