In this month’s issue, the editorial letter explores the influx and implications of microgrids on the power sector. The “In-Depth” article examines the history of oil since 1973. Focusing on the relations between the Middle East and Western economies, author Aiman El-Ramly shows how our present oil situation is the direct product of decades of geopolitical turmoil. Numerous short articles provide updates on EEX launching Nordic power futures, CME Group and GFI Group terminating their merger agreement, Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services becoming the exclusive licensor of PEGAS, and much more.

More News This Month

ICE Futures US Lists PJM, MISO, and SPP Power Futures Contracts

EEX Launches Nordic Power Futures

Platts Launches Colonial Pipeline Line Space Assessments

CME to Launch Crude Oil and Refined Futures

ICE Launches New European Oil Futures

Platts Discontinues US Ketones Assessments

CME Europe Launches Italian Natural Gas Futures

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services Becomes Exclusive Licensor of PEGAS

Platts to Discontinue Compliance Coal Spread

DCE Lists New Soybean, Corn, Palm Olein, Fiberboard, Blockboard, and Corn Starch Contracts

ICAP Launches the ICAP Bond Correlated Call US Treasury Index

CME Group and GFI Group Terminate Merger Agreement

ICE Futures US Lists Air Pollution Allowance, Solar, and Compliance Futures

Platts Discontinues Clean Air Interstate Rule Allowance Assessments

AccuWeather Acquires WeatherBank

Datawatch February 2015