Richard Swann
Editorial Director
Americas Oil

Richard directs our team of oil editors based in Houston covering crude and refined product markets in the Americas, producing price assessments, market analysis and insight on a daily basis. Richard previously managed Platts global team of journalists reporting news for our real-time and print publications.

Richard joined Platts in 1996 to launch the company's European Natural Gas Report from London, and later became the Managing Editor for oil and gas news in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

He is a graduate in modern languages from the University of Bristol.