OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live
A monthly podcast series
Each podcast begins as a live broadcast on Barron's Live. Register to attend, typically on the fourth Friday of every month, and enjoy the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists in real time. You can also download and listen to the recordings afterward on your favorite podcast player. The series host is Denton Cinquegrana, OPIS Chief Oil Analyst. His guests include other OPIS experts and energy industry professionals.
Each episode of the OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live podcast aims to provide deeper understanding and necessary context about critical areas of downstream energy markets and commodities to help you identify relevant trends and manage volatility. In lively conversations, we'll explain what's happening across fuel supply chains, why it matters and how it affects your business and investments.
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Upcoming Episodes of OPIS Energy Insights
Dec. 8, 2023: Report From COP28 - How Climate Change Is Transforming Business
Observations from the scene at COP28 on how climate change and the energy transition are transforming companies. Key issues include efforts to decarbonize steel production, the development of green hydrogen and the impact of fast-approaching carbon tariffs. Join McCloskey analyst James Stevenson, OPIS reporter Humberto J. Rocha and OPIS analyst Denton Cinquegrana for OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live.
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Previous Episodes of OPIS Energy Insights
Oct. 27, 2023: Why the EV Boom Could Lift Consumer Prices
Falling demand for gasoline and other fossil fuels creates a challenge for plastic and chemical producers. As less fuel is produced, petrochemical costs could rise -- and lift prices for plastics in consumer products, from beverage bottles to car components to clothing. Explore what's ahead with analysts from Chemical Market Analytics on OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live.
Sep. 29, 2023: The Outlook for Home Heating Costs
Energy prices are climbing just as the weather begins to cool. What does the rise in crude oil prices mean for home heating costs? Examine the outlook for natural gas, heating oil, and propane prices. Join OPIS Energy Insights with journalist Jessica Marron and analysts Denton Cinquegrana and Tom Kloza.
Sep. 12, 2023: The $10 Trillion Opportunity in Net Zero
The transition to green energy offers massive growth potential to the world economy. Get insights on how it could play out from Oxford Economics, and get a reality check on the timeline for reaching net-zero emissions from Rystad Energy. A special edition of OPIS Energy Insights, live from World Chemical Forum in Houston.
Sep. 1, 2023: What's Behind the Thirst for Sustainable Jet Fuel and Diesel
Sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel don't make as many headlines as other renewables but they are critical to the transition away from fossil fuels. Join OPIS Energy Insights with host and chief oil analyst, Denton Cinquegrana, and renewable fuels director, Jordan Godwin, as they examine the market and regulatory forces bringing these fuels front and center. Plus, take a look at where gasoline prices are headed.
July 28, 2023: Cobalt, Congo and the Mining Conundrum
Artisanal miners play a vital role in quenching the world’s ever-growing thirst for cobalt, providing as much as 30% of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s annual production. Join OPIS Energy Insights for a look at the role of artisanal cobalt mining in the supply chain for batteries and efforts to address concerns about the working conditions for miners.
Forecasters predict a "near-normal" hurricane season in the Atlantic. But risks to gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and crude oil remain high: Last year's season was termed near normal but it featured one of the most devastating storms in history for the industry. Construction of refineries near coastlines has added to risks. Join OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live with Denton Cinquegrana, host and chief oil analyst, and Tom Kloza, global head of energy analysis, to learn about what to expect.
Coal use has been on the decline for years yet it has defied predictions of its demise. Today, incentives for renewables are accelerating the sunset of coal in the U.S. But globally, demand for coal is strong, driven by energy shortages and demand for steel. And there is money to be made for those still able to invest in the sector. Explore what's ahead with analysts from McCloskey on OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live.
Apr. 21, 2023: How Carbon Credits Fit Into Net-Zero Promises
Carbon credits are a critical component of companies' net-zero promises. But while the idea of going green seems straightforward, carbon credit markets can be a mystery. Get up to speed on how it all works and dangers in the often-opaque market as Bridget Hunsucker, OPIS Director of Carbon Markets, joins host Denton Cinquegrana for OPIS Energy Insights on Barron’s Live.
Gasoline prices are expected to rise but a repeat of last year's spring and summertime surge isn't in the cards. Denton Cinquegrana and Tom Kloza, senior oil analysts at OPIS, offer a view from inside the market and forecast the prices drivers can expect to pay at the pump on the latest episode of OPIS Energy Insights on Barron’s Live.
Host Denton Cinquegrana chats with Kathy Hall, executive director of PetroChem Wire by OPIS, about the often misunderstood petrochemical market in this installment of OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live.
Jan. 27, 2023: Where Are Oil and Gasoline Prices Heading?
Oil prices moved higher as 2023 began. Will the price of crude oil return to triple digits? Are retail gasoline prices on a course toward $5 again? Denton Cinquegrana and Tom Kloza, senior oil analysts at OPIS, a Dow Jones energy data and analysis company, examine factors that will drive markets in this installment of OPIS Energy Insights on Barron's Live.