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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
Crude oil, Gas & Diesel
Oil Prices in H2 2019: 6 Market Wild Cards to Watch
Oil prices love to improvise.