The Price of Everything

The Price of Everything is the first podcast dedicated purely to how pricing works.

With the help of some special guests, The Price of Everything will take you through how some of the world’s most important commodities came to be priced, and what the future looks like for them in the age of the energy transition.
SERIES 2
GX Podcast, Marine fuels

"Middle East gold!"

Russell Robertson, Chief Commercial Officer at the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) guides us through the terrain of the Middle East crude oil markets.

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GX Podcast, Marine fuels

"Ever-changing and adapting."

Rustin Edwards, Head of Energy Procurement and Risk Management at Euronav joins us to guide us through the marine fuels market.

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GX Podcast, SAF

"Exciting, ambitious and necessary."

Kasper Spitzen, Commercial Manager at SkyNRG joins us to guide us through the SAF markets.

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GX Podcast, Voluntary Carbon

"Exciting, innovative and challenging."

BeZero's Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer joins us for episode one of the new series.

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SPECIAL EPISODES
General Index, Eurobob Podcast

European Gasoline: A Smarter Road Ahead for Price Benchmarking

In this special episode of The Price of Everything, we discuss change afoot in the European gasoline market and how General Index is pitching an exciting new model for pricing the key regional ‘Eurobob’ benchmarks.

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SERIES 1: BRENT
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Episode 1: Adi Imsirovic (Part 1)

In the first of a two-parter, we return to the 1860s and the origins of the modern traded market, find out who were the ‘Dump Men’ of Oil Creek, and explore the role of Standard Oil and Rockerfeller on pricing.

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Episode 1: Adi Imsirovic (Part 2)

In the second of a two-parter, we discuss how the oil trade grew outside of the USA in the years around WWI-WWII, the IOCs vs NOCs, price benchmarks in the 1970s/80s, and the factors behind the growth of ‘free’ oil markets which lay the groundwork for the Brent benchmark to emerge.

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Episode 2: Liz Bossley, Colin Bryce (Part 1)

In the first of a two-parter, we discuss the North Sea oil discoveries, the role of the British National Oil Corporation (BNOC) in pricing, and why London made sense as the hub for a new industry of oil trading.

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In the second of a two-parter, we explore the proliferation of trading around Brent crude oil, the role of the so-called ‘Wall Street Refiners’, and our guests offer their take on the Brent benchmark.

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Episode 2: Liz Bossley, Colin Bryce (Part 2)

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Episode 3: John Kingston

In this episode, we return to the 1980s to explore the background to the Dated Brent benchmark, the role of the PRAs, and why price benchmarks became integral to the functioning of oil markets.

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Episode 4: Mark Quartermain (Part 1)

In the first of a two-parter, we explore how Mark first got interested in oil, how he made the leap into trading from refining, and discuss Shell’s role in Brent market standardisation.

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Episode 4: Mark Quartermain (Part 2)

In the second of a two-parter, Mark gives us his recollections of Brent reform in the 2000s, and we get his verdict on the benchmark’s remarkable survival story.

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Episode 5: Adi Imsirovic, Saket Vemprala (Part 1)

In the first of a two-parter, we unpack the galaxy of Brent prices, explore the impact of declining North Sea oil production, and consider the latest proposals to reform Dated benchmark.

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Episode 5: Adi Imsirovic, Saket Vemprala (Part 2)

In the second of a two-parter, we continue to discuss the proposals to reform Dated Brent, ponder what lies beyond Brent, and, as we reach the end of the series, ask has it been an effective pricing tool?

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