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LNG projects face new financing and pricing risks  | Petroleum Economist

LNG projects face new financing and pricing risks | Petroleum Economist

Changes in LNG pricing structures and contract length could shift some risk from buyers to sellers LNG producers will need to absorb more risk as trading in the market becomes more complex and dynamic, the LNG19 conference in Shanghai heard this week. What was once an almost static asset market is being forced into a […]

Farmers Delay Pricing Soy in Argentina Trade-Currency Wager | Bloomberg

Farmers Delay Pricing Soy in Argentina Trade-Currency Wager | Bloomberg

Soybean growers in Argentina are playing a waiting game, wagering on better prices ahead as the U.S. and China inch toward a trade deal and as nation’s currency keeps depreciating. Farmers on the Pampas arable belt have signed delayed-price contracts for almost three quarters of the 12.2 million metric tons they’ve sold to crushers and […]

How price sheets have compared in recent years | Resource Recycling News

How price sheets have compared in recent years | Resource Recycling News

For decades, a pricing index has reported prices for recyclables in Canada’s most populous province. The group behind the sheet recently evaluated how it compares with other market reports. The Continuous Improvement Fund (CIF), an Ontario, Canada group funded by producers and municipalities, publishes a sheet showing how much money recovered fibers, plastics, metals and […]

Pacific Northwest timber industry: As prices slide, job fears grow | The Columbian

Pacific Northwest timber industry: As prices slide, job fears grow | The Columbian

Lumber prices have plummeted over the past 10 months, casting an uncertain pall on a sector that’s been a harbinger of economic downturn in the past. It’s worrying news for Cowlitz County, home to more forest product jobs than any other county in the state. After peaking at $582 per 1,000 board feet in May […]

Dairy promotion, pricing are separate issues | leadertelegram.com

Dairy promotion, pricing are separate issues | leadertelegram.com

As dairy farmers, we find ourselves looking for answers to our low prices. Whether you have 25 cows or 5,000 cows, we’re often operating below the cost of production. It also doesn’t matter what region of the U.S. in which a person is dairying; experts claim that most dairies are $2 per hundredweight below cost […]

‘The liquid milk price for farmers had become a joke’ | Independent

‘The liquid milk price for farmers had become a joke’ | Independent

Cork dairy farmer Vivian Buttimer switched from liquid to manufacturing milk production last year because the prices being paid by the supermarkets had “become a joke”. Vivian, who milks 160 Holsteins at the historic Ford Farm at Ballinascarthy, outside Clonakilty, fears that the low margins in liquid milk will lead to an exodus of dairy […]

News Australia: Milk price index to undergo federal review | 9 News

News Australia: Milk price index to undergo federal review | 9 News

Labor has accused Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud of desperation after he launched a review of the federal government’s milk price index. The index was designed to help producers compare farm gate prices, as well as export prices for cheese, butter, skim milk and whole milk powder, but has copped criticism since it was released […]

Fonterra and Synlait in war of words over dairy reform | RNZ News

Fonterra and Synlait in war of words over dairy reform | RNZ News

In a submission on the reform process, Fonterra said there was now plenty of competition, so many of those rules could be relaxed. But Synlait’s submission accused Fonterra of often paying more to farmers than market conditions for milk said it should. It funded this higher price by sacrificing the value of its own shares. […]

U.S. Sanctions Spark Venezuela Oil Surge Half the World Away | Bloomberg

U.S. Sanctions Spark Venezuela Oil Surge Half the World Away | Bloomberg

The U.S. measures have sparked speculation over whether Venezuela will be able to sustain exports of its dense and sulfurous “heavy-sour” crudes. Meanwhile, American refiners are scouting for alternatives, squeezing supplies of similar oil varieties across the globe. Booming demand for infrastructure in China has made such grades prized in the Asian nation because they […]

The Natural Gas Price Plunge Isn’t Over Yet | OilPrice.com

The Natural Gas Price Plunge Isn’t Over Yet | OilPrice.com

Natural gas prices started the winter season with a bang, but could end it with a whimper. Henry Hub natural gas prices spiked last November to multi-year highs, nearing $5/MMBtu. The extraordinary drawdown in inventories left the U.S. with the smallest cushion of gas supplies in over 15 years. A cold snap threatened to push […]