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

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

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EEX Launches Nordic Power Futures

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Platts Launches Colonial Pipeline Line Space Assessments

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CME to Launch Crude Oil and Refined Futures

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ICE Launches New European Oil Futures

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Platts Discontinues US Ketones Assessments

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CME Europe Launches Italian Natural Gas Futures

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Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services Becomes Exclusive Licensor of PEGAS

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Platts to Discontinue Compliance Coal Spread

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

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ICAP Launches the ICAP Bond Correlated Call US Treasury Index

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CME Group and GFI Group Terminate Merger Agreement

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

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Platts Discontinues Clean Air Interstate Rule Allowance Assessments

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AccuWeather Acquires WeatherBank

Datawatch February 2015