OPIS Spot Ticker

Your link to live spot gasoline, diesel and jet fuel prices. Anticipate market volatility and time your transactions to save money.

NYMEX oil futures fluctuate wildly on domestic and global events. This impacts the bulk physical spot refined product market, which spikes and dives in response to any supply chain disruption. And at 6pm every day, spot price moves directly translate to increases or reductions at the wholesale rack, which ripple down to prices at the pump.

The OPIS Spot Ticker is the link that connects you to this price influence chain – in real-time, all day long. This web-based tool shows live NYMEX prices alongside real-time trades and expert assessments of every grade of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel East of the Rockies and on the U.S. West Coast.

Preview the OPIS Spot Ticker free for 10 days to access live fuel prices. Try the Spot Ticker online or try the Mobile Spot Ticker app for access on-the-go. You’ll receive a login ID and password.

View the OPIS Spot Ticker fact sheet.

The OPIS Spot Ticker is a vital pricing compass for fuel traders, suppliers and marketers.

Our customers report that this pricing tool has proven indispensable. Here’s why:

  • Traders use it as an independent third-party view of NYMEX differentials and calculated spot prices.
  • Suppliers use it to set the price of their rack barrels and monitor rack netbacks.
  • Marketers use it to predict the direction rack prices are headed, so they can stock up in advance of supplier moves or wait until price changes take effect.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Change indicators show clear direction for futures, physical prices and basis differentials.
  • Spot markets displayed the way you want them allow you to drag, drop, collapse and save a custom view, plus access news and reports.
  • Benchmark renewable fuel pricing provides intraday updates of Chicago ethanol spot values, as well as ethanol, biodiesel and advanced biofuel RINs.
  • Colonial Pipeline line space assessments plus the latest changes in pipeline cycles, products available, RVP and reference month shifts keep you informed of important market details.
  • Live futures with after-hours trading:
    • WTI & ICE Brent crude feeds plus RBOB and ULSD futures enabled for live updates.
    • Globex feed takes over after the NYMEX close to give you an extended market view.
  • Live 3:2:1 crack spreads calculate implied refined product gross margins versus Brent and WTI crude oil contracts.
  • Ticker data is available for direct delivery into back-end pricing and mark-to-market systems hourly – or more frequently with an API file.
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“As someone who buys about 35 million gallons of fuel per year, I couldn't live without the OPIS Spot Ticker. By following the bulk cash markets and timing my daily purchases, I have improved my margins tremendously over the past two years. ”
Alan Meyer Fuel Manager, Meyer Oil