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The S&P Global Platts Houston Energy Forum took place on October 3, 2017. It was an all-day event with fourteen different speakers. Whether you were able to attend this event or not, you can now view each of the individual recorded sessions on-demand. Select from your choice of sessions or watch them all. You will need to register for each session.

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Houston Energy Forum 2017 — Recorded Sessions


Welcome / Introduction / Opening remarks from the Chair


Crude Oil Market Overview

  • Imports, exports, production, OPEC

  • Crude fundamental outlook

  • Imports, exports, production, outlook, OPEC


Natural Gas Market Overview

  • Pipeline expansion in the NE & market implications

  • US Infrastructure

  • Permian, Bakken, Stroke

  • Storage

  • Supply Growth


NGLs Market Update

  • US NGL supply/demand overview

  • Gulf coast crackers projects — implications for ethane prices

  • Northeast infrastructure and impact on exports


Petrochemicals, Part 1

  • Olefins expansions & exports

  • Polyethylene projects & potential glut

  • Methanol & shift in trade flows


Mexico — Current State of Play with Oil & Gas Liberalization

  • Auction results and implications

  • Infrastructure developments

  • Imports

  • Forecasts

  • Up/midstream developments

  • Mexico’s reform of its oil product markets


Petrochemicals, Part 2

  • Benzene & styrenics overview

  • Toluene/xylenes — Expectations vs. reality

  • MTBE — Changing dynamics in USGC


Refine Products — Panel Discussion

  • Laurel’s potential reversal

  • Jet Fuels quality problems on Explorer

  • Colonial’s non-allocations

  • RINs market update


LNG Market Update

  • Market insights

  • US exports

  • Pricing update

  • US vs. Russia — The play for Europe



MARPOL 2020 bunker fuel speech change has wide-reaching impacts across the barrels


Summary from the chair

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