OPIS Blog

May 26, 2023
Futures Market, Gas & Diesel, Retail Market

Year-on-Year Fuel Disinflation Likely to Reach Epic Proportions

Thanks to irrational exuberance on the part of oil speculators in the spring of 2022, comparisons for key fuels in...

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September 17, 2019
Futures Market, Gas & Diesel, Spot Market

How Hurricanes Cause Oil, Gasoline and Diesel Price Changes

Oil price volatility is just a sliver of the massive repercussions that can stem from hurricanes.

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January 17, 2019
Crude oil, Futures Market, Gas & Diesel, Retail Market

Oil Prices in 2019: A Quick Video Preview

The year 2019 is already in progress, with headlines dropping daily that rattle the geopolitical chain and stand to keep...

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October 16, 2018
Futures Market, Gas & Diesel

Video: Gasoline Futures Prices Drop, But Spot Market Resilient

Oil and gasoline futures prices tumbled last week, largely linked to a drop in the equities market. But, the NYMEX...

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October 8, 2018
Crude oil, Futures Market

Oil Price Factors Explained

Oil prices are a critical component of the world’s economies, with influences that span from employment trends to  investment flows...

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October 1, 2018
Crude oil, Futures Market, Gas & Diesel

Video: Early Fall Fuel Price Analysis

OPIS’ Chief Oil Analyst Denton Cinquegrana updates you on the trends he’s watching at the start of fall 2018.

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September 17, 2018
Futures Market, Gas & Diesel, Rack Market

How Diesel Price Hedging Can Guard Against Rising Values

Diesel is the fuel of economic growth both domestically and abroad. The diesel prices you pay are influenced by many factors...

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July 26, 2018
Futures Market

Video: Oil Prices Head Higher

Though oil prices were knocked lower in the middle of July, this past week saw them climb up again.

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