Tom Kloza

April 19, 2024
Futures, Gas & Diesel

US Gasoline Prices: Fear the Bactrian Camel

Expect to see plenty of news stories this spring that warn of US gasoline prices about to move above $4/gallon....

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September 15, 2023
Crude oil

Analysis: Latest Rise to $90/bbl Crude Underscores Dramatic Downstream Changes

On September 14, 2023, front month WTI futures surpassed $90/bbl for the first time since November 2022.

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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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January 31, 2023
Gas & Diesel, Jet fuel, Retail Market

10 Predictions for 2023: A Look at an Oil-Soaked 2023 Crystal Ball

The following is an excerpt from Americas: Oil Market Outlook 2023. 1 U.S. gasoline prices will again command the consumer...

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January 6, 2023
Crude, Crude oil, Gas & Diesel

Refinery Additions and Subtractions Complicate Outlook for 2023

Much of the oil industry’s attention in 2022 was appropriately focused on a shortfall in global refining capacity that was...

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December 12, 2022
Gas & Diesel, Retail Market

Analysis: Gasoline Deflation at Hand as Volatile 2023 Looms

The US national average for gasoline as measured by OPIS on Dec. 12, 2022, represented deflation of 2.02% versus the...

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May 26, 2021
Gas & Diesel, Retail Market, Spot Market

Beyond Mid-May Motor Fuel Madness: Will Gasoline Supply Scrambles Persist?

The First Driver of the 2021 Motor Fuel Panic In mid-April, a special report by Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)...

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February 4, 2021
Biofuels, Ethanol, Renewables, RINs, Spot Market

2020 Energy Prices Complicated by Ag Products, Renewable Credits and Other Relationships

You need more than just a NYMEX or ICE futures’ screen to keep pace with petroleum prices, based on the...

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June 1, 2020
C-stores, Gas & Diesel

Memorial Day Gasoline Review: America Didn’t Crank Up Its Engines

Correct or not, Memorial Day is often the time we take the temperature of gasoline demand. How did 2020 stack...

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September 23, 2019
Crude oil, Ethanol, Gas & Diesel, Spot Market

Beyond Saudi Attacks: 4 Other Oil, Gasoline & Diesel Price Factors to Fear in 2020

Much of the oil, gasoline and diesel price direction in 2020 markets may be determined by whether the Middle East...

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