In this month’s issue, Olga Gorstenko discusses the impact that the recent natural gas contract signed by Russia and China will have on global natural gas markets, especially North American countries experiencing a shale gas “revolution.” Aiman El-Ramly and Bruce Colquhoun’s In Depth article addresses the impact that the complex pricing patterns in increasingly interconnected global commodity markets will have upon data. Numerous short articles provide updates on the new power futures launched for MISO South, Platts’s US clean tanker assessments, and more.

More News This Month

NGX to Launch Physical Futures for WECC

South-Western and North-Western European Day-Ahead Markets Coupled

FEBEG and Belpex Generate the Reserve Capacity Bulletin Board

Nodal Exchange Launches Power Futures for MISO South

Platts to Inaugurate US Clean Tanker Assessments

Platts Publishes Shale Value Chain Fractionation Assessments

Argus Adds DeWitt Toluene, Xylenes, and Isomers/PET Data Series

ICE Trading Platform Adds ICE Endex Dutch and Belgian Spot Markets

New Platts Assessment Commentaries for Biofuels in Americas/Asia/Europe

ICE Launches New Regional Greenhouse Gas and Carbon Allowance Futures

TriOptima: New Cross-Currency triReduce Compression Cycle

BM&FBOVESPA Sets the Third Preview for Ibovespa and Other Indexes

Eurex/TAIFEX Link Launched

NASDAQ OMX and Arab Common Exchange Holding Sign MOU

Bloomberg Establishes Bloomberg Politics

DataWatch May 2014