OPIS Blog

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

Rack Market, Retail Market

Mexican Fuel Market Liberalization Timeline 2018

In the space of just four years, Mexico’ energy markets – from wellhead to service station – have opened to the outside

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Spot Market, Rack Market, Retail Market

Significant Gasoline Price Inflation Likely In March Madness

We’ve used the “March Madness” sobriquet before, but not necessarily in recent cheap fuel years. 

Get ready for gasoline

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Convenience Stores, Retail Market

5 Essential Tips for Petroleum Marketers in 2018

The year to come stands to be one of dynamic growth for U.S.  petroleum marketers, while also holding some key challenges

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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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