The European Commission on Thursday announced rules which will determine how traders can remain outside of the markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID II). ICIS experts Ben Lee and Fionn O'Raghallaigh discuss how the rules work and what this means for companies.
In a bid to tackle global crude oversupply, OPEC members will meet in Vienna on 30 November to finalise the details of the Algiers accord under which oil producing countries will cut production. ICIS experts Sophie Udubasceanu and Franco Capaldo discuss the need behind the deal and what the outcome is likely going to achieve.
UK power market movements suggest that participants may have begun pricing in an adjustment to the country's carbon price support mechanism in a government budget statement due on Wednesday. ICIS experts Ben Lee and Christopher Somers discuss how likely it is that any change is made to this tax on polluting power generators.
Global coal prices soared to an all-time high this autumn with consequences for coal-fired power generators. ICIS experts Ben Lee and Aura Sabadus discuss the implications for coal-fired power generation in Turkey, where coal accounts for a large chunk of the country’s electricity mix.
ICIS energy regulatory experts Miriam Siers and Jack Elliott discuss the latest developments in EU gas balancing regulations, how compliance has impacted some markets and whether the EU needs to take a tougher stance on enforcement action going forward.
The European Commission’s decision to grant additional access for Gazprom to the OPAL pipeline has interesting ramifications for European gas markets. Listen to ICIS gas experts Katya Zapletnyuk and Jake Horslen talk about what might happen.
Gas-fired power generation in western Europe has been given a boost this autumn due to nuclear outages in France. ICIS experts Ben Lee, Jon Stibbs and Matthew Jones look at the effect on neighbouring countries and the outlook for gas-fired units this winter and beyond.