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Global Power Markets, Las Vegas

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MPGC, Dubai

MPGC, Dubai

APPEC | Singapore

APPEC | Singapore

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WPC 2024: Dow CEO sees demand stabilization in early 2024, net-zero Alberta cracker construction imminent

Chemical demand is stabilizing in early 2024, Dow Inc. chairman and CEO Jim Fitterling said at the World Petrochemical Conference by SP Global in Houston. Construction of Dow’s net-zero Alberta cracker will begin soon, and the company hopes to pursue similar net-zero ethylene investment in the US. WPC took place from March 18-22 and LIVE is your all-access pass to the conference. Check back for more chemical insights and cutting-edge coverage.

WPC 2024: Alberta premier on role of petrochemicals in province

Alberta premier Danielle Smith highlights the critical role petrochemicals play in Alberta’s economy at the World Petrochemical Conference by SP Global in Houston. She highlighted the low-cost gas and feedstock advantage, available carbon capture infrastructure, and steps Alberta is taking to ensure hydrocarbons are upgraded to higher-value chemicals and derivatives in the province. WPC took place from March 18-22 and LIVE is your all-access pass to the conference. Check back for more chemical insights and cutting-edge coverage.

WPC 2024: OMV executive chairman on sustainability as a growth driver

OMV chairman and CEO Albert Stern discusses early indications of a stronger demand environment for petrochemicals at the World Petrochemical Conference by SP Global in Houston. Stern also highlighted the opportunity that decarbonization and sustainability bring and how OMV is turning it into a growth driver. WPC took place from March 18-22 and LIVE is your all-access pass to the conference. Check back for more chemical insights and cutting-edge coverage.

WPC: Challenging geopolitical trends heighten the year of elections

CERAWEEK: Kuwait Petroleum plans offshore oil exploration for first time

WPC: Energy transition faces discord amid geopolitical pressures

CERAWEEK: No limit to global copper demand, Trafigura chief economist says

CERAWEEK: Hydrogen could play role in decarbonizing power despite logistical challenges

Bayer, Microsoft develop pilot GenAI for farmers, agronomists; expand digital offering to agri-food industry

London Stock Exchange market close celebration 2024

SP Global Commodity Insights rang the closing bells at the London Stock Exchange, in partnership with the Energy Institute, kicking off the London Energy Forum.For more coverage of the London Energy Forum, visit Conferences in Commodity Insights LIVE

High frequency and algo trades drive record volumes on EEX

Europe’s leading power exchange EEX is witnessing a fresh surge in activity on its platform, Business Development Manager Viviana Ciancibello tells SP Global Commodity Insights. Maturing power markets are attracting high frequency and algorithmic trading, while location spread trading is on the rise as participants seek to benefit from regional differences in wind and solar output.Viviana joined the speaker panel at the London Energy Forum 2024. Fore more coverage of the event, go to Conferences in Commodity Insights LIVE

World Nuclear Association director general discusses industry’s net zero ambitions

The director general of the World Nuclear Association, Dr. Sama Bilbao y Leon, discusses the global nuclear industry’s goal to triple its existing nuclear capacity by 2050, as well as the infrastructure issues impacting the global uranium mining and enrichment sectors.Dr. Bilbao y Leon was a speaker at the London Energy Forum 2024. Fore more coverage of the event, go to Conferences in Commodity Insights LIVE

London Energy Forum: Oil market tensions threaten ‘Goldilocks’ period of price stability

Rain brings relief ahead of Panama Canal's dry season

The Panama Canal Authority raised their vessel transits per day to 24 due to unexpected rain in December, and plan to keep it that way until April, the end of the country’s dry season. Jose Arango, Senior Analyst with the Strategic Planning Division of the Panama Canal Authority spoke with SP Global Commodity Insights LIVE about what’s to come, noting that the authority hopes to return to an average 36 vessel transits per day in May depending on water levels.Mr. Arango was a speaker at the Caribbean Energy Conference held in Panama from January 28-31st.

State Department deputy assistant secretary outlines biggest challenges to energy transition investment in the Caribbean

Chris Davy, deputy assistant secretary with the US Department of State’s Office of Energy Transformation, discusses the challenges to investing in the energy transition in the Caribbean and the resources developers are looking at to drive the transition away from fossil fuels.


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Global Power Markets Conference

April 15-17, 2024 | The Wynn, Las Vegas, USA

Geneva Sugar Conference

April 17, 2024 | Geneva, SwitzerlandMaking our way back to Geneva in 2024 with both the Geneva Sugar Conference, we bring together leading sugar, biofuels growers, producers, traders and, buyers. Delivering first hand insights into the industry through innovative and interactive event formats, explore unrivalled networking opportunities. KNOW MORE

Hydrogen Markets 2024 Conference

May 6-8, 2024 | Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, USA

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Caribbean Energy Conference

Convening organizations from across the hemisphere to discuss energy and electrification in the Caribbean for more than 20 years.

Platts Aluminum Symposium

The non-ferrous industry’s key moment in the calendar for the entire aluminum value chain.

London Energy Forum (LEF)

The curtain raiser for International Energy Week, LEF attracts the most influential energy trading participants, while providing critical insights to net-zero goals and key market trends.

World Petrochemical Conference (WPC)

Established in 1985, the World Petrochemical Conference is the premier assembly of industry leaders, global experts, and government officials convening for thought-provoking dialogue and in-depth discussion around the major strategic issues facing all aspects of the petrochemical industry.


Held biennially in Fujairah, FUJCON is the leading platform for the bunkering industry, convening key stakeholders to address critical market issues and shape the future of the sector.

Hydrogen Markets

Annual gathering for an array of executives to explore hydrogen's role in decarbonization.

Geneva Sugar Conference

For over a decade, the Geneva Sugar Conference has established itself as the premier gathering place for European sugar industry leaders. This event brings together producers, traders, and buyers to network, share insights, and navigate the complexities of the global sugar market.

Platts Global Power Markets

For close to 40 years this event has been a must-attend for power market investors and developers – where deals get done!


For over 30 years, this event has been bringing together the most influential leaders in the Mideast O&G sectors.

Asia Coking Coal Conference

A key part of Singapore International Ferrous Week, this plays a pivotal role in APAC’s ferrous markets.

Carbon Management Conference

This inaugural event will assemble various communities from O&G, tech, finance and more, in pursuit of meaningful decarbonization across numerous sectors.


Celebrating its 40th anniversary, APPEC has become the region’s most significant and prominent gathering in energy. The inherent prestige, influence and seniority of our APPEC community is the focal point for exchanging ideas and networking. The flagship event has expanded to include discourse on carbon management, hydrogen, shipping, petrochemicals and critical analysis of economic and geo-political impacts on global markets.

Financing US Power Conference

Annual conference gathering executives from finance, utilities and power generation to discuss direction of US power development.

Nodal Trader Conference

A must-attend for high-ranking government officials, investors, senior power traders, utility executives, regulators, ISOs and RTOs.

Asia LNG

This conference, held in conjunction with Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW), brings together LNG producers, traders, policymakers and buyers to navigate the evolving energy landscape and unlock new opportunities.

Global Carbon Markets Conference

A truly global community gathers to pave the way for the growing importance of voluntary carbon markets.

Platts Global Energy Awards (GEA)

The industry’s annual moment to celebrate its achievements and commitment to energy and chemicals at a black-tie gala in New York.