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. downstream sectors of the global crude oil market. Platts examines every aspect of the global oil market, including demand, inventories, refining, infrastructure and trade flows, helping to improve market transparency and your understanding of emerging trends. What we offer S&P Global Platts provides clients with in-depth James heads up S&P Global Platts daily publication Oilgram Price Report, which features market-facing news and analysis and covers spot crude and product markets across Asia, EMEA and the Americas. James’ work at Platts largely focuses on crude and product arbitrage and refining margin analysis.