Samantha Hartke is product manager at PetroChem Wire, which she joined in January 2015. Her responsibilities include developing essential price benchmarks, products and analyses for commodities all along the energy value chain, from natural gas liquids to olefins and aromatics. Prior to that, she was Director of the Market Daily Service group at IHS Chemical, where she launched a global suite of daily reports covering petrochemical products in Europe, Asia and the US. Previously, she spent nine years heading up Platts’ North American natural gas and power group. She has appeared on TV programs and been quoted in US and international media outlets, such as CNN, Bloomberg, Financial Times, The Times of India and China Economic Review.