In this month’s issue, Olga Gorstenko’s editorial letter locates recent U.S. electricity market trends, suggesting that the U.S. power industry is about to experience significant changes. Olga returns to the topic of the U.S. power industry in this month’s In Depth article, which addresses a possible movement towards consolidation in the U.S. Western electricity market as a result of recent environmental regulations and the expansion of CaISO’s Energy Imbalance Market. Numerous short articles provide updates on FERC’s planned revisions to pricing mechanisms for energy and ancillary markets, Argus’s new LNG assessments, and more.

More News This Month

- Platts Lists Coal Assessments in New Dry Freight Wire Publication
- Platts Creates Assessment Rationales for Middle East and Asia Refined Products
- Japan OTC Exchange to Launch Market for TOCOM and RIM Swap Trades
- ICAP Energy and Gasteam Form Partnership to Strengthen LPG Operations
- Eurex Delists Gold and Silver Options from US Trading Terminals
- NYMEX Lists Gold, Silver, and Copper Options on CME ClearPort
- Eurex Group Concentrates Trading in Agricultural Derivatives within EEX
- AccuWeather Provides Severe Weather Information on Motorola Solutions’ Intelligent Data Portal
- EIA Makes US Energy Mapping System Available from Mobile Devices
- Eurex Plans First GC Pooling Futures
- Euronext Introduces Spotlight Options in Amsterdam and Brussels
- NYMEX Delists US Dollar/Colombian Peso Futures
- Montreal Exchange Inc. Launches Futures on Performance of FTSE Emerging Markets Index
- Traiana Launches Enhanced Version of CreditLink
- Euronext and Dalian Commodity Exchange Sign MOU
- Barchart Introduces New Web Services APIs for the Commodity Futures Industry
- Cantor Fitzgerald Launches Global Intellectual Property Marketplace

DataWatch June 2014