OPIS West Coast Spot Market Report

Make smarter business decisions in the complex West Coast fuel sector with benchmark gasoline, diesel and jet fuel pricing.

Nearly every gallon of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel sold on the West Coast references OPIS spot prices. For more than 30 years, our experts have immersed themselves in this market, earning a reputation for accuracy in full-day price reporting and breaking news and analysis. We also have a deep understanding of the regulatory challenges unique to this region.

Try the OPIS West Coast Spot Market Report free for 10 days. It’s published daily and is available by email or FTP and can also be customized by market to suit your needs.

View the West Coast Spot Market Report fact sheet.

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Key Features and Benefits

  • Full-day pricing for Los Angeles, San Francisco and Pacific Northwest refined products give you benchmark low, high and mean prices for spot market deals, as well as volume-weighted averages for key commodities.
  • The OPIS West Coast Assessment Snapshot numbers-only report gives you a pricing preview, delivered up to a half hour before we publish the full OPIS West Coast Spot Market Report.
  • Spot-to-Rack-to-Retail snapshots clarify your margins by comparing the spot market to a basket of key racks and retail averages.
  • Local crude oil postings gauge refining profitability in a volatile market for precise crack spread analysis.
  • West Coast paper differentials help you track your over-the-counter fuel swaps and manage your physical risk.
  • California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), California Carbon Allowances (CCA) and Cap-at-the-Rack (CAR) assessments keep you in compliance as emissions regulations transform the state’s fuel business.
  • Renewables pricing covers ethanol in the West Coast region, as well as RIN values for corn ethanol, biodiesel, cellulosic and advanced biofuel.
  • DOE and CEC Inventory Analysis lets you track supply trends for the West Coast’s gasoline and distillate stocks.
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“That West Coast Deal Log is the best darn thing you’ve added to the West Coast Spot Market Report in the last 10 years. It is so very useful and is fantastic if you’re out of pocket (i.e. traveling or in and out in lots of meetings) and you’re trying to plug back into the market quickly. You can get all the critical information you need instantly without sifting through pages and pages of text market commentary. ”
Bill Dibble Manager Supply & Trading (West), Pilot Flying J