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Sign up here for the new S&P Global Platts Analytics Webinar Series.

Join our oil analytics team each month as we provide a 20 minute global market outlook update discussing the latest updates on our oil market outlook, covering supply, demand, balances, and prices.

Each month we will also cover a special topic. In the upcoming webinar on March 12, we will also share an assessment on the impact COVID-19, the Coronavirus, is having on the market.

Register for our upcoming webinars

April 14

Oil Market Outlook & IMO 2020 update

If you haven’t taken part in an S&P Global Platts webinar before, they’re a great way to stay up to date with the key market issues and get your questions answered.


Claudio Galimberti

Claudio Galimberti

Head of Demand, Refining & Agriculture
S&P Global Platts

Claudio Galimberti Head of Demand, Refining and Agriculture Claudio Galimberti joined S&P Global Platts in 2018 as the Head of Demand, Refining and Agriculture and member of Platts Analytics Leadership team. He manages the global Oil Demand Outlook and forecasting, the World Refining Outlook and Database, and the global Macroeconomic Outlook. He is also in charge of the global Agriculture Analytics, which comprises Biofuels, Grains and Sugar, and the Commodity Risk Solution team, which produces around four hundred Forward Curves in the Oil, Natural Gas and Power markets, along with the Oil Volatility analytics. He is an economist by training, with an MA in Economics from Bocconi University, a Master of Finance from Tulane University and is writing his Ph.D. in Finance. Before S&P, he spent 16 years at Shell where he held a number of commercial and strategy roles in Trading, Supply, Retail, B2B Fuels and Group Strategy in both Europe and US. He gave a decisive contribution to the design and development of the most recent Shell Scenarios, with particular focus on the potential paths for energy transition in the short and long-term.

Claudio is based out of Houston, TX, and speaks frequently at conferences and forum around the globe. He teaches regularly at Platts University and, in his “spare” time, he also teaches Risk Management at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business.

Shin Kim

Head of Supply and Production, Analytics
S&P Global Platts

Shin Kim leads the global supply and production team, which also includes political risk coverage, at S&P Global Platts. She oversees short and long term oil supply forecasts and balances, the World Oil Supply Data Portal, and high-frequency fundamental updates on supply. She also directs the Platts Analytics Political Risk Service. Shin joined PIRA, now part of S&P Global Platts, in 2014 after eight years of oil market analysis. She worked in oil and gas equity research covering Integrated Oils and Refiners, and global commodities strategy focusing on fundamental energy analysis at Merrill Lynch / Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She holds a B.A. in political science and economics from Swarthmore College.

Kang Wu

Head of Analytics, Asia Analytics
S&P Global Platts

Dr. Kang Wu has over 25 years of energy analytics, consulting, and research experience. He conducts studies of energy policies, security, demand, supply, and trade with special emphases on oil, gas, coal, petrochemicals, biofuels and other commodities. Based in Singapore, Kang is part of the S&P Global Platts Analytics global leadership team and is responsible for developing an integrated commodities view in the region. Prior to joining S&P Global Platts, He was a director and senior research fellow with King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in charge of a program for doing research on global oil, gas and coal markets with a particular focus on Asia and the Middle East. Kang also held vice chairman, managing director, senior fellow and senior advisor roles in energy research and consulting, covering a variety of issues related economic, energy and environmental developments in Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, and Pacific Island economies, including many years of work at FGE, an international oil and gas consultancy and the East-West Center, an institution established by the US Congress.

Kang speaks frequently at international conferences, forums, workshops and training programs. His research and consulting work has been widely cited by the press and industrial media. In 2003, Kang testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on the impact of China’s energy sector and market developments on the rest of the world. Kang is the author and co-author of numerous analytics and project reports, research papers, journal articles, books, book chapters and other publications.

Kang holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in economics from the US and a B.A. in international economics from China.