OPIS Blog

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

Diesel, Gasoline, Spot Market

Sneak Peek: 2018 Gasoline and Diesel Prices by Market

The year 2017 saw gasoline and diesel prices shaped by ever-volatile underlying oil prices, supply-and-demand-crippling

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Jet fuel, Spot Market

No Holiday Gift to Airlines: Stronger 2018 Jet Fuel Prices Expected

Jet fuel around the world is wrapping up 2017 at the highest values all year and the stage is set for 2018 jet fuel

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Convenience Stores, Spot Market, Rack Market, Retail Market

Top 10 Downstream Oil Industry Stories of 2017

The past year brimmed with breaking news and analysis in the downstream oil industry.

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Spot Market, Rack Market, Retail Market

5 Hits & A Miss from the OPIS 2017 Oil Market Outlook

The end of the year is drawing near. We thought we’d take a break from last-minute online holiday shopping for a little

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Rack Market, Retail Market

Tips on Branded and Unbranded Fuel in Mexico

Epic changes since the passage of energy reforms in 2013 have opened up opportunities for U.S. branded and unbranded fuel

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Gasoline, Crude oil, Spot Market, Retail Market

A Tale of 2 Seasons: Factors That Shape Fuel Prices During Hurricanes

No two storms are created equal. The unique landfall of every storm is one of the most important factors and critical to

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