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OPIS Blog

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

Crude oil, Futures Market

Oil Price Factors Explained

Oil prices are a critical component of the world's economies, with influences that span from employment trends to 

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Crude oil, Gasoline, Futures Market

Video: Early Fall Fuel Price Analysis

OPIS' Chief Oil Analyst Denton Cinquegrana updates you on the trends he's watching at the start of fall 2018.

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Crude oil, Gasoline, Diesel, Spot Market

Crude Oil Price Trend Analysis for 2019

The year 2019 may set the stage for a transformative decade, with crude oil prices looking capricious and unstable. Here

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Natural Gas Storage Levels Below-Average, But Prices Stay Low

The US natural gas storage inventory deficit that developed last winter has not abated: strong demand from the electric

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Diesel, Futures Market, Rack Market

How Diesel Price Hedging Can Guard Against Rising Values

Diesel is the fuel of economic growth both domestically and abroad. The diesel prices you pay are influenced by many

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Retail Market, Crude oil, Gasoline

Video: Wrapping Up Summer Oil and Gasoline Prices

Summer 2018 started out with the promise of oil volatility and a rocky ride at retail gas pumps. But, did it deliver?

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