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OPIS Blog

A closer look at key topics in the spot, rack and retail markets of the downstream petroleum industry.

Jessica Nesterak

Jessica is a senior energy market reporter with over 15 years experience covering spot markets, refinery news and the downstream energy sector for OPIS.
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Recent Posts

Diesel, Gasoline, Jet fuel, Spot Market

How OPIS Assesses New York Harbor Spot Fuel Prices

Gasoline, diesel and jet fuel trade in the New York Harbor spot market on a full-day basis, with price swings having a

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Diesel, Gasoline, Rack Market

Fuel Specifications Explained

You may think that all fuel is alike – but it’s not. So, what exactly is fuel specification?

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Rack Market

Gasoline Price Volatility and the Spring RVP Transition

Spring has sprung – Nor’easters blanketing a huge swath of the United States in snow notwithstanding – but the gasoline

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Distillates

How OPIS Covers Chicago Spot Fuel Prices

The Chicago spot fuel market is complex, with gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and kerosene sourced via several pipelines. 

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Diesel, Gasoline, Renewables, Rack Market

7 Things You Don't Know About Your Wholesale Fuel Rack Report

If you are reading this, chances are good that you have recently starting subscribing to one of our rack services or are

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Convenience Stores, Retail Market

5 Essential Tips for Petroleum Marketers in 2018

The year 2018 is shaping up to be one of dynamic growth for U.S. petroleum marketers and also holds some key challenges –

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