OPIS Blog

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

Diesel, Gasoline, Renewables, Rack Market

Get the Cold, Hard Facts on Fuel Temperature Correction

Fuel suppliers can get hot under the collar when temperatures turn cold at the wholesale rack.

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Renewables, Retail Market

RFA: 2018 RFS Rule Can't Head Back to the Future

Do you remember the scene towards the end of “Back to the Future,” where Doc Brown is refueling the time-traveling

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Rack Market

Mexico Fuel Price Liberalization Map

 Following passage of energy reforms in late 2013, Mexico’s upstream and downstream gasoline and diesel markets are

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Gasoline, Retail Market, Electric Vehicles

Post-Petroleum World Hinges on China Electric Car Market

The Netherlands is the latest country to set a date for the demise of the internal combustion engine, joining France, the

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Diesel, Gasoline, Crude oil, Retail Market

Year End Oil Market Trends to Watch

Don’t expect the last 70 days in the 2017 petroleum markets to match the drama witnessed summer into fall.

Storm threats

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Gasoline, Renewables, Spot Market, Electric Vehicles

Strange Bedfellows? Biofuel Producers and Refiners Find Common Foe

Could the ancient proverb “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” point the way toward a rapprochement between U.S. biofuel

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