OPIS Blog

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

Diesel, Gasoline, Jet fuel

ExxonMobil Trading Strategy Shift Focuses on Refined Products 

Seismic strategic changes are in progress for the world's largest oil major, ExxonMobil.

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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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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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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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Diesel, Gasoline, Crude oil, Retail Market

2017 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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Diesel, Gasoline, Jet fuel, Crude oil, NGL & LPG, Spot Market

Popping the Bubble of Fuel Freight Rates

Crude oil and refined product futures prices have been sliced in half since the oil price renaissance of 2011-14, but the

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